Transfer to/from - Tel Aviv - Ben Gurion airport (TLV)

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Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Tel Aviv - Ben Gurion airport (TLV)

Transportation

 
Tel Aviv - Ben Gurion airport (TLV)

Bus - Line 5 from Egged (Tel +972 3694 8888) and route 13 from Kavim (Tel +972 3773 2060 / 1700 700 181) depart from level 2, in Terminal 3, and run to Airport City and El Al Junction. Services leave from there to other cities and destinations in the area: line 244 - Ramat Gan Ayalon Mall, Ramla; 249 - Petah Tikva, Rehovot; 423 - Petha Tikva, Jerusalem; 930 - Netanya, Jerusalem; 943 - Hadera, Jerusalem; 947 - Haifa, Jerusalem, Netanya, Ra'anana Junction; 950 - Jerusalem, Netanya. Kavim also operates services to Shoham and Modi'in, while Metropoline (Tel +972 1222 5900) travels to Be'er Sheva.
On the other hand, line 485 from Afikim (Tel +972 3525 2555) operates around the clock to Jerusalem (Fridays until 2:00 pm, Saturdays from 7:00 pm).
Bon Tour (Tel +972 3975 4200) and Seshir (Tel +972 3975 4033) provide transportation services to and from the airport by previous booking.

Train - A high-speed rail links Tel Aviv's international airport and Jerusalem in around 20 minutes. By road, the trip takes at least 40 minutes.

In addition, Israel Railways (Tel +972 3577 4000) link the airport with Savidor Central Station 24 hours a day, with a journey time of 20 minutes. Intermediate stops include Nahariyya, Acre, Kiryat Hayyim, Haifa, Binyamina, HaShalom, HaHagana and Modi'in. They leave from the lower level of Terminal 3.

 

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Taxi - Ranks are located outside gates 3 and 21. Dispatcher posts are situated near Gate 3 of Terminal 1 and on level G of Terminal 3. Nesher Taxis (Tel +972 2625 7227) go to Jerusalem and the surrounding area, while Amal Taxis (Tel +972 4866 2324) travel to Haifa and neighboring regions. Travel time to downtown Tel Aviv is 25 minutes.

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Latest updates: May 05, 2020

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Transportation Tips to/from the airport?

 
While there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take into account when moving from or to the airport, and especially if you go on some public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to go out with a little more anticipation than you would commonly suggest. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always keep in mind peak transit times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may take more or less the trip to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what happens in the place where you find yourself.
If you have a shared transfer service, please have a contact Tel in case of any delay on the part of the company. In these cases, a scheduled collection schedule is already in tenter.
If you are using public transport (bus, train), have the schedules (weekends and holidays usually have fewer frequencies), if you have to transfer and also how to board (if you need a card or boarding pass or paying at the moment to the driver or rider). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could bring complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport check well, where you must leave the vehicles. In some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- here is a little less stressful as you don't have the pressure to miss the flight. In the worst case you will arrive later to the place where you are going to stay or to the meeting point where you try to arrive. Once you get out of the plane, pick up your suitcase and finish with the required arrival procedures. Then you have to look for the public transport signs or consult the airport staff. It is very useful to inform the timetables of the buses in case you arrive late at night. Not all of them work 24 hours a day. The same goes for taxis. If you have hired a private car service, keep ready the mobile app to contact the driver. Some transport services hired, have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign.
If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for more peace of mind it is recommended to reserve it earlier. Rental counters are usually available at arrivals hall.