How to get there in Eilat

Practical information for your trip to Eilat

International flights to Eilat arrive in the Ovda International Airport 65 kilometers from the city. There is also a domestic airport in Eilat that is located closer to the city center. There are regular bus connections to Eilat from the northern cities in Israel. The city can also be accessed by boat via the Red Sea.

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Moving around in Eilat

Public transport in Eilat consists of limited bus connections to the suburbs and to the borders of Egypt and Jordan. Taxis are available, but often do not use their meters. Car rental in Eilat is a good option if you want to visit other destinations in Israel, but the coastal city itself can be easily toured on foot.