Marrakesh travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Marrakesh

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Marrakesh for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 24 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.5 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 562* (4942 MAD)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 55 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 5.4 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 1565* (13776 MAD)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 84 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 2476* (21798 MAD)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).


Cost of living in Marrakesh compared to Morocco in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Marrakesh in 2020 is 45% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Marrakesh in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Marrakesh by expense type

Restaurant budget in Marrakesh

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Marrakesh is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.3/person
($ 2 to $ 5.5)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 8.1/person
($ 4.5 to $ 11)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.2/person
($ 4.5 to $ 6.7)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.3 for 500ml
($ 2.2 to $ 5.4)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.4 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 3.3)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.4/cup
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Marrakesh

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Marrakesh is 28% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 32/night
($ 18 to $ 54)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 47/night
($ 26 to $ 75)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 64/night
($ 41 to $ 94)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 181
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 103/night
($ 64 to $ 164)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 789/night
($ 112 to $ 3390)

56% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 508
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 28/month
($ 20 to $ 36)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 165/month
($ 54 to $ 376)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 108/month
($ 51 to $ 245)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 100/month
($ 49 to $ 185)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 330/month
($ 88 to $ 1041)

88% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Marrakesh

On average, the price of supermarket food in Marrakesh is 61% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.6/500g
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.3/12 eggs
($ 1.2 to $ 1.4)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.4/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 9)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 6.5)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.6)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.8)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 0.4/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 8.6/kg
($ 6.2 to $ 10.4)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Marrakesh

On average, the price of transport in Marrakesh is 46% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
($ 0.5 to $ 0.5)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 17/month
($ 12 to $ 24)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.7/km
($ 0.2 to $ 1)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.3)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.8
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 32/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 131)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Marrakesh

On average, the cost of housing in Marrakesh is 65% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 29/month
($ 22 to $ 57)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.4)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 29/month
($ 23 to $ 57)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 334/month
($ 225 to $ 449)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1426
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 179/month
($ 114 to $ 225)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1139
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 579/month
($ 395 to $ 856)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2297
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 275/month
($ 225 to $ 428)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1808
Gym
Gym
$ 26/month
($ 17 to $ 34)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 89/month
($ 29 to $ 170)

91% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 995
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2293/yr
($ 1056 to $ 3307)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17403

Leisure activity budget in Marrakesh

On average, budget for leisure activities in Marrakesh is 22% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 7.2/ticket
($ 4.4 to $ 7.9)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 17/hr
($ 11 to $ 22)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Marrakesh

On average, shopping budget in Marrakesh is 38% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.6/pack
($ 2.9 to $ 3.9)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 26
($ 17 to $ 46)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 30
($ 12 to $ 55)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 67
($ 29 to $ 107)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 58
($ 23 to $ 112)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Marrakesh
New York City → Marrakesh
New York City → Marrakesh
$ 704
(fair price: $ 598)
Edinburgh → Marrakesh
Edinburgh → Marrakesh
Edinburgh → Marrakesh
$ 282
(fair price: $ 234)
Manchester → Marrakesh
Manchester → Marrakesh
Manchester → Marrakesh
$ 249
(fair price: $ 198)
Dublin → Marrakesh
Dublin → Marrakesh
Dublin → Marrakesh
$ 226
(fair price: $ 187)
Montreal → Marrakesh
Montreal → Marrakesh
Montreal → Marrakesh
$ 774
(fair price: $ 685)
Los Angeles → Marrakesh
Los Angeles  → Marrakesh
Los Angeles  → Marrakesh
$ 868
(fair price: $ 734)
Toronto (Ontario) → Marrakesh
Toronto (Ontario) → Marrakesh
Toronto (Ontario) → Marrakesh
$ 857
(fair price: $ 751)
Sydney → Marrakesh
Sydney → Marrakesh
Sydney → Marrakesh
$ 1721
(fair price: $ 1500)
London → Marrakesh
London → Marrakesh
London → Marrakesh
$ 229
(fair price: $ 177)
Melbourne → Marrakesh
Melbourne → Marrakesh
Melbourne → Marrakesh
$ 1737
(fair price: $ 1544)
Auckland → Marrakesh
Auckland → Marrakesh
Auckland → Marrakesh
$ 1703
(fair price: $ 1524)

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About this information on the cost of living in Marrakesh

The information about the cost of living in Marrakesh shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including: Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Marrakesh was updated on 09-02-2020.

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