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

Should you visit Seoul or Casablanca?

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

Which city is more affordable and which is best for your travel style? If you're trying to figure out where to go next, comparing the travel costs between Seoul and Casablanca can help you decide which place is right for you.

Where Should I go: Seoul or Casablanca?

Seoul

With a population of more than 11 million, Seoul is easily the largest city in South Korea. It is also the financial, political, and cultural capital of the country and has much to offer open minded travelers. It is often overlooked by travelers who instead head to Tokyo or Shanghai, but Seoul has a wide range of cultural experiences, food options, and historical sights. Seoul is a city of contrasts with ancient traditions, flashy technology, religious temples and a modern youth culture. It is also more affordable than many of the other Asian metropolis' to which it is often compared. If you're looking for an interesting and different experience that is a little off the tourist trail, Seoul can definitely offer that opportunity.

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 Seoul?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Seoul is $83, 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 Seoul and Casablanca in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Seoul $42
    Casablanca $31
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Seoul $84
    Casablanca $62
Compare Hotels in Seoul and Casablanca

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Hotels in Seoul


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Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Seoul $12
    Casablanca $7.88
Typical Local Transportation prices in Seoul

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


  • Subway Card
    $3.52
  • Short Taxi Ride
    $4.92
  • Metro Ride
    $0.95
  • Seoul City Pass Plus
    $7.03

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Seoul

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Seoul:

  • Everland Theme Park Private Transfer: $16
  • Private Airport Transfer: Gimpo International Airport (GMP) to Seoul: $31
  • Private Airport Transfer: from Seoul to Gimpo International Airport (GMP): $31
  • Private Airport Transfer: Seoul to Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN): $41
  • Airport Private Transfer: Seoul to Incheon Int'l Airport: $46
  • Private Airport Transfer: Gimpo Airport to Seoul City (1-6 pax): $65
  • Private Airport Transfer: Seoul City - Gimpo Airport (1-6 pax): $67
  • Private Airport Transfer : Seoul to Gimpo/Gimpo to Seoul (up to 7pax): $68
  • Private transfer in Korea along with a wide range of cars (3~28pax): $75
  • Private Transfer to Airport : Seoul to Incheon Airport ( up to 7pax): $79
  • Private Airport Transfer: Seoul City to Incheon Airport (1-6 pax): $85
  • Private Arrival Transfer: Gimpo International Airport to Seoul Hotels: $90

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:

  • Casablanca Airport Transfer: $19
  • Private Airport Transfer: Casablanca to Casablanca Mohamed V Int. Airport (CMN): $23
  • Private Airport Transfer: Casablanca Mohamed V Int. Airport (CMN) to Casablanca: $23
  • Mohammed V Airport to City Transfer: $23
  • Casablanca Airport to Hotels and Selected Cities private Transfer: $26
  • Casablanca Airport (CMN) to Casablanca City Center Private Transfer: $26
  • Casablanca City Center to the CMN Casablanca Airport Private Transfer: $26
  • Casablanca Airport Transfer VIP: $27
  • Transfer Casablanca to Mohammedia: $32
  • Private Departure Transfer: Casablanca Hotel to Casablanca Airport: $33
  • Private Arrival Transfer: Casablanca Airport to Casablanca Arrival Hotel: $33
  • Private Airport Transfer: $33

Is it cheaper to fly into Seoul or Casablanca?

Prices for flights to both Casablanca and Seoul 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
    Seoul $23
    Casablanca $14
Typical Food prices in Seoul

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


  • Rice with Kimchi & Bacon
    $4.22
  • Waffle
    $0.70
  • Dippin' Dots
    $1.41
  • Chicken Fried Rice
    $3.87
  • Chicken Stick
    $1.41
  • Drinking Yoghurt & Mi Chew
    $1.34
  • Lunch Buffet
    $4.22
  • Donut
    $0.70
  • Mushroom Burger
    $3.66
  • Green Tea Ice Cream
    $2.32
  • Udon & Sushi
    $4.92
  • Fresh Burger
    $3.37
  • Soba Noodles Lunch
    $3.16
  • Bibimbap Lunch
    $3.52
  • Fried Rice
    $3.87
  • Vietnamese Dinner
    $6.68
  • Breakfast and Coffee for 2
    $6.68
  • Donut
    $1.76

