Travel to Israel Travel to Israel

Ben-Gurion International Airport is the main international gateway to and from Israel. There are direct flights to Tel Aviv from most European countries, North America, Africa and Asia. Ben-Gurion International Airport is situated approximately 25 km (16 miles) south-east of Tel Aviv. 

Options for getting to/from Ben-Gurion Airport to/from Tel Aviv are as follows: 

Taxis can be found outside the arrival terminal.  

Trains to Tel Aviv Center (station Tel Aviv-Savidor Center) and/or Tel Aviv University (station Tel Aviv-University) can be found on Level S of the Landside Building, adjacent to the Greeters' Hall.

There are even more information on train schedules.

Public bus transportation
Public transportation is available at Ben-Gurion International Airport.
It is not recommended for travelling to/from Tel Aviv.  


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Please note that the information provided on this site has been obtained from several different sources and therefore the organisers cannot accept any responsibility for errors therein. 

Tel Aviv - The city that never sleeps Tel Aviv - The city that never sleeps

Founded in 1909 by the Jewish community on the outskirts of the ancient port city of Jaffa, Tel Aviv is today's second most populous city in Israel with an estimated population of 415,000 inhabitants. It is located on the Mediterranean coast in central-west Israel.

Tel Aviv is Israel's economic center and the country's financial capital. From arts and culture over a thriving nightlife to sports - the vibrant city of Tel Aviv hosts it all.

Tel Aviv University is the largest university in Israel. It is known internationally for its physics, computer science, chemistry and lingusitics departments. 


HBP Workshop FAQs HBP Workshop FAQs

1. Visa requirements
Israel has visa agreements with many countries. Nationals of these countries do not need to obtain an entry permit or visa prior to their arrival in Israel. They automatically receive a B2 Tourist Visa, which is valid for three months, upon entering the country. 

B2 Tourist Visa - This can be obtained upon arrival in Israel and is usually valid for three months. It is illegal to work in Israel with this visa. 
Nationals of countries without such agreements who plan to visit Israel must submit a completed entry permit/visa application.

We therefore recommend you to check the website of the Israeli diplomatic representation in your country. There you will not only find updated information on visa requirements, but also information on taxes and customs etc. 

2. What if I need medical care on-site?
We strongly recommend that you invest in a travel insurance and educate yourself about treatment and reimbursement conditions before travelling to Israel. 

3. What is the typical climate in Tel Aviv in June?
Tel Aviv is located on the Mediterranean Coast. In early summer there are stable weather conditions and the average temperature lies around 28°C.

4. Is there free Internet available on-site?
There is free Internet at the university, where the workshop is taking place. Usually there is free Internet in the hotels as well. 

5.What is the poster board size?
The poster board size is: max 180 cm height and 100 cm width (portrait format).