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Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion International Airport

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Introduction

Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV), 15 kilometres from Tel Aviv is the main gateway to Israel. El Al has flights to and from a number of European cities, including Amsterdam, Madrid, London, Frankfurt and Geneva and flights further away include those to Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Beijing. Dozens of other airlines (including several Israeli based) serve the country, mostly to Europe and the former Sovjetunion republics and to Cairo.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.

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Getting there and away

  • Rail: Israel Railways operates the Ben Gurion Airport Railway Station, which located in the lower level of Terminal 3. From this station passengers may head north-west to Tel Aviv, Haifa and other destinations in the north, or southeast to Modi'in. The journey to Tel Aviv Savidor Central Railway Station takes about 18 minutes The line to Haifa through Tel Aviv runs 24 hours a day.
  • Bus: The airport is served by regular inter-city bus lines. Egged has a shuttle bus for passengers between the terminals and a small bus terminal in the Airport City industrial park where they can connect to regular Egged bus routes passing through the area.
  • Car: The airport is located on Highway 1, the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway and has a total of 11,300 parking spaces, both for short as well as long-term parking. Rental cars and taxis, as well as shuttle vans are widely available at the airport.

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Getting around

The spaces for long-term parking are situated several kilometres from the terminal, and are reached by a free shuttle bus

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Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

Although there are 4 terminals, only terminal 1 and terminal 3 are currently in operation, with terminal 1 handling all domestic flights, and terminal 3 handling the international flights. For more information about airlines, also see the list of airlines and the details about flying with budget airlines.

  • Adria Airways - Ljubljana
  • Aegean Airlines - Athens
  • Aeroflot - Moscow-Sheremetyevo
  • Aerosvit Airlines - Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Kiev-Boryspil, Odessa, Simferopol
  • AirBaltic - Riga
  • Air Berlin - Berlin-Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Munich
  • Air Canada - Toronto-Pearson
  • Air France - Paris-Charles de Gaulle
  • Alitalia - Rome-Fiumicino
  • Amsterdam Airlines - Amsterdam
  • Arkia Israel Airlines - Amman, Amsterdam, Aqaba, Barcelona, Berlin-Schönefeld, Copenhagen, Dublin, Eilat, Heraklion, Larnaca, Katowice, Kiev-Boryspil, Kos, Madrid, Moscow-Domodedovo, Munich, Ovda, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Rhodes, Stockholm-Arlanda, Tbilisi
  • Armavia - Yerevan
  • Astra Airlines - Thessaloniki
  • Austrian Airlines - Vienna
  • Azerbaijan Airlines - Baku
  • Belavia - Minsk
  • Bremenfly - Berlin-Schönefeld
  • British Airways - London-Heathrow
  • Brussels Airlines - Brussels
  • Bulgaria Air - Bourgas, Sofia, Varna
  • Bulgarian Air Charter - Bourgas, Varna
  • BH Air - Bourgas
  • Cimber Sterling - Copenhagen
  • Continental Airlines - Newark
  • Corsairfly - Paris-Orly
  • Croatia Airlines - Dubrovnik, Zagreb
  • Cyprus Airways - Larnaca
  • CSA Czech Airlines - Prague
  • Delta Air Lines - Atlanta, New York-JFK
  • Dubrovnik Airlines - Dubrovnik, Zagreb
  • Donavia - Rostov-on-Don, Sochi
  • Donbassaero - Kiev-Boryspil
  • EasyJet - Geneva, London-Luton
  • Egyptair operated by Air Sinai - Cairo
  • El Al - Amsterdam, Athens, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Barcelona, Beijing-Capital, Berlin-Schönefeld, Brussels, Bucharest-Henri Coandă, Budapest, Cairo, Dnipropetrovsk, Eilat, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Kiev-Boryspil, London-Heathrow, London-Luton, Los Angeles, Madrid, Marseille-Provence, Milan-Malpensa, Moscow-Domodedovo, Mumbai, Munich, New York-JFK, Newark, Odessa, Ovda, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Prague, Rome-Fiumicino, São Paulo-Guarulhos, St Petersburg, Sofia, Toronto-Pearson, Vienna, Warsaw, Zürich
  • Ethiopian Airlines - Addis Ababa
  • Eurocypria Airlines - Larnaca
  • Georgian Airways - Tbilisi
  • Germania - Berlin-Tegel
  • Germanwings - Cologne/Bonn
  • Hamburg International - Berlin, Munich, Weeze
  • Iberia - Madrid
  • Israir Airlines - Amsterdam, Basel, Berlin-Schönefeld, Dubrovnik, Eilat, Heraklion, Ljubljana, Milan-Malpensa, Moscow-Domodedovo, Nice, Ovda, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Rhodes, Rome-Fiumicino, Verona
  • Jat Airways - Belgrade
  • Jetairfly - Liège
  • Jet2.com - Manchester
  • Kuban Airlines - Kransnodar
  • KLM - Amsterdam
  • Korean Air - Seoul-Incheon
  • LOT Polish Airlines - Warsaw, Katowice
  • Lufthansa - Frankfurt, Munich
  • Malév Hungarian Airlines - Budapest
  • Meridiana Fly - Bergamo, Milan-Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino, Verona
  • Neos - Milan-Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino, Verona
  • Mistral Air - Catania, Palermo
  • Pulkovo Aviation Enterprise - St. Petersburg
  • Primera Air Stockholm
  • Romavia - Bucharest-Henri Coanda
  • Rossiya - St Petersburg
  • Royal Jordanian - Amman
  • Spanair - Barcelona
  • Sun d'Or International Airlines - Barcelona, Bratislava, Brescia, Burgas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Heraklion, Linz, Ljubljana, Łódź, Minsk, Munich, NicePalermo, Paris, Patras, Rhodes, Rome-Fiumicino, Rostov, Santorini, Turin, Verona, Zagreb
  • Swiss International Air Lines - Geneva, Zürich
  • Sky Express - Heraklion
  • Tandem Aero - Kishinev
  • Tatarstan Airlines - Kazan
  • TAROM - Bucharest-Henri Coandă
  • Transaero - Moscow-Domodedovo, Moscow-Sheremetyevo
  • Travel Service - Budapest, Prague
  • Turkish Airlines - Istanbul-Atatürk
  • Ukraine International Airlines - Kiev-Boryspil
  • Ural Airlines - Yekaterinburg
  • US Airways - Philadelphia
  • UTair Aviation - Samara
  • Uzbekistan Airways - Tashkent
  • Vueling Airlines - Barcelona

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