Passenger guide - Tunis airport (TUN) 


Tunis-Carthage International Airport, opened in 1938, is the largest in the country. It operates with domestic and international flights to different destinations in Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

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Number of Terminals - 1 -
Annual passenger traffic: More than 5.1 million passengers went through it in 2014.
Tel: +216 7175 4000. There is an information desk in each terminal and a tourist office on the first floor of the Departures area.


Tunis airport is located 7 km (4 miles) to the northeast ot the city center.

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Bus - Line 35 from SNT (Tel +216 7190 5026) departs every 30 minutes, while a service from TUT (Tel +216 7133 1003), more luxury and expensive, does so every 15 min. Both link the airport with the Tunis-Marine train station, in Ville Nouvelle, and the trip takes 30 min.

Taxi - There are metered yellow cabs outside the terminals. Fares are higher after 9:00 pm. Journey time to the city centre is approximately 20 minutes.


Car rental counters are located in the Arrivals Hall. Avis (Tel +216 7175 0299), Budget (Tel +216 2234 2670), Europcar (Tel +216 7185 2647), Hertz (Tel +216 2220 2201), Rania Rent A Car (Tel +216 2142 1078 / 2542 1078), Sixt (Tel +216 7072 9292), YasmineCar (Tel +216 7184 8000 / 7175 4000/5000).


The airport has banks, currency exchange bureaus, ATMs, post office, VIP lounges, mobile phone services and public telephones. Some accommodations in the surroundings, such as the Regency Hotel or the Golden Tulip Carthage, provide meeting and conference rooms.

Food and Drinks- Bars, coffee shops and restaurants, serving local and international food, at the back and front of customs.
Shopping- In the Arrivals and Departures areas there are duty-free stores, in addition to shops selling luxury goods and regional products.
Baggage- The information desks operate the lost and found service.
Other Services- Hairdressers.


There are parking areas for short and long stays outside both terminals.


Facilities include ramps, elevators, adapted toilets and reserved parking spaces. Wheelchairs can be provided at the airline counters. To request special assistance, contact your airline in advance.


No accommodations are available inside the airport. However, you can find many hotels in the vicinity. Concorde Hotel Paris (Tel +216 7110 7500), Concorde Hotel Les Berges du Lac (Tel +216 7196 1951), Dar el Yasmine (Tel +216 2532 8268), Ibis Tunis (Tel +216 7183 0300), Regency Tunis Hôtel (Tel +216 7191 0900), Golden Tulip Carthage Tunis (Tel +216 7191 3000), Hôtel Lac Léman (Tel +216 7196 1666), Hôtel Acropole (Tel +216 7196 1947), Hôtel l'Excellence (Tel +216 5281 2912), Le Corail Suites Hotel (Tel +216 7126 8000).

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Latest updates: May, 17, 2017
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