Would you like to fly from Europe to Morocco and get into your own hired car directly at Marrakech Airport (RAK) to explore Marrakech and its fairytale surroundings with a hired 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 hired car on you own. In this way, you are mobile and independent all the time.
Marrakech in Morocco
By hired car through the desert
Marrakech is the perfect destination for those who want to soak up the sun once again in autumn. Take a hired car at Marrakech-Menara Airport and explore the city and surroundings on your own. In the autumn months you can still look forward to over 20°C in Marrakech. Stroll over the colorful markets of the city, get lost in the winding alleys and enjoy the impressions. Don't miss the opportunity to end the autumn evenings on one of the roof terraces. From above you have a wonderful view over the whole of Marrakech and can enjoy your autumn trip perfectly.
Car hire 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 hire counters are located to receive your car documents and keys.
Collect you hired car at one of the following car hire 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 hired 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 hired 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 hired 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 hired 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 hired car, your should immediately inform your car hire. 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.