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 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.
The airport is situated about four miles (6km) from Tunis.
Getting to the city
The airport is well served by public buses and taxis. The bus trip to the city centre takes about 30 minutes.
Local time is GMT +1
Tel: +216 1 755 000.
Car rental companies represented at the airport include Budget, Hertz, Avis, and Sixt.
Taxis are available at the airport and cost roughly between TND 5 and TND 15 to the city. Taxis should be metered and visitors should insist the meter is turned on. There are extra charges for luggage and travelling after 9pm.
Transfer between terminals
A shuttle bus links the terminals every 10 minutes.
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.
Short and long-term parking is available at the airport.
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.
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.