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Transportation From/To Ben-Gurion International Airport

Ben-Gurion International Airport is Israel's main international Airport. The distance from the Airport to Jerusalem is 47 km / 29 miles. The distance from the Airport to Tel-Aviv is 15 km / 9.5 miles.

Transportation options are as follows:
 

1. NESHER Tours - Shared Taxi Service From/To Jerusalem 

NESHER Tours operates a special shared taxi service from/to the Airport, drop off at your hotel in Jerusalem, and pick-up from hotels to the Airport. They are located outside the Airport terminal. Possible wait: 1 hour. This service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Transfer from your hotel in Jerusalem to the Airport needs to be reserved 2 days prior to departure. Please ask the reception desk at your hotel.
Price: US$ 22 per person.

2.  Pre-reserved Airport Transfers Operated by Diesenhaus-Unitours From/To Jerusalem

This is a shared direct transfer service from the Airport to conference hotels in Jerusalem. Possible wait - up to 1 hour. 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 "SPP7".
Arrival transfers should be reserved on the conference Registration & Accommodation Form. Full arrival details must be provided in advance.
Price: US$ 40 per person. 

Those who have reserved a departure transfer from the conference hotels in Jerusalem, will receive pick-up details at the Diesenhaus-Unitours conference hospitality desk.

3. Taxis From/To Jerusalem

Taxis are freely available outside the Airport terminal. Fares from/to Jerusalem are approx. US$ 85 per car. A 25% surcharge for night trips is in effect from 21:01 until 05:29 and from 14:00 on Fridays and on Saturdays.

4. Pre-reserved Airport Transfers Operated by Diesenhaus-Unitours From/To Tel-Aviv

This is a shared direct transfer service from the Airport to the Metropolitan hotel in Tel-Aviv. Possible wait - up to 1 hour. 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 "SPP7".
Arrival transfers should be reserved on the conference Registration & Accommodation Form. Full arrival details must be provided in advance.
Price: US$ 25 per person.

Those who have reserved a departure transfer from the Metropolitan hotel in Tel-Aviv, will receive pick-up details at the Diesenhaus-Unitours conference hospitality desk.

5. Taxis From/To Tel-Aviv

Taxis are freely available outside the Airport terminal. Fares from/to Tel-Aviv are approx. US$ 50 per car. A 25% surcharge for night trips is in effect from 21:01 until 05:29 and from 14:00 on Fridays and on Saturdays.


Important note:
Public transportation (trains & busses) do not operate from Friday afternoon until Saturday evening.