Ben-Gurion International Airport (TLV)Location: The airport is situated 16 miles (26km) southeast of Tel Aviv, and 37 miles (59km) northwest of Jerusalem.
Time: GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the end of March to the end of October)
Contacts: Tel: +972 3 975 5555.
Transfer between terminals: A free shuttle service operates between the two terminals at 15-minute intervals.
Getting to the city: Trains are the best option for getting into Tel Aviv; they're clean, fast and cheap. Trains run from Level S of Terminal 3 to Tel Aviv Savidor Station and a trip into town takes around 20 minutes. Passengers arriving after midnight will have to wait until 3am for the first train of the day. Buses run from the nearby Airport City rather than the airport itself. Passengers can take the free Egged 5 Shuttle from the second floor of arrivals to Airport City.
Car rental: Avis, Budget, Dollar, Thrifty, Eldan, Hertz and Sixt have facilities at the airport.
Airport Taxis: Taxis usually wait outside the arrivals hall. The trip into town is 16 miles (26km). There is an added fare surcharge at night, on Jewish holidays and the Sabbath.
Airport facilities include currency exchange, ATMs,
banks, a post office, luggage storage, business facilities and VIP
lounges, information desks, two synagogues, medical clinics, a
police station, a VAT refund desk, special-needs-assistance
services, a playroom and a mother-and-child room. There are also
myriad shopping and dining options.