getting around marrakech

If you need to travel within the country, there are several train lines serving major cities. However, the bus remains the least expensive transportation, and local companies cover the whole.

The bus

Company ALSA, regular bus lines, allow you to reach towns located a few tens of kilometers from Marrakech.

For greater distances, different providers offer trips to Essaouira, Safi and Agadir and Ouarzazate. The two main companies, Supr@tours and CTM are particularly effective. The first depends on the ONCF, the equivalent of the SNCF.

The bus station is located in Bab Doukkala, and it's in the lobby that you can buy coach tickets.

GETTING AROUND MARRAKECH

Taxis

By visiting taxi stations (there are several, including the main is located next to the Koutoubia Sidi Mimoun and Bab Doukkala), it is possible to call has a cab with you agree in advance with the driver on the price of the c Dipper.

At the start of Sidi Mimoun, it will be possible for example to Ourika (1 h 30, about 100 DH), in Imlil for a departure to Mount Toubkal (1 h 30, about 70DH), to the resorts of Oukaïmeden (1½ hours, 100 to 150 DH) or even the Cascades D'ouzoud (2 h 30 100-150DH).

At the start of Bab Doukkala, Essaouira departures (3 h, package between 300 and 500DH), Oukaimeden (1 h 30, package between 400 and 600 DH) or even the Cascades D'ouzoud (2 h 30, package between 350 and 500 DH) are possible.

So-called "collective" taxis offer regular lines to cities around Marrakech. Transport conditions some few Spartans of the fact of sharing a taxi with other passengers and they must wait until the car is full to start.

Tourist transport

By small groups of a dozen people, made up of individual or group, it is possible to discover points of interest while traveling in a minibus. Delivery usually includes the transport, but also photo stops and the visit of cooperatives. Many agencies exist in the medina and the new city Gueliz. Make sure however to the sustainability of the company to avoid any inconvenience.

The rental car or moped

Car rental agencies are many. Beside the international brands like Hertz, Sixt, opinion or Europcar, local agencies also offer this service.

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