Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK) is an international airport serving the fourth largest city in Morocco. It is situated 5-6 kilometers from the city of Marrakech and serves as a main hub for Royal Air Maroc and Ryanair. With its three passenger terminals, the airport handles around 5 million passengers annually.
How to get from Marrakesh Airport to Marrakesh
There is a bus line 19 provided by Alsa operating everyday from the airport to Jemaa el-Fna and main railway station but also serving most major hotels in the city. Buses operate from 6:00 am till midnight, every 20-30 minutes. One way ticket price is about 0.5€.
Another option to get to the center of Marrakesh is to travel by bus line 11 which makes more stops on the way.
Both stations are located within a few hundred meters from the airport terminals.
You will find a taxi rank just outside the terminal building, in the Arrival zone. Taxi service is available 24/7 but be aware that not all taxis are licensed, make sure you agree on the price before the ride.
Another way to travel from Marrakesh Airport is with a private, door-to-door transfer directly to your accommodation in the city. You can pre-book a transfer for a hassle-free experience, professional driver will wait for you at the airport and take you to your destination. Check the details below:
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Renting a car at Marrakesh Airport
Those of you who prefer to explore the area on your own, the best option would be to rent a car directly at the airport. At Marrakesh Airport you’ll find several car rental companies and their offices. Alternatively, you can always rent a car online and avoid potential queues at the airport.
Renting a bus at Marrakesh Airport
Larger groups of passengers should consider renting a bus at the airport. However, it is recommended to book it online, so the bus rental companies have enough time to advise you on the meeting point and all other information.
Accommodation near Marrakesh Airport
You can check the closest accommodation below:
Marrakesh Airport FAQs
- I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?
Buses operate till midnight, if arriving later than that, you can always take a taxi or book a private transfer.
- Is there a free WiFi service available at Marrakesh Airport?
Yes, there is free WiFi service available at the airport.
- Can I exchange money at Marrakesh Airport?
Yes, there are ATMs throughout the terminal buildings as well as currency exchange offices.
- Is there a smoking area at Marrakesh Airport?
Yes, there are designated smoking areas outside the terminal buildings.
- I am continuing my journey outside Marrakesh. Are there any direct lines to other destinations?
Not directly from the airport, but we suggest you get to the main bus station in Marrakesh in order to continue your journey. You can also check the desired routes on GetByBus.com