Finding cheap flights to Morocco from UK is easier than you think. All that you need to do is to book your flight ahead of time- 4 to 8 weeks before the day of the departure.
Below we tell about the cheapest flights to Morocco particularly to the three major cities (Marrakesh, Casablanca and Fez) in the country, the flights time, airlines that fly to Morocco, and the transfers available in the airports.
Cheap flights to Marrakesh from UK
The distance between UK and Marrakesh is 1376 miles/ 2215 km. a direct flight from one of UK cities, for example, London to Marrakesh is 2h 25m. when you fly from UK you will land at Menara Airport, the main and the only airport in Marrakesh.
The majority of travelers that have short time in Morocco book flights to Marrakech, therefore, flying to directly to Marrakech can save you a lot of time. You can read Traveling to Morocco from UK for more insights about the best way to travel in Morocco based on your time and the attractions you wanted to see.
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Cheap airfares and airlines to Marrakech
There are many airlines that offer cheap flights to Morocco from UK in general and to Marrakesh in particular. Each one of them has its own set of prices different from the other. If you buy your ticket at an earlier date, no matter which airline you choose, the ticket will be cheap.
Cheapest price : £90 with TUI Airways.
Most expensive price : £650 with Ryanair.
Quickest flight time : 2h 25m (Air Arabia Maroc).
Slowest flight time : 3h 45m (Easyjet).
Cheapest price : £90 with TAP Portugal.
Most expensive price : £1300 with Lufthansa.
Quickest flight time : 5h 5m (TAP Portugal via Lisbon).
Slowest flight time : 8h 33m (KLM via Amesterdam Schiphol).
January is the lowest month to fly to Marrakesh from UK. According to Jet Radar, the flights in this month are 37% less expensive than usual. In addition, morning flights are more expensive than evening ones with 56%.
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Marrakesh airport transfers
When your flight arrive to Marrakesh Menara Airport, you can take the bus or the taxi to get downtown.
If you book a tour with Morocco Travel, then no need to worry about the transfer. Our driver will pick you up from the airport. However, in case you opt for traveling alone, there are two options available:
- Shuttle buses: L19 Express Bus leaves from Entrée Aeroport stop every 20 minutes. It stops at various places in the city such as Jemaa el-Fna and Gueliz. The trip time is 40m and the price is £2.50.
- City buses: lines 33, 20, 11, 18, and 12 depart 500 meters from the terminals. Like the shuttle bus, these lines stop at many places in the city, like Bab Doukkala and Jemaa el-Fna. The ticket’s fare is £0.33 and the journey time is the same as that of L19 Express Bus.
Indeed, Taxis – grand (6 passenger) and petite (3 passengers) – are located outside terminal 1 and terminal 3. The transfer time is 15min to 30min, and the fares are £12 to £67. Negotiate the price; some taxi drivers might try to trick you.
Cheap flights to Casablanca from UK
Casablanca is the best destination if you have 7 days or more in Morocco. Therefore, you can start the visit of Morocco from there.
The distance between UK and Casablanca is 1356 miles/ 2138km. The quickest non-stop flight takes up to 3h 20m.
You will fly from one of UK airports and land at Mohammed V international airport.
Cheap airfares and airlines to Casablanca
The lowest seasons to book cheap flights to Morocco from UK in general and to Casablanca, in Particular, are November and January. According to Kayak.co.uk, the flights in these two months are 18% less expensive than others. Besides, morning flights are more expensive than evening flights with 13%.
Cheapest price : £180 with Royal Air Maroc.
Most expensive price : £650 with Royal Air Maroc.
Quickest flight time : 3h 20m (Royal Air Maroc).
Slowest flight time : 3h 25m (Royal Air Maroc).
Cheapest price : £120 with KLM and Air Europa.
Most expensive price : £1400 with Lufthansa.
Quickest flight time : 5h 25m (Air France via Paris CDG and British Airways via Madrid).
Slowest flight time : 7h 15m (Air Portugal via Lisbon).
Casablanca airport transfers
Once you arrive to Casablanca, you can take the train, the bus or a taxi to go to the center of the city.
The train station is located at level 1 in the arrivals area of terminal 1. The price of the ticket is £3.50 and the journey duration is 45m.
The buses (Bus Company CTM) stop outside terminal 1. The ticket fare is around £2 and the journey time is 45m.
The taxis (grand and petite) can be found at level 0, outside the arrival area. The transfer time is 45m and the price is £20 to £25.
Cheap flight to Fez from UK
Fez is one of the oldest cities in the world, so, while searching for cheap flights to Morocco from UK; you certainly want to check Fez.
Fez is 1268 miles/2042 km away from UK. The quickest flight takes up to 2h 5m to cover this distance. When flying to Fez, you will land at Fez-Saiss 8 miles/13 kilometers from the city center.
Cheapest price : £170 with Ryanair.
Most expensive price : £650 with Ryanair.
Quickest flight time : 2h 5m (Air Arabia Maroc).
Slowest flight time : 3h 15m (Ryanair).
Cheapest price : £110 with Ryanair.
Most expensive price : £850 with Ryanair and Air Arabia Maroc.
Quickest flight time : 4h 15m (Air Arabia Maroc via Paris CDG).
Slowest flight time : 11h 5m (Ryanair via Milan Bergamo).
Fez Airport transfers
Taxis and buses are the main means of transport available is the airport of Fez. Their stations are located outside the terminals.
Taxis spend 15min to get downtown, and the price is £12.
As for the buses (bus n°16), they spend 40m in the road, and the ticket’s price is £0.33.
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Cheap flights to Morocco from UK Conclusion
Finally, the best way to find cheap flights to Morocco from UK is to travel during November and sometimes Mai. During these two months, the flights get cheaper and that collides with the peak season in Morocco. In addition, try to book your flight at an earlier date- at least 3 or 4 weeks before the day of the flight. Waiting till the last minutes, you will certainly buy the highest and the most expensive ticket.
As far as the airport transfers are concerned, you don’t have to worry if you book a tour with US. However, if you opt for traveling alone, you can find taxis, buses, and shuttle buses. Therefore, don’t forget to haggle the price with taxis because they tend to increase the price.