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Grand taxi cost from Fes to Marrakech

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Grand taxi cost from Fes to Marrakech

What would it cost to get a grand taxi from Fes to Marrakech? How about the cost to hire entire taxi?

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1. Re: Grand taxi cost from Fes to Marrakech

Hi,

You probably would want to take the train instead. It will be MUCH more affordable and comfortable too.

www.oncf.ma for schedules and prices

Edited: 21 July 2011, 18:00
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2. Re: Grand taxi cost from Fes to Marrakech

A guess, would be about 2,400 dirham, assuming you want a direct journey (about 6 hours via the motorway, tolls about 150 dhm), obviously more if you want to do the journey over a longer period.

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3. Re: Grand taxi cost from Fes to Marrakech

I normally reckon on 40dh per 100km per seat. So taking all six seats means around 240dh per 100km and Fez to Marrakech by the direct 'N' roads is almost 500km, so think in terms of 1200dh for a one-day direct trip.

I guess if you went via the motorway it would be closer to 1600dh including tolls. Obviously the taxi driver will start by quoting from some astronomical sum but the rates above are fair.

Unless you want to see some of the many interesting sights along the way (in which case you need two or more days) there's no point taking a taxi when you can 'let the train take the strain'.

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4. Re: Grand taxi cost from Fes to Marrakech

Hi Tim. would you suggest taking a night train or day from Fes to Marrakech? What sites would we miss by taking a night train. We're a group of three and want to if it would be cheaper to rent a car?

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5. Re: Grand taxi cost from Fes to Marrakech

Hi. We are a party of three going from Fez to Marrakech and want to know if it would be cheaper to rent a car or take the train?. If we take the train, we are considering taking athe overnight train from 230am-1000am and want to know what sites we would be missing by traveling at night.

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6. Re: Grand taxi cost from Fes to Marrakech

Cheaper by train. It takes just over 7 hours - reserve 1st class seats (a couchette if travelling overnight). Others may disagree but the scenery on this route is not the most spectacular that Morocco has to offer.

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7. Re: Grand taxi cost from Fes to Marrakech

There is no couchette service between Fes and Marrakech. As the previous poster said the scenery is fine but you don't really miss that much. The slower road route over the Middle Atlas mountain is the more scenic one, but the faster motorway & train both take a lowland route.

1st class train fare is 295 dhm single, so you can check car hire costs and compare the cost with 3 train fares.

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8. Re: Grand taxi cost from Fes to Marrakech

Is there an overnight train from Fez to Marrakech. Can someone give me the website?

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9. Re: Grand taxi cost from Fes to Marrakech

Hi,

www.oncf.ma/Fr/horraires.aspx…

gives all the Fes to Marrakech departure/arrival times.

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10. Re: Grand taxi cost from Fes to Marrakech

It is better if you take the day-time train instead of the night train because it is much safer for you.(personal opinion)