Transport in Tunisia

Buses

Tunisia has a national bus company called SNTRI – buses travel daily to the majority of towns within the country and are cheap and easy way to get around.  Most are air-conditioned and easily recognised by their yellow and green paint.

Taxis

Shared taxis operate throughout the country and are known as ‘louages’.  These cars depart when full with prices on a par with bus and train fares.  Normal taxis are available within cities and should always be metered.

Car Hire

Car hire is available but can be an expensive way to see the country.

Driving

If  you are entering Tunisa by car you should be in posession of the vehicles log book, full driving licence and Insurance.

Trains

Trains operate several times a day between Tunis and the town of Gabes – stopping at Sousse, Sfax and Gafsa en route.  Tickets should be brought at the station before boarding the train.

Boats

Ferries operate between the mainland and the islands of Kerkennah and Djerba.

Other

Trams operate in Tunis and Sousse.

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