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

Should you visit Moscow 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 Moscow 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: Moscow or Casablanca?

Moscow

Moscow is the capital of Russia and is notable for its important role in history. It's a very sprawling city with many museums and fascinating buildings. Ten percent of Russia's population lives in this capital city and it's a financial and political center for the country. The Moskva River weaves its way through the city and you will find most of the city's sights and attractions on the northern side of the river.

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 city is cheaper, Casablanca or Moscow?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Moscow is $80, while the average daily cost in Casablanca is $52. 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 city. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Moscow and Casablanca in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Moscow $51
    Casablanca $31
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Moscow $102
    Casablanca $62

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Moscow $7.82
    Casablanca $7.88
Typical Local Transportation prices in Moscow

Some typical examples of transportation costs in Moscow are as follows:


  • Two Metro Passes
    $2.33

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Moscow

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

  • Ultra - Moscow Private Airport Transfer - City Center to Domodedovo Intl Airport: $8.71
  • Ultra - Moscow Private Airport Transfer City Centre to Sheremetyevo Airport SVO: $9.41
  • Moscow Train Stations Private Arrival/Departure Transfer: $22
  • Private Arrival or Departure Transfer One Way: Moscow Airports to City Center: $23
  • Private Arrival or Departure Transfer: Moscow Airports to Moscow City Center: $30
  • Private Airport Transfer: Moscow to Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO): $30
  • Private Airport Transfer: from Moscow to Vnukovo International Airport (VKO): $30
  • Moscow DME/SVO/VKO Airports Private Arrival/Departure Transfer: $32
  • Private transfer from the Moscow center hotel to Sheremetyevo Airport: $34
  • Moscow to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) - Departure Private Transfer: $36
  • Departure Private Transfer Moscow City to Moscow Train Station by Business Car: $38
  • Private Business Transfer from Vnukovo Airport (VKO) to Moscow City Center: $40

Typical Local Transportation prices in Casablanca

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


  • Train from Airport (for 2)
    $6.40
  • Taxi Ride
    $7.31

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Casablanca

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Casablanca:

  • Vtcgo Casablanca Book Your Transfers: $136
  • VIP Transfer From Casablanca To Marrakesh: $310
  • Transfer in private vehicle from Casablanca City to Airport: $38
  • Transfer in Private from Casablanca Mohammed V Airport to Casablanca City: $34
  • Transfer in Private car from Casablanca Mohammed V Airport to Casablanca City: $38
  • Transfer in Private Vehicle from Casablanca City to Airport: $34
  • Transfer from anywhere in Casablanca to anywhere in Marrakech: $199
  • Transfer from Casablanca to your Riad or Hotel and Airport in Marrakech: $218
  • Transfer from Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport To Marrakech: $162
  • Transfer from Casablanca Airport: $82
  • Transfer from CASABLANCA airport to Marrakesh: $119
  • Transfer Private From Rabat to Chefchaouen: $211

Is it cheaper to fly into Moscow or Casablanca?

Prices for flights to both Casablanca and Moscow 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
    Moscow $18
    Casablanca $14
Typical Food prices in Moscow

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


  • Lunch for Two
    $9.50
  • Lunch in the Center Market
    $5.18
  • Breakfast for 2
    $17

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Moscow

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

  • Virtual Home Cooking with Russian Family: $22
  • Moscow Food Tour: $67
  • An evening at the monastery with dinner: $80
  • An Evening at the Monastery with Dinner: $85
  • Traditional Russian Cooking Class and Meal in Moscow with a Friendly Local: $91
  • Private Market Tour and Traditional Russian Cooking Class in Moscow: $101
  • Food Tour: $102
  • Traditional Russian Cooking Class and Meal in a Local Home in Moscow: $117
  • Traditional French-Russian Dinner in a Local's Home: $118
  • Moscow Metro and Russian Dinner Private tour: $127
  • Moscow River Cruise with Dinner and Lively Firework with a Private Guide: $133
  • Private food tour: Russian culinary culture: $144

Typical Food prices in Casablanca

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


  • Breakfast
    $2.74
  • Lunch
    $8.23
  • Dinner at Rick's Cafe (for Two)
    $30

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Casablanca

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

  • Private Virtual Moroccan Cooking Class Experience with a Local: $27
  • Casablanca Food Tour: $87
  • Casablanca Food Tour - Moroccan Street Food Tour: $94
  • Casablanca Food Tour - Marché Central & Seafood Lunch: $140
  • Authentic Moroccan Home-Cooking: Private Cooking Class with a Casablanca Local: $146
  • Private Cooking Class with Optional Market Tour: $150
  • Casablanca Food Tour: $156
  • 6-Hour Private Market Tour and Cooking Class in Casablanca: $156
  • Authentic Moroccan Cooking Class in Casablanca with Hotel Transfers: $156
  • Casablanca unique private walking food tour.: $166
  • Private Market Tour and Cooking Class with a Casablanca Local with Transfers: $171
  • Experience Moroccan Cuisine - Private Market Tour & Cooking Class with Transfers: $173

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Moscow $20
    Casablanca $6.53
Typical Entertainment prices in Moscow

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


  • Theater Tickets
    $20
  • Kremlin Entry (2)
    $17

Tours and Activities in Moscow

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

  • Moscow classical tour: $6.38
  • Admission ticket to Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve: $7.02
  • Tsaritsyno Museum entrance ticket: $8.14
  • Admission ticket to the The Museum of Cosmonautics: $11
  • The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center Admission Ticket: $12
  • Admission ticket to the State Museum of GULAG's History, Moscow: $13
  • The Museum of Victory Admission Ticket: $13
  • Guided Metro Tour by Night: $14
  • Admission ticket to the Tochka-G Museum of Erotic Art, Moscow: $14
  • Admission ticket to Gallery of the European and American XIX-XX centuries art: $14
  • Tretyakov Gallery Admission Ticket: $16
  • Admission ticket to the New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow: $17

