Car Rental in Rabat

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Rabat Airport Car Rental
Mini
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
LocationAuto
$31.28 per day
Rabat Airport Car Rental
Economy
Suzuki Celerio or similar
Suzuki Celerio
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
LocationAuto
$31.28 per day
Rabat Airport Car Rental
Mini
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
LocationAuto
$31.28 per day
Rabat Airport Car Rental
Mini
Fiat Panda or similar
Fiat Panda
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
LocationAuto
$31.28 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Citroen C1 or similar
Citroen C1
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$34.47 / per day
Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Fiat Panda or similar
Fiat Panda
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
HAG
$34.69 / per day
Rabat Airport Car Rental
Compact
Dacia Sandero or similar
Dacia Sandero
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
LocationAuto
$35.50 / per day
Rabat Airport Car Rental
Economy
Dacia Logan or similar
Dacia Logan
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • Man.
HAG
$37.50 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 05:33 on 2022-08-19. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Arabic,
French
Currency
MAD
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Country code
212
Economy car rental price
$58.51 / per day
Average car rental length
4 days
Speed limit within town
60 km/h
37 mi/h
Speed limit out of town
100 km/h
62 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.00%
Rating
6.3
Average gasoline price
$1.22 / 1 liter
Highest gasoline price
$1.61 / 1 liter
Lowest gasoline price
$0.91 / 1 liter

Why rent a car in Rabat?

Rabat is a great place for renting a car. Having the freedom of your own wheels will let you to experience all of the city, not just its downtown, as well as to travel to other cities and nature areas nearby.

Rabat Car Rental

One-Way Car Rentals in Rabat

The most popular one-way rental options for pick up in Rabat and drop off in another city include:

  • From Rabat to Marrakech - 368 offers from € 17.95 per day
  • From Rabat to Fez - 247 offers from € 22.88 per day
  • From Rabat to Tangier - 154 offers from € 22.88 per day
  • From Rabat to Agadir - 134 offers from € 28.24 per day
  • From Rabat to Casablanca - 627 offers from € 17.95 per day

Top ways to enter Rabat

  • Rabat Airport. Also known as Rabat–Salé, the main airport serving the capital region handles about one million travelers every year. Made up of a single terminal, the airport has flights by nine different airlines. Rabat Airport is some 15km (9.3 miles) from downtown Rabat and takes about 25 minutes to reach by car.
  • Casablanca Airport. Also called Mohammed V Airport after the former monarch of Morocco, Casablanca Airport handles more than ten million travelers every year, making it by far the busiest in the country. The airport is the main hub of the national carrier Royal Air Maroc and also has flights by around 25 other airlines. Located 115km (68 miles) southwest of Rabat, the airport can be reached in 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  • Fez Airport. Serving the historic city in the interior of the country, Fez–Saïs Airport handles about 1.2 million travelers per year. The airport is a large hub for Air Arabia Maroc and Ryanair, and is also served by eight other airlines. Fez Airport is located 215km (133 miles) east of Rabat and can be reached in about 2 hours and 20 minutes.
  • Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport. Located in the northwestern corner of the country and named after the legendary Arab traveler, Tangier-Ibn Battouta has flights by around 15 airlines, including the low-cost carriers easyJet, Transavia, and Volotea. Rabat is 250km (155 miles) south and takes about 2 hours and 40 minutes to reach. 

City facts

  • Located on the coast of the ocean, Rabat has a Mediterranean climate. With hot, long summers and mild, short winters. The average high temperature is 27°C (81°F) in August, the warmest month, and 17°C (63°F) in January, the coldest. Precipitation is extremely low during the summer months, but winters are very rainy, with an especial increase in November and December.
  • Rabat has been inhabited since the 12th century when a military outpost was established in the area by the Almohad dynasty (the city’s name means ‘fortification’ in Arabic). Later, the city was ruled by the Spanish, Barbary pirates, and French colonialists before replacing Fez as the capital of the French protectorate of Morocco in 1912. Despite being only the seventh-largest city in Morocco, Rabat retains the title to this day. 

Top destinations and activities

  1. Kasbah of the Oudaias. The oldest part of the capital city, the fortress of the Oudaias (or Udayas) was first built in the 12th century by the Almohad Caliphate. You can get lost in its cute labyrinthine streets, visit the beautiful Andalusian Gardens, or enjoy the view of the nearby Atlantic Ocean.
  2. Chellah. First founded by Carthaginians more than 2000 years ago and later ruled by Romans and Moroccans, in this old city you can learn about the rich history of Rabat in one place. In more recent times, a great number of bird species have found home here, including a stork nest on the top of an old minaret.
  3. Rabat Zoo. Home to different species of animals from Morocco, Sahara, and the rest of Africa, Rabat Zoo tries to provide them with homes that are similar to their natural habitats, be they mountains, desert, or rain forest.

