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There are 5 ways to get from Haifa to Eilat by train, plane or bus

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Train to Sde Dov, fly  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Haifa Center to Tel Aviv Center
  2. Fly from Sde Dov (SDV) to Eilat (ETH) SDV - ETH

$77 - $215

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Train, bus via ת. רכבת ת''א מרכז  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Haifa Center to Tel Aviv Center 50 / ...
  2. Take the bus from ת. רכבת ת''א מרכז to ת. מרכזית ב''ש 380
  3. Take the bus from ת. מרכזית ב''ש/רציפים to Eilat Central Station/Unloading 397 / ...

$41 - $47

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Train to Tel Aviv, fly  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Haifa Center to Nat-bg
  2. Fly from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Eilat (ETH) TLV - ETH

$80 - $193

Train, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Haifa Center to Be'er Sheba - Center 123 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Peretz Center/Road 25 to Eilat Central Station/Unloading 397 / ...

$48 - $53

Bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Merkazit Hamifrats/Inter-City Platforms to Eilat Central Station/Unloading 993

$49 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Haifa to Eilat is to train and bus which costs ₪ 140 - ₪ 180 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Haifa to Eilat is to train and fly which costs ₪ 290 - ₪ 750 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Haifa to Eilat station. However, there are services departing from HaMeginim and arriving at Eilat Central Station/Unloading via Merkazit Hamifrats/Inter-City Platforms. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

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The distance between Haifa and Eilat is 363 km.

The best way to get from Haifa to Eilat without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 6 min and costs ₪ 170 - ₪ 200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Haifa to Eilat, including transfers.

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Haifa to Eilat bus services, operated by Egged, depart from Merkazit Hamifrats/Inter-City Platforms station.

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The quickest flight from Sde Dov Airport to Eilat Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Haifa to Eilat bus services, operated by Egged, arrive at Eilat Central Station/Unloading.

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Israir offers flights from Sde Dov Airport to Eilat Airport.

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Map of how to get from Haifa to Eilat.
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  • Distance: 226.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between Haifa, Israel and Eilat, Israel?

Egged operates a bus from Haifa to Eilat 4 times a week. Tickets cost $48 and the journey takes 5 h 14 min.

Airlines
Israir
Website
beta.israirairlines.com
Flights from Sde Dov to Eilat
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tel Aviv to Eilat
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Haifa Center to Tel Aviv Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Train from Haifa Center to Nat-bg
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Train from Haifa Center to Be'er Sheba - Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Bus operators
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from Peretz Center/Road 25 to Eilat Central Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Bus from Merkazit Hamifrats/Inter-City Platforms to Eilat Central Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Bus from ת. מרכזית ב''ש/רציפים to Eilat Central Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Metropoline
Website
metropoline.com
Bus from ת. רכבת ת''א מרכז to ת. מרכזית ב''ש
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metropoline.com

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