Car Hire at Tel Aviv Airport
This information is correct as of October 2015
Whether you want to escape to the mountains in Haifa, live it up in sophisticated Tel Aviv or pay spiritual homage to Jerusalem, you can find the best car hire at Tel Aviv Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Tel Aviv Airport
There are six car hire companies with desks at Tel Aviv Airport: Avis, Budget, Hertz, Sixt, Eldan and Thrifty. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Tel Aviv Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Here is a Sonol petrol station located just 20 minutes by car from Tel Aviv Airport. Get on Route 1 and follow to La Guardia Street. Take exit 13 and the petrol station will be on the left hand side.
Driving around Tel Aviv Airport
Tel Aviv Airport is well connected to the region’s main road networks. The city is easily accessible from Ben Gurion Airport via the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv freeway (freeway 1), from the north via the Tel Aviv-Haifa freeway (freeway 2) and from Beer-Sheva and the southern parts of the country (freeways 4 and 20). The city is divided west-east by the Ayalon Freeway (freeway 20).
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Tel Aviv Airport.
The Holy City is one of the world’s most important pilgrimage destinations. You can pray in buildings of kings, walk the paths of prophets and experience life as it might have been a hundred years ago. The air is filled with spice and sound from calls to prayer to lively market sellers. Outside the city there is a world-class museum and the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. The sacred and ancient monuments, artefacts and architecture are mesmerising, as is the experience of visiting Jerusalem.
Jerusalem is just 40 minutes by car from Tel Aviv Airport. Get on Route 1 and then on to Route 443 to Begin Boulevard. Take the exit for the Kiryat Moshe and on to Route 50. Follow signs to the centre.
This breath-taking city is best viewed from atop Mount Carmel on which Haifa is built in several layers, now at one with the mountain. Beautiful tranquil gardens, picturesque cafes, dazzling sea views and Ottoman architecture make this place a feast for the senses. Haifa is a city of domed mosques, ancient caves and monasteries. The stunning port boasts blissful beaches, museums and romantic walks on which to marvel at the magic of Haifa.
Haifa is just over a hour by car from Tel Aviv Airport. Gout on Route 1, follow this to Route 6 then onto Route 70. From there take the Route 75 and Route 23 to Haifa.
Vibrant, lively and sophisticated Tel Aviv is a modern city in an ancient world. A myriad languages can be heard on its diverse and sun saturated streets. Arab heritage mingles with contemporary art in the galleries and museums, with the designer shops and swinging cafes and restaurants. Balmy beaches are heaven to relax on in the sunshine while the UNESCO listed iconic Bauhaus architecture is simply breath-taking to admire. Tel Aviv is definitely a city of surprises.
It takes just 20 minutes to get to Tel Aviv from the airport. Get on Route 1 then take exit HaShalom onto Route 20. Take Route 2 to Arlozorov Street and follow signs for the centre.
Parking in Tel Aviv is very hard to find. Car parks are available, but expensive - usually around 25-30 ILS per hour. On street parking is available and is allowed for free in areas with no markings. Blue and white markings mean that you pay between the hours of 9am and 5pm. You need to purchase a parking card as there are no meters. There are generally more parking spaces in the south and the north. Some hotels in Tel Aviv also offer free parking.
Prices subject to change