The Conference is being held at the Mount Scopus Campus of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Please do not confuse this with our natural sciences campus at Giv'at Ram.
Arrival to Jerusalem via Ben Gurion Airport.
Israel's main entry point for international travelers is the Ben Gurion International Airport. It is situated next to the highway that links Tel Aviv and Jerusalem (highway no. 1). Travel from the airport to the centre of Jerusalem generally takes 40-50 minutes, and depending upon traffic conditions, often more.
Travel from the airport to Jerusalem is fairly easy:
Taxi or Shuttle are the best options. A taxi to any hotel in Jerusalem has a fixed fare of about 220 Shekels (approx. 46 Euros or US$63). The Shuttle Taxis (called Sheruts in Hebrew) cost much less, usually about 50 Shekels (approx. 10 Euros or US$12), and are relatively convenient. After waiting to fill up, the driver will drop everyone off at their exact address.
Buses to Jerusalem, operated by the Egged National Bus Co-operative. Buses leave the airport every 25-45 minutes between 06.30-21.40 daily. The bus stop is outside the airport arrivals building, opposite parking lot number one. Bus routes to Jerusalem are Egged Bus Nos. 405, 423, 945 and 947; tickets can be bought on the bus. The cost is roughly 25 Shekel (approx. 5 Euro or US$ 6. Buses arrive at Jerusalemís Central Bus Station on Jaffa Road in west Jerusalem.
Rail connection from the airport is available to all other parts of the country EXCEPT Jerusalem from the Ben Gurion Airport Railway Station, conveniently located in the lower level of the international terminal. From this station, passengers may head north-west to Tel Aviv, Haifa and other destinations in the north, or south-east to Modi'in. The journey to Tel Aviv Savidor Central Railway Station takes about 18 minutes and costs 13 NIS (approx. US$3.70). The service does not operate on Shabbat and Jewish holidays. The line to Haifa through Tel-Aviv runs 24 hours a day.
Orientation within the Mount Scopus Campus
Travel Information [Hebrew & English]
Departure via Ben Gurion Airport.
It is advisable to allow for at least an additional 2.5 hours in addition to your pre-flight check-in time to ensure timely arrival and sufficient time to complete security procedures.