Tel Aviv Ben Gurion is the most important airport in Israel, as well as the busiest, with as many as 23 millions of passengers transited in the 2018 alone.
It is about 20 kilometers from Tel Aviv, and just over 40, from Jerusalem.
The airport is included among the best 5 airports throughout the Middle East. The reason is mainly due to the high safety standards, and the number of passengers that pass annually.
It has 4 Terminal. The T3 currently, it is the main one, from which most international flights pass. Modern and efficient, it has all the comforts and services. You will find numerous shopping areas, duty-free shopping, dining options, electronics stores, toys. The Line awifi is available practically throughout the building.
Il T1, once the main terminal, is mainly used for domestic flights and some Low Cost companies.
Controls often can take fairly long times. Much, depends on the country of Origin that may require a little more elaborate procedures, with questions and questionnaires.
Here is a list of the main companies and direct connections * to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport.
Adria Airways, seasonal: Ljubljana.
Aegean Airlines: Athens, Larnaca, Thessaloniki. Seasonal: Kos, Mykonos, Rhodes.
Air Bucharest seasonal: Bucharest.
Air Canada: Toronto-Pearson. Seasonal: Montréal-Trudeau.
Air Europa: Madrid. Seasonal: Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca.
Air France: Paris-CDG. Seasonal: Nice.
Air India: Delhi.
Air Malta: Malta.
Air Moldova: Chisinau.
Air Serbia: Belgrade.
Air Sinai: Cairo.
AlbaStar, Seasonal charter: Palma de Mallorca, Verona.
Albawings, seasonal charter: Tirana.
Alitalia: Athens, Rome-Fiumicino. Seasonal: Milan-Malpensa.
Arkia: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Barcelona, Belgrade, Bucharest, Burgas, Chişinău, Eilat-Ramon, Kochi, London-Stansted. Seasonal: Amsterdam, Baku, Basel / Mulhouse, Batumi, Bergamo, Bergen, Berlin-Schonefeld, Budapest, Catania, Dublin, Geneva, Grenoble, Heraklion, Karpathos, Kos, Ljubljana, Mahé, Monaco, Mykonos, Ohrid, Oslo-Gardermoen, Paphos, Paris-CDG, Plovdiv, Rhodes, Rijeka, Rovaniemi, Thessaloniki, Sofia, Strasbourg, Tbilisi, Verona, Yerevan, Zanzibar.
ASL Airlines France, seasonal: Paris-CDG.
Astra Airlines, seasonal charter: Thessaloniki.
Austrian Airlines: Vienna.
Azerbaijan Airlines: Baku.
Blue Air: Bucharest.
Bluebird Airways, seasonal: Berlin-Schönefeld, Bucharest, Budapest, Heraklion, Kos, Rhodes, Rome-Fiumicino, Vienna.
British Airways: London-Heathrow.
Brussels Airlines: Brussels.
Bulgaria Air: Sofia. Seasonal: Burgas, Varna.
Bulgarian Air Charter, seasonal: Burgas, Varna.
Cathay Pacific: Hong Kong
China Southern Airlines: Guangzhou.
Croatia Airlines, seasonal: Dubrovnik, Zagreb.
Cyprus Airways: Larnaca.
Delta Air Lines: New York-JFK
EasyJet: Amsterdam, Basel / Mulhouse, Berlin-Schönefeld, Berlin-Tegel, Bordeaux, Geneva, Lyon, London-Luton, Manchester, Milan-Malpensa, Nantes, Naples, Nice, Paris-CDG, Venice. Seasonal: London-Gatwick, London-Stansted.
El Al: Amsterdam, Athens, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Barcelona, Beijing-Capital, Berlin-Schönefeld, Boston, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Johannesburg-OR Tambo, Kiev-Boryspil, Larnaca, Las Vegas, Lisbon, London -Heathrow, London-Luton, Los Angeles, Madrid, Manchester, Marseille, Miami, Milan-Malpensa, Munich, Moscow-Domodedovo, Mumbai, New York-JFK, Newark, Nice, Paris-CDG, Prague, Rome-Fiumicino, San Francisco, Sofia, Toronto-Pearson, Venice, Vienna, Warsaw-Chopin, Zurich. Seasonal: Orlando.
Enter Air, seasonal charter: Katowice, Warsaw-Chopin.
Ethiopian Airlines: Addis Ababa.
Georgian Airways: Tbilisi. Seasonal: Batumi.
Hainan Airlines: Beijing-Capital, Shanghai-Pudong, Shenzhen.
Israir Airlines: Elia-Ramon, Larnaca. Seasonal: Baku, Belgrade, Bergen, Berlin-Schönefeld, Burgas, Corfu, Genoa, Heraklion, Innsbruck, Ljubljana, Munich, Oslo-Gardermoen, Rhodes, Rovaniemi, Rome-Fiumicino, Salzburg, Thessaloniki, Sofia, Stuttgart, Tbilisi, Tirana, Tivat, Varna, Yerevan, Zakynthos.
