Tunisia

Tunisian dinar (DT)

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The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises against travel to some parts of Tunisia.

Transportation

Bus Station in Tabarka

Louages to Tunis

Blue-striped louages leave from here to Tunis (10.5DT, three hours). There are more services in the morning; departures are less frequent after lunch. Infrequent departures to Bizerte also leave from here, but...

Parking in Lake Ichkeul

Parking

Park here after entering Ichkeul National Park. There are several information boards about the park, the remains of the old baths that covered the hot springs (under restoration in mid-2018), and a concrete...

Airport in Tozeur

Tozeur-Nefta Airport

If you're passing through Tozeur airport, look for the two dusty Iraqi Airways 747s that have been sitting on the tarmac since 1991 when Saddam Hussein flew them here on the eve of the Gulf War. They've been...

Travel Agency in Tunis

D'Alessandro Travel Agency

Authorised ticket agent for Grandi Navi Veloci ferry services to/from Civitavecchia, Genoa and Palermo in Italy. Tickets can also be purchased from the GNV desk in the port building, which opens four hours before...

Bus Station in Gabès

Bus Station

Departures include Tozeur (four hours, twice daily), Djerba (four hours, eight daily), Sfax (3½ hours, six daily), Sousse (four hours, four daily) and Tunis (six hours, six daily). For local destinations, it's...

Bus Station in Tataouine

Bus & Louage Station

Transport station in the centre of Tataouine serving destinations by louage (shared taxi) as far as Medenine (3DT, one hour) and Gabès (9DT, two hours). There are four daily buses to Medenine (3DT, one hour) and...

Bus Station in Gabès

Louage Station

Louages (shared taxis) fill and depart regularly to Douz (9.5DT, two hours), Medenine (2.5DT, 45 minutes), Tataouine (9DT, two hours), Sfax (8.5DT, two hours), Houmt Souk on Djerba (9DT, two hours) and other...

Bus Station in Medenine

Bus Station

All services leave from the bus station 2km north of town on the Gabès road. Relatively few departures originate here; for long-distance travel, you have better choices from the busy Gabès bus station, 45 minutes...

Bus Station in Tozeur

Louage Station

Regular departure to Nefta (1.5DT, 20 minutes), Gafsa (2.5DT, two hours) and Kebili (2DT, 1½ hours), as well as occasional departures to Gabès. The louage station is next door to Tozeur's main bus station.

Train Station in Tozeur

Tozeur Station

Tozeur is the terminus for the train line from Tunis. There are two trains a day to Gafsa (6DT, two hours), with one service continuing to Sfax (14DT, 4½ hours) and Tunis (21DT, nine hours).

Bus Station in Gabès

Louages to Matmata

Louages to Matmata (1.9DT, 30 minutes). Note that these go to Nouvelle Matmata (Matmata Jdid), where you'll have to change to get a louage to old Matmata (Matmata Qadimal, 1DT, 15 minutes).

Bus Station in Gafsa

Louage Station

The main louage station is just south of the city centre. There are plenty of regional departures, with the most useful being to Tozeur (2.5DT, 1½ hours) and Gabès (4.5DT, two hours).

Bus Station in Kebili

Bus & Louage Station

Long-distance transport leaves from a station on the outskirts of Kebili. Louages (shared taxis) to Tozeur (6.6DT, 1½ hours) and Gabès (9DT, two hours) also depart from here.

Bus Station in Gafsa

Bus Station

SNTRI runs at least five buses a day to Tunis and Sfax. The local company, Sotregafsa, has buses throughout the day to nearby towns, including Tozeur and Gabès.

Bus Station in Tabarka

Louages to Ain Draham

Red-striped louages depart throughout the day to Ain Draham (1.8DT, 40 minutes). Southerly destinations are also served from here including Jendouba and Le Kef.

Bus Station in Ain Draham

Bus & Louage Station

The bus station has regular bus services to Tunis. Blue-stripe louage services run to Tabarka (1.5DT, 35 minutes) and Jendouba (2.5DT, 45 minutes).

Ferry in Tunis

Grimaldi Lines

Ferries to/from Civitavecchia, Palermo and Salerno in Italy. It opens before scheduled departures and for one hour after departures.

Taxi in Douz

Taxis

Taxi drivers ask around 4DT from the centre of Douz to the Zone Touristique, though ideally it should be around 2DT.