Transport in Tunisia


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.


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.


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


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.


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


Trams operate in Tunis and Sousse.

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