Practical Information


Registration fees

  • LUCI member, conference speaker or City of Rabat: Free participation
  • Non-LUCI members: 300 € (participation for costs of conferences, meals and site visits)



Conference hotel: Hotel Farah Rabat
Place 16 November, 10000 Rabat, Morocco

LUCI Special Rates:
Single room: 130€ / night
Double room: 155€ / night
Including VAT and breakfast / Excluding city tax (3,7€/night/person)

LUCI takes in charge accommodation for one delegate per LUCI member for 3 nights (31 october, 1 & 2 November 2018). Otherwise, LUCI can book a room for you and you will have to pay the hotel directly for your stay. To that end, be sure to fill out the conference registration form.

Please note that no room in the hotel conference can be guaranteed after 8 October.


 Transport to Rabat

Two airports will get you easily to Rabat:


From Rabat-Salé Airport to Rabat City Centre

Taxi: Cabs are available in front of the airport. A fare to the city center should be 150 Dirhams (~14€) in daytime, 200 Dh (~18€) in night time. Do negociate!

Shuttle: The Conference Hotel Farah Rabat also offers shuttles:

  • From 1 to 6 persons: 60€/fare
  • From 6 to 9 persons: 90€/fare
  • From 9 to 15 persons:100€/fare


From Casablanca Airport to Rabat City Centre

Train: A railroad station is located below the airport (Station Aeroport Med V). A train will easily take you in the city center of Rabat (Station Rabat Ville) in about 2:30 with one connection.
One-way trip is 80Dh (~7€) in second class, 133Dh (~12€) in first class. You can check schedule and book a fare on the ONCF Website, you can also buy your ticket directly at the airport railroad station.

Taxi: A cab will get you in Rabat in about 1 hour 30 minutes. You can find “big cab” (big cars, white color) in front of the airport, but strong negotiation skills are needed! Or you can order a Taxi in advance on the website Taxis Maroc, a fare to Rabat should be 900 Dh (~82€)

Shuttle: The Conference Hotel Farah Rabat also offers shuttles:

  • From 1 to 6 persons: 200€/fare
  • From 6 to 9 persons: 270€/fare
  • From 9 to 15 persons:330€/fare


Transports in Rabat

Shuttle will be provided at the Hotel conference for the conference, site visits and dinner.

You can also easily and safely walk within Rabat city center. It will be the only way to stroll within the old Medina and the Kasbah des Oudaias (pedestrian areas).

The tramway which crosses over Rabat is also a good way to discover the different city districts. A station is very close to the conference hotel.

Taxis are very affordable within the city and work by the meter (Make sure you ask for the meter!). Within the city you should take a “small taxi”, which are small blue cars (in opposition to “big Taxis” which work between cities – big white cars). Sometimes taxis take a few passengers at the same time if they are going in the same direction and drop off each one after another.