The Ben Gurion International Airport

Get your trip off to a flying start with 6E at the Ben Gurion International Airport. From check-in details to airport facilities for departures and onward travel information for arrivals, don't stress - we've got it all covered.

Popularly known as the White City, Tel Aviv is a vibrant place that offers mesmerising sights, such as glimmering beaches to colourful markets. Take a deep dive into the city’s architectural history by visiting some of its magnificent monuments to name a few the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Neve Tzedek Quarter, HaBima Square, Eretz Israel Museum, etc. Not only this, from fashionable people to historic buildings, the city has a lot for you to explore.

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  • The Ben Gurion International Airport is the city’s official international airport that is situated approximately 20 km away from the Tel Aviv City Centre.
  • The Ben Gurion International Airport offers round the clock arrival and departure for you to travel conveniently.
  • Together with Turkish Airlines, we offer regular IndiGo flights to Tel Aviv, as well as to several other European destinations from India.

Terminal Information

Together with Turkish Airlines, we at IndiGo, can connect you from Delhi to Tel Aviv as well as to several other European cities from Istanbul.

The airport’s three runways are spread over an area of 5,840ft, 11,998ft and 3,657m respectively and is used by commercial, private and military aircraft.

The Ben Gurion Airport features two main terminals: Terminal 3 and terminal 1, wherein terminal 1 is for domestic and low-cost international flights and terminal 3 is for international flights.

Apart from the above, terminal 1 structures food and beverage vending machine, cafeteria, nappy changing area, machine for calling cards, as well as public phone booths.

Terminal 1 also features a branch of Yahav Bank that offers bank and currency change services during their working hours.

The airport is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and operational facility to meet international standards.


Airport Facilities

Wi-Fi service
VIP Lounges
Internet centre
Feedback stations
Mobile charging stations
Post Office
First aid
Medical clinic
Lost and found department
Mother and child room
Children’s playroom
24-hour access to duty-free stores
Porter service
Police Station
Meet & Assist services
Currency exchange
ATM bank machines
VAT refund desk
Luggage storage
Business centers
Tourist information desk
Long- and short-term parking services
Car rental, taxi, buses, hotel shuttle and train services

Things to Do

While you wait at the Ben Gurion International Airport, spend your time:

  • Relaxing at VIP lounges during your long-hour layovers; take a shower and rest, while snacking your favourite food.
  • Eating at coffee shops and restaurants that are based at the airport terminal.
  • Comforting your children at the baby care area by bathing, changing nappy at the nappy area, heating food, etc.
  • Jesting with your children at the children’s playroom.
  • Shopping at the multiple duty-free stores to buy gifts and souvenirs, such as books, music, toys, electronics, jewellery, cosmetics, fashion and related accessories.

Visa and Immigration

If you’re an Indian passport holder travelling to Tel Aviv, then you have to apply for Schengen visa online with the documents required. The Schengen visa is a short stay visa issued to visit the Schengen countries; the visa is issued to tourists that are planning to visit their friends, family or other non-business trips for up to 90 days from the date of entry.

Your visit can be either continuous or several, depending upon the visa type; single entry or multiple entry. Another essential point to consider while applying for the visa is that your passport should be valid for 6 months prior to your travel date.

To ensure a hassle-free and seamless travel, here is a detailed information about the Israel visa –


Hotels near Tel Aviv Airport


The Hotel Indigo Tel Aviv


The Sheraton Hotel


The Crowne Plaza Hotel


The Carlton Tel Aviv Hotel

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