Skip Navigation


Travel Guide Middle East Israel Tiberias



Tiberias is a city in the northeast of Israel, along the shores of the Sea of Galilee, and has about 42,000 inhabitants.




Avg Max17.2 °C18.5 °C21.9 °C27.1 °C31.5 °C34.6 °C36.1 °C36.3 °C34.6 °C30.4 °C24 °C18.8 °C
Avg Min8.1 °C8.3 °C10.1 °C13.1 °C16.5 °C19.8 °C22.4 °C22.7 °C20.9 °C18.1 °C13.5 °C9.8 °C
Rain Days13.711.



Getting There

By Bus

Egged Buses has connections with other cities and towns in Israel, including Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.




Astoria Galilee TiberiasOhel Yaakov St. 13 ,Tiberias, IsraelHotel59
Aviv Holiday Flats2 Hanoter StreetHotel-
Aviv HostelHagalil Street 66Hostel82
C Hotel Tiberias13 Zeidel StreetHotel-
Morya`s GuesthouseMigdal, Hadar 4 (near Tiberias)GUESTHOUSE-
Tiberias HostelRabbin SquareHostel84
Hotel EDEN Tiberias4 ohel ya'akov streetHotel-
Poriya Youth HostelP.O.B. 232 Tiberias 14101Hostel-
Karei Deshe Youth HostelD.N Hevel Korazim 12365Hostel-
Hagallile HostelThe Gallile Street 46th TiberiasHOSTEL52
Hotel PanoramaHagalil StHotel-
Luxurious Vacation Apartment in Tiberias12 Habanim st.APARTMENT-
Ahuzat HaosherHagalile 62HOTEL-



Keep Connected


Israel is a technologically advanced society, and internet cafés are widely available in most cities and towns. The regular price for paid internet cafés is about 15 shekels per hour but you can get it for about 10 shekels in some of the more local places. Free Wi-Fi access is common in cafés (check individual articles). All branches of 'Aroma Espresso Bar', 'Arcaffe', 'Café Café', 'McDonalds' and 'Yellow' convenience stores have free Wi-Fi access, though in some you will have to approach the staff for a password.

Recently, the "Jerusalem Wi-Fi" project started. This government started project aims to cover the entire Jerusalem area with Wi-Fi although at the moment the only areas covered are in the city center. A similar project has started in Tel Aviv and in Karmiel in the north. Some other cities are following suit.


See also: International Telephone Calls

The international country code for Israel is 972. Emergency numbers include 100 (police), 101 (ambulance) and 102 (fire). 112 is supported in mobile networks.

Currently Israel offers support for all the available networks including GSM/UMTS (Pelephone, Cellcom and Orange), CDMA (Pelephone) and iDen (Hot Mobile). In any case, you must check with your carrier about the roaming option and the compatibility of your device in advance. A valid suggestion otherwise is to turn off data services.

You can rent a cellphone for use in Israel either before your trip or once you arrive from several firms. You can also rent smartphones with sim cards included sometimes for lower than the cost of renting just a sim card. Vendors such as Israel Phone Rentalsoffer the advantages of a sim card rental without having to worry about bringing your own phone to Israel. If you have a GSM cellphone without a SIM-lock, you can buy a SIM-card. Prepaid SIM cards are available at Pelephone (Talk & Go), Cellcom (Talk Man) and Orange (Bigtalk) phone stores throughout Israel. Almost all shopping malls will have a Pelephone, Cellcom or Orange kiosk or store.

There are many public phones scattered around. Public phones can be always found at hotels, post offices, central bus stations and train stations. These phones use a Telecard, which, today, is a pre-paid calling card that works only with pay phones and can be purchased at post offices and some stores, as well as ordinary calling cards. Some phones also accept credit cards, usually those in hotels and post offices.


The Israel Post is the national postal service of Israel and generally has fast, reliable and affordable services. Efficiency means that letters and postcards send by airmail just take about 3-7 days within Europe, a few days more to the USA and Australia. Express Mail Services (EMS) is available, with which you are guaranteed to have the postcard or letter delivered within 72 hours anywhere in the world. You can buy stamps at post offices, or newspaper stands/kiosks or some souvenir shops and hotels. The main post offices are usually open from 8:00am to 6:00pm Sunday to Thursday and 8:00am to 2:00pm on Friday, though some might keep longer hours. Branch offices and post offices in smaller towns keep shorter hours, usually with a break from 12:30pm to 3:30pm, and on Wednesday and Friday only during the morning. Parcels can be send by the regular post offices or with companies like TNT, UPS, FedEx and DHL.


Accommodation in Tiberias

We have a comprehensive list of accommodation in Tiberias searchable right here on Travellerspoint. You can use our map to quickly compare budget, mid-range or top of the range accommodation in Tiberias and areas nearby.

Tiberias Travel Helpers

We don't currently have any Travel Helpers for Tiberias

This is version 7. Last edited at 7:40 on Jun 30, 14 by Utrecht. 1 article links to this page.

Creative Commons License
Except where otherwise noted, content of this article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License