Trains from Sidi Bou Said to Tunis are a great way to get from the iconic white and blue city on the sea to the capital of Tunisia.
Trains on this route are called TGM trains. They run from Sidi Bou Said to Tunis without requiring any changes.
Trains from Sidi Bou Said to Tunis leave from the Sidi Bou Said TGM train station at the base of the hill town. They arrive at Tunis Marine TGM station, which is located in the Ville Nouvelle at the east end of Avenue Habib Bourguiba.
Trains depart Sidi Bou Said for Tunis Marine TGM station every 15 minutes. The travel time is around 40 minutes.
Trains from Sidi Bou Said to Tunis are basic and old, but they are a great way to experience the local culture and transport. They also offer great views of Carthage and the sea en route.
Train tickets from Sidi Bou Said to Tunis cost around 2 dinars.
There are first and second class carriages on trains from Sidi Bou Said to Tunis, but there is not a lot of difference between them, and virtually no enforcement of where anyone sits.