IDEC 2017 | Travel Information
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The first two days of the conference will be held at the Democratic School of Hadera and in various urban areas. The remainder of the conference will take place at Givat Haviva.
The accommodation will be at Givat Haviva for the entire duration of the conference.
We will arrange transportation between the campus, the school and the city.



How to get from Ben Gurion Airport to Hadera?

Givat Haviva is located approximately 60 km north of Ben Gurion Airport. It can be reached by travelling to Hadera by train and then continuing by bus or taxi.

By train – The train to Hadera departs from the airport terminal, the travel time to Hadera is approximately one hour, and the cost is approximately NIS 30.

Israel Railways website

From the Hadera train station take the No. 17 bus to the Hadera Central Bus Station. Travel time is approximately 8 minutes and the cost is approximately NIS 5.

Line Route 17 (Egged)

From the Hadera Central Bus Station take the No. 63 bus to Givat Haviva. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes and the cost is approximately NIS 8.

Line Route 63 (Kavim)

* Alternately, you can also take a taxi directly from the Hadera train station to Givat Haviva. Travel time is approximately 25 minutes and cost is approximately NIS 90.

Hadera Taxis telephone: 04-6204088

By car – it is possible to rent a car at the airport, and travel to Givat Haviva via Highway 6 (toll road) or via Highway 4. Travel time is approximately one hour.


During the conference several accommodation options are available:

  • Camping with your own tent and sleeping bag
  • In a single room
  • In a double room
  • In room with 3 beds
  • In rooms with 4 – 9 beds


Trip Checklist / What should you bring?

  • Bathing suit
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Torch
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Long and short sleeve clothing, depending on the weather


Spring season

The months of March and April are considered to be the most beautiful season of the year and the weather during this period is convenient and pleasant.

Tel Aviv temperatures generally range from 16°C to 24°C (61°F-75°F).

Temperatures in Jerusalem and the Golan Heights are approximately three degrees lower and temperatures in the south are approximately five degrees higher.

At this time of year the weather is changing and on cool days you may need to wear a long sleeve shirt and a jacket, whereas on warmer days all you will need is a short sleeve shirt. Bring items of easily removable lightweight clothing.

However, the weather during this season is unpredictable and may range from light rain to a heat wave with temperatures above 30°C.