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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.

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Train to Sde Dov, fly  •  3h 7m

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

$75 - $213

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Train, bus  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Haifa Center to Be'er Sheba - Center 123 / ...
  2. Take the bus from ת. מרכזית ב''ש/רציפים to Eilat Central Station/Unloading 397 / ...

$45 - $50

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Train to Tel Aviv, fly  •  3h 14m

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

$80 - $193

Bus  •  6h 28m

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

$49 - $50

Bus via ת. מרכזית ב''ש  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Hof HaKarmel Central Station/Inter-City Platforms to ת. מרכזית ת''א ק. 7/הורדה 921 / ...
  2. Take the bus from ת.מרכזית ת''א ק.6/רציפים to ת. מרכזית ב''ש 369 / ...
  3. Take the bus from ת. מרכזית ב''ש/רציפים to Eilat Central Station/Unloading 397 / ...

$46 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Haifa to Eilat is to train and bus which costs ₪ 160 - ₪ 190 and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Haifa to Eilat is to train and fly which costs ₪ 270 - ₪ 800 and takes 3h 7m.

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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 6h 28m.

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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 bus which takes 6h 28m and costs ₪ 180 - ₪ 183.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m 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 45m.

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

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Israir and Arkia Israel Airlines offer 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: 3h 7m

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 5h 14m.

Airlines
Arkia Israel Airlines
Website
arkia.com
Flights from Sde Dov to Eilat
Ave. Duration
49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Tel Aviv to Eilat
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Israir
Website
israir.co.il
Flights from Sde Dov to Eilat
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tel Aviv to Eilat
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Haifa Center to TA University
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Train from Haifa Center to Nat-bg
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Train from Haifa Center to Be'er Sheba - Center
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Bus operators
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from Merkazit Hamifrats/Inter-City Platforms to Eilat Central Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
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
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Bus from Hof HaKarmel Central Station/Inter-City Platforms to ת. מרכזית ת''א ק. 7/הורדה
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Metropoline
Website
metropoline.com
Bus from ת.מרכזית ת''א ק.6/רציפים to ת. מרכזית ב''ש
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metropoline.com

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