Mohammed V International Airport
Casablanca’s Mohammed V International Airport is located around 30 kilometres from the city centre. The airport has frequent connections to Paris, New York, Dubai and Frankfurt.
You can easily reach the city centre by train, taxi and car hire companies. The taxis are stationed at Arrivals and trains can be found on the lower level of the airport.
The bus company CTM operates to/from the airport and the journey takes approximately an hour.
If you wish to book a taxi in advance, you can do it online with Suntransfers.com.
Address: Mohammed V International Airport, Casablanca
Phone: +212 22 539 040
Buses and trains
CTM intercity buses run to most towns in Morocco. There are plenty of routes and they leave from Gare Routière on Rue Léon l'Africain in the centre of the city.
You can also travel by train to reach other parts of Morocco. If you want to catch a train you must head to Gare du Port.
Phone: +212 522 541 010
Casablanca opened its network of trams in December 2012. The tram has 49 stops and links the city's main neighbourhoods, running from 5.30am-10.30pm.
You can buy a one-way ticket, a rechargeable ticket which can be used 10 times or a card that can be used for 5 years. Tickets can be bought in ticket machines, agents and retailers.
Phone: +2125 22 99 83 83
Taxis are available throughout the city at various spots, especially around the main squares and the Gare du Port. They are generally inexpensive and often quicker than buses. Look for red taxis (Petit) or white taxis (Grand). Shared taxis can be a good idea for longer distances.
Careem - Car-booking app
Post Maroc is the company that runs the postal service in Morocco, offering a reliable service that tends to be open Monday-Friday till 4pm and on Saturday in the morning only. Here you can buy stamps (timbres) which can also be purchased at souvenir shops, kiosks and newsagents.
If you want to mail a postcard you will find several yellow mail boxes in town.
Place Mohammed V is Casablanca's main square and it is where you will find the main post office.
Address: Place Mohammed V, Casablanca
When in Casablanca you should be careful with what you drink and eat. Make sure you avoid drinking tap water and that all food you eat is properly cooked.
Pharmacies are generally open Monday-Friday 8.30am - 12.30pm and 3.30pm - 8pm and only in the morning on Saturday. They operate on a rotation system that guarantees an open pharmacy at night and weekends. You will find the address of the pharmacy on duty at the every pharmacy's front door.
There are several pharmacies scattered around town.
Pharmacie Val d'Anfa: 194 Boulevard d'Anfa, Casablanca , +212 5223 64348
Pharmacie Centre: Boulevard Mohammed V, Casablanca ,
Address: 194 Boulevard d'Anfa, Casablanca
Phone: +212 5223 64348
Country code: +212
Area code: 22
220 V, 50 Hz. Generally two-hole sockets. Adapters required.
Although Morocco is developing at a fast pace, it can remain very traditional in some cultural aspects, especially in rural area. As a tourist, it is important to pay attention to local traditions and act respectfully towards them.
It is advised to wear long sleeves and avoid shorts, for both men and women. This will also allow you to visit Mosques (but if your are a woman remember to bring a scarf to cover your hair).