INTERNATIONAL AIR TRAVEL
INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS TO OVDA AIRPORT (NEAR EILAT)
Eilat is located on the southern tip of Israel on the shores of the Red Sea.
A few airlines operate direct flights to Ovda Airport (approx 40 minutes drive from Eilat). Target Conferences can assist in making arrangements for land transfers to Eilat from Ovda Airport and return.
INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS TO BEN GURION AIRPORT (NEAR TEL AVIV)
Alternatively (and more commonly) participants should book their international flight to Ben Gurion International Airport (Tel Aviv) and from there take a domestic flight to Eilat.
CONNECTING DOMESTIC FLIGHTS TO EILAT
Connecting flights to Eilat can be booked through Target Conferences by clicking here.
Flight time is approximately 50 minutes from Ben Gurion or Sde Dov Airports.
From Ben Gurion International Airport – Terminal 1 to Eilat
Participants arriving at Ben Gurion Airport International Terminal (Terminal 3) and transferring to the Domestic Terminal (Terminal 1) for their connecting flight to Eilat, should use the free shuttle service operating between the terminals. The shuttles can be found outside the Arrivals Hall and leave every 15 minutes.
You should allow at least 2.5 hours between the international and domestic flights.
From Sde Dov Domestic Airport, Tel Aviv to Eilat
Participants arriving at Ben Gurion Airport and transferring to Sde Dov Domestic Airport in Tel Aviv for their connecting flight to Eilat, should take a taxi from outside the Arrivals Hall. Depending on traffic and time of day, the journey to Sde Dov takes between 45 minutes to 1 hour and costs approx. 140 Shekels ($40.00).
Check in time for domestic flights to Eilat from both Sde Dov and Ben Gurion (Terminal 1) is 1 hour prior to departure. Foreign residents must produce their passports, local residents their identity cards, as well as the PNR Number for the flight
EGGED bus company operates the following relevant services. Advanced booking is required. Please contact Egged Customer Service Center: dial *2800 locally or +972-3-6948888. Please note that online booking is available in Hebrew only.
Jerusalem/ Eilat –
Bus Route 444 departs approximately every two hours from/to Eilat/Jerusalem. The cost is 70.00 Shekels (about US$20) one way and the journey takes five hours.
Tel Aviv/ Eilat–
Bus Route 390 departs approximately every hour to / from Tel Aviv/Eilat. The cost is 70.00 Shekels (about US$20) one way and the journey takes five and a half hours.
For further information about schedules and prices, please visit http://www.egged.co.il/Eng/