A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Ankara vs. Casablanca for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Ankara or Casablanca?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the activities as well as the prices of travel for Ankara and Casablanca. We'll break down costs for accommodation, food, transportation and more to help you learn more about these two destinations. Then, you can figure out if either of these two places are accessible based on your travel budget, schedule, and interests. So, let's dig into it.

Where Should I go: Ankara or Casablanca?

Ankara

Located at the heart of Turkey near Central Anatolia, Ankara is the capital city and second largest city in the country after Istanbul. Formerly known for its long-haired goats and textiles, the city has since developed into a metropolitan mix of modern cultures with historic landmarks.

Casablanca

Casablanca is so much more than a classic Bogart movie with killer one-liners. It is also the largest, most cosmopolitan city in the country of Morocco. Sitting at the economic and industrial heart of this region, Casablanca has a population of approximately four million. Brush up on your high school French before visiting this lively city as it's the main language spoken by the locals. While this is the most liberal and progressive city in Morocco, remember to be cautious in this region of the world with your western views.

Which place is cheaper, Casablanca or Ankara?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Ankara is $123, while the average daily cost in Casablanca is $71. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Ankara and Casablanca in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Ankara $60
    Casablanca $42
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Ankara $120
    Casablanca $84
Compare Hotels in Ankara and Casablanca

Looking for a hotel in Ankara or Casablanca? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Ankara


Hotels in Casablanca


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Ankara Hotel Prices and Casablanca Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Ankara $39
    Casablanca $11
Typical Local Transportation Prices in Ankara

Here are some examples of typical transportation prices from actual travelers in Ankara:


  • Metro Ride
    $0.04
  • Short Taxi Ride
    $0.16

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Ankara

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Ankara:

  • Private transfer: Ankara Airport (ESB) to Ankara: $40
  • Private transfer: Ankara to Ankara Airport (ESB): $40
  • Ankara Private Departure Transfer from City hotels to Airport: $60
  • Ankara Esenboğa Airport From/To City Center Private Transfer: $67
  • Ankara Esenboga Airport transfers to Ankara City Center (Cankaya,Kizilay) Hotels: $72
  • Private Transfers Between Ankara Esenboga Airport - Ankara City Centre: $75
  • Ankara City Center (Cankaya,Kizilay) Hotels to Ankara Esenboga Airport transfers: $77
  • Private Transfer from Ankara Esenboga Airport (ESB) to Central Ankara: $110
  • Ankara Private Transfer from central Ankara hotels to Ankara Airport (ESB): $110
  • Private Transfers Ankara City or Esenboga Airport to/from Kizilcahamam Town: $185
  • Private Transfers Ankara City or Esenboga Airport to/from Beypazari Town: $185
  • Private Transfers Ankara City or Esenboga Airport to/from Gordion Ancient City: $185

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Casablanca

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for transportation costs in Casablanca:


  • Train from Airport (for 2)
    $6.99
  • Taxi Ride
    $7.99

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Casablanca

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Casablanca:

  • Mohammed V Airport (CMN) to Casablanca Cruise Port - Arrival Private Transfer: $21
  • One-Way Transfer from Casablanca to Fez via rabat : $222
  • Private Transfer From Casabalanca To Fez: $127
  • Private Transfer Marrakech-Casablanca: $154
  • - transfer from CasaBlanca to Fez Airport or city: $150
  • Airoport transfer from Casablanca to Marrakesh: $105
  • Airport transfer from Casablanca airport to Marrakech: $103
  • Airport transfers : $44
  • Arrival Private Transfer Casablanca Airport CMN to Casablanca City by Luxury Car: $185
  • Arrival Private Transfer Casablanca Airport CMN to Casablanca by Business Van: $93
  • Arrival Private Transfer Casablanca Airport to Casablanca City by Business Car: $101
  • Camel Ride in Palm Grove with tea & Transfer from Marrakech: $26

Is it cheaper to fly into Ankara or Casablanca?

