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

Should you visit Tokyo or Casablanca?

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

Should I visit Tokyo or Casablanca? This is a common question asked by many travelers. By figuring out which city has activities that align with your interests along with knowing which is more affordable, you'll understand where you can get more bang for your buck. So, let's dive into the details and the data, which all comes from actual travelers.

Where Should I go: Tokyo or Casablanca?

Tokyo

Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is by far the most populous city in the world with a staggering 37 million people. As a worldwide hub for technology and business, it hosts millions of visitors annually. But Tokyo is not just a place for business trips. With its incredible mixture of historical temples and shrines, remarkably beautiful parks, endless shopping malls, and genuinely wonderful people, Tokyo is a terrific place to visit and to explore.

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 Tokyo?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Tokyo is $153, while the average daily cost in Casablanca is $56. 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 Tokyo and Casablanca in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Tokyo $72
    Casablanca $33
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Tokyo $144
    Casablanca $66
Compare Hotels in Tokyo and Casablanca

Looking for a hotel in Tokyo 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 Tokyo


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: Tokyo Hotel Prices and Casablanca Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Tokyo $19
    Casablanca $8.46
Typical Local Transportation prices in Tokyo

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


  • Metro from Airport
    $15

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Tokyo

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

  • Japan Railway Station Shared Departure Transfer : Tokyo City to Tokyo Station: $25
  • Shared Departure Transfer : Central Tokyo Hotel to Haneda Airport: $51
  • Tokyo Disneyland Shared Transfer : from Tokyo to Disneyland (One Way): $51
  • Tokyo DisneySea Shared Transfer : from Tokyo to DisneySea (One Way): $51
  • Private Airport Transfer: from Tokyo to Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND): $78
  • Tokyo hotel/address to Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) - Departure Private Transfer: $80
  • Tokyo to Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) - Departure Private Car Transfer: $80
  • Japan Private Airport Transfer from Tokyo City to Haneda Airport (HND): $97
  • Shared Departure Transfer : Central Tokyo Hotel to Narita International Airport: $101
  • Departure Private Transfer from Tokyo City to Haneda Airport HND by Minivan: $108
  • Haneda Airport Private Transfer: $114
  • Private Transfer from Tokyo City Center to Tokyo Disneyland: $119

Typical Local Transportation prices in Casablanca

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


  • Train from Airport (for 2)
    $6.88
  • Taxi Ride
    $7.86

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Casablanca

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Casablanca:

  • 6-days Tour package from Casablanca to Fes via Tangier &Private airport transfer: $1,244
  • 5-days Tour package from Casablanca to Fes via & Private airport transfers: $1,120
  • 2 Day Morocco Tour From Casablanca To Zagora Desert with private Transfers: $784
  • Private Transfer from Casablanca (CMN) Airport to Ouarzazate: $622
  • Private Transfer: Casablanca to Mohammed V International Airport (CMN): $622
  • Private Transfer: Mohammed V International Airport (CMN) to Casablanca: $622
  • Best Tour to Chefchaouen - from Casablanca in private Transfers (2 Day Trip): $592
  • Private Transfer from Casablanca (CMN) Airport to Agadir: $539
  • Casablanca to Essaouira: Private Transfer (English Speaking Driver): $459
  • Casablanca private transfer from Casablanca city to Agadir airport (AGA): $452
  • Private transfer from Casablanca to Chefchaouen: $443
  • Casablanca to Chefchaouen: Private Transfer (English Speaking Driver): $437

Is it cheaper to fly into Tokyo or Casablanca?

Prices for flights to both Casablanca and Tokyo 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
    Tokyo $36
    Casablanca $15
Typical Food prices in Tokyo

Here are some examples of typical meal expenses from previous travelers to Tokyo:


  • Late Night Noodles
    $6.16
  • Conveyor Belt Sushi Snack
    $6.16
  • Meal at Airport
    $8.03

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Tokyo

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

  • 1-Hour Tsukiji Fish Market Food Tour with Local Guide: $26
  • Unique Private Cooking Class with a Tokyo Local Emi: $78
  • Local Food Tour on Sunamachi Ginza Street: $83
  • West-Side Walking & Street Food Tour: $95
  • Private Ramen and Gyoza Cooking Class from Central Tokyo: $108
  • Private Japanese Cooking Class with a Local Chef: $120
  • Tokyo Food Tour: 3-Hour Culinary Adventure: $129
  • Gyoza Cooking Classes in Tokyo: $135
  • Private Dining: Wagyu and sake pairing dinner in Shinjuku: $136
  • Private Market Tour and Traditional Japanese Cooking Class in Asakusa: $142
  • Tokyo Private Food Tour: From Ramen Bars, Vending Machines To Cat Cafes: $174
  • 3-Hour Food Tour of Shinbashi at Night: $182

Typical Food prices in Casablanca

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


  • Breakfast
    $2.95
  • Lunch
    $8.84
  • 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.

  • 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.
    Tokyo $67
    Casablanca $7.02

Tours and Activities in Tokyo

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Tokyo.

