A Travel Price Comparison for Morocco Fez vs. Casablanca for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Fez or Casablanca?

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

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel comparison between Fez and Casablanca can help. It includes a travel cost comparison in addition to other factors. For many travelers, the cost of a destination is a primary consideration when choosing where to go.

Where Should I go: Fez or Casablanca?

Fez

Fez is the historical capital of Morocco and has one of the country's most impressive and elaborate medinas. It's authentic and traditional atmosphere attracts travelers from all over the world. It's fun to wander the city's elaborate alleyways, sample the food, and soak up the sights and smells. In Fez's medina you'll find donkeys, carts, spices, and pottery. You'll find traditional foods, locals bartering for goods, and religious buildings that date back hundreds of years. The medina is also the world's largest car free urban zone.

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 Fez?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Fez is $53, 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 Fez and Casablanca in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Fez $28
    Casablanca $42
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Fez $56
    Casablanca $84
Compare Hotels in Fez and Casablanca

Looking for a hotel in Fez 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 Fez


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: Fez Hotel Prices and Casablanca Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Fez $4.96
    Casablanca $11
Typical Local Transportation Prices in Fez

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


  • Taxi Ride
    $2.00

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Fez

Also for Fez, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Transfer From Fez Airport to Fes Medina: $11
  • Private Arrival Transfer Fez Sais Airport : $12
  • Airport Transfers in Fes (private service): $12
  • Fez Airport Private Transfer : $13
  • Private Arrival Transfer from Fes Saiss Airport to your Hotel or Riad: $13
  • Private Airport Transfer Arrival & Departure: $13
  • transfers from Airport fez saiss to your hotel in the city center (Door to Door): $13
  • Private Airport Transfer Arrival & Departure: $13
  • transfers from fez to the Airport of fez saiss (Door to Door): $14
  • transfer from/to the Airport of Fez (door to door): $14
  • transfer from the Airport of Fez Saiss to your Hotel in Fez (Door to Door): $14
  • Airport Transfers in Fes: $14

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:

  • transfers from Casablanca Airport or city to Fez (Door to Door): $150
  • transfer from casablanca airport to casablanca city & hotels: $28
  • private transfer from casablanca airport to casablanca city: $28
  • private transfer from Casablanca airport to Marrakech city: $110
  • Your Private Casablanca Transfer: $21
  • Try find your better than us ! Airport transfer service Casablanca HTL-APT (CMN): $42
  • Try find your better than us ! Airport transfer service Casablanca APT-HTL (CMN): $42
  • Transfert Arrival - Casablanca Airport to Marrakech City: $298
  • Transfers from Casablanca, Mohamed V Airport to Marrkech: $164
  • Transfers from Casablanca to Fez ( door to door ) Airport or Hotel: $150
  • Transfers: $46
  • Transfer from Mohammed V Airport to your hotel Casablanca: $18

Is it cheaper to fly into Fez or Casablanca?

Prices for flights to both Casablanca and Fez 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
    Fez $18
    Casablanca $19
Typical Food Prices in Fez

For Fez, here are some examples of average food and meal prices for travelers:


  • Yogurt
    $0.60
  • Dinner for 2
    $11

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Fez

For Fez, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Lunch/Dinner with Moroccan family : $13
  • Moroccan Romantic Dinner in Fez: $22
  • Fez Culinary Delight - Moroccan Cooking Class: $32
  • Baking Class at Fez Cooking School: $38
  • Baking Workshops at Fez Cooking School at Palais Amani: $42
  • Fez Souk 4-Hour Traditional Home Cooking: $43
  • Cooking Class - Moroccan cuisine: $44
  • Cooking Class with Bread Workshop and Pastry in Fes: $44
  • cooking classe in fes with ouliya: $44
  • Unforgettable Cooking Class in Fez : $46
  • Moroccan Cuisine Fez Cooking Class : $50
  • Moroccan Henna Party fez Lunch or Dinner: $50

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.

  • Couscous Cooking with a Local Family: $50
  • Flavors of Morocco Food Tour in Casablanca: $50
  • Old local Market visit+Moroccan cooking class with a local family: $59
  • 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.
    Fez $6.22
    Casablanca $8.91
Typical Entertainment Prices in Fez

Below are a few sample prices from actual travelers for Fez's activities, tours, and tickets:


  • Granary Fee
    $2.00

Tours and Activities in Fez

For Fez, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • Tour around the Ramparts of the Medina of Fez: $8.00
  • Private Full-Day Tour of the Authentic City of Fez: $8.82
  • 6 Hours Shared Guided Tour of Fes medina and Ramparts : $13
  • Half Day Fez Guided Cultural Tour at the Heart of Morocco: $14
  • Half-Day Guided Tour in Fes : $16
  • Shared Group Day Tour to Ourika Valley from Marrakech: $16
  • Fez guided Tour Group Tour Half Day: $17
  • 4 Hours Private Guided Tour in Fez: $17
  • Private Shopping Tour in the Souks of the Old Medina: $17
  • Shared Guided tour in Fes Medina: $17
  • Half Day Private Guided Fes Tour with Local Guide: $18
  • Fez Rampart Tour Including Chouara Tannery: $18

Tours and Activities in Casablanca

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

  • 2-Days Private Tour of Chefchaouen and Fez, from Casablanca: $275
  • "Fes to Casablanca Tour: Discover the Fascinating Journey": $310
  • 10 Day Private Tour in Morocco Imperial Ceties+Sahara Desert: $2,430
  • 14 Days Authentic Morocco Tour: $269
  • 2 Days Tour And Excursion From Casablanca To Chefchaouen: $228
  • 2-Hour Casablanca Walking Tour : $39
  • 3-Hour Private Casablanca Authentic Home Dining Experience: $100
  • 4-Day Desert Tour From Casablanca To Marrakech Via Fes: $3,102
  • 6 Days of Desert Wonders: A Tour from Casablanca's Gateway: $1,293
  • 7 Days, 6 Nights - Imperial Cities, Blue City & Sahara Tour: $2,275
  • 9 Day Tour from Casablanca via Chefchaouen, Fez, Marrakech & Desert: $100
  • A True Evening Hookah (Shisha) Lounging Experience in Casablanca: $46

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Fez -
    Casablanca -

Sample the Local Flavors in Fez

Also in Fez, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • Full-Day Boutique Winery and Wine Tasting Tour from Fez: $254


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Fez and Casablanca, we can see that Casablanca is more expensive. And not only is Fez much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Fez would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Fez 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 Casablanca would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Casablanca than you might in Fez.

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


Which is Bigger, Fez or Casablanca?

Casablanca has a larger population, and is about 3 times larger than the population of Fez. When comparing the sizes of Fez 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.