There are 5 ways to get from Ouarzazate to Essaouira by bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Ouarzazate to Marrakech
  2. Take the bus from Marrakesh to Essaouira

$16 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus via Essaouira  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ouarzazate to Marrakech
  2. Take the bus from Marrakech to Essaouira

$15 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus, Grand Taxi  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Ouarzazate to Marrakesh
  2. Take the Grand Taxi from Marrakesh to Essaouira

$19 - $36

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Ouarzazate to Essaouira 240.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, Grand Taxi  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Ouarzazate (OZZ) to Marrakech (RAK) OZZ - RAK
  2. Take the Grand Taxi from Marrakesh to Essaouira

$204 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ouarzazate to Essaouira is to bus which costs MAD 150 - MAD 190 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Ouarzazate to Essaouira is to fly and Grand Taxi which costs MAD 1,900 - MAD 4,100 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The distance between Ouarzazate and Essaouira is 281 km. The road distance is 384.7 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h to get from Ouarzazate to Essaouira, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ouarzazate to Essaouira. However, there are services departing from Ouarzazate and arriving at Essaouira via Marrakesh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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

You can take a bus from Ouarzazate to Essaouira via Marrakech and Marrakesh in around 8 h.

Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Ouarzazate to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Bus operators
CTM
Phone
0800090030
Email
ctmweb.ma@gmail.com
Website
ctm.ma
Bus from Ouarzazate to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ctm.ma
Bus from Marrakesh to Essaouira
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ctm.ma
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
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
Email
ketary@oncf.ma
Website
oncf.ma
Bus from Ouarzazate to Marrakesh
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
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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