Intercities Transportation in Morocco:
Al-Boraq – The Moroccan High-Speed Train
The Moroccan High-Speed Train, called Al boraq, is the fastest train in the African continent. Al boraq’s vehicles are built by the same French company ALSTOM that built the French TGVs. So, these Moroccan high-speed trains are equipped similarly and you can expect the same level of comfort as you get on the French TGVs.
Currently, you can take Al boraq to travel between these cities: Casablanca, Rabat, Kenitra and Tangier.
So, instead of spending up to 6 and a half hours with normal trains between Casablanca and Tangier, you will make it just in 2 hours.
ATLAS Trains circuits in Morocco
Normal trains, called ATLAS, are available between Marrakech and Tangier and also in the northeast part of Morocco going through Fes city until Oujda city.
To book online your train ticket for both high-speed or normal trains, you can go to the National Railways Office (ONCF) website, and then you choose among the options the train you prefer (ATLAS or AL BORAQ).
The famous comfortable intercities bus companies are CTM and SUPRATOURS which is a subsidiary of the National Railways Office (ONCF) and provides continuations by buses for areas not served by train such as all the south part of Morocco.
In every city, you have big intercities buses station where you can find a lot of low-cost companies that might be an alternative if you are a budget traveler or the CTM and Supratours buses don’t go to your destination.
Transportation inside cities
There are two types of taxis in Morocco: the big ones called “Grand Taxi” and the small ones called “Petit taxi”. Also, the taxis color may differ from one city to another. For example in Marrakech, the big and the small taxis are yellow and in Fes, Casablanca and Agadir city, the big taxis are white and the small ones are red.
Grand Taxi (Big Taxi)
Petit Taxi (Small Taxi)
Wherever you are in Morocco, you can find buses and the more you are far from the city the less the bus frequency is.
At the moment I am writing this article, there is Tramway just in two cities: Casablanca and Rabat.
After reading this article, if you still have questions about transportation in Morocco, write them in the comments section below.