Favourite airline: El Al
10 % of travellers choose to book flights on this route with El Al, British Airways and easyJet.
El Al
5 %
British Airways
3 %
easyJet
2 %
Tip: book 3 weeks before departure
If booked 3 weeks before travel, flights cost only £83.00.
22 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Monday
Cheap flights on this route are operated on Monday.
Direct flights are more expensive
On this route, direct flights are £43.00 more expensive than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
05h 05min
14h 40min
26h 55min
£133
£90
£101
The favourite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 15 % of travellers will book a non-stop flight.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
05h 05min, from £133
15 %
1 stopover Vienna
14h 10min, from £106
8 %
1 stopover Lisbon
09h 15min, from £221
8 %

A vibrant and friendly coastal city

Visitors to Tel Aviv can enjoy Mediterranean beaches, spectacular views from the Azrieli Tower and historic attractions.

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Best time to plan a break in Tel Aviv

The city has hot summers and wet, mild winters so many visitors prefer the April to October period.

Most businesses close from Friday afternoon until Saturday evening for Jewish Sabbath. 

There are many festivals: Passover marks the exodus from Egypt and is celebrated from March to April, while Rosh Hashanah (New Year) is in September. Exact dates vary from year to year. Yom Kippur and Sukkot both take place around September/October and the Hannukah festival of lights is in December.

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Facts before travel

Tourists visiting Israel for less than three months don't require visas, although visitors should retain the stamped entry card they are given on arrival until they leave the country. Passports must be valid for at least 6 months after arrival.

Travellers should check that usual vaccinations are up to date and are also advised to get Hepatitis A vaccinations and consider Hepatitis B and Rabies.

Prices in markets tend to be too high so haggling is essential. Snacks like falafel cost about 15ILS and meals in restaurants are around 30ILS and about 10ILS for a beer.

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Tips for Tel Aviv

The airport to central Tel Aviv is about 20 minutes by train from Terminal 3. Trains leave at 30 to 60 minute intervals and a single ticket costs approximately 14 ILS. Expect to pay about 140 ILS for a taxi. The number 5 bus goes from "Egged" via motorway 40 to the El Al crossroads where a public city bus can be caught. 

A bed in a shared hostel room is around 90 ILS while a single room should be about 180 ILS. 

Tel Aviv has a good public transport system and travellers can purchase a Rav-Tav ticket for about 6.90 ILS to get a 20% reduction on fares.  Sherut shared taxis charge around 6-8 ILS with a 20% surcharge at night but other taxis are more expensive.

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