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Rabat-Salé Airport

General information

Rabat-Salé Airport is one of the larger airports in Morocco with almost one million passengers handled in 2017. Like many Moroccan airports, Ryanair and Royal Air Maroc are the airlines with the most connections. Rabat is the capital of Morocco. However, Salé which is located north of the Bouregreg River has more inhabitants, about 900,000.


Where is Rabat-Salé Airport situated?

The airport is located in the Rabat-Salé-Kénitra region, (north)east to the cities of Salé, Rabat and Temara and south of the city of Kenitra. The airport can be reached from Rabat and Salé by following the N6 road.

How many terminals does Rabat-Salé Airport have?

Rabat-Salé Airport has one terminal.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Rabat-Salé Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Morocco.

Airport Distance
Casablanca Mohammed V Airport 107km
Fez-Saïss Airport 164km



The distance from Rabat-Salé Airport to the centre of Rabat is 11 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Rabat.

From RBA Airport to Rabat City centre by Car
11 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Rabat-Salé Airport by public transport. Visit the Rabat-Salé Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Rabat-Salé Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Rabat is about MAD 175.-. Book your taxi at Rabat-Salé Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From RBA Airport to Rabat City centre by Taxi
11 km
25 min
MAD 175.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Rabat-Salé Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Budget, Hertz, Avis and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Rabat-Salé Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Rabat-Salé Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Rabat-Salé Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Rabat-Salé Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Rabat-Salé Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Rabat-Salé Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Royal Air Maroc
  • Ryanair
  • TUI fly Belgium
  • Air France
  • Etihad Airways


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Rabat-Salé Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Dawliz Rabat Resort & Spa, Sale

Overlooking Oued Bouregreg, Dawliz Rabat Resort & Spa is a 5-star hotel. It is a 3-minute drive from the beach and the Marina and 5 minutes drive from Hassan Tower.


Marina Rabat Suites & Apartments, Sale

Offering a garden, Marina Rabat Suites & Apartments is situated in Salé, a 10-minute walk from Mawazine's Sale Stage. Rabat is 1.9 km away. Free private parking is available on site. Some units feature a dining area and/or balcony.


Two Bedroom Apartment Near Rabat-Sale International Airport, Sale

Set in Sale in the Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region, Two Bedroom Apartment Near Rabat-Sale International Airport has a patio and garden views. The accommodation is 47 km from Bouznika, and guests benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi.

Hotels in Rabat

Looking for the best hotels in Rabat? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Suite Balima XI, Rabat

Situated 2 km from The National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco and 2.5 km from Kasbah of the Udayas, Suite Balima XI in Rabat features air-conditioned accommodation with views of the city and free WiFi.


Riad Kalaa 2, Rabat

Offering an outdoor pool, Riad Kalaa 2 is located in Rabat. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with air conditioning and a minibar. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a bath and a hairdryer.


Riad Meftaha, Rabat

Riad Meftaha is set in Marassa Ocean in Rabat. Kasbah Oudaya is 6 minutes' walk away. The rooms come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Certain rooms have a seating area where you can relax.

Things to do

It is possible to book tours in the city and near Rabat-Salé Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Rabat: Private Half-Day City Tour

Experience both the past and the present of Moroccan culture when you take this private tour around the beautiful city of Rabat. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites and explore the authentic medina. Enjoy an included lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off.

Tour & transport

Rabat: Cooking Class in a Family Home

Go shopping for ingredients in a local market with your guide before spending the morning at your host's home. Haja will teach you how to cook a tasty meal of local dishes, either traditional cuisine or pastries.


Rabat: Half-Day City Tour

On this half-day city tour of Rabat, visit the city’s main tourist monuments such as the Chellah, Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, the Kasbah of the Udayas, and the incrdible medina.


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