Tunis airport (TUN)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

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.

Official Website: aeroportdetunis.com
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Annual passenger traffic: 5.5 million passengers went through it in 2022.
Tel: +216 7184 8000. There are information and tourist desks in several locations inside the enclosure.


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

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Accommodation near Tunis airport (TUN)

No accommodations are available inside the airport. However, you can find many hotels in the vicinity.

Concorde Hotel Paris (2.3 km/1.4 miles)
Concorde Hotel les Berges du Lac (2.4 km/1.5 miles)
Hí´tel Acropole (2.4 km/1.5 miles)
Hí´tel Lac Léman (2.4 km/1.5 miles)
Mövenpick Hotel du Lac Tunis (2.9 km/1.8 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Lines 35 and 635 from TRANSTU (Tel +216 7190 4894) depart every 30 minutes from 6:00 am, while a service from TUT (Tel +216 7133 1003), more luxurious and expensive, does so every 15 min. Buses 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 Arrivals Hall. Fares are higher after 9:00 pm. Journey time to the city centre is approximately 20 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Car rental counters are located in the Arrivals Hall.

Avis (Tel +216 7175 0299 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +216 7185 2647 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +216 3604 0040 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Rania (Tel +216 2142 1078 / 2542 1078)
Sixt (Tel +216 7072 9292 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
YasmineCar (Tel +216 7184 8000 / 7175 4000/5000)


Parking services at Tunis airport (TUN)

There are two parking areas for short and long stays outside the terminal. Fees

Facilities for passengers with special needs

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.

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Latest updates: March 25, 2023