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Seoul

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

  • Night Market Food Tour: $48
  • Traditional Korean Cooking Class (Kimchi) & market tour with chef Joungy: $51
  • Korean Cooking Class with Full-Course Meal & Local Market Tour: $56
  • Small-Group Korean Cooking Class in Seoul: $56
  • Traditional Cooking Experience in Korean Style House in Seoul: $58
  • Secret of Banchan (side dish) cooking!: $61
  • Traditional Korean cooking class and market visit in Seoul: $62
  • Private 3-Hour Korean Cooking Class in Seoul: $68
  • Local Flavors of Seoul at Night: Street Food Tour: $70
  • Eat like a local! Most authentic Seoul food tour: $79
  • Historic Jongro District Authentic Food Tour in Seoul: $81
  • Gwangjang Market Food Tour including Lunch: $82

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.
    Seoul $20
    Casablanca $6.53
Typical Entertainment prices in Seoul

Some typical examples of activities, tours, and entrance ticket prices in Seoul are as follows:


  • Palace Tickets
    $5.62
  • Movie Ticket
    $5.62
  • Kimchi Museum
    $2.11

Tours and Activities in Seoul

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

  • Royal Seoul Private Tour: Zombie City Exploration Game: $3.72
  • National Museum of Korea Private Tour: Seoul Exploration Game: $3.72
  • Alternative Uncover the city's alternative culture on an audio tour: $5.00
  • The Dark Side of Seoul Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap: $6.22
  • Changdeokgung Palace Hanbok Rental Experience in Seoul: $7.00
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace Hanbok Rental Experience in Seoul: $7.00
  • N Seoul Tower Ticket Combos in Seoul: $7.01
  • Premium Hanbok Experience in Hanboknam Gyeongbok Palace Branch: $7.18
  • Poopooland Discount Ticket at Insa-dong: $8.00
  • Dynamic Maze Discount Ticket Insa-dong: $8.83
  • [Extremely popular Chuncheon trip] Nami Island X Gangchon Railbike One Day Tour: $9.30
  • Alive Museum Discount Ticket at Insa-dong: $9.50

Tours and Activities in Casablanca

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

  • Casablanca Guided Sightseeing Tour: $50
  • The Medina and Beyond Morning Cultural Walking Tour: $51
  • Tangier Half-Day Guided City Tour: $55
  • Casablanca Cultural Tour with your local expert: $58
  • Marrakech walking guided city tour, monuments and Medina tour: $59
  • Highlights of Casablanca in a Half Day Tour: $78
  • Casablanca Half-Day City Tour: $80
  • 5-Hour Religions of Morocco Tour with a Local: $82
  • Casablanca Half-Day Tour: Hassan II Mosque, Mohammed V Square and Central Market: $85
  • Casablanca & Grand Mosque Shore Excursion Tour: $86
  • Private Half-Day Guided Tour of Casablanca: $89
  • Religious Morning Spiritual Tour Including Hassan II Mosque Visit: $90

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Seoul $9.37
    Casablanca -

Sample the Local Flavors in Seoul

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

  • Seoul Pub Crawl and Party with Free Shots: $24
  • Pub Crawl and Party at City's Best Bars and Clubs: $25
  • 3-Hour Small Group Korean Pub Crawl + Food Tasting in Hongdae: $86

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 Seoul and Casablanca, we can see that Seoul is more expensive. And not only is Casablanca much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. Since Seoul is in Asia 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 Seoul would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Seoul than you might in Casablanca.


When is the best time to visit Seoul or Casablanca?

Seoul 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 Seoul or Casablanca in the Summer?

Both Casablanca and Seoul are popular destinations to visit in the summer with plenty of activities. The city activities, the music scene, and the family-friendly experiences are the main draw to Seoul this time of year. The warm tropical climate attracts visitors to Casablanca throughout the year.

Seoul is a little warmer than Casablanca in the summer. The temperature in Seoul is usually 26°C (78°F) in July, and Casablanca stays around 23°C (73°F).

It's quite sunny in Casablanca. Seoul usually receives less sunshine than Casablanca during summer. At this time of the year, Seoul gets 121 hours of sunny skies, while Casablanca receives 303 hours of full sun.

