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

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

Recommended option

Train to Sde Dov, fly  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from חיפה מרכז to תל אביב מרכז
  2. Fly from Sde Dov (SDV) to Eilat (ETH) SDV - ETH

$77 - $215

Cheapest option

Train, bus via ת. רכבת ת''א מרכז  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from חיפה מרכז to תל אביב מרכז
  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 ת. מרכזית אילת/הורדה 397 / ...

$42 - $48

3 alternative options

Train to Tel Aviv, fly  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from חיפה מרכז to נת-בג
  2. Fly from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Eilat (ETH) TLV - ETH

$80 - $194

Train, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from חיפה מרכז to באר שבע מרכז נהריה-נהריה<->באר שבע מרכז-באר שבע / ...
  2. Take the bus from פרץ סנטר /כביש 25 to ת. מרכזית אילת/הורדה 397 / ...

$49 - $55

Bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from ת. מרכזית המפרת/רציפים בינעירוני to ת. מרכזית אילת/הורדה 993

$50 - $51

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

Egged operates a bus from Haifa to Eilat 4 times a week. Tickets cost $49 and the journey takes 5 h 12 min.

Airlines
Arkia Israel Airlines
Website
arkia.com
Flights from Sde Dov to Eilat
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Tel Aviv to Eilat
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
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
55 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from חיפה מרכז to תל אביב מרכז
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Train from חיפה מרכז to נת-בג
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Train from חיפה מרכז to באר שבע מרכז
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Bus operators
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from פרץ סנטר /כביש 25 to ת. מרכזית אילת/הורדה
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Bus from ת. מרכזית המפרת/רציפים בינעירוני to ת. מרכזית אילת/הורדה
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Bus from ת. מרכזית ב''ש/רציפים to ת. מרכזית אילת/הורדה
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Haifa and Eilat is 363 km.

The cheapest way to get from Haifa to Eilat is to train and bus which costs ₪ 150 - ₪ 180 and takes 7 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Haifa to Eilat is to train and fly which takes 3 h 11 min and costs ₪ 270 - ₪ 800.

No, there is no direct bus from Haifa to Eilat. However, there are services departing from המגינים and arriving at ת. מרכזית אילת/הורדה via ת. מרכזית המפרת/רציפים בינעירוני. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Haifa to Eilat, including transfers.