Korean Air: Seoul-Incheon.
LATAM Chile: Santiago, São Paulo-Guarulhos.
LOT Polish Airlines: Krakow, Gdansk, Lublin, Rzeszów, Warsaw-Chopin, Wrocław
Lufthansa: Frankfurt, Munich.
MyWay Airlines: Tbilisi.
Neos, seasonal: Verona. Seasonal: Zadar.
Norwegian Air Shuttle: Barcelona, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo-Gardermoen, Stockholm-Arlanda.
Pegasus Airlines: Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen. Seasonal: Antalya, Dalaman
Rossiya Airlines: Rostov-on-Don, St. Petersburg.
Ryanair: Athens, Bergamo, Krakow, Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden, Bucharest, Kaunas, Memmingen, Paphos, Poznań, Rome-Fiumicino, Sofia, Wrocław. Seasonal: Burgas, Thessaloniki.
Sichuan Airlines: Chengdu.
Smartwings: Madrid, Prague, Tenerife-South. Seasonal: Bratislava.
Sun d'Or: Krakow ,, Tbilisi, Zagreb. Seasonal: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Batumi, Dubrovnik, Ljubljana, Málaga, Naples, Odessa, Porto, Salzburg, Thessaloniki.
Swiss International Air Lines: Zurich.
Tandem Aero: Chisinau.
TAP Air Portugal: Lisbon.
TAROM: Bucharest, Iaşi.
Transavia: Amsterdam, Eindhoven.
Transavia France: Lyon, Nantes, Paris-Orly.
Travel Service, seasonal charter: Budapest, Katowice, Warsaw-Chopin.
Turkish Airlines: Istanbul. Seasonal: Antalya.
Tus Airways: Larnaca. Charter, seasonal: Paphos.
Ukraine International Airlines: Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Kiev-Boryspil, Lviv, Odessa, Vinnytsia.
United Airlines: Newark, San Francisco, Washington-Dulles.
Ural Airlines: Krasnodar, Mineralnye Vody, Moscow-Zhukovsky, St. Petersburg, Samara, Sochi, Yekaterinburg.
Uzbekistan Airways: Tashkent.
Virgin Atlantic: London-Heathrow.
Vueling: Barcelona, Rome-Fiumicino. Seasonal: Florence.
Wizz Air: Bucharest, Budapest, Cluj-Napoca, Craiova, Debrecen, Iaşi, Katowice, London-Luton, Riga, Sibiu, Sofia, Timişoara, Warsaw-Chopin, Vienna, Vilnius. Seasonal: Varna.
WOW air, seasonal: Reykjavik-Keflavik.
XL Airways France, seasonal: Paris-CDG.
Yanair, seasonal: Kiev-Zhuliany, Odessa.
CONNECTIONS TO TEL AVIV BEN GURION AIRPORT
At the main T3 terminal, you will find a special office to receive information on public transport and the integrated tariff system. The taxi, in our opinion, remains the recommended solution to move from the airport of Tel Aviv Ben Gurion, and reach the center. Of public transport, the train is definitely the best solution.
The taxi is, without a doubt, the most convenient, practical and fast way to travel from Ben Gurion Airport. Taxis were stationed outside the main Terminal. Some are located on the ground floor of the 03 Gate exit, and on the 2 level of the 21 Gate exit.
Always remember to use, exclusively, official taxis, with a clearly identifiable sign and license. It is advisable to check the rate in advance. The taxi drivers speak comprehensible English.
The Taxi is particularly suitable, for 3 or more people, thanks to the prices not too exaggerated. To reach the center of Tel Aviv, for example, in 4 adults with 2 suitcases, the price is about 150NIS (about 36 €). For Jerusalem, the price for the same number is 280NIS; less than 70 €, in 4, is more than acceptable to get to Jerusalem.
A FREE transfer service between T1 and T3 is available at the airport. From the T3, the Shuttle Bus leaves from the G-level, Long-Term Car Park shuttle. From the T1, you can take the bus from the opposite side of the 4 Races.
The train station is located on the lower level of the T3 Terminal, easily accessible, even by people with reduced mobility, thanks to the special lifts.
The daily train connects the Tel Aviv Ben Gurion airport, with numerous downtown areas. The ticket at the ordinary fare costs 13.50NIS (about 3,40 €).
By train, you can move from 05: 00 in the morning to 23: 30. The frequencies range from a minimum of 30 ', to a maximum of 60', in the evening. The journey to the center takes about 20 minutes.
The station is located at the 2 level of the T3 Terminal. The service is guaranteed by several transport companies.
Egged, offers connection to the 5 Line between Airport City, El Al Junction and the international airport.
Metropolime, colleague Ben Gurion Airpot and Be'er Sheva.
Kavim offers links to Shoham and Modi'in.