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Tunis-Carthage Airport

Tunis-Carthage International Airport (TUN)

Overview

Tunis Carthage International Airport is a key airline hub for holidaymakers headed for Tunisia's sunny Mediterranean beaches. The airport is named after the ancient Phoenician city of Carthage, which is now just a suburb of Tunis.

This unpretentious and clean airport is just four and a half miles (7km) from central Tunis and handles over four million passengers annually. Tunis Carthage Airport has a number of great restaurants offering delicious local cuisine.

Location

The airport is situated four miles (7km) from Tunis.

Getting to the city

The airport is well served by public buses and yellow taxis. Taxis to the city centre should cost around 5 dinars.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +216 (0)1 755 000.

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Budget, Hertz, Avis and Sixt.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available at the airport and cost around 5 dinars to the city centre. There are extra charges for luggage and travelling after 9pm.

Facilities

Facilities at the airport include a post office, bank, bureau de change, ATM, restaurants, cafeterias, bars, VIP lounge, duty-free shop, first aid, gift shop, travel agent and tourist help desk.

Parking

Short- and long-term parking is available at the airport.

Departure Tax

TND 45.

Website

www.tunis-airport.com

Airlines

Airlines offering flights to Tunis Carthage International Airport include Turkish Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Tunisair, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, KLM, Delta, Emirates, British Airways, Egyptair, Air Europa, Alitalia and Air France.

Internet

Free wifi is available at the Lindo Café and wifi within the terminals can be accessed for a fee.

Business Lounges

The airport has four VIP lounges equipped with wifi, telephone and fax facilities.


Tunis-Carthage Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.