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Hi everyone.. I am planning to visit Agadir for a week in March 2013. I will be arriving Casablanca and was thinking what will be the cheapest and safe way to reach Agadir for the Casablanca airport. Distance and approximate time ...any clue ??
Hi, It is 511km from Cassablanca to Agadir, If you are using public transport you have 3 options, 1. Train to Marrakch/ Bus to Agadir, the transfer is seamless, and you only buy one ticket, costs 190 Dh it takes 7.5 hrs. 2. Direct CTM bus , costs 190dh it takes 7 hrs 3. Fly, royal Air Moroc, 1300dh, takes 1 hour. + 200dh taxi into town You could also take a private taxi or self drive. I hope this helps.
In addition to windcity's brilliant answer for all the good options, and as ellarich has already said too the freeways now that run up between Agadir, Marrakech and Casa to the top of Morocco have cut down hours of driving time getting around so getting a car from Casa could also be a very good option for you if having a car in Agadir is what youd also want
- rental cars can be quite low priced in Casa - I had a Moroccan friend with family in London who had never rented before tell me hed found a car in Casa for only 150 dirham/15 euro a day - i have connections in Marrakech who advertise as low as 18 euro a day
- many of the huge trucks and local buses and dodgier vehicles stick to the toll free slower going roads (which apparently made the route over the mountains north of Agadir one of the most dangerous stretches of road in Morocco) so theres often little issues with traffic on the freeways and a therefore potentially improved safety for drivers who choose to use the freeways - toll for that full stretch about 10 euro
cheapest way is to go from agadir to marrakech by bus and then from marrakech to casablanca by train
fastest way only 45 minutes is by plane