There are 7 ways to get from France to Israel by plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Nice  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Tel Aviv (TLV) NCE - TLV

$154 - $1,015

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Tel Aviv (TLV) CDG - TLV

$119 - $280

5 alternative options

Fly from Marseille  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Tel Aviv (TLV) MRS - TLV

$139 - $1,012

Fly from Lyon  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Tel Aviv (TLV) LYS - TLV

$140 - $627

Fly from Paris Orly  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Tel Aviv (TLV) ORY - TLV

$130 - $352

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Tel Aviv (TLV) ZRH - TLV

$177 - $552

Train to Geneva, fly  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Tel Aviv (TLV) GVA - TLV

$159 - $508

Questions & Answers

The distance between France and Israel is 3326 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from France to Israel, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Tel Aviv Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 50 min.

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Israel is 1 h ahead of France. It is currently 5:02 PM in France and 6:02 PM in Israel.

easyJet, El Al, Aegean Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Tel Aviv Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Israel. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from France to Israel.
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  • Distance: 2078.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

What companies run services between France and Israel?

easyJet, El Al and 12 other airlines fly from Nice to Rishon LeZion hourly.

Airlines
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from Nice to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Marseille to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Paris CDG to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Geneva to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Tel Aviv via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,300
Flights from Nice to Tel Aviv via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,300
Flights from Marseille to Tel Aviv via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,900
Flights from Marseille to Tel Aviv via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,900
Flights from Lyon to Tel Aviv via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $4,100
Flights from Lyon to Tel Aviv via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $4,100
Flights from Zurich to Tel Aviv via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Geneva to Tel Aviv via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Tel Aviv via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,200
Flights from Marseille to Tel Aviv via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $3,400
Flights from Lyon to Tel Aviv via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Tel Aviv via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Tel Aviv via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Tel Aviv via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,700
Flights from Marseille to Tel Aviv via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,600
Flights from Lyon to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Tel Aviv via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Lyon to Tel Aviv via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from Paris CDG to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Tel Aviv via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Zurich to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Geneva to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Geneva to Tel Aviv via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Tel Aviv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Zurich to Tel Aviv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Geneva to Tel Aviv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Marseille to Tel Aviv via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Nice to Tel Aviv via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $2,600
Flights from Marseille to Tel Aviv via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Tel Aviv via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Tel Aviv via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Tel Aviv via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Tel Aviv via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from Paris Orly to Tel Aviv via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Paris Orly to Tel Aviv via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Paris Orly to Tel Aviv via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Tel Aviv via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,500
Flights from Geneva to Tel Aviv via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Marseille to Tel Aviv via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Tel Aviv via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Paris Orly to Tel Aviv via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Tel Aviv via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,000
Flights from Lyon to Tel Aviv via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Flights from Geneva to Tel Aviv via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Tel Aviv via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from Paris Orly to Tel Aviv via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Paris Orly to Tel Aviv via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lyon to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Tel Aviv via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from Paris CDG to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Arkia Israel Airlines
Website
arkia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Nice to Tel Aviv via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $2,600
Flights from Zurich to Tel Aviv via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Marseille to Tel Aviv via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Tel Aviv via Malta
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zurich to Tel Aviv via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Tel Aviv via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Nice to Tel Aviv via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $6,000
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
ASL Airlines France
Website
aslairlines.fr
Flights from Paris CDG to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Tel Aviv via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Tel Aviv via Amman
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70

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