Bus stations and airport of Essaouira

CTM bus station

GPS coordinates: 31°30’15.3″N 9°45’24.8″W (31.504246, -9.756876)

Central bus station

(Gare routiere)

GPS coordinates: 31°31’02″N 9°45’33″W (31.517222, -9.759167)

It is located just in 700 m. from Bab Doukkala, medina’s northern gate.

Essaouira-Mogador airport

GPS coordinates: 31°24’11.7″N 9°41’18.5″W (31.403237, -9.688474)

Essaouira-Mogador airport is small but there’s everything you may need – 2 duty free shops, café, currency exchange – except ATM. So you’d better have some cash with you. The airport is located 16 km. away from Essaouira. It serves both – domestic and international flights.

How to get from the airport to Essaouira?

– Small buses №2 that are operated by «Lima bus» company. Frequency interval is 1,5-2 hours, the route is operated from 7 to 19. Ticket cost is ~6 MAD. Bus stop in Essaouira is next to Bab Doukkala (northern gate of medina): 31°30’57.6″N 9°45’56.7″W (31.515992, -9.765746).

Be careful – airport is not the last stop of the bus. Bus goes from Essaouira to Sidi Kaouki via airport. So you should ask the driver about the destination.

– A grand-taxi will offer you a 20-25-min. ride for the price starting from 100 MAD.

Car rent services are presented by Sixt, Avis and local companies.


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