Transportation From/To Ben-Gurion International Airport
Ben-Gurion International Airport is Israel’s main international Airport. The distance from the Airport to Jerusalem is 47 km / 29 miles.
Local Transportation Options:
NESHER Tours – Operates a shared Taxi Service from the airport to Jerusalem, drop off at your hotel in Jerusalem, and pick-up from hotels in Jerusalem 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. Transfer from your hotel in Jerusalem to the Airport needs to be reserved 2 days prior to departure. Please ask the reception desk at your hotel.
Price: US$ 20 per person.
Pre-reserved Airport Transfers Operated by Diesenhaus-Unitours to/from Jerusalem
This is a shared direct transfer service from the Airport to symposium hotels in Jerusalem. Possible wait – up to 1 hour. A Diesenhaus-Unitours representative will meet you upon arrival inside the Arrivals Hall, after you go through passport control. He will be holding a sign “CNAPS 2019”.
Arrival transfers should be reserved on the symposium Registration & Accommodation Form. Full arrival details must be provided in advance.
Price: US$ 40 per person.
Those who have reserved a departure transfer from the symposium hotels in Jerusalem, will receive pick-up details at the Diesenhaus-Unitours conference hospitality desk.
Taxis to/from Jerusalem
Taxis are freely available outside the Airport terminal. Fares from/to Jerusalem are approx. US$ 85 per car. A 25% surcharge for night trips is in effect from 21:01 until 05:29 and from 14:00 on Fridays and on Saturdays.
Train to/from Jerusalem – (NIS 17 = ~$5).
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 Yitzhak Navon Station and from there take a taxi to your hotel.
The taxi fare would be approx. NIS 50 = ~$14. See item 2 for a 25% surcharge for night fare.
Train schedule: http://www.rail.co.il/EN/Pages/HomePage.aspx
Public transportation (trains & busses) do not operate from Friday afternoon until Saturday evening.