Getting around Morocco
Depending on the destination of your stay in Morocco, there are many ways to travel accross the country. Whether you take a taxi, a bus, train, or a bicycle, learn how to get around easily, to take a peek at all the wonders of Morocco.
At the exit of any airport, you can either take shuttle buses, taxis or call a car rental agency.
Travel all across the country
Besides taking the conventional train, you can take the High Speed Train (TGV) which currently serves 4 stations: Tangier, Kenitra, Rabat and Casablanca. You can make the journey Tangier-Casablanca only in 2h10, Rabat-Tangier in 1h20, and Kenitra-Tangier in only 50 minutes. You can either get your tickets on the spot or on the ONCF website.
The Moroccan National Railways (ONCF) is renowned for having the second rail network in Africa, which covers a large part of Morocco. It connects Marrakech to Oujda and serve the main cities of Morocco, except for Agadir, Nador, and other small cities. If you want to avoid possible rush ad irritation, book your trip ahead and buy your ticket on the. ONCF website.
Taking a coach is a fun way to travel around Morocco while gazing at the beauty of the cities. Many private companies offer you all the necessary comfort to make your journey enjoyable. Coaches can pick you up from the train station to the most remote village. Here, you can find out about timetables and fares and buy your tickets online.
Hire a car might sound like a great alternative to make the most of your stay at your own pace. Before you leave your country for Morocco, you can rent a car ahead, using of the many travel agencies platforms which offer you a wide range of cars that suits you best.
Getting around the city
As part of the Moroccan transport network, the tramway is being the preferred mean of transport across the cities of Rabat, Sale and Casablanca. There are two lines that connect Sale to Rabat. As for Casablanca, two additional lines will soon come into effect, in addition to the two existing ones.
Taking a cab is very common inside a city. Depending on the city, taxis are easily identified by color. Red is for Casablanca and Agadir, Blue is for Rabat, Tangier and for Asilah, while orange if for Marrakech. Either for a late night arrival or for a flight not to miss, book a cap ahead using the « on-demand taxi » service or « green taxi » wherever you are.
Bus & Tourist train
The sightseeing bus is a fun way to move around the cities of Marrakech and Tangier, and explore more closely. It gives you the possibility to plan your trip ahead and buy your ticket online for City Tour Tanger et City Tour Marrakech. In the cities of Agadir and Ifrane, another means of tourist transport are used, such as the small tourist train. It allows you to make pleasant strolls making you explore the beauty of the cities.
Wander to explore a different side of Morocco
for short walks, the carriage ride makes you experience the maze of its alleys winding through the heart of the cities. It is the only way to stroll through the medinas and souks more freely. You can even walk around the medina on foot. It is also an opportunity to soak up the atmosphere of each city.
Rental motorcycles & bicycles
In Marrakech, bikes, scooters, as well as motorbikes are available for rent on the spot. Cycling around the city allow you to discover hidden treasures of the city while delighting your senses as you happen upon all of the intricacies of the local urban culture. Medina Bike Marrakech offers you a dozen of car parks scattered around the city, that are available 24/7.
Bike taxis are also an excellent new alternative for green riding. Rabat is where you can find tricycles that you can ride in narrow streets of the medinas. It takes you to the most beautiful places such as the coast or the Marina of the magical Bouregreg valley.