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

Ben Gurion Airport Rail

From this station, passengers may head north-west to Tel Aviv, Haifa and other destinations in the north, south-east to Modi’in, or south to Be’er Sheba via Lod, Kiryat Gat and Lehavim. The journey to Tel Aviv Savidor Central Railway Station takes about 20 minutes.           

Please bear in mind that the train stations are located at the outskirts of Tel Aviv, that means you’ll need to take either a bus or a taxi to get to your hotel.

The line to Modi’in is part of a new rail line which from 2018 connects Tel Aviv and Jerusalem within 30 minutes.

The service does not operate on Shabbat and Jewish holidays but on all other days it runs day and night. The line to Nahariya through Tel Aviv and Haifa operates 24 hours a day.     

It is recommended to check the scheduled trains who depart or arrive to Tel Aviv airport.

For further information regarding schedules and lines, please check Israel Railways website.

Israel Railways information: *5770 or 03-5774000  



Ben Gurion Airport Railway Station is located in the lower level of Terminal 3.

Passengers arriving to Terminal 3 and departing from Terminal 1, may get to Terminal 1 by the free shuttle bus operated by Tel Aviv airport. For further information about this shuttle bus, please see the information here.



There are different kinds of tickets according to the service you take (integrated metropolitan, train only and integrated inter-metropolitan).

See below the fares for an ordinary train single-ride ticket to Tel-Aviv:

- To Tel Aviv-Savidor Center: NIS 13.50
- To Tel Aviv-HaHagana: INS 13.50
- To Tel Aviv University: INS 13.50
- To Tel Aviv-HaShalom: INS 13.50

Other destinations:

- Be’er Sheva-Center: INS 27.00
- Modi’in-Center: INS 9.00
- Haifa Center-HaShmona:  INS 35.50
- Nahariya: INS 48.50

Check your fare here.


Where can I buy my ticket?

You may purchase your ticket at the automatic vending machines located at Ben Gurion Airport train station and also only through Israel Railways website.