Ferry to Tunisia
How to get to Tunisia by ferry
All ferry options for travelers to Tunisia
You can sail with CTN, GNV, Corsica Linea or Grimaldi Lines.
Prices can vary quite a bit on the routes to Tunisia. You can get out relatively cheaply without a car or cabin if you travel economically. Depending on the crossing, a car on board with a cabin quickly costs € 500 to € 900.
You can use a booking engine to find the cheapest crossing. Check our ferry map below to see where the ferries to Tunisia depart. Also, read more here about the rising demand for ferries in Northern Africa.
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Ferry from France to Tunisia
The ferry that departs from France to Tunisia sails from the port city of Marseille. It runs once a week and sails over a distance of approximately 833 kilometers. On average, this ferry takes 22 hours.
Although the ferry port is located in the Tunis conurbation, the arrival area is called La Goulette. To get to Tunis, you must cover about 10 km on a road that runs through Lac de Tunis. If you zoom in on the ferry map at the top of this page, you will see that clearly.
Ferry from Italy to Tunisia
Those who want to go to Tunisia have the most choice when departing from Italy. The ferry from Genoa departs the most northerly. You can also choose a ferry from the Italian mainland from Civitavecchia (near Rome) or Salerno (near Naples). However, the latter takes quite a while because it makes a stopover in Palermo in Sicily.
Frequently Asked Questions
The starting prices for a ferry crossing to Tunisia are pretty low (between €44 and €70 for a one-way trip for one adult). However, if you book a return trip with two persons, a car and a cabin, prices can reach amounts like €900.
The ferry to Tunisia departs from entirely different places, making it difficult to say which is your shortest crossing. In any case, the ferry that takes the least time goes from Palermo. However, that is on the island of Sicily, which is located in the very south of Italy. In addition, this boat is not a fast vessel. Over a distance of only 310 km, this boat sails for 11 hours.
If you're traveling from more northern parts of Europe, it doesn't really matter whether you depart from Genoa or Marseille. (In terms of travel duration) The Marseille ferry sails in 22 hours to Tunis, and The Genoa ferry takes 21 hours.