Monastir airport (MIR) 

 

Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport, opened in 1943, is one of the busiest in the country. It operates with regular and seasonal international flights to several destinations in Africa and Europe.

Official Website: habibbourguibaairport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 510,000 passengers went through it in 2015.
Tel: +216 7310 3000. There are information counters (Tel +216 7352 0000) open around the clock in the Arrivals and Departures Halls.

 
 
 

Monastir airport is located 5 km (3.1 miles) to the west of the city of the same name and 16 km (10 miles) southeast from Sousse.

 
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Bus - There are services from STS (Tel +216 7346 0926 / 7325 0253) to central Monastir that depart every hour between 6:00 am and 7:00 pm, with a trip of approximately 30 minutes. There are also buses to Sahline and Bab Bhar, in Sousse, from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. On the other hand, SRTN (Tel +216 7223 3200) travels to Hammamet every day at 10:30 am, and SRTB (Tel +216 7243 5399) runs to Sousse, Bab Saadoun, in the city of Tunis, and Bizerte at 2:30 pm.

Train - The station is located about 200 meters away from the terminal and you can board services from SNCFT (Tel +216 7133 4444) to Monastir, Mahdia and Sousse. You can make connections from there to other locations.

Taxi - Ranks are found outside the terminal building and there are yellow and white cabs. The latter are more comfortable, but also more expensive. Journey time to downtown Monastir is around 20 minutes.

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Car rental desks are found in the Arrivals Hall, to the right of customs control. Dim Rent A Car (Tel +216 7352 4421), Heritiers Afric Autos (Avis) (Tel +216 7352 1031).

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The airport has banks, ATMs and public telephones. The Primeclass CIP Lounge opens around the clock (maximum stay of 4 hours), is situated next to gate 12 and provides a prayer room, printers, computers, refreshments, drinks, telephones, Wi-Fi, TV, air conditioning; you can access with a Priority Pass membership, through online booking or by paying at the door (US$40.00).

Food and Drinks- In the Departures area you can find some coffee shops and restaurants.
Shopping- There is a duty-free sector after the passport control.
Baggage- Free porter service on the Arrivals and Departures levels. The lost and found office is operated by the airport police (Tel +216 7352 0000).
Other Services- Medical center, travel agencies.

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There is a parking lot for short- and long-term stays in front of the terminal building. The first 5 minutes are free of charge. Fees

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Adapted toilets, lifts and wheelchairs are available throughout the terminal. Notify your airline about your particular needs before your arrival.

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You can find different options nearby, among them: Royal Thalassa Monastir (Tel +216 7352 0520), Hôtel Sahara Beach (Tel +216 7346 1088), Dessole Bella Vista Resort (Tel +216 7352 0555), Hotel Helya Beach & Spa (Tel +216 7352 1728), Skanes Family Resort (Tel +216 7352 0350), ONE Resort Monastir (Tel +216 7352 1833), Hotel Golden Beach (Tel +216 2052 0404), Royal Ruspina Hôtel (Tel +216 7352 1362), SENTIDO Rosa Beach (Tel +216 7352 0088), Hôtel Amir Palace (Tel +216 7352 0900).

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Latest updates: May, 16, 2017