Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport

General information

The airport is the busiest and most important airport in Israel, consisting of two terminals (T1 and T3). Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport is one of the safest airports in the world, mainly used by EL Al, Israir Airlines and Arkia.

Location

Where is Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport situated?

Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport is located southeast of Tel Aviv and northwest of Jerusalem. By car, it is accessible via the Ben Gurion Interchange of the main highway in Israel connecting Tel Aviv and Jerusalem (Highway 1).

How many terminals does Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport have?

There are two terminals at Ben Gurion International Airport, namely T1 and T3. Domestic flights and low-cost flights from airlines as easyJet and Wizz Air usually depart from Terminal 1. The modern Terminal 3, opened in 2004, is intended for all other international air traffic. Since 1 January 2018, Terminal 3 is used for all incoming flights. You can move between the two terminals with a free shuttle bus. The shuttle buses run every 10 to 20 minutes, 24 hours a day.

Airport Map


Transportation

Car

The distance from Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport to the centre of Tel Aviv is 25 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Tel Aviv.

From TLV Airport to Tel Aviv City centre by Car
25 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport by public transport. Visit the Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Tel Aviv is about ₪ 175.-. Book your taxi at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From TLV Airport to Tel Aviv City centre by Taxi
25 km
35 min
₪ 175.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

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At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

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Flight tickets

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Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Sadot Hotel Ben Gurion Airport - an Atlas Boutique Hotel, Assaf Harofeh

The Sadot Hotel is a design hotel in Be'er Ya'akov. A free transfer is available to Ben Gurion Airport, just a 15-minute drive away.

budget

Star Guest- House, Or Yehuda

Star Guest- House is set in Or Yehuda. Free WiFi is offered. Tel Aviv is 15 km from the guest house. The nearest airport is Ben Gurion Airport, 15 km from Star Guest- House.

family

Airport Guest House, Or Yehuda

Offering free WiFi, Airport Guest House is located in Or Yehuda. All rooms boast a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom. Staff on site can arrange airport transfers.

Hotels in Tel Aviv

Looking for the best hotels in Tel Aviv? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Center Chic Hotel - an Atlas Boutique Hotel, Tel Aviv

Overlooking Dizengoff Square and a few steps from the shopping centre, the Center Chic Hotel was renovated in 2011. It offers free bike rental, and rooms with free WiFi and cable TV.

luxury

Lighthouse By Brown Hotels, Tel Aviv

Set less than 1 km from Meir Park, Lighthouse By Brown Hotels in Tel Aviv offers free bikes. The property is around a 12-minute walk from Dizengoff Center and 1.2 km from Dizengoff Square. The property is 2 km from Shenkin Street.

family

The White House Hotel At Dizengoff Square, Tel Aviv

Located on Dizengoff Square, a 10-minute walk from the beach, White House offers accommodation in the centre of Tel Aviv. Free WiFi access is available. The Dizengoff Centre Shopping Mall is 5 minutes' walk away.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

One Day Dead Sea Tour from Netanya/Herzliya/Tel Aviv

Drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea. Visit a Dead Sea cosmetics shop on a relaxing resort at the Dead Sea.

Activity

Nazareth, Tiberias & Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Tel Aviv

Visit the Holy Land sites of Nazareth, Tagbha, Capernaum, and the Sea of Galilee in a full day tour from Tel Aviv! See Israel’s beautiful coastal plains, the Mount of Beatitudes, the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish, and more!

Tour & transport

Masada & The Dead Sea Full Day Tour from Tel Aviv

Explore the Dead Sea and the ancient ruins of Masada on a full-day tour. Ascend by cable car to King Herod’s mountain fortress, before floating in the mineral rich Dead Sea waters. On return drive view Qumeran Caves from the roadside.

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