How to Get from Netanya to the Airport and Other Destinations
This city with its golden beaches stretching for dozens of kilometers along the Mediterranean Sea is the most picturesque resort in Israel. You can get to or from this city by bus, train, taxi, or transfer.
Taxi from Netanya
Taxis in Netanya are available 24/7. At daytime, there is a constant tariff valid within the city limits – on average, 5.6 dollars for a trip, and at nighttime, it is around 7 dollars. Also, you can ask a driver to turn on a taximeter. A long-distance journey within the city will cost you about 14 dollars.
There are several large taxi companies operating in Netanya, and each of them has its own area and ranks. It should be noted that there are some companies whose drivers speak only Hebrew.
One can book a taxi by phone or take it at a special rank. According to the fact that the taxi tariff in the city is fixed, the price will be the same in both cases.
If you are planning to go from Netanya to Jerusalem which is more than 90 km away, it would be more comfortable and faster to use a taxi. The fare will be around 85 dollars, and you will reach your destination in just an hour. Besides, you will have time to enjoy magnificent landscapes on the way. In comparison, travel by bus will take you two hours.
Transfer from Netanya
Want to get from Netanya to any location in Israel fast and with maximum comfort or arrive at the airport on time? Book a Kiwitaxi transfer. One of the main conveniences of this mode of transport is that you can order a vehicle in advance by making a booking on the website and specifying the exact pick-up time.
You can choose a car class online: from a sedan for three passengers to a minibus in case you are traveling in a large group. A car will be definitely equipped with a child seat if you ask for it in your order.
Another advantage of transfers is that the price remains fixed after booking. You can make a full payment of your order online.
The most popular transfer routes from Netanya are Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Ben Gurion Airport, and Haifa. The 32 km distance to the capital of the country can be covered by car in 30 minutes, and this travel will cost you from 69 dollars. The distance between Netanya and Ben Gurion Airport is 49 km, the trip to the air hub will cost from 99 dollars.
Public transport from Netanya
In Israel, distances between cities are small, so it is comfortable enough to travel around the country by buses, commuter trains, or share taxis. The latter serve the especially busy bus lines. They operate from 06:30 a.m. until midnight, and Fridays and Saturdays are days off. It is curious that travel by share taxi is cheaper than that by bus.
Thus, there is the bus № 930 running from Netanya to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport. You pay 7 dollars for a ticket and reach the destination in an hour. Children under 5 travel for free, and there is a 10%-discount for 5 to 10 year-old children. Elderly people and students are also offered special discounts. Buses to Ben Gurion Airport run every 20 minutes. Note that from 15:00 on Friday until 20:00 on Saturday, buses, like any other means of public transport in Israel, stop operating: there is Shabbat – a time of rest and ceasing from work. Also, there are buses № 947 and № 950 running from Netanya to the air hub. They go to Airport City stop where you’ll need to change to the shuttle № 5 which will take you to the destination.
One can also get to Tel Aviv and Ben Gurion Airport by train. Netanya train station is located outside the city limits, and you can reach it by bus № 5. Commuter trains to Tel Aviv central railway station depart every 20 minutes. The way to the capital of the country will take you about half an hour. At HaHagana and University stations, you can change to another train running to Ben Gurion. Travel to Tel Aviv city will cost you around 4.5 dollars, and to Tel Aviv Airport – 8 dollars. Like in case of buses, there are discounts for some categories of passengers.
Netanya: useful information
Netanya is one of the most beautiful resorts not only in Israel but in the whole Mediterranean area. The city is located 30 km north of Tel Aviv and 50 km south of Haifa. More than 190 thousand people live here. Nine beaches equipped with volleyball and basketball courts, as well as areas for windsurfing, fishing, and hang gliding, stretch for more than 14 km.
When resting in Netanya, you can visit all the sights of Israel, go to the Dead Sea and holy sites in Jerusalem.
Besides tourism, local people are engaged in the citrus fruit cultivation and diamond mining.
There are lots of museums and memorable places at the resort.