Tours and Activities in Casablanca

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

  • 10 Day Morocco Affordable Tour starting in Casablanca and ending in Tangier: $2,600
  • 10 Day private tour around Moroccco: $2,074
  • 10 Days 9 Nights Budgeted Casablanca Adventure: $2,051
  • 10 Days 9 Nights Luxury Tour of Morocco: $2,295
  • 10 Days 9 Nights Private Morocco Tour from Casablanca with Camel Trek: $2,364
  • 10 Days Grand Morocco Tour for Best Experience: $1,991
  • 10 Days Imperial Cities and Desert Tours: $2,261
  • 10 Days Morocco Luxury Classic Tour: $4,198
  • 10 Days Tour From Casablanca to Merzouga Desert, Chefchaouen, Fes and Marrakech: $3,636
  • 10 Days Tour From Casablanca, Morocco: $1,866
  • 10 Days Tour Imperial Cities and Sahara Desert (Any Departing Point): $1,963
  • 10 Days Tour from Casablanca: $1,493

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Moscow $10
    Casablanca -

Sample the Local Flavors in Moscow

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Moscow:

  • Pub Crawl by Soviet Van: $76
  • Pub Crawl Moscow Guided Tour in Classic Soviet Van: $79
  • Private Wine Tour in Moscow with History, Architecture and Friendly Local Guide: $121

Sample the Local Flavors in Casablanca

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

  • Day Tour of Casablanca with Lunch and Wine Tasting in Benslimane Vineyard: $170
  • Organic Wine Tour And Premium Lunch In Casablanca Valley: $188


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


When is the best time to visit Moscow or Casablanca?

Moscow has a temperate climate with four distinct seasons, but Casablanca experiences a tropical climate with fairly warm weather most of the year.

Should I visit Moscow or Casablanca in the Summer?

The summer brings many poeple to Moscow as well as Casablanca. Plenty of visitors come to Casablanca because of the warm tropical climate that lasts throughout the year.

In the summer, Moscow is cooler than Casablanca. Typically, the summer temperatures in Moscow in July are around 19°C (67°F), and Casablanca is about 23°C (73°F).

Moscow usually gets more rain in July than Casablanca. Moscow gets 92 mm (3.6 in) of rain, while Casablanca receives 1 mm (0 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Moscow 19°C (67°F) 
    Casablanca 23°C (73°F)

Should I visit Moscow or Casablanca in the Autumn?

Both Casablanca and Moscow are popular destinations to visit in the autumn with plenty of activities. Casablanca attracts visitors year-round for its warm weather and tropical climate.

In October, Moscow is generally much colder than Casablanca. Temperatures in Moscow average around 6°C (43°F), and Casablanca stays around 20°C (67°F).

In October, Moscow usually receives more rain than Casablanca. At this time of the year, Moscow gets 58 mm (2.3 in) of rain, while Casablanca receives 31 mm (1.2 in) of rain.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Moscow 6°C (43°F) 
    Casablanca 20°C (67°F)

Should I visit Moscow or Casablanca in the Winter?

Both Casablanca and Moscow during the winter are popular places to visit. The warm tropical climate attracts visitors to Casablanca throughout the year.

The weather in Moscow can be very cold. Moscow is much colder than Casablanca in the winter. The temperature in Moscow is usually -8°C (17°F) in January, and Casablanca stays around 13°C (55°F).

Moscow usually gets less rain in January than Casablanca. Moscow gets 45 mm (1.8 in) of rain, while Casablanca receives 62 mm (2.5 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Moscow -8°C (17°F) 
    Casablanca 13°C (55°F)

Should I visit Moscow or Casablanca in the Spring?

The spring attracts plenty of travelers to both Moscow and Casablanca. Plenty of visitors come to Casablanca because of the warm tropical climate that lasts throughout the year.

In the spring, Moscow is much colder than Casablanca. Typically, the spring temperatures in Moscow in April are around 7°C (45°F), and Casablanca is about 16°C (60°F).

In April, Moscow usually receives around the same amount of rain as Casablanca. At this time of the year, Moscow gets 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain, while Casablanca receives 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Moscow 7°C (45°F) 
    Casablanca 16°C (60°F)

Typical Weather for Casablanca and Moscow

Moscow Casablanca
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan -8°C (17°F) 45 mm (1.8 in) 13°C (55°F) 62 mm (2.5 in)
Feb -7°C (20°F) 37 mm (1.5 in) 14°C (57°F) 60 mm (2.4 in)
Mar -1°C (30°F) 34 mm (1.3 in) 15°C (58°F) 51 mm (2 in)
Apr 7°C (45°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 16°C (60°F) 40 mm (1.6 in)
May 14°C (57°F) 58 mm (2.3 in) 18°C (64°F) 19 mm (0.7 in)
Jun 18°C (64°F) 76 mm (3 in) 21°C (69°F) 6 mm (0.2 in)
Jul 19°C (67°F) 92 mm (3.6 in) 23°C (73°F) 1 mm (0 in)
Aug 18°C (64°F) 74 mm (2.9 in) 23°C (74°F) 0 mm (0 in)
Sep 12°C (54°F) 64 mm (2.5 in) 22°C (72°F) 5 mm (0.2 in)
Oct 6°C (43°F) 58 mm (2.3 in) 20°C (67°F) 31 mm (1.2 in)
Nov -0°C (32°F) 58 mm (2.3 in) 16°C (62°F) 72 mm (2.9 in)
Dec -5°C (23°F) 52 mm (2 in) 14°C (57°F) 80 mm (3.1 in)


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