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There are 6 ways to get from Safed to Haifa by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from צה''ל 9 to Bezalel/Hatam Sofer 977

$4 - $6

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Line 364 bus, train  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the line 364 bus from דוד אלעזר/לח''י to Karmiel Rail Station/Alighting 364
  2. Take the train from Karmi'el to Haifa Center 122 / ...

$8 - $10

Bus via Merkazit Hamifrats/Unloading  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Safed Central Station/Platforms to Merkazit Hamifrats/Unloading 361

$5 - $8

Line 361 bus, train  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the line 361 bus from Safed Central Station/Platforms to Karmiel Rail Station/Platforms 361 / ...
  2. Take the train from Karmi'el to Haifa Center 122 / ...

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  1h 3m

  1. Take a taxi from Safed to Haifa 47 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Safed to Haifa 47 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Safed to Haifa is to bus which costs ₪ 15 - ₪ 21 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Safed to Haifa is to taxi which costs ₪ 430 - ₪ 550 and takes 1h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from צה''ל 9 and arriving at Bezalel/Hatam Sofer. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Safed and Haifa is 50 km. The road distance is 75.2 km.

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The best way to get from Safed to Haifa without a car is to bus which takes 1h 20m and costs ₪ 15 - ₪ 21.

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The bus from צה''ל 9 to Bezalel/Hatam Sofer takes 1h 20m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Safed to Haifa bus services, operated by Nateeve Express, depart from צה''ל 9 station.

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

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

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There are 364+ hotels available in Haifa. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 31.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 20m

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

Nateeve Express operates a bus from Safed to Haifa twice a week. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Karmi'el to Haifa Center
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Bus operators
Nateeve Express
Website
nateevexpress.com
Bus from צה''ל 9 to Bezalel/Hatam Sofer
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
nateevexpress.com
Bus from דוד אלעזר/לח''י to Karmiel Rail Station/Alighting
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
nateevexpress.com
Bus from Safed Central Station/Platforms to Merkazit Hamifrats/Unloading
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
nateevexpress.com
Bus from Safed Central Station/Platforms to Karmiel Rail Station/Platforms
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
nateevexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Safed to Haifa
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
$110 - $150

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