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Ferry to Tunisia

How to get to Tunisia by ferry

Palermo-Tunis

Tunisia ā‡” Sicily
11 Hours
Tunisia ā‡” Sicily
From: 33,00

Marseille-Tunis

France ā‡” Tunisia
22 hours
France ā‡” Tunisia
From: 130,00

Civitavecchia-Tunis

Italy ā‡” Tunisia
18h 30 mins.
Italy ā‡” Tunisia
From: 46,00

Genoa-Tunis

Italy ā‡” Tunisia
21 hours
Italy ā‡” Tunisia
From: 70,00

All ferry options for travelers to Tunisia

Ferries to Tunisia depart from both France and Italy. The ferries usually run weekly and go all year round. All ferries to Tunisia sail to the port of Tunis.

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 ā‚¬ 500 to ā‚¬ 900.Ā 

You can use aĀ booking engineĀ 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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Map with all ferry routes to Tunisia

From France, the boats depart from Marseille, and in Italy, you can choose from several departure ports. The shortest crossing to Tunisia is from Palermo in Sicily.

Where there used to be a boat to Zarzis, nowĀ all ferries moor in Tunis's capital.

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Travel tip: Book in time for the months of June, July and August.

Because the ferries to Tunisia go weekly, they can fill up quickly in the busy summer months. So book in good time, especially for the months of June, July and August.

Italy ā‡” Tunisia

Civitavecchia-Tunis

Italy ā‡” Tunisia
18h 30 mins.
Up to 5 times per week
From: 46,00

Genoa-Tunis

Italy ā‡” Tunisia
21 hours
Up to 3 times per week
From: 70,00

Salerno-Tunis

Italy ā‡” Tunisia
22 hours
Up to 2 times per week
From: 44,00

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.

1 marseille tunis ctn corsica linea
From: 130,00
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Tunis arrival

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 ā‚¬44 and ā‚¬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 ā‚¬900.Ā 

With only 310 km, the ferry from Palermo (Sicily) to Tunis is the shortest crossing.

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.

Unfortunately, there are no ferry services between Spain and Tunisia. If you want to travel between Spain and Tunisia by ferry, it is best to travel to Algeria first.

Although Corsica is quite close to Tunisia, there is no ferry service. If you want to travel from Corsica to Tunisia, it is best first to take a boat from Corsica to SicilyĀ and then take the ferry from Palermo to Tunis.

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