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Airport transport 6am flight Jerusalem to tlv

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Airport transport 6am flight Jerusalem to tlv

What is the best way to get from apartment in Jerusalem to Ben gurion for a 6 am flight?what is suggested timing?

Any other suggestions? Please include cost

Thank yiu

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1. Re: Airport transport 6am flight Jerusalem to tlv

Top right, first sticky - try Nesher

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2. Re: Airport transport 6am flight Jerusalem to tlv

http://www.neshertours.co.il/about-us

Call Nesher Taxis for the sherut (shared taxi) to the Airport from Jerusalem.

They operate 24 hours a day and will pick you up from your apartment.

The cost is approximately 65 shekels.

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3. Re: Airport transport 6am flight Jerusalem to tlv

The way it works with timing is--you tell them the time your flight is leaving and they tell you what time they will pick you up!

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4. Re: Airport transport 6am flight Jerusalem to tlv

Tell them the TIME YOU NEED TO BE AT THE AIRPORT, which is three hours before your flight leaves. They will tell you what time to be out on the street waiting for the minibus. Cost is currently 64 shekels including luggage, and you don't tip the driver.

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5. Re: Airport transport 6am flight Jerusalem to tlv

3 hours? Even in the middle of the night? Thank you

How much is a taxi?

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6. Re: Airport transport 6am flight Jerusalem to tlv

Yes, THREE hours. The airport is very busy at that hour because there are many early morning departures.

A regular taxi costs 320 NIS at night (+4.40 NIS for each large piece of luggage).

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7. Re: Airport transport 6am flight Jerusalem to tlv

If you think the airport will be empty at 3 a.m. you are in for a huge surprise. There are more flights leaving between 4 and 6 a.m. than at any other time of day, and the lines are always very long then.

See this picture showing departures between 5 and 6 a.m.:

…wordpress.com/2012/04/departure-board.jpg

(Don't worry, the names of the destinations - shown on that board in Hebrew - switch regularly from Hebrew to English!)

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8. Re: Airport transport 6am flight Jerusalem to tlv

That 3-hour sh*t is over. Ben Gurion airport is well-acquainted with pressure. Two hours is fine, no matter what your airline tells you.

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9. Re: Airport transport 6am flight Jerusalem to tlv

jon-dan:

Will you take personal responsibility if she misses her flight ? Please do not post irresponsible advice. You have no idea who she is and how long she will be questioned, whether there will be traffic jams on the way to the airport, whether the taxi will be late, etc, etc, etc. I think she would prefer to hang around the departure lounge for an hour rather than be worried and pressured.

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10. Re: Airport transport 6am flight Jerusalem to tlv

jon-dan, you have told people this before. What right do you have to tell them this, when you have no clue whether the OP has any issues that we don't know about? Will you be there to help her out when she arrives too late? Yes, maybe you have sailed through in two hours, or 15 minutes, but that is no guarantee that everyone else will.

Or the OP may be stuck behind a lot of other people who are subject to extra security.

"Being acquainted with pressure" doesn't miraculously dissolve all the security lines.

But of course you know better, "no matter what your airline tells you."