Traffic and parking

  • Unless specifically indicated otherwise, the speed limits are 120 km/h on motorways (autoroutes), 100 km/h on roads outside urban cities that are not motorways, and 60 km/h within populated areas.
  • Even inside some big cities, and in the most smaller towns and villages, there are no special lanes for cyclists or sometimes even pavements for pedestrians. In those cases, you’ll be sharing a road with them, so be extra careful.
  • Road signs are written in both Arabic and French. If you don’t know either of these languages, it’s good to learn at least the main terms in one of them before renting a car.
  • The legal alcohol limit is 0.00% for both experienced and novice drivers. Drunk driving can lead to large fines and even jail time or deportation.
  • The insurance and car documentation needs to be in the car whenever you’re driving.
  • If you’re the driver, you need to have your passport or ID card with you at all times.
  • The nation-wide emergency police number is 19 and the nation-wide ambulance and fire safety department number is 15.

Toll roads

A toll needs to be paid for using most of Morocco’s motorways or autoroutes. All of the toll roads in Morocco are administered by the state-owned company Autoroutes du Maroc (ADM). 

Morocco uses a “closed system” for its toll roads, meaning that there is a toll booth both at the entrance and the exit of the toll road. You pay either by cash or by credit card (although some toll points might only accept cash so it’s good to have some available at all times). Make sure to keep any proof that you have paid for the toll road as police checks are frequent and fines can be hefty. The prices for using the toll roads are generally quite low.

Most of the toll roads connect the largest cities of the country. Oftentimes you can opt to use regional roads instead - while traveling along those will be much slower, the views are usually much more scenic.

Ideas for a day-trip

  • Skhirat. Just a half an hour’s drive from downtown Rabat, Skhirat is perhaps the most famous beach town near the capital city. Although Skhitar’s central area has become rather posh and crowded in recent years, you can easily find more quiet spots if you drive up or down the coast.
  • Fez. Just a couple of hours drive from Rabat, Fez is one of the most famous cities of Morocco, and, indeed, North Africa. Visit its great markets or souks where skilled leather tanners still practice their craft to this day.
  • Maâmora Forest. Holding the title of the world’s largest cork oak forest, this nature reserve is home to many species of flora and fauna and is one of the largest green areas in all of Morocco.

Most popular cars

The most popular rental cars in Morocco are the Hyundai i10, the Dacia Logan, and the Renault Clio. Most national highways are in great shape, but if you plan to drive in the Atlas Mountains or in the Sahara Desert, getting a 4x4 vehicle can be a good idea. The most popular rental car types in Morocco are Economy, Mini, and Intermediate.

Further destinations

  • Casablanca. Although not as historic as some other large cities of Morocco, the country’s largest metropolis is a fascinating place where modern lifestyle is intertwined with older traditions. 
  • Essaouira. Located on the Atlantic Coast, beautiful Essaouira has long captured the imaginations of Arab poets and Western rock stars alike. Although the title is passionately contested, it also has a strong claim for being the seafood capital of Morocco.
  • Marrakech. Timeless Morocco attracts visitors with Jemaa el-Fnaa, a square and a market in its historic medina quarter that is like the whole of Morocco in miniature. Watch street performers and snake and lizard charmers from the desert, join a local concert next to a bonfire, bargain for local crafts, and, when you’ve soaked yourself in the atmosphere for good, travel further to visit the snowy peaks of the nearby Atlas Mountains.

Car Rental Prices in Rabat

  • Station wagons - from $80 per day
  • Large cars - from $117 per day
  • Medium cars - from $85 per day
  • Vans - from $252 per day
  • Premium cars - from $338 per day
  • Small cars - from $64 per day
  • SUVs - from $209 per day

Money-saving tips

There are things you can do to get a good rental car deal in Rabat:

  • Compare the rates of different rental car providers
  • Book your rental car well in advance
  • Plan your route before you go
  • Know your fuel and mileage requirements
  • Visit during the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Rabat is the cheapest in January when renting a car is almost 45% cheaper than the yearly average.

