How to Get from Sde Dov Airport to Tel Aviv and Other Destinations
This is the air terminal situated in the northern part of Tel Aviv. It mainly serves Israel domestic flights. Arriving at the air hub, people often need to know how to reach the downtown. In this article, we share options of transportation to the central city and other destinations by various transport means.
Taxi from Sde Dov Airport
Taxi cabs are usually parked to the left of the arrivals area. Usually, cab companies provide meter-based prices. In case a taxi driver offers you a flat rate, be sure to agree on a price prior to getting into the cab. An average trip from Sde Dov air hub to Tel Aviv center costs around 20 euros and lasts for 20 minutes. For a 25-minute taxi ride from Sde Dov to Ben Gurion Airport, you’ll have to pay about 50 euros.
Transfer from Sde Dov Airport
Instead of arranging transportation there and then and standing in a taxi queue, you may pre-order an individual transfer. The thing is you book a preferred transfer class (economy/business/minibus) in advance to set off from the air terminal at once after passing the customs. This is especially convenient for people with heavy baggage, traveling with small children, or in a big company.
You can pre-order a Kiwitaxi transfer service at any time 24/7. To make a reservation, you should specify your flight number, a destination point, a number of passengers, and indicate if child seats are needed. A private taxi transfer to central Tel Aviv will cost from 42 euros and take 18 minutes. A fare for reaching Ben Gurion Airport by Kiwitaxi starts from 52 euros, with the transfer trip taking around 26 minutes. You may pay online by card or to a transfer driver in cash upon arrival at the drop-off point. All fares are fixed and won’t change after you make an transfer order.
Public Transport from Sde Dov Airport
There’s no public transport connecting Sde Dov Airport with the city downtown. One can go to nearby stations located out of the air hub's territory (350-500 m away) and take a bus to Tel Aviv downtown.
In order to reach Ben Gurion air hub, you can go by rail catching a train that departs from Tel Aviv University station for 2-4 euros per ticket. The travel will take 25 minutes.
Remember that public transport is unavailable at night hours. If arriving at night, you should consider a taxi or transfer service.
About Sde Dov Airport
Sde Dov Airport was named after a famous Jewish aviator Dov Hoz. Apart from domestic civilian aviation, it is also actively used by Israeli Air Force.