TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION
Flights are available with El Al Israel Airlines as well as other international carriers from many major airports around the world. It is recommended to book your international air travel to/from Ben Gurion International Airport with your local travel agent and/or on the internet.
Taxis to Jerusalem are available outside of the Arrivals Hall (Level G) of Ben Gurion Airport. The trip to Jerusalem will cost approximately 270-350 NIS (US$ 70-90) and the average trip is about 30 – 45 minutes.
Please contact the hospitality desk in order to arrange a transfer from your hotel to Ben-Gurion airport. The cost for a private pre-booked transfer is approximately 480 NIS (US$ 125).
A shared shuttle service is available to Jerusalem through a service called NESHER. The cost for the shuttle is approximately 64 Shekels (US$ 17) per person. There may be a short waiting time as the shuttle will only depart the airport once it is full. Passengers should advise the driver of the name of the hotel that they need to be dropped off at.
The NESHER shuttle to BGN Airport may be booked at your hotel reception desk.
A train runs between Ben Gurion International Airport and Itzhak Navon station in Jerusalem, Sunday-Thursday and Saturday night.
A bus runs from Ben Gurion Airport to Jerusalem every hour, 24 hours a day, 6 days a week, departing at the start of each hour (excluding Shabbat, i.e Friday afternoon to Saturday night).
The fare is NIS16 and may only be paid in cash.
At the airport, the bus can be found on Level G near the train station.
Name of bus: Afikim 485