Travel to/from Israel
Ben-Gurion International Airport is Israel’s main international airport and is connected to all major world capitals and big cities by the direct flights (3-5 h from Europe, 10-12 h from Americas and Far East).
Ben-Gurion International Airport is located at a distance of 100km / 62.5 miles from Haifa. Travel time by train is 1h 15min and by car approx. 1h 30min, depending on traffic.

Airport Transportation to/from Haifa:
1. AMAL Shared Taxi Service to/from Haifa
AMALTaxi operates a special shared taxi service from the airport, drop off at your hotel in Haifa, 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.
No reservation is needed for transfers from the airport to Haifa. For return transportation, please ask the reception at your hotel to reserve this service, one day prior to departure.
Price: NIS119- = ~$31
AMAL Taxi may also be used as a private taxi at approx. NIS580=~$153.

2. TRAIN from the airport – to Haifa (NIS 35.5 = ~$9).
The train station is located on Level S (the lowest floor) and can be accessed from Greeters Hall via elevators, escalators or stairs. Tickets may be purchased from automatic machines located on Level G.
Get-off at Haifa Hof HaCarmel Station and from there take a taxi to your hotel.
The taxi fare would be approx. NIS 50 = ~$14. A 25% surcharge applies for night fare.

General train hours to/from Ben-Gurion Airport:
Sunday – Thursday: 00:53-23:20
Friday : 00:53-14:00
Saturday: 19:30-23:45
Train schedule: http://www.rail.co.il/EN/Pages/HomePage.aspx

3. TAXIS
Taxis are freely available outside the airport terminal. Fares to Haifa are approx. NIS580=~$153.
A 25% surcharge for night trips is in effect from 21:01 until 05:29 and from 14:00 on Fridays.

CPS Transportation to/from sessions and events

The following transportation will be provided by the CPS Meeting free of charge:

  • Dan Panorama Hotel – 107 Hanassi Blvd., Haifa
  • Haifa Bay view Hotel – 101 Hanassi Blvd., Haifa
    (for morning departures please walk over to the near-by Dan Panorama Hotel)

Date

Departure
Time

Departure
From

To

Monday
September 4

08:30

Dan Panorama Hotel

Nazareth Optional Tour

Tuesday,
September 5

08:10

Dan Panorama Hotel

Technion

20:30

Technion

Dan Panorama Hotel
Bay View Hotel

Wednesday   September 6

08:10

Dan Panorama Hotel

Technion

15:15

Technion

Tour to Akko.
 Drop off: at above hotels

Thursday 
September 7

08:10

Dan Panorama Hotel

Technion

17:45

Technion

Dan Panorama Hotel

Bay View Hotel

Friday 
September 8

08:30

Dan Panorama Hotel

Jerusalem Optional Tour
Tour ends-drop off:
Metropolitan Hotel, Tel Aviv  


Public Transportation

Public transportation (trains & busses) in Israel do not operate from Friday afternoon (one hour before sundown) until Saturday evening (one hour after sunset).

 


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