There are 5 ways to get from Haifa to Safed by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bezalel/Hatam Sofer to Eliyahu Fromenchenko/HaHaluts 977

$4 - $7

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Haifa Center to Karmi'el Carmel Beach-Haifa<->Karmiel-Karmi'el / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karmiel Rail Station/Platforms to Safed Central Station/Unloading 361 / ...

$7 - $13

Line 1 bus, bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from HaMoshava HaGermanit to Zvulun 1
  2. Take the bus from Akko Road/HaMeyasdim to Safed Central Station/Unloading 361

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Haifa to Safed 47.1 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Haifa to Safed 47.1 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bezalel/Hatam Sofer and arriving at Eliyahu Fromenchenko/HaHaluts. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Haifa and Safed is 50 km. The road distance is 75.3 km.

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The best way to get from Haifa to Safed without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 44 min and costs .

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The bus from Bezalel/Hatam Sofer to Eliyahu Fromenchenko/HaHaluts takes 1 h 44 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Haifa to Safed bus services, operated by Nateeve Express, depart from Bezalel/Hatam Sofer station.

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Haifa to Safed bus services, operated by Nateeve Express, arrive at Eliyahu Fromenchenko/HaHaluts station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Haifa to Safed is 75 km. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Haifa to Safed.

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There are 565+ hotels available in Safed. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Haifa to Safed.
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  • Distance: 31.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

Nateeve Express operates a bus from Haifa to Safed twice a week. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Haifa Center to Karmi'el
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Bus operators
Nateeve Express
Website
nateevexpress.com
Bus from Bezalel/Hatam Sofer to Eliyahu Fromenchenko/HaHaluts
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
nateevexpress.com
Bus from Karmiel Rail Station/Platforms to Safed Central Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
nateevexpress.com
Bus from Akko Road/HaMeyasdim to Safed Central Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
nateevexpress.com
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from Karmi'el Central Bus Station/Platforms to Safed Central Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Haifa
Website
haifahaifa.co.il
Bus from HaMoshava HaGermanit to Zvulun
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
haifahaifa.co.il
Other operators
Taxi from Haifa to Safed
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Israeli Taxi
Phone
+972 54-232-3778
Website
israeli-taxi.com

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