Tangier to Chefchaouen : Your Options for 2019 Take a private taxi. This is at number one in our list because it is the most convenient way to get from Tangier to Chefchaouen , and also the least stressful. Take a public grand taxi. Take the bus . Train to Chefchaouen .
2.75 hours to 3.50 hours
So a trip from Tangier Morocco to Chefchaouen Morocco (220 km, return) should cost around 490 dhs (43.62 euros) for the entire taxi .
Chefchaouen is one of the most touristy places I visited in Morocco so two days there definitely felt like enough, but it’s so beautiful and unique that it was still worth the journey up into the mountains to see Morocco’s magical blue city. You can easily visit from one of the nearby cities on a tour.
Those traveling the 70 miles (112 km) from coastal Tangier to the famous “Blue City” of Chefchaouen will likely wish to take a private transfer between the two locations. The two-hour trip is convenient and allows travelers the option to stop at a historically significant Moorish town along the way.
Chefchaouen is small: two days is enough to see the main attractions. However, many people come here to relax in one of the hammams or hike in the nearby mountains, so you may want to allow yourself some extra days.
While any traveler should always use common sense and be prepared, for that always lurking “just in case,” Chefchaouen is a rare city in that it claims safety even at night . Despite how close to the European continent Chefchaouen is, there were never any European visitors until after 1920.
In truth, Morocco is a safe place to visit. There’s only really small crime there ( scams and pickpockets) and you’re unlikely to be assaulted or seriously hurt as a tourist in the country. Morocco is super safe for tourists now.
Sadly there’s no such thing as a Fez to Chefchaouen train , but the bus is a great option! The Fes to Chefchaouen bus I took with CTM was not only affordable, only 75 dirhams each way, but also very clean and easy. The journey took approximately 4 hours.
Or the faster flying option is: Fly from Marrakech to either Tangier, Tetouan, Fes, or if you must, Casablanca. Take a taxi from the airport to the CTM bus station (or from where you’re staying if you decide to stay the night) Take the CTM bus to Chefchaouen .
We have four vehicles which can cater for up to 14 passengers. All of our vehicles are air-conditioned. Chefchaouen to Fes (one-way): from €169. Fes to Chefchaouen (one-way): from €169.
It is the chief town of the province of the same name, and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue. Chefchaouen is situated just inland from Tangier and Tétouan.