TRANSPORTATION TO EILAT

Eilat is a one-hour flight and about 5 hours bus and train ride from Tel Aviv, Ben Gurion International Airport.
1. Flight
 

There are domestic flights from Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International airport to Eilat operated by Israir and Arkia. It is recommended that you book the flight via your travel agent as a separate leg on your excursion air-ticket, or directly through the airline website.

As of October 29th the flight transportation reservations through Dan Knassim are closed.
You may contact the airlines directly through the airline website or by phone
Israir can be reached at the following numbers:
Israel +972-3-7955778
USA +1-516-4031455
UK +44-20-31150062
Berlin +49-30-20962282
Munich +49-89-598107
Arkia can be reached at the following numbers:
Israel +972-3-6903712
Munich +49 892870080
Copenhagen +45 33330344
Tbilisi +995 32251110
Amman +962 65560983
Cyprus +357 25574180
Istanbul +90 2122197997
or by e-mail travel@arkia.co.il

At Ben Gurion Airport:
The domestic flights terminal is located at the Terminal 1 building. The way to the terminal is signposted, starting at the airport’s entrance gates.
The Israel Airports Authority runs a free inter-terminal bus service at a frequency of 15 minutes, 24 hours a day, all week. The buses are spacious and can accommodate the passengers and their luggage conveniently.  The bus stop in Terminal 3 (International Flights) is located on Level B of the multi-level road, between entrance gates 21 and 23.
The bus runs from Terminal 3 to the long-term parking lot and back and also drop's off passengers at Terminal 1.

  For more information regarding transportation at the airport, click here.
   
2. Bus
 

Organized buses will be provided on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 7-9.11.08, at 13:00, 17:00 and 18:00, from Terminal 3 at the Ben Gurion airport to the hotels in Eilat for the sum of US$38 one way, based on a minimum of 20 participants per bus.

 
B Based on demand, we may increase the frequency of the buses.
  On return from Eilat, a bus service will be provided from the hotels to Ben Gurion Airport, with continuation to few central locations in Tel Aviv (the central train station, the Dan Panorama and the Hilton hotels) at the following timetable:
Friday: 14:00 and 16:00.
Saturday: 08:00 and 12:00.
In addition, a bus from the hotels in Eilat to few centrally located locations in Jerusalem (the central bus station, King David st.)  will be provided on Friday, 14:00.
   
3. Public Transportation
 

At the airport there are signs directing to the train station, which is located on Level S of Terminal 3. From there the southbound train runs to the city of Beer Sheba. In Beer Sheba, the train station is located next to the central bus station. There are 4 bus lines (numbers: 392, 393, 394, and 397) from there to Eilat.

For detailed information regarding bus lines and fares, click here

For more information regarding train routes, fares and time table, click here 

Please note that:

 
B on Fridays the public bus and train lines end their services before sunset at approximately 16:00.
B Public transportation is not available at all on Saturdays.
B Due to the complexity and length of train and bus drive travel time we do not recommend this means of transportation.
 

Transportation in Eilat

There is no public bus transportation from Eilat Airport and the Central Bus Station to the north beach area, where the conference venue and accommodating hotels are located.
Taxi services are available on site at a low cost of NIS 10 ($2.5)

 

   

 

 

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