This page is a sub page of the page of "Visiting and touring Israel".
This page intention is to supply information for poeple touring Israel, regarding the transportation system and options in Isreal.
Flight (Airports, Airlines)
Here I will list the two main airports of Israel. The rest are rather small and local, and you can read more about them here.
Ben Gurion Airport is Israel's main internation airport (in wikipedia).
It is also used, of course, for flights inside Israel.
Online flights schedule
Transportation to and from the Airport
Essential telephone numbers (If calling from outside of Israel, replace the initial of 03 with +972-3 and then the rest of the number)
El Al ("Up and Away" in Hebrew). (in wikipedia)
Israel's largets and most veteran airline. Not long ago it was owed by the Israeli government, but recently was sold to the private sector.
Arkia (in wikipedia) – I thinkg it is the second largest airline in Israel. it is more focuse on charter flights and on short to medium distances.
Israir (in wikipedia) – I thinkg it is the third largest airline in Israel. it is more focuse on charter flights and on short to medium distances.
Egged (Israel's largest public bus company. operates nationally), call 03-694-8888 (from within of Israel)
Dan (operates mostly in the Tel-Aviv metropolitan), call 03-639-4444 (from within of Israel)
Tel-Aviv taxi directory
Israel Railways/Train (has operational problems as of October 2011, so be aware…) – call *5770 or 03-611-7000 (from within of Israel).