Rabat is the capital city of Morocco and the country’s seventh largest city with an urban population of approximately 580,000 (2014), and a metropolitan population of over 1.2 million.
Venue / Travel
The conference will be held in “Institut National de Statistique et d’Economie Appliquée (INSEA)” Rabat, Morocco during 3-5 October, 2019.
It is recommended to book your hotel either in city center of Rabat or in the district called “Agdal”. In both cases it is best to be a few minutes walk from the tram line.
The conference venue is easily accessible by tram. It is exactly at the terminus of the tram line (Station : Madinat Al Irfane).
Rabat can be reached by its main airport Rabat–Salé (RBA) or Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport (CMN).
I – How to get to INSEA from Rabat–Salé airport (RBA)
There are big taxis (white color) at the exit of the Rabat–Salé airport that can take you to the city center of Rabat. From there take the tram to INSEA.
Cost: About 20 €
There is also a bus that connects Rabat Airport to the city center. You can take it to the city center of Rabat then take the tram to INSEA.
NB: The bus is not frequent and is synchronized mainly with the flights of the following companies: “Air France” and “Royal Air Maroc”.
Cost : About 3€
II –How to get to INSEA from Casablanca airport (CMN)
You can take the train from Casablanca Airport to :
1) “Rabat ville” train station, which is located in the city center, then take the tram to INSEA.
2) “Rabat Agdal” train station, which is located in the district “Agdal”, then small taxi (blue color) to INSEA
Cost : Train (9 to 13 €), Tram (0.6 €), small taxi (1.5 €)
The trip’s duration is around 1 hour 30 min. You can check the schedule on the official website of the national railway at www.oncf.ma. (AEROPORT Med V to Rabat Agdal/Rabat Ville)
NB: The journey from the airport of Casablanca to the city of Rabat is not direct. It is necessary to take a correspondence either in the station of “CASA VOYAGEURS” or the station of “Casa Port”.
There are big taxis at the exit of the Casablanca airport that can take you to Rabat. Look for the « Grand Taxi » sign in front of the airport exit doors.
The trip takes around 2 hours to get to Rabat.