Would you like to fly from Europe to Morocco and get into your own rental car directly at Marrakech Airport (RAK) to explore Marrakech and its fairytale surroundings with a rental car? Then it makes sense to compare car rentals at Marrakech Airport already from home in order to book a suitable rental car. Explore Marrakech and the surrounding area by rental car on you own. In this way, you are mobile and independent all the time.
Marrakech in Morocco
By rental car through the desert
Would you like to get some sun and energy during the upcoming winter? Then spend your winter vacations in Marrakech. In Marrakech you can expect pleasant temperatures during the day, even in winter. Enjoy the sunny hours on one of the comfortable roof terraces high above Marrakech and dive into another world. Strolling through the alleys of Marrakech, you will quickly forget the winter at home. Take in the smells and impressions of the city. Especially the numerous markets should not be missed in Marrakech in winter.
Car rental at RAK Airport
Whether you arrive at Terminal 1 or Terminal 2 at Marrakech Airport (RAK) depends on the airline you choose and the volume of air traffic. After you have left the plane, a short walk will take you to the baggage carousel and you can then pass through customs. Please look out for the "public zone" in Terminal 1, where the car rental counters are located to receive your car documents and keys.
Collect you rental car at one of the following car rental companies at Marrakech Airport:
Unfortunately, Marrakech Airport does not have a public filling station, so if you need to return your car with a full tank, you should fill it up on the way to the airport. In general, there are petrol stations on all major arterial roads, most of which are open 24 hours a day. The nearest total service station is located at R212, Quartier Résidentiel Mhamid, Route de l'aéroport.
Our tip: In the Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla you can refuel cheaply duty-free in European currency.
Medersa Ben Youssef
Thanks to its convenient location, you can reach the center of the city from Marrakech Airport in just 20 minutes by car, so you can embark on an adventurous journey of discovery right after checking in at your hotel. Take a look at the Ben Youssef Medersa, one of the impressive Koran schools, stroll through the alleys of the medina, visit the Museum of Moroccan Art "Dar Si Said" or escape the hustle and bustle in the Jardin Majorelle, a botanical garden of the highest order. If you are planning to take a round trip with your rental car, we have listed below some distances and driving times for your convenience:
|Destination||Distance from RAK Airport||Travel time|
|Marrakech City Centre||8,2 km||20 Minutes|
|Beni Mellal||199 km||2 hr. 13 Min.|
|Casablanca||246 km||2 hr. 44 Min.|
|Agadir||251 km||3 hr. 2 Min.|
|Safi||156 km||2 hr. 20 Min.|
Has your departure been delayed? Then you can easily pass the time at Marrakech Airport. Just take a look at one of the many stores, eat a snack in the restaurants or stock up on souvenirs in the duty-free area on your return flight.
Important note: Unfortunately, the information desks at the airport are often not manned, so if you have any further questions, you might want to contact your rental car station directly. In addition, there is no free internet available at the airport!
Due to the geographical location of Marrakech, various day trips or round trips with a rental car are very convenient. Why not take a day trip to Cascades d'Ouzoud, 150 km away, a 110-meter-high waterfall, one of the highest in North Africa, take a look at the many grain mills or stop for a rest on your way and trade in your rental car for a camel ride into the sunset. But also a drive along the impressive coast with its untouched bays will give you unforgettable moments. If you prefer to stroll through the bustling markets of the cities, you should not miss a visit to Casablanca or Rabat.
If you get involved in an accident with your rental car, your should immediately inform your car rental. Please never sign an accident report without a reliable translation and get a copy of it or the accident report from the police to avoid being arrested at the airport for possible hit and run.