Tunisia by train

Trains - Tickets - Routes

A Travel Guide For Train Travel In Tunisia.

Here you will find information for Tunisia about trains, routes, tours, connections, where to buy train tickets, and more.


Useful Information

Population: 11.57 million

Currency: Tunisian Dinar

Language: Arabaic

Capital: Tunis

Country Code: +216

Time Zone: Central European Time

Train Companies

The trains in Tunisia are operated by the Tunisian Railway – The Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Tunisiens (SNCFT).

Train Tickets

You can book your train tickets at the train station or online on www.sncft.com.tn. Tickets can only booked 3 days in advance.

Rail Passes

There is one rail pass available for Tunisia called Carte Bleue. This needs to be bought at the train station. 


Tunisian Rapide services Tunis to Sousse, Sfax, and Gabés

  • Classes offered:
    • 2nd class (2 x 2 seats)
    • 1st class (2 x 2 seats)
    • Classe Confort (1 x 2 seats) / Express (2 x 2 seats)
  • Air-conditioning offered on some services

Tunis-Marsa Lightrail connects Tunis city center with La Goulette (the ferry terminal), Carthage, and Marsa

Lézard Rouge tourist train


Frequently Travelled Routes In Tunisia


From > To
Duration (h)
Changes Transport
Tunis to Marsa 0:40 Direct Train
Tunis to Gabès 6:35 1 Train & Bus
Tunis to Bizerte 2:09 Direct Train
Tunis to Ghardimaou 3:28 Direct Train


From > To
Duration (h) Changes Transport
Tunis to Marseille, France 23:00 Direct Ferry
Tunis to Genoa, Italy 25:00 Direct Ferry

Tunisia travel routes

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Main Train Stations

  • Tunis
  • Marsa
  • Gabès
  • Bizerte

Good to know

Best Time To Travel To Tunisia

Tunisia is a year-round destination to visit. Whether you want to go hiking in the Atlas mountains, lay in the sun on the Mediterranean, or take a camel safari in the Sahara, Tunisia has quite the landscapes to offer. Come to get to know more about the Berber culture, visit the Roman ruins, learn more about the olive harvest, enjoy a day at the hammam, or go scuba diving. The Sahara is best visited in the low season when it’s slightly cooler, and before leaving don’t miss the interesting Chott el Jerid lake!

  • High Season: July to August (beach resorts)
  • Low Season: December to March

Accommodation In Tunisia


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