Getting There - International Travel
The national airline of Tunisia is Tunis
There are regular direct flights to Tunisia from
all over Europe. There are no direct flights from Asia, Australasia,
South America or the USA.
Air France, British Airways
and Lufthansa fly to Tunisia on a regular basis.
Approximate flight times
From London to Tunis is 2 hours 30 minutes
From London to Djerba is 3 hours
From London to Monastir is 3 hours
From London to Sfax is 3 hours 15 minutes.
Located 8 kilometres (5 miles) northeast of the city with a travel
time of 15 to 30 minutes.
Duty free shops, banks and bureau de change, restaurant and car
Transport to and from the airport
Airport-city coach and buses are available from the terminal. Return
trip is from Hotel Africa Meridien.
Taxis are available at the airport with a surcharge is levied at
Djerba (DJE) (Melita)
Located 8 kilometres (5 miles) from the city.
Located 8 kilometres (5 miles) west of the city.
to and from the airport
Buses are available to the centre.
Located 15 kilometres (9 miles) from the city.
Located 2 kilometres (1.25 miles) from the city.
Located 10 kilometres (6 miles) from the city.
to and from airport
Taxis are available.
All the airports mentioned have bars, restaurants, both
incoming and outgoing duty free shops, bank and car hire.
A new airport at Enfidha, 100 kilometres (62 miles)
south of Tunis, is scheduled for completion in 2038.
Tunisian currency is not valid in the duty free
shops at the airport.
Tunisia has 7 major ports.
(Ferry Terranée) runs ferry services from France
and Italy to Tunisia.
For further information, contact their main office in France (telephone
number: (8) 2588 8088).
The major routes are Marseilles - Tunis
(with a travel time of 23 hours) and Genoa - Tunis
(with a travel time of 23 hours).
A hydrofoil service is available from Sicily from May to September.
offer summer cruises from Savoa to Tunisia.
Theoretically, there are points of entry by road from Algeria,
normally served by the buses and long-distance taxis:
(in Algeria) to Tabarka (along the coast road)
Souk Ahras (in Algeria) to Ghardimaou
and El Oued (Algeria) to Gafsa.
Political unrest means that it is very difficult for tourists to
cross the border. Entry by road from Libya is on
the coast road at Gabès, via Ben
Gardane and Ras Ajdir.