Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport Guide to Tel Aviv International Airport or Ben Gurion Airport (TLV)

Taxi at Ben Gurion Airport

From Ben Gurion Airport is relatively easy to get to downtown, since it is located 19 km southeast of Tel Aviv, that means an average transfer time of 14 minutes.

Though the taxi service is available for all passengers arriving and departing to Tel Aviv Airport, we recommend to use only licensed taxis to avoid scams or other messy situations.

In order to make an appropriate use of taxi services, it is requested to passengers to inquire in advance which terminal they depart from so as to drop them off in the correct terminal.



Taxis can be found on the ground level at Gate 3 exit, as well as on the second level at Gate 21 exit.


At Ben Gurion Airport, there is a taxi dispatcher service which may help passengers to order a taxi. It is located in Terminal 3 level G, at Gate 43 exit, while in Terminal 1 can be found close to Gate 3.

See below the available taxi services at Ben Gurion Airport:

  • “Nesher” Service Taxis to Jerusalem: +972 02-6257227

This service departs from Terminal 3 level G, Gates 1-3.

  • “Amal” Service Taxis to Haifa and the North of Israel: +972 04-8662324

This service departs from Terminal 3 level G, Gates 1-3.

Opening hours: 24 hours.


Hopefully for passengers, the ride fares are determined by the Ministry of Transport and rides are either subject to the price list or the meter.

See below the established fares:

  • Tel Aviv: NIS 133.10

Other popular locations:

  • Jerusalem: NIS 253.10
  • Be’er Sheva: NIS 463.00
  • Modi’in: INS 124.00
  • Lod: INS 62.00

Please bear in mind that rides from and to Ben Gurion Airport has a surcharge of NIS 5.00.

Also, regarding baggage, the fares include a piece of hand luggage, although for every additional luggage, there is surcharge of NIS 4.2.

Night fare is applied daily between 9:00 pm to 05:29 am, including Shabbat and Jewish holidays, and Friday from 5:00 pm to 05:29 am of the following day.

Waiting fare is about NIS 87.2 for a full hour.

Lost & found

In case you’ve lost any personal belonging in taxis, you may contact the Lost and Found storage at Ben Gurion Airport: +972 03-9754436.

Shared Rides

Shared ride service is available to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Apps such as Uber may be useful to do so.


If you wish to transfer from and to Tel Aviv Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the airport premises.

Book your transfer through our site, it is easy and fast to use!