1. Public Transportation like Buses : Israel has an extensive network of buses that connect ben gurion airport to all the cities and towns like Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, and Be’er Sheva. The bus system is wide and offers a variety of different routes.
2. Shared Taxis: In Hebrew they pronounce it -“Sherut”: Minibus type shared taxis, known as “sherut,” Operating on popular routes between major cities in Israel.
Service taxis are usually waiting to fill up with passengers before leaving the airport, So they may be relatively slow compared to regular buses. 2 recognized companies in Israel in the field of “Sherut” taxis are “Nesher” taxis and “Amal” taxis.
3. Rental cars: Renting a car can be a good option if you like to be independent and take your time at your own pace. With a rental car you can explore less known areas such as kibbutzim or unfamiliar suburban areas.
However, the local driving culture in Israel and parking in major cities such as Tel Aviv or Jerusalem can be challenging.
4. Special taxi services: Special taxis are available for trips from Ben Gurion Airport to any destination in Israel for anyone who needs it, the taxis at Ben Gurion Airport are easy to find. In Israel there are very popular taxi apps such as “Get Taxi” or “Yango” and they are available in almost all cities in Israel.
Special taxis are waiting for you outside the arrival halls of Terminal 3 and Terminal 1. You must know how to distinguish between authorized taxis under the supervision of the Airport Authority so that you do not get into just any vehicle or an unauthorized taxi that can charge you a high price.
5. Israel Railway Services: You can get from Ben Gurion Airport to Tel Aviv and other major cities by train. The train station is located on Level G, Gate 01, of Terminal 3.
Arriving by train from Ben Gurion Airport to Tel Aviv is an efficient option at a reasonable price.
6. Domestic flights: If you need to travel long distances quickly, Israel has domestic flights connecting the Ben Gurion Airport located in Lod with other cities such as Eilat and Haifa.
Overall, the most efficient way to get around from Ben Gurion Airport will depend on your specific preferences. Those who choose a bus or train will mainly benefit from an affordable and economical price. Although special taxis are the best and most convenient option, but also the most expensive.
Almost all trips from Ben Gurion Airport are considered intercity trips because the airport is located in the city of Lod, which is far from almost any major city in Israel.
If you intend to use public transportation such as a bus or train, we recommend that you plan your trip in advance to ensure a smooth journey to your destination.
Also, the availability and frequency of public transportation may change due to the hours of the day or holidays, so you should stay updated by popular apps like “moovit” or official apps of major transportation companies like “Egged” “Kavim” or “Dan”.
In addition, certain transportation options may be affected by the time of day, holidays or other factors.