Ferry to Tunis

Passengers travelling by ferry to Tunis arrive at the capital and the largest city of Tunisia, whose metropolitan area holds 2,7 million inhabitants!

The city is situated on a large Mediterranean Sea gulf, behind the Lake of Tunis and the port of La Goulette and extends along the coastal plain and the hills that surround it. The city’s core hosts the antic medina, a world heritage site. Passengers can start their exploration from the Port de France and head to the ez-Zaytouna Mosque, the great mosque of Tunis and the center of the medina, passing by lots of shops and ancient buildings.

Ferry to Tunis might sail from Italy (Palermo, Naples, Civitavecchia, Livorno and Genoa) or from France (Sete). Once in Tunis, visitors should take a walking tour of the ancient buildings, mosques, and gates of the medina. The souks are a network of covered streets lined with shops and traders where tourists can take in the oriental atmosphere of the place. All types of commodities including slaves used to be traded there. Before leaving with ferries from Tunis, make sure you have seen the largest mosque in Tunisia – the Zitouna Mosque or visit the small folk museum Dar Ben Abdallah within the 18th century palace in the medina.

Ferry routes Tunis connect Tunisia with a lot of international destinations. Passengers coming to Tunis are not only interested in exploring its beaches but also in discovering the secrets of the past in places like Carthage, La Marsa, and Sidi Bou Said, the suburbs of Tunis. They can learn a lot about the city’s colonial era by visiting the Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul, built in 1882. Through Tunis ferry timetable they can plan and organize their journey to Tunisia and feel the exotic air over a traditional dish of couscous and minced cabbage. A walk through Tunis' largest park, Belvedere Park, which houses the Museum of Modern Art and the municipal zoo, and overlooks Lake Tunis will harmonically round up their evening afterwards.

Ferry Port Tunis

Forthcoming information advise on how to get to the ferry port Tunis from the Tunis International Airport and the Tunis city center by train, bus and taxi.

On our web page Ferry to Tunis you will get additional information on routes that connect to the ferry destination Tunis.

How to get to Tunis Port

How to get to the Tunis port from the Tunis International Airport and the Tunis City Center?

Tunis International Airport to Tunis Port

Upon arrival at the Tunis International Airport you can get to the Tunis Port easily by bus and taxi. See below your alternatives in further detail.


Use the bus line 35 which goes straight to Tunis Marine train station which is located outside the port. More information at Tunis Airport Buses.


Outside the arrivals terminal is the taxi stand. Grab one and reach Tunis in approx. 30 minutes.

Tunis City Center to Tunis Port

From the City Center of Tunis you can get to the Tunis port by taking advantage of the following public transportation means.


When you reach Tunis Marine take the train to Tunis port (Le Bac) and in approx. 20mins you will arrive to your destination. 


Grab a taxi from the street or call +216 22 20 40 22 to plan your trasportation or you can also check Tunis Taxis.

Schedules & Prices Tunis

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Discounts & Offers Tunis

Ferry Port Tunis - How to get there

Map of Ferry Port of Tunis in Tunisia

Ferry Port Tunis

  • Administrative Building-2060, La Goulette 3029, Tunisia
  • Tel.: +216 717 353 00
  • GPS: 36.816840, 10.298325
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