How to get from Marrakesh Airport (RAK) ✈️ to the City Center
Marrakesh Airport (RAK), also known as Aéroport Marrakech Ménara, serves both domestic and international flights and is located about 7 km southwest of the main city center. Upon arrival, you can reach downtown Marrakesh (Medina Old Town & New Town) by Public Bus, Taxi or Welcome Pickup.
This guide compares all available airport transfers at Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK) according to classic travel factors. This includes travel time, cost per person (pp), a short route description and links to book or buy tickets.
Overview of all airport transfers from Marrakesh Airport to the City Center (Medina & New Town)
|Public Bus 💸||30‑40 Min.||30 MAD (3 €)||Details|
|Taxi ⏱️||15‑20 Min.||100 MAD (10 €)||Details|
|Welcome Pickup||15‑20 Min.||180 MAD (17 €)||Details|
Additional note: There may be waiting times at the taxi rank if there are high volume of passengers. In this case, a pre-booked transfer (e.g. via Welcome Pickups) is the more faster and comfortable solution.
Travel time:30-40 minutes
Cost:💸 30 MAD (around 3 €) pp
Description:Bus line ’19’ from Marrakesh Airport (stop behind the terminal car park) to the Old Town Medina (Station “Jemaa el Fna”) and to New Town Marrakech (Station “Gueliz Plaza”), tickets only with cash
Official local taxis
Travel time:⏱️ 15-20 minutes
Cost:100 MAD (around 10 €)
Description:Taxi from Marrakesh Menara Airport (Taxi rank in front of Terminal 1) to the Old Town Medina, Jemaa el Fna Square or to New Town Marrakesh; Tip: negotiate the taxi fare in advance
Travel time:15-20 minutes (+pickup)
Cost:180 MAD (around 17 €)
Description:Comfortable private transfer (via Welcome Pickups) from Marrakech Airport (Nameplate in the Arrival Hall) to the Old Town Medina, Jemaa el Fna Square or to New Town Marrakesh
Route from Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK) to central Marrakesh (Old Town Medina)
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