There are 5 ways to get from Rabat to Marrakesh by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Rabat Ville to Marrakech

$14 - $27

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Train, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Rabat Ville to Casablanca
  2. Take the bus from Casablanca to Marrakech

$14 - $22

3 alternative options

Grand Taxi  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the Grand Taxi from Rabat to Casablanca
  2. Take the Grand Taxi from Casablanca to Marrakesh

$17 - $39

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Rabat to Marrakesh 203.6 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Rabat Ville to Casablanca
  2. Fly from Casablanca (CMN) to Marrakech (RAK) CMN - RAK

$111 - $329

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rabat Ville and arriving at Marrakech. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Rabat and Marrakesh is 286 km. The road distance is 325.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rabat to Marrakesh without a car is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs .

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The train from Rabat Ville to Marrakech takes 4 h 45 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Rabat to Marrakesh train services, operated by Moroccan Railways (ONCF), depart from Rabat Ville station.

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The quickest flight from Casablanca Airport to Marrakech Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Rabat to Marrakesh train services, operated by Moroccan Railways (ONCF), arrive at Marrakech station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rabat to Marrakesh is 326 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Rabat to Marrakesh.

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Qatar Airways and Royal Air Maroc offer flights from Casablanca Airport to Marrakech Airport.

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There are 2009+ hotels available in Marrakesh. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rabat to Marrakesh.
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  • Distance: 178.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

Moroccan Railways (ONCF) operates a train from Rabat to Marrakesh every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $27 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Casablanca to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Casablanca to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
Email
ketary@oncf.ma
Website
oncf.ma
Train from Rabat Ville to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
oncf.ma
2nd Class
$14 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Rabat Ville to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
oncf.ma
2nd Class
$4 - $5
1st Class
$6 - $9
Bus operators
CTM
Phone
0800090030
Email
ctmweb.ma@gmail.com
Website
ctm.ma
Bus from Casablanca to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ctm.ma
Regular
$10
Comfort Plus
$11
Premium
$13
Other operators
Grand Taxis
Email
info@HeyMorocco.com
Website
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Rabat to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Casablanca to Marrakesh
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Schedules at
heymorocco.com

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