  • Samurai Spots in Tokyo Virtual Tour: $8.26
  • Tokyo Tower: Admission Ticket: $11
  • 1-Hour River Cruise Asakusa to Odaiba: $11
  • Japanese Snacks You Should Try: Online Experience by Local Guide: $12
  • [Virtual Tour] Japan: the bathing and Sento experience: $12
  • [Virtual Tour] Ghibli Spots in Japan: $12
  • [Virtual Tour] Tokyo Highlights: $12
  • Tokyo Online: Virtual Experience in Shibuya and Shinjuku with a Local Expert: $14
  • Virtual Tour to Discover Mount Fuji: $14
  • Online Japanese Archery Experience: $15
  • Tokyo Online Tour All in One, With 10+ Top Sights!: $15
  • Thermae-Yu Hotspring in Shinjuku Entrance Ticket: $21

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
    Tokyo $31
    Casablanca -
Typical Alcohol prices in Tokyo

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for alcohol and nightlife costs in Tokyo:


  • Sake
    $4.62

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


When is the best time to visit Tokyo or Casablanca?

Tokyo 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 Tokyo or Casablanca in the Summer?

Both Casablanca and Tokyo during the summer are popular places to visit. Many travelers come to Tokyo for the city activities, the music scene, and the family-friendly experiences. Casablanca attracts visitors year-round for its warm weather and tropical climate.

In July, Tokyo is generally a little warmer than Casablanca. Temperatures in Tokyo average around 26°C (78°F), and Casablanca stays around 23°C (73°F).

In Casablanca, it's very sunny this time of the year. In the summer, Tokyo often gets less sunshine than Casablanca. Tokyo gets 137 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Casablanca receives 303 hours of full sun.

It rains a lot this time of the year in Tokyo. Tokyo usually gets more rain in July than Casablanca. Tokyo gets 127 mm (5 in) of rain, while Casablanca receives 1 mm (0 in) of rain this time of the year.


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

Should I visit Tokyo or Casablanca in the Autumn?

The autumn attracts plenty of travelers to both Tokyo and Casablanca. Many visitors come to Tokyo in the autumn for the city's sights and attractions, the shopping scene, the music scene, and the natural beauty of the area. The warm tropical climate attracts visitors to Casablanca throughout the year.

Tokyo is cooler than Casablanca in the autumn. The temperature in Tokyo is usually 18°C (64°F) in October, and Casablanca stays around 20°C (67°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Casablanca this time of the year. Tokyo usually receives less sunshine than Casablanca during autumn. Tokyo gets 129 hours of sunny skies, while Casablanca receives 233 hours of full sun in the autumn.

Tokyo gets a good bit of rain this time of year. In October, Tokyo usually receives more rain than Casablanca. Tokyo gets 165 mm (6.5 in) of rain, while Casablanca receives 31 mm (1.2 in) of rain each month for the autumn.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Tokyo 18°C (64°F) 
    Casablanca 20°C (67°F)

Should I visit Tokyo or Casablanca in the Winter?

The winter brings many poeple to Tokyo as well as Casablanca. Most visitors come to Tokyo for the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine during these months. Plenty of visitors come to Casablanca because of the warm tropical climate that lasts throughout the year.

In the winter, Tokyo is much colder than Casablanca. Typically, the winter temperatures in Tokyo in January are around 5°C (42°F), and Casablanca is about 13°C (55°F).

In the winter, Tokyo often gets less sunshine than Casablanca. Tokyo gets 175 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Casablanca receives 190 hours of full sun.

Tokyo usually gets less rain in January than Casablanca. Tokyo 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
    Tokyo 5°C (42°F) 
    Casablanca 13°C (55°F)

Should I visit Tokyo or Casablanca in the Spring?

Both Casablanca and Tokyo are popular destinations to visit in the spring with plenty of activities. The spring months attract visitors to Tokyo because of the activities around the city and the natural beauty. Casablanca attracts visitors year-round for its warm weather and tropical climate.

In April, Tokyo is generally cooler than Casablanca. Temperatures in Tokyo average around 14°C (58°F), and Casablanca stays around 16°C (60°F).

It's quite sunny in Casablanca. Tokyo usually receives less sunshine than Casablanca during spring. Tokyo gets 161 hours of sunny skies, while Casablanca receives 262 hours of full sun in the spring.

It's quite rainy in Tokyo. In April, Tokyo usually receives more rain than Casablanca. Tokyo gets 125 mm (4.9 in) of rain, while Casablanca receives 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain each month for the spring.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Tokyo 14°C (58°F) 
    Casablanca 16°C (60°F)

Typical Weather for Casablanca and Tokyo

Tokyo Casablanca
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 5°C (42°F) 45 mm (1.8 in) 13°C (55°F) 62 mm (2.5 in)
Feb 6°C (42°F) 60 mm (2.4 in) 14°C (57°F) 60 mm (2.4 in)
Mar 9°C (47°F) 100 mm (3.9 in) 15°C (58°F) 51 mm (2 in)
Apr 14°C (58°F) 125 mm (4.9 in) 16°C (60°F) 40 mm (1.6 in)
May 19°C (66°F) 138 mm (5.4 in) 18°C (64°F) 19 mm (0.7 in)
Jun 22°C (71°F) 186 mm (7.3 in) 21°C (69°F) 6 mm (0.2 in)
Jul 26°C (78°F) 127 mm (5 in) 23°C (73°F) 1 mm (0 in)
Aug 27°C (81°F) 148 mm (5.8 in) 23°C (74°F) 0 mm (0 in)
Sep 23°C (74°F) 180 mm (7.1 in) 22°C (72°F) 5 mm (0.2 in)
Oct 18°C (64°F) 165 mm (6.5 in) 20°C (67°F) 31 mm (1.2 in)
Nov 13°C (55°F) 90 mm (3.5 in) 16°C (62°F) 72 mm (2.9 in)
Dec 8°C (46°F) 46 mm (1.8 in) 14°C (57°F) 80 mm (3.1 in)


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