Hit the Ground Running in Marrakesh, Morocco: A Digital Nomad City Guide

Jessie Beck

Get Home

Marrakesh’s Menara Airport is just outside the city — about a 15 minute drive to Djemaa el-Fna and the old Medina.

Train

The train does not service the airport

If you’re arriving by train…

Bus 8 and 10 will take you to Djemaa el-Fna from the train station

Shuttle Bus

Many hotels offer airport transfer service

Prebook with Marrakesh Transfers 

Taxi

Petit Taxi: (seats up to 3 people)

Costs: Dh70 (~$7 USD) to city center, Dh100 to La Palmeraie

Grand Taxi: (seats up to 6 people)

Costs: Dh100 to city center and DH150 to La Palmeraie

Negotiate in advance

Bus

Airport bus 19: to Djemaa el-Fna or onwards to Guéliz

Departs every 20-30 minutes from 6:15am and 9:30pm

Costs: Dh30 (~$3 USD) 

Get Online

Cell Phone

T-Mobile’s International plan does NOT work in Morocco

Cell phone providers include:

Orange

Inwi

Maroc Telecom is the best for coverage and deals

Wifi

Menara Airport airport offers free wifi to all travelers

Note that wifi is pronounced “wee-fee” in French (and throughout Morocco)

Wifi is widely available in cafes, restaurants and riads

Data

SIM available at a kiosk in the airport or at many small, local kiosks

Internet dongles available through telephone companies — it’s better to buy at one of their official shops

Maroc Telecom is the best & Inwi is a runner up

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