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There are 3 ways to get from Haifa to Negev by train or bus

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Train, bus via Har Oded/Har Boker

  1. Take the train from Haifa Center to Be'er Sheba - Center
  2. Take the bus from Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms to Har Oded/Har Boker

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hof HaKarmel Central Station/Inter-City Platforms to Tel Aviv Central Bus Station 7th Floor/Alight
  2. Take the bus from Tel Aviv Central Bus Station 6th Floor/Platforms to Be'er Sheva Central Station/Alight
  3. Take the bus from Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms to Rafa'el/Shdema

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Haifa Center to Be'er Sheba - Center
  2. Take the bus from Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms to Rafa'el/Shdema
Haifa → Negev
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Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
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COVID-19 help in Israel

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 5400

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There are currently travel restrictions within Israel.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Negev is 5400.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Negev is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Negev is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 5400.

Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Haifa to Negev is to bus which costs ₪ 85 - ₪ 130 and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Haifa to Negev is to train and bus via Har Oded/Har Boker which costs ₪ 210 - ₪ 270 and takes 4h 46m.

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The distance between Haifa and Negev is 258 km.

The best way to get from Haifa to Negev without a car is to train and bus via Har Oded/Har Boker which takes 4h 46m and costs ₪ 210 - ₪ 270.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Haifa to Negev, including transfers.

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There are six+ hotels available in Negev. Prices start at ₪ 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Haifa to Negev.
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  • Distance: 257.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

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

You can take a bus from Haifa to Negev via Hof HaCarmel Central Station/Metronit Alight, Hof HaKarmel Central Station/Inter-City Platforms, Tel Aviv Central Bus Station 7th Floor/Alight, Tel Aviv Central Bus Station 6th Floor/Platforms, Be'er Sheva Central Station/Alight, Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms, and Rafa'el/Shdema in around 6h 19m.

Train operators
Israel Railways
Phone
08-6831222
Email
Pniyotz@rail.co.il
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Haifa Center to Be'er Sheba - Center
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₪ 50 - ₪ 65
Website
Israel Railways
Adult single ride
₪ 50 - ₪ 65
Bus operators
Metropoline
Website
metropoline.com
Bus from Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms to Har Oded/Har Boker
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₪ 13 - ₪ 20
Website
Metropoline
Bus from Tel Aviv Central Bus Station 6th Floor/Platforms to Be'er Sheva Central Station/Alight
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₪ 16 - ₪ 24
Website
Metropoline
Egged
Phone
+972-3-6948888
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms to Har Oded/Har Boker
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₪ 13 - ₪ 19
Website
Egged
Bus from Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms to Rafa'el/Shdema
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₪ 15 - ₪ 22
Website
Egged
Bus from Hof HaKarmel Central Station/Inter-City Platforms to Tel Aviv Central Bus Station 7th Floor/Alight
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₪ 13 - ₪ 19
Website
Egged

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