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3-5 November 2018 | Tel Aviv, Israel

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General travel tips[edit]

  • Uber does not operate in Israel. Gett is the app for booking taxi rides.
  • Public transport does not operate on the Jewish Sabbath, i.e. from Friday afternoon (15:00) to Saturday evening

Landing at Ben Guryon Airport[edit]

You will land at the Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) near Tel Aviv. With security problems and refugee crises all over the region, this is probably not the easiest time for international passengers. We asked you to submit your personal details in advance in order to make the border control and security checks shorter and more convenient.

Please have the attached invitation letter at hand, in case you will be asked to prove the purpose of your visit. If you did not submit your details in advance, don't worry, but be patient and bear in mind that the airport procedures might be lengthy.

If you have a problem or need to ask a question, call the organizing team at 050-9533179 (+972-50-9533179). This number will available during the time of the conference.


Travel from the Airport to the Conference Hotel[edit]

Travel to the Conference Hotel by Train or Bus[edit]

The conference hotel is the Leonardo Art Hotel - At 9 Eliezer Peri Street

- note that there is Leonardo Hotel nearby - the Leonardo Beach at Hayarkon Street - which is not the conference hotel.

The airport has a frequent train service directly to Tel Aviv-Savidor Center station, which is an 18 minutes ride and costs around 15 NIS. The train station is on the ground floor of the Airport - on the left side. Buy a ticket to "Tel Aviv Savidor Station".

On Friday November 1st, free shuttle services will operate between the airport and the Tel Aviv-Savidor Center station. From the station you will require a bus or taxi to get to your hotel.

  • instuctions to Travel by Bus to the Hotel
  • Please note that public transport does not operate on the Jewish Sabbath, i.e. from Friday at 15:00 to Saturday evening and at those time take a texy to the hotel - ask the driver to take you directly to 9 Eliezer Peri Street (should cost about 50 NIS (15 $US) - make sure the taxy driver runs the meter. If the driver refuses agree to pay no more than 40 - 50 NIS (you can huggle) or take another taxi) - no need to give tip to the driver.

Travel to the Conference Hotel from the airport by Texi[edit]

Please note that public transport does not operate on the Jewish Sabbath, i.e. from Friday afternoon to Saturday evening. Taxis are available 24/7 and will not cost more than 170 NIS (About $50) – see fare information here - take the official texies only - on the ground floor of the airport - right outside the arrival passengers hall (near the train station). Note that texy drivers need be paid on with NIS and can not be paid by credit card or other currencies. Ask the driver to take you directly to 9 Eliezer Peri Street. No need to give tip to the driver.

Travel from the Airport directly to the Venue[edit]

The venue will operate only during the conference hours, i.e. on Saturday and on Sunday between 8:30 - 17:30 and Monday between 8:30 - 13:00.

Travel from the Airport to the Conference Venue by Train or Bus[edit]

The conference venue is the Tel Aviv Cinematheque at Shprinzak 2, Tel Aviv

The airport has a frequent train service directly to Tel Aviv HaShalom station, which is an 18 minutes ride and costs around 15 NIS. The train station is on the ground floor of the Airport - on the left side. Buy a ticket to "Tel Aviv HaShalom Station". Get out at the front of the station (North exit and not the south exit - i.e. the main exit)

  • Or Please note that public transport does not operate on the Jewish Sabbath, i.e. from Friday at 15:00 to Saturday evening and at those time take a texy to the venue - ask the driver to take you directly to the Sinematheque (should cost about 20 NIS (3 $US) - make sure the taxy driver runs the meter. If the driver refuses agree to pay no more than 25 NIS (you can huggle) or take another taxi) - no need to give tip to the driver.

Travel to the Conference Venue from the airport by Texi[edit]

Taxis are available 24/7 and will not cost more than 170 NIS (About $50) – see fare information here - take the official texies only - on the ground floor of the airport - right outside the arrival passengers hall (near the train station). Note that texy drivers need be paid on with NIS and can not be paid by credit card or other currencies. Ask the driver to take you directly to Tel Aviv Cinematheque at Shprinzak 2, Tel Aviv. No need to give tip to the driver.

Travel from the Conference Hotel to the Conference Venue[edit]

There will be free shuttles in the morning and evening from the hotel to the venue and back.


A shuttle between the hotel and the venue will be available at 08:30 on Saturday and Sunday, and at 8:15 on Monday. (so finish breakfast on time)

By bus[edit]

By Texi[edit]

Ask the driver to take you directly to Tel Aviv Cinematheque at Shprinzak 2, Tel Aviv. As the driver to turn on the meter. Should cost no more than 40 NIS (12 $ US). No need to give tip to the driver.