It's quite rainy in Seoul. In July, Seoul usually receives more rain than Casablanca. At this time of the year, Seoul gets 369 mm (14.5 in) of rain, while Casablanca receives 1 mm (0 in) of rain.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Seoul 26°C (78°F) 
    Casablanca 23°C (73°F)

Should I visit Seoul or Casablanca in the Autumn?

Both Casablanca and Seoul during the autumn are popular places to visit. Many travelers come to Seoul for the city's sights and attractions, the shopping scene, and the music scene. Plenty of visitors come to Casablanca because of the warm tropical climate that lasts throughout the year.

In the autumn, Seoul is cooler than Casablanca. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Seoul in October are around 15°C (59°F), and Casablanca is about 20°C (67°F).

In Casablanca, it's very sunny this time of the year. It's quite sunny in Seoul. In the autumn, Seoul often gets less sunshine than Casablanca. Seoul gets 204 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Casablanca receives 233 hours of full sun.

Seoul usually gets more rain in October than Casablanca. Seoul gets 49 mm (1.9 in) of rain, while Casablanca receives 31 mm (1.2 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Seoul 15°C (59°F) 
    Casablanca 20°C (67°F)

Should I visit Seoul or Casablanca in the Winter?

The winter attracts plenty of travelers to both Seoul and Casablanca. Many visitors come to Seoul in the winter for the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine. Casablanca attracts visitors year-round for its warm weather and tropical climate.

Seoul can get quite cold in the winter. In January, Seoul is generally much colder than Casablanca. Temperatures in Seoul average around -3°C (27°F), and Casablanca stays around 13°C (55°F).

Seoul usually receives less sunshine than Casablanca during winter. At this time of the year, Seoul gets 163 hours of sunny skies, while Casablanca receives 190 hours of full sun.

In January, Seoul usually receives less rain than Casablanca. At this time of the year, Seoul gets 23 mm (0.9 in) of rain, while Casablanca receives 62 mm (2.5 in) of rain.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Seoul -3°C (27°F) 
    Casablanca 13°C (55°F)

Should I visit Seoul or Casablanca in the Spring?

The spring brings many poeple to Seoul as well as Casablanca. Most visitors come to Seoul for the activities around the city during these months. The warm tropical climate attracts visitors to Casablanca throughout the year.

Seoul is cooler than Casablanca in the spring. The temperature in Seoul is usually 13°C (55°F) in April, and Casablanca stays around 16°C (60°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Casablanca. People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Seoul this time of the year. In the spring, Seoul often gets less sunshine than Casablanca. Seoul gets 205 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Casablanca receives 262 hours of full sun.

Seoul usually gets more rain in April than Casablanca. Seoul gets 94 mm (3.7 in) of rain, while Casablanca receives 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Seoul 13°C (55°F) 
    Casablanca 16°C (60°F)

Typical Weather for Casablanca and Seoul

Seoul Casablanca
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan -3°C (27°F) 23 mm (0.9 in) 13°C (55°F) 62 mm (2.5 in)
Feb -0°C (32°F) 25 mm (1 in) 14°C (57°F) 60 mm (2.4 in)
Mar 6°C (42°F) 47 mm (1.9 in) 15°C (58°F) 51 mm (2 in)
Apr 13°C (55°F) 94 mm (3.7 in) 16°C (60°F) 40 mm (1.6 in)
May 18°C (65°F) 92 mm (3.6 in) 18°C (64°F) 19 mm (0.7 in)
Jun 23°C (73°F) 134 mm (5.3 in) 21°C (69°F) 6 mm (0.2 in)
Jul 26°C (78°F) 369 mm (14.5 in) 23°C (73°F) 1 mm (0 in)
Aug 26°C (80°F) 294 mm (11.6 in) 23°C (74°F) 0 mm (0 in)
Sep 22°C (71°F) 169 mm (6.7 in) 22°C (72°F) 5 mm (0.2 in)
Oct 15°C (59°F) 49 mm (1.9 in) 20°C (67°F) 31 mm (1.2 in)
Nov 8°C (46°F) 53 mm (2.1 in) 16°C (62°F) 72 mm (2.9 in)
Dec 0°C (33°F) 22 mm (0.9 in) 14°C (57°F) 80 mm (3.1 in)


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