Trains from Tunis to Sidi Bou Said is a great way to get from the Tunisian capital to the beautiful blue and white hill city on the coast.
Taking the TGM train from Tunis to Sidi Bou Said is a good way to experience the local culture, as Tunisians take the train regularly.
Trains from Tunis to Sidi Bou Said leave from Tunis Marine TGM station in the Ville Nouvelle at the eastern end of Avenue Habib Bourguiba.
Trains leave Tunis Marine train station for Sidi Bou Said every 15 minutes.
The train time is around 40 minutes.
Trains that run on the rails from Tunis to Sidi Bou Said are old and a bit bare, but the trip is a good way to experience the local transport and offers great views of Carthage on the way.
Train tickets from Tunis to Sidi Bou Said cost around 2 dinars.
There are first and second class carriages, although there isn’t much difference and virtually no enforcement of who sits where.