Tunisia enjoys a relatively good transportation system. For travelling from one region to another, you can choose between different transportation options such as buses, taxis, minibus share taxis, trains, rental cars, and even planes. Cities and largest towns generally have a bus system, but taxis and minibus share taxis make it even easier to get around, even if you are not familiar with the city you are in.
Tunisia has international flight connections with a several destinations around the world. Tunis-Carthage Airport is the biggest international airport located in Tunis and used by long-haul and full-service carriers intensively.
Enfidha-Hammamet International Airport along with Djerba-Zarzis International Airport might be your other options for long-haul flight but the variety of flights is lesser.
All international airports in Tunisia are well connected with many destinations in Africa and Europe. If arriving from Europe, you have a good choice of low-cost flights. For more information, see our flights to Tunisia page.
Tunisia also has land connections with neighboring Algeria and Libya. Check our Traveling to Tunisia overland page if you are planning to arrive in Tunisia or to leave it by land.
Along with air and land options, it is also possible to take a ferry to Tunisia from France and Italy throughout the year, with several services running every week. For more information, see our ferries to Tunisia page.
Getting Around the Country
When it comes to travelling between regions, Tunisia has a relatively developed transportation system. For travelling from one region to another, you can choose between a few options such as buses, trains, minibus share taxis, rental cars, and even planes as the country is served by domestic airlines.
Buses are afforable and convenient with many routes to various destinations. The railway network connects a few corners of the country and is a cheap, scenic but a slow way to travel around Tunisia and it is not that developed.
Minibus share taxi can help you to reach even the most distant villages. Main large islands can be accessed by ferries and smaller islands can be reached by speedboats and smaller boats.
For more information, see our Travelling Around Tunisia page.
Getting Around the Cities
Most of cities and larger towns in Tunisia have some kind of local transport system. In largest cities, it can be a network of buses but in most cases it will be just a network of minibus share taxis, with set fares and routes but not rigid timetabling.
Local transport system usually is complemented by various taxi services such as metered taxis that make it even easier to get around.
For more information, see our Local transport in Tunisia page.
- Traveling Around Tunisia: Transportation Tips
- Ferries to Tunisia — Another Good Reason to Plan a Trip to Tunisia
- Flights to Tunisia — The Complete Guide
- Traveling to Tunisia Overland
- Local Transport in Tunisia — Public Transport in Tunisian Cities
These are the options for transportation in Tunisia! We wish you the best as you visit this country, and we hope this article equips you to get out there and see all that there is to see in Tunisia!
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