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Transfer Options from Marrakesh Airport to Medina

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How to get from Marrakesh Airport to Medina (Old Town)

The route to the Old Town of Marrakesh is slightly longer and generally more congested than to the city centre. The transportation options from Marrakesh to Medina are either by taxi or the Bus Line 19. A Marrakesh airport taxi will normally last around 15 minutes and fares tend to range from €6.50 70(MAD to €11 (120MAD) depending on the type of vehicle. The Bus Line 19 takes 40 minutes to reach the Medina market centre and individual tickets cost €2.80 (30MAD).

Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Bus €5.60 30min 06:00–00:15
Taxi €6.50 15min 24/7

How to get from Marrakesh airport to Medina Old Town by bus

Bus Line 19 is the best public transportation option from Marrakesh airport to Medina Old Town. Trips tend to last around 30 minutes considering moderate traffic and the ticket costs €2.80 (30MAD). Buses depart from the airport every 30 minutes from 06:00 am until 00:15 am.

How much is the bus from Marrakesh airport to Medina Old Town?

Currently the only offered bus ticket is a two way purchase at €2.80 (30MAD); the return trip is available up to 2 weeks from the initial purchase day. The bus ticket can be bought directly from the driver only.

Cost

€2.80

Trip Duration

30 Min.

Waiting time for the Bus Line 19 is 20 to 30 minutes.

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Value for Money

The Bus Line 19 is available from 06:00 am until 00:15 am.

Where do I get it from?

The bus stop for the Line 19 at Marrakesh airport is located 800 meters to the right of the taxi stand. Airport service staff can always help travellers locate the station.

Convenience

Despite the mandatory two way ticket, the Line 19 is a decent choice of transportation to the Old Town of Marrakesh. In addition, you can get off at anywhere you like along the route of the bus. For the Medina Old Town district, it is suggested to get off at Jeema El Fna station.

Editor’s Note

It is important to note that the bus can individually serve all the major hotels in Marrakesh. Make sure to mention your destination to the driver so he can plan his route.

Useful Tips

The last available bus departs from the airport at 00:15am, so make sure to plan your connection in advance to avoid complications and delays.

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How to get from Marrakesh airport to Old Town of Medina by taxi

The official taxi industry in Marrakesh utilizes the color beige for their vehicles as well as the well known triangular taxi roof sign. Moreover, there are generally two types of taxi services from Marrakesh airport, accommodating both small and large groups up to 6 travelers. The common fixed price to the old market of the city is €6.50 (70MAD) and the trip lasts around 15 minutes.

Taxi fare from Marrakesh airport to Old Town of Medina

Although the common practice is to charge through a taximeter, taxi connections from the airport have been set to fixed rates in order to simplify the trips. For a typical 4 door car the tariff to Medina Old Town is €6.50 (70MAD), while for the larger minivans the cost is higher at €14 (150MAD).

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Convenience

The taxi option is over all the simplest and easiest mean of transportation to Medina Old Town of Marrakesh. Despite the aggressive drivers trying to secure a ride right when you get out of the arrivals terminal, the prices are relatively low even for a single person.

Editor’s Note

Although taxi fares from the airport are €6.50 at most, it is possible to cash a cheaper metered taxi from the round abound located 800 meters from Marrakesh airport.

Useful Tips

Remember that a private taxi booking is an option as well. Many travelers will rightly resort to private companies just to avoid debating with drivers about a fair price.
In order to avoid waiting at the rank for a larger vehicle, you can refer to the taxi information desk to book a minivan with a capacity of 7 people.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Marrakesh airport to Medina (Old Town)?

The average taxi fare from Marrakesh airport to Medina (Old Town) is €6.50. Factors, such as the time of the day and type of vehicle can further affect the taxi fares.

How much is a bus ticket from Marrakesh airport to Medina (Old Town)?

Regular bus tickets cost €2.80 for adults. Tickets can be purchased inside the bus.

How far is it from Marrakesh airport to Medina (Old Town)?

The total distance from Marrakesh airport to Medina (Old Town) is 5 km. The total trip with a car usually takes around 15 minutes.

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