Transports in Tunis


If you are planning to settle in Tunis, find out, in this article, all that you need to know about the capital city's transport system.

Whether you are planning to move to Tunis or you have just settled there, moving around could not have been easier. Indeed, the capital city has a modern and efficient transport network which will allow you to travel anywhere safely if you do not wish to drive. You can thus rely on buses, light railway, taxis, and even other private means of transport.


Tunis's wide bus network will allow you travel anywhere across the city and its outskirts. Yellow in color, these buses are operated by the Société des Transports de Tunis (TRANSTU). The following are the major stations:

  • Habib Thameur Park
  • Ali Belhouane
  • place Barcelone
  • Tunis-Marine

Light railway

Between the subway and tramway, the light railway is the main means of transport in Tunis. The light railway can take you from Tunis to Ariana, Ben Arous, Cité Ettadhamen, Cité Ibn Khaldoun and Den Den, the University Campus, El Mourouj, etc.


If you have to travel to Northern suburbs, you can catch the train at the TGM Station at Tunis-Marine (Tunis – Sidi Bousaîd – La Marsa line). To travel to Southern suburbs, go to the Barcelona Square Railway Station (Tunis – Hammam – Lif – Borj – Cédria line).

Private transports

If you wish to travel within Tunis by car, two private transport companies provide their services till the city's outskirts.


Tunis taxis are yellow in color. Note that taxi fares are regulated by local authorities. Moreover, Tunis taxis are not allowed to leave the capital city.

 Useful links: – Transports in Tunis Forum 
Société des Transports de Tunis – TRANSTU
Tunis Official Portal

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