Fes - Essential Information
Fès-Saïss airport is located 15 km south of the city center and is modern and easy to navigate. Taxis are inexpensive and are the best way to get to and from the airport to the city center.
The train station is in the ville nouvelle. There are daily trains to all the main destinations in Morocco. The trains are very comfortable and almost to European standards. First class seats often sell out so it is best to buy your ticket in advance. You may reserve tickets on the website or purchase them in person at the local station. The main bus station is situated outside of Bab el-Mahrouk and has services to other destinations in Morocco with daily departures.
There are two types of taxis in Fès: the red petit taxi and the white grand taxi. The petit taxis all have meters, and a ride anywhere in the city but by law can only carry 3 people. There are several petit taxi ranks around the city. The grand taxis are often hired for day trips and are more difficult to come by. You may arrange one through your hotel if you desire a day trip out of Fès.
The Main Post Office is located at the corner of Ave Hassan II & Blvd Mohammad V. It opens at 8 am Monday to Saturday.
Hôpital Ghassani is one of the city’s biggest hospitals. Doctors here speak several foreign languages.
This pharmacy is staffed by both a doctor and a pharmacist. Stays open 24 hours.
Country Code: +212
Area Code: 055
220V / 50Hz, note that some older buildings may still use 110V.