Ben Gurion International Airport

Last updated: Sunday, September 24, 2023


Ben Gurion International Airport is a large airport located in Tel Aviv, Israel. It serves Tel Aviv and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code TLV.

Ben Gurion International Airport is situated in the continent of Asia, specifically in the country of Israel, with latitude 32.0113983154297 and longitude 34.8866996765137.

It has an elevation of 41.15 meters (135 ft) and is identified by the GPS code LLBG.

Phone+972 3-972-3333
Elevation41.15 m (135 ft)
Address7015001, Israel
WebsiteBen Gurion International Airport
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Airport address

Ben Gurion International Airport

7015001, Israel

Which country is Ben Gurion International Airport?

Ben Gurion International Airport is situated in Tel Aviv, which is in Israel, a country located on the continent of Asia.

How do I get from Ben Gurion International Airport to city centre?

There are several options to get from Ben Gurion International Airport to the city center:

  1. Taxi: Taxis are readily available at the airport. You can find them outside the arrivals hall. The journey to the city center takes around 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic. Make sure to use licensed taxis and ask for the meter to be turned on.

  2. Train: The airport has a train station located on the lower level of Terminal 3. Trains run regularly and connect to various destinations, including Tel Aviv city center. The journey takes approximately 15-20 minutes. Tickets can be purchased at the station or through automated machines.

  3. Shared Shuttle: Shared shuttle services are available at the airport, where you can share a ride with other passengers heading to the city center. These shuttles operate on a fixed schedule and can be booked in advance or at the airport.

  4. Bus: Public buses also operate from the airport to the city center. The most common bus line is the 445, which runs to Tel Aviv's central bus station. Other bus lines may also serve different parts of the city. Bus stops are located outside the arrivals hall.

It is recommended to check the schedules and availability of each option before your arrival to ensure a smooth journey to the city center.

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Ben Gurion International Airport.

  1. How many terminals does Ben Gurion International Airport have? Ben Gurion International Airport has three terminals: Terminal 1 (used for domestic flights and low-cost carriers), Terminal 3 (the main international terminal), and Terminal 4 (used for seasonal and charter flights).

  2. What is the distance between Ben Gurion International Airport and Tel Aviv city center? Ben Gurion International Airport is located approximately 19 kilometers (12 miles) southeast of Tel Aviv city center. The average travel time by car is around 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

  3. Are there any transportation options available from Ben Gurion International Airport to Jerusalem? Yes, there are several transportation options available from Ben Gurion International Airport to Jerusalem. These include shared shuttles, private taxis, public buses, and the train. The train is a popular and convenient option, with a direct line connecting the airport to Jerusalem's Yitzhak Navon Station, located near the city center.