IsraelTrains - Tickets - Routes
A Travel Guide For Train Travel In Israel.
Here you will find information for Israel about trains, routes, tours, connections, where to buy train tickets, and more.
Population: 8.88 million
Country Code: +972
Time Zone: Israel Standard Time
The trains in Israel are operated by the state-owned company Israel Railways.
Buy your train tickets for Israel online on the Israel Railways official homepage.
There are no rail passes available for Israel.
There are three different train types in Israel. The red double-deck and the blue single-deck train are mostly used. There is a Danish-designed IC3 train that runs on the line from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. All trains are equipped with toilets, power sockets, and free WIFI.
Frequently Travelled Routes In Israel
|From > To||Duration (h)||Changes||Transport|
|Tel Aviv to Jerusalem||0:45||Direct||Train|
|Tel Aviv to Haifa||1:31||Direct||Train|
|Be’er Sheva (Beersheba) to Nahariya||2:57||Direct||Train|
Israel travel routes
Main Train Stations
- Tel Aviv Savidor Center
- Tel Aviv HaShalom Station
- Jerusalem (Yerushalayim/Yits’hak) Navon
- Acre (Akko/Akka) Railway Station
- Haifa Bat Galim
- Be’er Sheva (Beersheba) North
Train Tours in Israel
Good to know
Best Time To Travel To Israel
Israel is a year-round destination to travel to but there are some good things to keep in mind while planning a trip here. As a Jewish State, the Jewish holidays get quite busy and things may be shut down due to this. In addition, Israel recognizes Shabbat which is the Jewish day of rest and from Friday afternoon to Saturday evening many stores, restaurants, and transportation will be closed, have limited hours, or canceled for the day.
As for the weather, most of Israel is sunny and warm year-round, however, there are some exceptions. From April to October along the coast it is hot and humid, from November to March the coast experiences a rainier winter yet with many sunny days. When visiting the north from November to March it could get chilly with chances of snow. If visiting the west, and inland, the temperatures may fluctuate but experience minimal rain and sunny days year-round.
- Busy Season: June to August as well as during Jewish Holidays (Passover, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah, Hanukkah) and Christian Holidays (Palm Sunday, Easter Week, Christmas)
- Low Season: December to February
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