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Public Transportation TLV Airport to Litte House in Rechavia

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Public Transportation TLV Airport to Litte House in Rechavia

Hi!

We are going to Israel for the first time in March to run in the Jerusalem Marathon...followed by a Holy Land Tour a week later. For the race, we are staying at the Little House in Rechavia, very close to the starting line (Knesset).

Would anyone please advise us of public transportation options from TLV to Little House in Rechavia? We are arriving at 8 am in the morning the wednesday before the race with very minimal luggage.

Thank you in advance!

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1. Re: Public Transportation TLV Airport to Litte House in Rechavia

The most practical method of getting from the airport to your destination in Jerusalem is the Nesher sherut. The sherut is a shared taxi--it is a large vehicle that holds 10 passengers. It goes when full. You may get a small tour of Jerusalem depending upon when you are dropped off. ( driver arranges route according to practicality, it is not first in, first out) The cost is 68NIS per person. Baggage included and tipping is not required. That is around $19!

A bus is NOT a feasible alternative. To take a bus you would have to

a. take a shuttle to "El Al Junction" located outside the airport

b. wait for a passing bus and HOPE it has room. THe buses do not start there, but in other places and frequently come by with NO room and therefore they do not stop!

c. this bus will then take you to the Jerusalem Central Bus Station

d. Figure out which bus to take from there to your hotel

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2. Re: Public Transportation TLV Airport to Litte House in Rechavia

Agreed, except that the Nesher shuttle is 64 shekels, so it's even cheaper than rdglady said! And it would take ages by bus from the central bus station to your accommodation. Forget it, and jump into the Nesher shuttle.

Enjoy the marathon, and your trip.

Edited: 12:38 am, March 03, 2014
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3. Re: Public Transportation TLV Airport to Litte House in Rechavia

Thank you for the advice!!! We will take the Neshur to the hotel.

What's the best way to book the Nesher for the return trip from hotel to TLV? Our flight leaves very early : on a Saturday at 5 am.

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4. Re: Public Transportation TLV Airport to Litte House in Rechavia

Call them on Friday morning or Thursday afternoon - 02-6257227 - your hotel should be able to do this for you. Enjoy your time here

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5. Re: Public Transportation TLV Airport to Litte House in Rechavia

Call Nesher onThursday before your flight to reserve the service for Sat morning. Tell them what time your flight is and they will tell you when they will pick you up. Call them during the day at:02-6257227

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