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There are 4 ways to get from Safed to Tel Aviv by bus, train or car

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Bus Nateeve Express  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from צה''ל 9 to Jabotinsky/Abu Hatzeira 980 / ...

$8 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus Egged  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Safed Central Station/Platforms to ת. מרכזית ת''א ק. 7/הורדה 846

$21

Line 364 bus, train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 364 bus from דוד אלעזר/לח''י to Karmiel Rail Station/Alighting 364
  2. Take the train from Karmi'el to Tel Aviv Center Karmiel-Karmi'el<->Be'er Sheba - Center-Be'er Sheva

$14 - $19

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Safed to Tel Aviv 101.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Safed to Tel Aviv is to bus which costs ₪ 28 - ₪ 45 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Safed to Tel Aviv is to drive which costs ₪ 90 - ₪ 140 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Safed Central Station/Platforms station and arriving at ת. מרכזית ת''א ק. 7/הורדה. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Safed and Tel Aviv is 119 km. The road distance is 162.2 km.

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The best way to get from Safed to Tel Aviv without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 22 min and costs ₪ 28 - ₪ 45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Safed to Tel Aviv, including transfers.

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Safed to Tel Aviv bus services, operated by Nateeve Express, depart from צה''ל 9 station.

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Safed to Tel Aviv bus services, operated by Nateeve Express, arrive at Jabotinsky/Abu Hatzeira station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Safed to Tel Aviv is 162 km. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Safed to Tel Aviv.

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There are 1523+ hotels available in Tel Aviv. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 74.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

What companies run services between Safed, Israel and Tel Aviv, Israel?

Nateeve Express operates a bus from Safed to Tel Aviv hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h 6 min.

Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Karmi'el to Tel Aviv Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Bus operators
Nateeve Express
Website
nateevexpress.com
Bus from צה''ל 9 to Jabotinsky/Abu Hatzeira
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
nateevexpress.com
Bus from דוד אלעזר/לח''י to Karmiel Rail Station/Alighting
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
nateevexpress.com
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from Safed Central Station/Platforms to ת. מרכזית ת''א ק. 7/הורדה
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
egged.co.il

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