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There are 3 ways to get from Marrakesh to Essaouira by bus, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Marrakech to Essaouira

$6 - $12

2 alternative options

Grand Taxi  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the Grand Taxi from Marrakesh to Essaouira 109.9 miles

$9 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Marrakesh to Essaouira 110.4 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Marrakesh to Essaouira is to bus which costs MAD 60 - MAD 110 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Marrakesh to Essaouira is to drive which costs MAD 150 - MAD 230 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marrakech and arriving at Essaouira. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Marrakesh and Essaouira is 168 km. The road distance is 176.6 km.

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The best way to get from Marrakesh to Essaouira without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs MAD 60 - MAD 110.

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The bus from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 3 h including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Marrakesh to Essaouira bus services, operated by Supratours, depart from Marrakech station.

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Marrakesh to Essaouira bus services, operated by Supratours, arrive at Essaouira station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marrakesh to Essaouira is 177 km. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Marrakesh to Essaouira.

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There are 322+ hotels available in Essaouira. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Marrakesh to Essaouira.
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  • Distance: 105.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Marrakesh, Morocco and Essaouira, Morocco?

Supratours operates a bus from Marrakesh to Essaouira every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Supratours
Website
supratours.ma
Bus from Marrakech to Essaouira
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
supratours.ma
CTM
Phone
0800090030
Email
ctmweb.ma@gmail.com
Website
ctm.ma
Bus from Marrakesh to Essaouira
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ctm.ma
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
Email
ketary@oncf.ma
Website
oncf.ma
Bus from Marrakesh to Essaouira
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
oncf.ma
Other operators
Grand Taxis
Email
info@HeyMorocco.com
Website
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Marrakesh to Essaouira
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
heymorocco.com

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Marrakesh and Essaouira. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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