Welcome to Israel!

Currency exchange at the airport:

Go to the Bank Hapoalim counters at the Arrival Hall, between conveyor belts 6 and 7, 03-9722763/4. Open 24/7.


SIM card options at the airport:

See https://biuinternational.com/students/sim-card-information/


How to get to Bar-Ilan University from Ben Gurion Airport:

Via public transportation – See https://moovitapp.com/i/NDQ1NTk0NQ?t=1

Via taxi – See http://www.iaa.gov.il/en-US/airports/bengurion/Pages/TaxiFareCalculator.aspx

General Train and Bus Information:

Trains https://www.rail.co.il/en

Buses https://www.bus.co.il/otobusimmvc/Lines/0/0/66885/Ben%20Guryon%20Airport?Language=en

Rav-Kav Card for bus and train ride:  Rav Kav service – Ben Gurion airport: https://www.gov.il/en/departments/bureaus/multi_line_ben_gurion

Useful apps and online resources:

In case of emergency, from any phone:

  • Police: 100
  • Ambulance: 101 
    (for non-emergency medical issues, contact your insurance provider)
  • Fire: 102
  • Home Front Command: 104
  • Bar-Ilan Security: 03-5317777


International School
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat-Gan, Israel 5290002

Tel: +972- 3-738-4245
Email for further information
Email to apply for a program