Top 11 Cities near Rabat

  1. Marrakesh Car Rentals from $40.79 per day
    287.3 km / 178.5 miles away
  2. Casablanca Car Rentals from $26.88 per day
    100.4 km / 62.4 miles away
  3. Tangier Car Rentals from $40.10 per day
    217.5 km / 135.1 miles away
  4. Agadir Car Rentals from $36.89 per day
    476.6 km / 296.2 miles away
  5. Fez Car Rentals from $29.17 per day
    171.3 km / 106.4 miles away
  6. Oujda Car Rentals from $50.78 per day
    458.5 km / 284.9 miles away
  7. Nador Car Rentals from $69.59 per day
    365.1 km / 226.8 miles away
  8. Essaouira Car Rentals from $72.64 per day
    390.3 km / 242.5 miles away
  9. 222.6 km / 138.3 miles away
  10. Kenitra Car Rentals from $34.47 per day
    34.8 km / 21.6 miles away
  11. Mohammedia Car Rentals from $46.14 per day
    62.2 km / 38.7 miles away

Top 18 Locations near Rabat

  1. 0.3 km / 0.2 miles away
  2. 0.7 km / 0.4 miles away
  3. 2.7 km / 1.7 miles away
  4. Rabat Agdal Ryad Car Rentals from $54.69 per day
    3.3 km / 2.1 miles away
  5. 7.4 km / 4.6 miles away
  6. Rabat Airport Car Rentals from $31.28 per day
    8.6 km / 5.3 miles away
  7. 37.1 km / 23.0 miles away
  8. 84.5 km / 52.5 miles away
  9. 85.5 km / 53.2 miles away
  10. 85.9 km / 53.4 miles away
  11. 85.9 km / 53.4 miles away
  12. 87.5 km / 54.4 miles away
  13. 91.2 km / 56.7 miles away
  14. 99.3 km / 61.7 miles away
  15. 100.4 km / 62.4 miles away
  16. 168.4 km / 104.7 miles away
  17. Fez Airport Car Rentals from $29.17 per day
    171.3 km / 106.4 miles away
  18. Tangier Airport Car Rentals from $40.10 per day
    208.0 km / 129.3 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Rabat?

Car rental prices in Rabat vary a lot according to the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Rabat
$57.48
January
$46.87
February
$28.12
March
$108.42
April
$14.02
May
$23.97
June
$28.28
July
$32.31
August
$24.45
September
$23.90
October
$66.55
November
$68.85
December
The best month to rent a car in Rabat is May (when prices for an Economy class start from $14.02). This is 68% cheaper than the yearly average and 87% cheaper than renting in April (when rental prices start at $108.42 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

What’s the usual rental length in Rabat?

Travel lengths vary from month to month: in November, travelers rent a car for an average of 34 days in June, the average rental period is 4 days.
Average Rental Length in Rabat
20
January
6
February
8
March
14
April
10
May
4
June
4
July
6
August
8
September
6
October
34
November
14
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Rabat?

The most popular month for renting a car in Rabat is January, and the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Rental in Rabat by Monthly Searches
285%
January
227%
February
226%
March
77%
April
29%
May
June
1%
July
46%
August
36%
September
37%
October
126%
November
110%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
United Rent A Car Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
United Rent A Car Dacia Sandero 5 2 Small cars
AirCar Kia Picanto 4 1 Medium cars
Sovoy Hyundai i10 5 1 Small cars
United Rent A Car Dacia Sandero 5 2 Small cars
Sovoy Dacia Logan 4 2 Small cars
Autounion Fiat Panda 4 1 Small cars
United Rent A Car Hyundai i10 4 1 Small cars
LocationAuto Chevrolet Spark 5 1 Small cars
Sovoy Hyundai Grand i10 5 2 Small cars

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Canada
Fiat Tipo
March 24, 2022
hard to find office. website not updated.
France
Citroen C3
February 1, 2021
désormais je passe par Rabat car tout est facile que ce soit à l'aéroport ou bien pour la location de véhicules.
Canada
Toyota Yaris Hybrid
December 24, 2020
The parking is very close just a little walk and you are there
Morocco
Citroen C Elysee
November 19, 2020
Rabat is great city.
Netherlands
Fiat Panda
March 5, 2020
Rabat: small and accessible aeroport
Romania
Hyundai i10
January 8, 2019
Very nice country to visit. Be careful when driving (the traffic is a bit crazy).
United Kingdom
Hyundai i10
January 6, 2019
it was easy to collect the car and driving around morocco is very nice you can drive confident .
United Kingdom
Dacia Logan
September 12, 2018
If you don’t speak French or Arabic you are doomed. Plus there is one rule to driving in Rabat is that there are no rules for driving.
United Kingdom
Kia Picanto
June 20, 2018
It is easy and simple to drive well sign posted and GPS works if one have internet

