Skip Navigation Linksרכבת ישראל > Israel Railways > Dear soldiers !

Dear soldiers !

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Note! Times listed are when bus arrives and stands at station. ​Bus departs when full or within half an hour, the earlier of the two.   

​Station of origin

​Station of destination






Centr​​al​​ station

Lev HaMifratz

City of Training Bases

Hof HaCarmelCity of Training Bases


City of Training Bases​​​​​
HaderaCity of Training Bases
NetanyaCity of Training Bases
Bet YehoshuaCity of Training Bases
HerzliyaCity of Training Bases ✓​​​ ✓​

​​Tel Aviv Savidor ​​Center

City of Training Bases


Details on special shuttles and additional services to the City of Training Bases can be found at the To​​fsim Kav website.​ ​

​Please note!

As of Saturday September 15, 2018, two trains for soldiers will be added

On Thursday at 17:46 from the Be'er Sheva - North Train Station to the Haifa Center - Hashmona Train Station.
The train will stop at the following stations: Lehavim - Rahat, Kiryat Gat, Ramla, Lod, Rosh Ha'ayin - North, Kfar Saba - Nordau, Hod HaSharon - Sokolov, Ra'anana - West, Netanya, Binyamina and Haifa - Hof HaKarmel.

On Fridays at 06:46 from the Haifa Center - HaShmona Train Station to the Beer Sheva - North Train Station.
The train will stop at the following stations: Haifa - Bat Galim, Haifa Hof HaKarmel, Atlit, Binyamina, Caesarea - Pardes Hanna, Hadera - West, Netanya, Netanya - Sapir, Bet Yehoshu’a, Ra'anana - West, Ra'anana - South, Hod HaSharon - Sokolov, Kfar Saba - Nordau, Ramla, Kiryat Gat and Lehavim - Rahat.

The train scheduled for Sunday at 05:25 will also stop at the following stations: Bet Yehoshua, Ra'anana, Hod HaSharon, Kfar Saba Nordau and Rosh HaAyin. Shuttle services (busses) from Kfar Saba Nordau and Rosh HaAyin stations have been cancelled.

​Important information!

  • ​​Soldiers are entitled to travel via Israel Railways without participating in cost of trip. Nevertheless, if you wish to travel in a reserved railcar you will need to pay the supplemental cost of a reserved seat.

  • You are required to obey instructions of Israel Railway inspectors. For your information, inspectors are authorized to record your personal details and, if needed, relay them to the relevant IDF authorities.

  • ​Cases of irregular or unsuitable behavior of soldiers in a train will be referred to IDF commanders /military police in order to take disciplinary measures.

  • A magnetic ticket (on paper), must not be issued if the military ID card (Hoger) allows free passage between the station's gates. For every paper ticket issued a report is sent to the Ministry of Defense and the IDF. Paper tickets are valid for the same day until 23:59.​


Blocked Soldiers ID card / non-issue of ticket

In the event the Soldiers ID card is blocked or if it is not possible to issue a passenger ticket at automatic machines:

  • Call civilian phone number: 03-9725002 or General Headquarters at 03-644002.

  • Email request to IDF Public Transportation department at [email protected]

  • Fax: 03-9725169 (civilian) or 03-644169 (headquarters).​