Travel & Arrival


Transportation from/to Ben Gurion International Airport

Ben-Gurion International Airport is Israel’s main international airport and is located 18 km (~11 miles) southeast of Tel Aviv.

   Pre-reserved arrival/departure airport transfers operated by Diesenhaus-Unitours

This is a shared direct transfer service from the airport to your hotel in Tel-Aviv and/or return, offered to workshop participants. Possible wait - up to 1 hour for arrival transfers.  A Diesenhaus Unitours representative will meet you upon arrival inside the Arrivals Hall, after you go through passport control. He will be holding a sign "COMPEL".
Arrival and departure transfers should be reserved on the Workshop Registration & Accommodation Form. Full arrival/departure details must be provided in advance.
Price: US$28 per person per transfer (arrival or departure).

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Taxis are freely available outside the airport terminal. Fares to Tel-Aviv are approx. $43. A 25% surcharge for night trips is in effect from 21:01 until 05:29 and from 14:00 on Fridays.



From airport – to Tel-Aviv (NIS 14 = ~$4).

The train station is located on Level S (the lowest floor) and can be accessed from Greeters Hall via elevators, escalators or stairs. Tickets may be purchased from automatic machines located on Level G.

         Get-off at the Tel-Aviv Center (Savidor-Arlozorov) Station.

 From there, take a taxi to your hotel (approx. NIS 40 = ~$10). 
Taxis are available at the exit of the train station.

General train schedule:
Sunday – Thursday: 00:53-23:20

Friday : 00:53-14:00
Saturday: 19:30-23:45

Train Timetable

* Public transportation (trains & busses) in Israel do not operate from Friday afternoon (one hour before sundown) until Saturday evening (one hour after sunset).