Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV)
Driving Directions / Travel by Car
(Tel Aviv, Israel)
Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) is situated near to Route 1, which links Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. As a result, getting to either city by car is straightforward.
Known locally as Lod Airport, due to its close proximity to the northern side of the city of Lod, Ben Gurion Airport lies on the south-eastern outskirts of Tel Aviv and can be reached in around 20 minutes by car. Also nearby, Yehud is located to the north, Adanim and Bareqet to the east, and Ahi'ezer to the south. On the western side of the terminals you will find both Bet Dagan and Tohelet.
Directions to Ben Gurion International Airport from the north:
Directions to Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) from the south:
- From Haifa and the north, head in a southerly direction along Highway 4 towards Tel Aviv
- Turn left (east) onto Highway 1, following signs for Jerusalem
- Turn left at the Ben Gurion interchange into the airport grounds
Directions to Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) from the east:
- Head north on Highway 4 from the Ashod direction
- Turn right onto the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Highway 1 and then exit left at the Ben Gurion interchange
Directions to Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) from the west:
- Take Highway 1 west from the Jerusalem direction
- Exit right at the Ben Gurion interchange for Ben Gurion Airport
- From the west and Tel Aviv, head east along the Jerusalem Highway 1
- Turn left at the Ben Gurion interchange for the airport
The main Tel Aviv - Jerusalem Highway 1 becomes busy during morning and afternoon rush hours, and it is advisable to allow extra travel time when driving to the airport terminals during these times of the day.