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Monastir Airport

General information

Monastir Airport is one of the busiest airports in Tunisia, named after Habib Bourguiba. He was born in Monastir in 1957 and was the first president of the Republic of Tunisia. The location of the airport is excellent, close to holiday destinations Monastir, Sousse and Port El Kantaoui. Just like Enfidha-Hammamet Airport, TAV Airports Holding is the airport’s operator.


Where is Monastir Airport situated?

The airport is located west of Monastir, between a lake (Lac de Monastir Sahline) and the Mediterranean Sea. There are several luxury resorts located at a short distance from the airport. Sfax, the second city in the country, is 133 kilometres away from Monastir Airport.

How many terminals does Monastir Airport have?

The airport has one large terminal.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Monastir Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Tunisia.

Airport Distance
Enfidha-Hammamet Airport 46km
Tunis-Carthage Airport 130km



The distance from Monastir Airport to the centre of Monastir is 9 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Monastir.

From MIR Airport to Monastir City centre by Car
9 km
15 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Monastir Airport by public transport. Visit the Monastir Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Monastir Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Monastir is about TND 30.-. Book your taxi at Monastir Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From MIR Airport to Monastir City centre by Taxi
9 km
15 min
TND 30.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Monastir Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Europcar, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Monastir Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Monastir Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Monastir Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Monastir Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Monastir Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Monastir Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Tunisair
  • Transavia France
  • Eurowings
  • Smartwings


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Monastir Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Amir Palace, Monastir

Amir Palace is located in the Skanes region of Monastir only a few minutes from Monastir Airport. It features outdoor and indoor pools, a spa centre and its own private beach, only 50 metres away.


Iberostar Selection Kuriat Palace, Monastir

Facing the beachfront in Monastir, Iberostar Selection Kuriat Palace features a private beach area. Among the various facilities of this property are an outdoor swimming pool and a spa and wellness centre.


Hotel Les Palmiers, Monastir

Hotel les Palmiers is situated directly on Skanes beach, a 5-minute drive from Monastir city centre. It offers rooms with views of the sea or the outdoor swimming pools and garden.

Hotels in Monastir

Looking for the best hotels in Monastir? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Mezri, Monastir

Close to the Marina of Monsatir, the Hotel Mezri is located in the wonderful site of the old harbour, facing the sea, at only 10km from Monastir airport and 1500m from the city centre.


Regency Hotel & Spa, Monastir

Regency Hotel and Spa is located in Monastir, a 5-minute walk from the city centre. It overlooks the beach and features both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a balneotherapy centre and a sun terrace.


Dar Benti, Monastir

Set in Monastir, near Qaraiya Beach, La Falaise and Sīdī al Ghudāmisī, Dar Benti features free WiFi, and guests can enjoy a bar and a shared lounge.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Monastir Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


From Tunis: Sousse and Monastir Sightseeing Tour

Discover the rich history and see the beautiful landscape of the Tunisian Sahel region. Explore the cities of Sousse and Mounastir and learn about their harmonious coexistence from ancient to modern times.


From Tunis: Full-Day El Jem and Monastir Tour

Visit El Jem (Thysdrus) Roman amphitheater, the third-largest and best-preserved in the Roman world. See the old Ribat of Monastir. Conclude your full-day tour with a visit to the famous Bourguiba Mausoleum.

Tour & transport

Private Tunis Airport transfers to/from Monastir

Book a hassle-free private transfer between Tunis Carthage International Airport and your hotel or accommodation in Monastir.


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