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Jerusalem Airport: Transfers and Taxi
Transfers from Jerusalem Airport
There is no airport in Jerusalem. The nearest one is in Tel Aviv, at a distance of 50 kilometers. Transfers from Tel Aviv can take you to ancient Jerusalem, to the port of Haifa, to the Mediterranean resort of Netanya, to the Ein Bokek resort on the Dead Sea, and to the Eilat resort on the Red Sea.
By transfer, you will leave without any delay:
even during Shabbat. But trains and buses do not run from Friday noon to Saturday evening.
directly. You can’t get directly to Jerusalem by train or bus.
as soon as you are ready. in the case of a taxi, you must first place an order through the dispatcher, and the minibus taxi departs only when it is full.
It is convenient to travel with children by transfer. At the stage of booking, you can order the right amount of child seats and even an infant seat.
Taxi from Jerusalem Airport
Taxi in Israel is expensive. Since January 2020, the government has lowered tariffs, but prices are still quite high. You can take only one bag with you for free in an Israeli taxi. For each extra suitcase, you will have to pay about a dollar.
In addition, the basic cost of a taxi increases significantly during the Sabbath. So, for example, an official taxi from the airport to Jerusalem will cost $79. During Shabbat, the cost increases to $94. You can order a taxi through the dispatcher. In Terminal 3, you will find it at level G, at exit 3, and in Terminal 1 — at exit 3.
As for online apps, Gett, Yango, and Uber operate here with mixed success.
If you arrive with a big company or you have non-standard luggage with you, for example, a baby carriage or a wheelchair, you will have a hard time finding a suitable car. There are no such problems with a transfer. You can order a minibus for 6–19 people. Luggage space is provided for each passenger.
Public Transport from Jerusalem Airport
The transfer is not the only way to leave Jerusalem Airport. Long-distance transport in Israel is quite well developed. You can leave the airport by:
train. You can get to Tel Aviv and Haifa directly, to Jerusalem and Ein Bokek - only with a change.
minibus taxi Nesher. It departs only when it is full. Besides, you won’t be able to fit in a minibus with bulky luggage.
bus. From the new bus station in Tel Aviv, you can travel to any city in Israel. But first, you need to get to it by train or bus.
And remember about the Shabbat. It lasts from 3 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Saturday. Public transport does not go at this time.
Booking an Airport Transfer from Jerusalem Airport
You can book a transfer on the English-language website. Before booking, decide:
how many passengers and luggage pieces you will take with you. It is important when choosing a transfer class
if you will have non-standard luggage with you, for example, a pram
if children are going with you
When booking a transfer, you can also book a bottle of water. In hot Israel, it will be quite handy after the flight.
You can also pay for a transfer on the site by credit card. After that, you will receive a booking confirmation per email.
The minimum period to book a car is 24 hours before the trip. But if you have less time left, leave a request anyway. We will do our best to find a free car.
Cost of Airport Transfer from Jerusalem Airport
Cost of the airport transfer compared to other ways to get to Jerusalem
The transfer costs significantly more than all other ways to get to Jerusalem. But you will save the most valuable thing - time. Ben Gurion Airport is notorious for its scrupulous security search, so you can lose 2-3 hours at border control. After this, you usually want to quickly get to your hotel and relax.
The driver will meet you at the appointed time in the arrivals area and help with your luggage. And no wandering around the airport looking for a taxi stand.
Useful Information about Jerusalem Airport
Weather in Jerusalem
Transfer from the airport to Jerusalem will take you to your destination in 1 hour for 115 dollars.
The following airlines fly to Jerusalem Airport:
All tourist-friendly places of the airport, including the railway station, are located in Terminal 3:
Out of four Jerusalem Airport terminals, only Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 are in operation. Free shuttles run between them. The interval between shuttles is 10–20 minutes.
There is almost nowhere to eat in Terminal 1. There are very few cafes and restaurants there.
The business lounge at Jerusalem Airport is called DAN. Just like the hotel chain that owns the room. Many tourists mention a very poor buffet there: no hot dishes, small portions, bad beer. It is advised to use the lounge only for free,e.g. on special.