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Travelling time between Marrakech and Essaouira

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Travelling time between Marrakech and Essaouira

Hi

I am going to Marrakech for a week in September and we're trying to sort out day trips etc. We are tempted with a day trip to Essaouira but we're finding conflicting opinions as to travel times. Some say 3 hours some say 2 hours. Can someone please confirm a realistic travel time?

Many thanks.

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1. Re: Travelling time between Marrakech and Essaouira

I was there last weekI took 2 :30 bus and arrived 3 hours later. The bus stops 15 minutes in Sidi Mokhtar

Expect 3hours if everything goes fine

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2. Re: Travelling time between Marrakech and Essaouira

Hi,

If you are with a driver rather than the bus you could be there in just over 2 hours.

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3. Re: Travelling time between Marrakech and Essaouira

we also, took the bus..very easy and inexpensive. 3 hours, with a short stop.

ess is well worth the trip. nice and easy , coastal town, easy medina to navigate. good seafood and great shopping.

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4. Re: Travelling time between Marrakech and Essaouira

Just came back from Marrakech and everyone above is correct...it takes about 2.30-3hr inclu break. There werent any traffic along route so expect no delays. The only problem was seat allocations due to not very good booking system. Ending up with 4people holding tickets for 2seats.

Essauoria is well worth the trip, better to stay the night i think.

Supertour bus is clean and comfortable with AC...only 70Dirhams one way...Bargain.

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