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Budget
8.84 / 10
Lowest rated company
GreenMotion
6.41 / 10
Total number of reviews
11
Total rental companies
24
Average daily price
$58.51
Lowest daily price
$6.91
Total cars available
1161

Top 24 Suppliers in Rabat in 2022

Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.8 / 30 reviews
+212660174111
Airport, Sale, Rabat
Autounion
Autounion
Excellent 8.6 / 44 reviews
+212662518950
Sale Airport, Rabat 11025
Working hours
Mon:07:30-22:30
Tue:07:30-22:30
Wed:07:30-22:30
Thu:07:30-22:30
Fri:07:30-22:30
Sat:07:30-22:30
Sun:07:30-22:30
AirCar
AirCar
Excellent 8.6 / 47 reviews
+212537830049
Aéroport Rabat-Salé, Rabat 10000
Working hours
Mon:08:30-23:00
Tue:08:30-23:00
Wed:08:30-23:00
Thu:08:30-23:00
Fri:08:30-23:00
Sat:08:30-23:00
Sun:08:30-23:00
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.6 / 48 reviews
+212802007778
Aeroport Rabat-Sale, Rabat, 10000
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.6 / 30 reviews
+212802007778
Aeroport Rabat-Sale, Rabat, 10000
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Flizzr
Flizzr
Excellent 8.5
+212600070013 / +212600077800
Rabat Sale Airport, 11025 Rabat
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
FoxCar
FoxCar
Excellent 8.5 / 1 reviews
+212608544544 / +212661284001
Airport Rabat Sale, Arport Rabat Sale
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:59
Tue:08:00-23:59
Wed:08:00-23:59
Thu:08:00-23:59
Fri:08:00-23:59
Sat:08:00-23:59
Sun:08:00-23:59
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.5 / 3 reviews
+2120537722328
25 BIS RUE PATRICE LUMUMBA
Working hours
Mon:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Tue:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Wed:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Thu:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Fri:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Sat:14:30-19:00
Sun:08:30-12:00
Payless
Payless
Excellent 8.5 / 7 reviews
+212537831198
Rabat-Salé Airport, 90060, Rabat
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.4 / 2 reviews
+212661488138
Rabat Sale Airport
LocationAuto
LocationAuto
Excellent 8.3 / 21 reviews
+212600025999
Aeroport Rabat، Sale 11025
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.3
+212537831198
Rabat-Salé Airport, 90060, Rabat
Firefly
Firefly
Excellent 8.2 / 4 reviews
+212802007778
Aéroport International de Rabat Salé, Salé 10000
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.2 / 12 reviews
+212802007778
Aeroport Rabat-Sale, Rabat, 10000
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8 / 20 reviews
+2120537722328
25 BIS RUE PATRICE LUMUMBA
Working hours
Mon:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Tue:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Wed:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Fri:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Sat:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Sun:08:30-12:00
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Excellent 8 / 4 reviews
+212660541122
Bldg. N72 Okba Street N1, Rabat
Optimo Rent
Optimo Rent
Excellent 8 / 52 reviews
+212660717042 / +212669174007
Rabat Sale International Airport, Sale 10000
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
AddCar
AddCar
Good 6.9 / 29 reviews
+212661827916
The view Hotel Rabat, Avenue Annakhil
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Sovoy
Sovoy
Good 6.9 / 23 reviews
+212675224224 / +212663010239 / +212614656565
25 Bis Avenue Patrice Lumumba-Apt 7- Hassan- Rabat
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
United Rent A Car
United Rent A Car
Good 6.9 / 26 reviews
+212666453822 / +212666453842
B.P.: 172, Avenue Al Mansour Addahbi, 10000, Rabat
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Surprice
Surprice
Good 6.8 / 59 reviews
+212661453635
4, Avenu Abou Faris Al Marini, Rabat ,10000
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Good 6.7 / 36 reviews
+212661303743
Salé, Morocco
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:00
Tue:08:00-23:00
Wed:08:00-23:00
Thu:08:00-23:00
Fri:08:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:00-23:00
HAG
HAG
Good 6.5 / 34 reviews
+212666273944
22 Avenue Al Alaouiyine, Rabat
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:00
Tue:08:00-19:00
Wed:08:00-19:00
Thu:08:00-19:00
Fri:08:00-19:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Good 6.4 / 51 reviews
+212666273944
3 Angle Avenue Alaouiyine et rue Mouahidine Mag 11 Hassan Rabat
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:00
Tue:08:00-19:00
Wed:08:00-19:00
Thu:08:00-19:00
Fri:08:00-19:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
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