APPROXIMATE TRAVEL TIMES:

By Train

- To Casablanca: 3 hrs 10 mins
- To Rabat: 4 hours 15 mins
- To Meknes: 6 hours 30 mins
- To Fes: 7 hours 10 mins
- To Tangier: 9 hours 30 mins

By Bus

- To Essaouira: 2,5 to 3 hours
- To Ouarzazate: 5 hours

Within Marrakech:

Take a Petit Taxi. For any short
distance the price is usually
around 10-15 Dhs.

USEFUL NUMBERS FOR MARRAKECH

And all other handy travel information for a stay in Marrakech.

Transport

Supratours (Bus Company): 0524475317
CTM (Bus Company): 0524784764
Trainstation ONCF: 090203040
Call Centre Royal Air Maroc: 0900 00800 Airport Marrakech : 0524447910
Airport Casablanca : 0522435858

Remember that trains leave from the "Gare des Trains (train station) and the busses from the Gare Routière(road station).

This is important as they are in different parts of Marrakech.

Medical Assistance

- Polyclinique du Sud : 052-4447999
- SOS Accident : 052-4401401
- SOS Medecins : 052-4404040
- Ambulance : 08-2002030
- Ambulance (alternative): 02-4436772
- Doctor Mr Reizer : 061173803
- Dentist Mr. Gambaretta : 052-4447870
- Info Aids : 081002525
- Police: 19

 

Marrakech Map of Medina

Expressions in Arabic

Choukran (Thank you)
Smechli
(Sorry)
Baraka
(Good luck)

"Smechli, ma kan arafsj Arabia". (I'm sorry, I do not speak Arabic).

Adding "baraka" to every "no" means leaving a person in his or her value - you might say no, but still wish him or her good luck.

Riad Porte Royale

Derb el Maada 84
Dijour Jdad,
Zaouia, Sidi bel Abbes
Marrakech Medina
Tel. +212(0)524.37.61.09

Names to remember

Gueliz (new part of town)
Café de la Poste (trendy café in Gueliz)
Bar Kechmara (fabulous bar in Gueliz), Restaurant Al Fassia (The world renowned restaurant for Moroccan cuisine, also in Gueliz).