Transfers from Eilat airport «Ovda» (VDA)

are faster and more comfortable than shuttles, buses, trains and taxis to the city center, hotel, resort, airport, train station or to any other place you need to get to.

Why do tourists book private transfers from Eilat airport «Ovda» (VDA)?

Why do people book transfers from Eilat airport «Ovda» (VDA)

Transfer is a transportation service which meets and brings you exactly where you asked: a Kiwitaxi driver meets you at the airport (as close to the Arrivals as possible), at the hotel reception or at the exactly given address, helps you with your luggage and brings you fast- track to your destination.

You can pre-order inexpensive taxi transfer to the city center or to the airport, comfortable car transfer for the family with children, Economy minivan for a tourist group or a Luxury transfer. The transfer cost from Eilat airport «Ovda» (VDA) is fixed at the time of pre-order and never rises : either when the driver is waiting for the passenger, when the stop is necessary, or because of traffic jams.

Customer feedback

Everything was good/perfect. On time, good sign with my name on it, good car in my case a BMW 730. I will recomment KIWITAXI everyone!!!
Everything was great!!! We were lucky with the driver that met us on time at the airport, helped with luggage and drove fast to the hotel. During the road we learned a lot of useful thing about the city life. Highly recommended service!
I liked that the cabdriver offered Wi-Fi to me. It is very useful to get in touch with your family after arriving to Moscow if you haven’t got a Russian SIM card.
Hello, the service was excellent. The driver very kind and helpful. The possibility to pay in cash was very good as I do not have a credit card. I would definitively recommend Kiwitaxi to all of my friends and would choose it in any country where it operates. Thanks again
The service was excellent. Easy to purchase and quick confirmation. Good price for this service with a return discount. No delays, the driver was very warm and nice. The trip was smooth and ok.
Service from the driver was excellent. He was early and amenable for my family. The vehicle was in excellent condition with booster seats provided as asked for. Very impressed with the service and overall quality.
Service was excellent, driver was on time, courteous and very helpful in guiding/informing me about the city tourism, as well as ensuring I was safe & inside my hotel before departing. Certainly worth the money! very glad I decided to book with Kiwitaxi ahead of time. Will likely be using again for future travels, and would definitely recommend to others.
Arrived on time, good polite driver who drove safely and had room for a lot of luggage. 10pnts. Halvor
Driver was on time at the pick up point professional and friendly. Will definitely use this service again
Transfer was great. My flight had a delay about one hour. Driver track my flight and pick me up right after landing. Carried my bag, drove safe. Everything was fine

How to Get from Ovda Airport to Eilat and Other Destinations

A military airbase and a civilian air hub, Ovda Airport is located in Uvda region of southern Israel. Apart from handling Air Force traffic, it serves commercial flights to Eilat. In this article, we share tips on getting to Eilat and other popular Israel destinations by taxi, transfer, and public transport.

Taxi from Ovda Airport

Although usually there are cabs parked outside the air hub, Ovda Airport provides no official taxi stand. That means you cannot know for sure if you’ll order a car. Sometimes there’s a lack of taxi cabs, especially after the influx of arrived air travelers or at night. A trip to Eilat costs around 90-100 euros and takes near 50 minutes. If a taxi isn’t metered, be sure to agree on a price beforehand.

Transfer from Ovda Airport

To prepare a guaranteed and comfortable door-to-door transportation to Eilat city, you may pre-order a private taxi transfer. With such option, you won’t have to search for transport there and then, and will be able to depart for Eilat right after you pass the customs. It is especially beneficial for parents traveling with small children and passengers with heavy luggage. A driver meets passengers in the air hub’s arrivals hall to help them with suitcases and safely bring them to their destination.

One may book a transfer through the Internet. To make a reservation at Kiwitaxi, you should specify in the online booking your flight number, how many passengers there will be, an exact drop-off address, and if child seats are needed. You also may choose a transfer class for your trip, which is important, as a price depends on it. Getting to Eilat costs from 94 euros, taking around 50 minutes. All fares are fixed and won’t change unless you order extra services. The transfer can be paid online by card or to a driver in cash after the trip is finished.

Public Transport from Ovda Airport

A bus 392 departs from Ovda Airport to Eilat central station 5 times a day. The travel costs 8 euros per ticket, lasting about an hour. One may use urban transportation to reach other destinations too. You can take a bus to Be’er Sheva and change to number 380 to Tel Aviv or number 470 to Jerusalem. Both trips take around 4,5 hours and cost 25-30 euros per person.

Compared to the transfer service available 24/7, local public transport has a disadvantage of operating only at daytime.

About Ovda Airport

The air hub was originally constructed for military purposes. Although now it accepts heavy commercial aircrafts, Ovda Airport is expected to cease civilian flights when Eilat’s new international air hub is opened.