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Carthage Airport (TUN)

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Carthage Airport (TUN)
AddressBP 137/147, 1080 Tunis Cedex, Tunisia
Telephone(071) 754 000
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT +1
LocationTunis Carthage International Airport is located 7km (4 miles) northeast of Tunis city centre.
Airport codeTUN
Country dialling code216
Transfer between terminalsA shuttle bus links the terminals, departing every 10 minutes.
Driving directionsIt takes 15 to 30 minutes to drive from the centre of the city to Tunis Carthage International Airport, depending on traffic. From the city, follow the A1 until it intersects with the P9, which leads directly to the airport.
Car rentalCar hire companies at Tunis Carthage International Airport include: Avis, Budget, Hertz and Sixt. These operators each have desks in Arrivals.
Public transport and taxisBus: local bus 35 runs to the city and Tunis Marine train station (journey time: 30 minutes; fare: TND 0.80).
Taxi: yellow metered taxis are available at the taxi rank outside the terminal. Other unregulated taxis should be avoided as they often overcharge. The journey time to Tunis is about 20 minutes. The average fare to the city centre is around TND 3, but this rises after 21:00.
Car parkingA car park with 2,500 spaces is located just outside the main terminal, and there is space for another 500 vehicles outside Terminal 2.
Information and help desksThere is a tourist information desk in Terminal 1's main hall and another in Terminal 2, which is only open for arriving flights.
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: ATMs, telephones and 24-hour currency exchange offices are available in both Arrivals and Departures. A post office can be found in Departures. Mobile phone hire is available too.
Eating and drinking: there are several snack bars at the airport, and a restaurant can be found in Departures.
Shopping: shops selling luxury goods and local produce, as well as duty-free, are available.
Other facilities: there is a travel agent in Arrivals and a small tourist office on the first floor of Departures. There is also a hairdresser's in Arrivals. First aid is available.
Conference and business facilitiesThere are no business or conference facilities at Tunis Carthage International Airport. A VIP lounge is available in Departures.
Disabled facilitiesLifts, ramps and adapted toilets are available for disabled passengers at Tunis Carthage International Airport. Wheelchairs are available from the airline counters. Travellers requiring assistance should contact their airline prior to departure.
Airport hotelsThere are no on-site hotels at Tunis Carthage International Airport, but accommodation choices are plentiful in Tunis and Carthage. The tourist information office can help with bookings. Our Tunis Carthage International Airport guide offers the following accommodation options:

Les Berges du Lac Hotel
On the shores of Lake Tunis, Les Berges du Lac Hotel offers 4-star accommodation just 5 minutes from Tunis Carthage International Airport. Hotel facilities include a spa, fitness room and meeting space. There is also a choice of two on-site restaurants.
Rue du Lac Turkana
1053 Tunis
Tel: (071) 961 951
Web: tunis.concorde-hotels.com
Full airport nameTunis Carthage International Airport
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