The Ben-Gurion Airport is located approx. 35-minutes’ drive (by car or taxi) from the city of Rehovot.for more information about Terminal 3 click HERE
Private taxis are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
As you exit the airport building from the main reception lobby, you should see signs for taxis directing you to the left.
The fare to Rehovot should be approx. 200 shekels (~50$).
Bus stops and free internal shuttle pick-up points are located in Terminal 3, second level of the multilevel road, across from Gates 21 and 23.
Egged (the main bus company in Israel) bus lines stop at EL AL Junction on Highway 40 (approximately 5 km from Terminal 3 and 2.5 km from Terminal 1), but do not go through Ben Gurion Airport.
Egged Line 249 will take you from El-Al Junction to Rehovot.
For up-to-date and detailed information about departure times and frequency of the lines, please contact the Egged's Customer Service Center: Tel: +972 (0)3-6948888 or go to Egged's website: www.egged.co.il
The cost for a one way ticket from El-Al Junction to Rehovot is approx. 13 NIS (~4$).
**Egged service do not operate during the Jewish Sabbath (Friday afternoon - Saturday evening).
The train station at Ben-Gurion airport is located on Level S of the Landside Building, adjacent to the Greeters' Hall.
There is no direct train from Ben-Gurion airport to Rehovot. To get to Rehovot you need to go from BG airport train station to Tel-Aviv HAGANA train station (approx. 17 minutes ride) & from there a train to Rehovot train station (approx. 30 minutes ride).
The cost for one way ticket from BG airport to Rehovot is approx. 18 NIS (~5$)
Train tickets can be purchased through automated ticket dispensers on Level G of the terminal.
For information on schedules and fares call Israel Railways Information Service: +972 (0)77-2324000 or go to Israel railways website: http://www.rail.co.il/EN/Pages/Homepage.aspx
**Israel railways service do not operate during the Jewish Sabbath (Friday afternoon - Saturday evening).
The New Israeli Shekel (NIS) is the official national currency. All the major credit cards are accepted in Israel in places displaying the emblem at the entrance.
The weather in Israel in September is generally warm, with an average temperature of 28°C (82.° F).
Most Europeans/Americans do not require an entry visa for Israel. Participants are requested to consult the Israeli Embassy or Consulate in their home country or with their travel agency for specific details relating to visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.
Restaurants in Rehovot & WIS campus:
Café Mada – Fish & pasta (Dairy – kosher)
Address: Situated on WIS Campus
Phone: +972-(0)8 -6723994
Open Sunday-Thursday 08:00-22:00, Friday 08:00-13:00, Saturday- closed
San Martin Cafeteria (kosher)
Address: Situated on WIS Campus at the guesthouse reception floor.
Phone: +972-(0)8 -9343381
Open Sunday-Thursday 08:00-15:00, Friday & Saturday- closed
Moo V Moo restaurant – meat & grill restaurant (not kosher)
Address: 177 Herzl Street.
Closed on Saturday & Sunday
César Bistro – (not kosher)
Address: 3 Pekeris Street
Phone: +972-(0)8 -9465444