Prices for flights to both Casablanca and Ankara change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Ankara $34
    Casablanca $19
Typical Food Prices in Ankara

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for food and meal costs in Ankara:


  • A Quick Lunch
    $0.37

Typical Food Prices in Casablanca

Some typical examples of dining costs in Casablanca are as follows:


  • Breakfast
    $2.99
  • Lunch
    $8.98
  • Dinner at Rick's Cafe (for Two)
    $32

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Casablanca

Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Casablanca.

  • Old local Market visit+Moroccan cooking class with a local family: $38
  • Flavors of Morocco Food Tour in Casablanca: $50
  • Couscous Cooking with a Local Family: $50
  • Street Food Tour by Night: $60
  • Casablanca City Night Tour and Traditional Moroccan Dinner: $65
  • Street private Guided Food Tour with Tastings: $67
  • Food Tour with Tastings and Lunch: $71
  • Casablanca City Night Tour and Traditional Moroccan Dinner: $75
  • Visit of the museum of the Slaoui foundation with a dinner at the red mullet of Isle: $94
  • Central Market Food Tour with Tastings and Lunch: $96
  • Private cooking Class in Casa by Traditional Lady +Free transport: $100
  • Casablanca Food Tour - Moroccan Street Food Tour: $105

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Ankara $36
    Casablanca $8.91
Typical Entertainment Prices in Ankara

Here are a few typical costs in Ankara for activities, ticket prices, and tours that come from previous visitors:


  • Underground City
    $0.26

Tours and Activities in Ankara

Here are a few actual costs in Ankara for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:

  • Family-Friendly Smartphone Walking Tour: $6.00
  • Quick Tour, Essentials of Ankara: $6.00
  • Inns and Baths City Sightseeing Mobile Audio Guide: $6.00
  • Private Tour with a Local: $38
  • Private Guided Walking Tour in Ankara: $55
  • Private custom tour with a local guide: $56
  • Istanbul: Half-Day Tour with Topkapi Palace: $145
  • Istanbul: Golden Horn & Bosphorus Day Cruise: $165
  • İstanbul: Full-Day Tour with Grand Bazaar: $180
  • Ankara Private Walking Tour with a Professional Guide: $221
  • Private Tour: Ankara Sightseeing: $235
  • Private Tour of Historical Ankara City: $241

Tours and Activities in Casablanca

Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Casablanca are as follows:

  • HoplaPass 1 Day: Self-Guided Electric Scooter Tour: $17
  • Hassan II Mosque : Secure your Skip The Line Tickets Now !: $18
  • Platinum Tour - Hassan II Mosque and cathedral: $19
  • Private Tour the Mosque Hassan II & Sacred Heart Cathedral: $19
  • Hassan II Mosque Premium Tour with Entry Ticket: $19
  • Casablanca Instant Access Entry Tickets to Hassan II Mosque : $20
  • Skip the line Hassan II mosque Premium Tour entry ticket included: $21
  • Hassan II Mosque Entry : Secure your Skip The Line Tickets Now !: $21
  • Casablanca and Morocco Shared Walking Tour with Licensed Guide: $24
  • Visit to the Hassan2 mosque, ticket included, skip the line: $25
  • Enjoy the local Moroccan Hammam experience : $31
  • Hassan II Mosque Guided Tour with Entry Ticket: $31

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Ankara $16
    Casablanca -


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Ankara and Casablanca, we can see that Ankara is more expensive. And not only is Casablanca much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. Since Ankara is in Europe and Casablanca is in Africa, this is one of the main reasons why the costs are so different, as different regions of the world tend to have overall different travel costs. So, traveling to Casablanca would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Casablanca and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Ankara would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Ankara than you might in Casablanca.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Ankara Expensive? and Is Casablanca Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Ankara or Casablanca?

Ankara has a larger population, and is about 12% larger than the population of Casablanca. When comparing the sizes of Ankara and Casablanca, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.

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