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Free Train ride From Karmiel and Ahihud

​​To all residents of the region

On 20.9.2017 the new stations at Achihud and Carmiel will be opened. It will now be possible to travel directly, easily and comfortably to Haifa (35 minutes) and Tel Aviv (1 hour and 35 minutes).

We invite you to travel with us to work, to your studies, to visit the family or for a day out.

To mark the opening of the two stations, the Ministry of Transport is offering special prices for tickets so that you can enjoy a fast, comfortable journey and just sit back and enjoy the view!


Some important things you should know:


  • You can plan your journey simply, comfortably and quickly on our web site, www.rail.co.il or download our app Israel Railways (Android AppStore)

  • On the site and in the App, you can get updates, information about complimentary transportation services to train stations, calculate fares, discover new places to visit and tour on the train and more.

  • It's important that you arrive at the station at least 10 minutes before your trains scheduled to arrive.

  • Our Customer Services on the site, on Facebook or by telephone (08-6831222 / *5770) are available to help you with any questions you may have.


If you're travelling from Carmiel, you can enjoy a benefit that's divided into two parts:


  • ​20.9.2017 – 19.12.2017 – travel to any station across the country, free of charge for three months if you purchase a ticket from Carmiel. The offer is valid only for single or return tickets purchased from Carmiel using a personal Rav Card. However, between 20.9.2017 – 13.10.2017 it will be possible to purchase single, paper tickets from Carmiel that will be valid until 13.10.17.

  • ​19.12.2017 – 20.12.2017 –50% discount for journeys to any station across the country for three months if you purchase a ticket from Carmiel. The offer is valid only for single or return tickets purchased from Carmiel using a personal Rav Card.

 

If you're travelling from Achihud, you can enjoy a benefit that's divided into two parts if you qualify as an "Achihud Traveler" 

  • ​20.9.2017 – 19.12.2017 – travel to any station across the country, free of charge for three months if you purchase a ticket from Achihud. The offer is valid only for single or return tickets purchased from Carmiel using a personal Rav Card. However, between 20.9.2017 – 13.10.2017 it will be possible to purchase single, paper tickets from Achihud that will be valid until 13.10.17.

  • 19.12.2017 – 20.12.2017 –50% discount for journeys to any station across the country for three months if you purchase a ticket from Achihud. The offer is valid only for single or return tickets purchased from Carmiel using a personal Rav Card.


Who qualifies as an "Achihud Traveler"?

  • A student studying at an institute of higher education in the applicable area.

  • All those living in the following settlements in Matte Asher:  Adamit, Ashrat, Achihud, Eilon, Afek, Bustan HaGalil, Bet HaEmek, Ben Ami, Betset, Ga'aton, Gesher HaZiv, Hanita, Yechiam, Yasur, Cabri, Clil, Kfar Masaryk, Lochamai Hebetate, Liman, Mathura, Ness Amim, Netiv HaShaiyara, Sa'ar, Evron, Ein HaMifratz, Amka, Arav el Aramsha, Rosh HaNikra, Regba, Shavai Tsion, Shomrat, Sheik Danon.

  • All those living in the following settlements in Misgav:  Avtalion, Eshchar, Gilon, Dmeide, Har Helutz, Hararit, Husniah, Harashim, Tal-El, Yuvalim, Yodfat, Yachad, Ya'ad, Kammaneh, Cammun, Lavonb, Moran, Moreshet, Michmonim, Manof, Ma'aleh Tsvia, Mitzpeh Aviv, Sallama, Atzmon-Segev, Arav el Naim, Pelech, Tsurit, Koranit, Kibbutz Eshbal, Kibbutz Kishur, Kibbutz Lotem, Ras el-ein, Rakefet, Shorashim, Schenia, Tuval.

  • All those living in the following settlements: Abu Sna'an, Tamra, Yarka, Kabul, Kaukab Abu al-Hija, Kfar Yasif, Majd al-Krum, Shaab,Julis, Etgar, Jadidia Mecher .


Please Note! All those travelling to Carmiel and Achihud from other stations will pay the full fare

How can you get a Rav Card?

  • Go to Israel Rail's web site at www.rail.co.il. Order a Rav Card simply and quickly and pick it up at the ticket office up to seven days after applying.  Only Adult tickets may be obtained via the site.  All other categories and special tickets can only be purchased at one of the issuing stations (See details below).

  • Use one of the special issuing stations found and get your Rav Card immediately (See details below).

  • Get your Rav Card immediately if you go to the Carmiel of Achihud stations from Wednesday, 20.9.2017, between the hours of 07:00 – 19:00



*An identity card is required for a Rav Card.

LocationIssuing station addressOpening hours
Carmiel*​​

Carmiel Town Hall

100 Keren Kayemet Avenue

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday: 08:00 – 15:00

Tuesday, Thursday: 11: - 16:00

Carmiel*

BIG Center

2 Ma'aleh Cammun Street

Sunday – Thursday: 10:00 – 19:00
Majd al-Krum*Bet HaKerem Commercial Center, next to PAZ petrol station.Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 – 18:00
Jadeidi-Makr*Community Center of main street opposite Bank LeumiSunday – Thursday: 09:00 – 16:00
Sakhnin**Mall opposite Sakhnin College

Sunday – Thursday: 08:00 – 16:00.

Saturday: 08:00 – 16:00.

Beit Jann**Center of town

Sunday – Thursday: 08:00 – 18:00.

Friday: 08:00 – 14:00.

Maghar**Center of townSaturday: 08:00 – 16:00.
Tamra**Tamura Mall

Sunday – Thursday: 08:00 – 16:00.

Saturday: 08:00 – 16:00.

*  Stations will operate until 19.9.217.  ** Ministry of Transport "Al HaKav" stations.

 

How Do I get to the Stations?

The Ministry of Transport and the National Public Transport Authority have placed at your disposal a number of bus routes to bring you to and from the stations easily and comfortably.

To and From Carmiel

All city bus routes in Carmiel will pass and stop at the train station.

Karmiel​​

TownRouteOperator
Amirim147Netiv Express
Eshbal42Netiv Express
Eschar42Netiv Express
Bi'Ina129Netiv Express
65Netiv Express
67Netiv Express
Beit Jann14/15Netiv Express
Bar Yochai147Netiv Express
Die el Asad129Netiv Express
65Netiv Express
67Netiv Express
Dir Hana150Netiv Express
60Travels & Tourism
61Travels & Tourism
Hazon40Netiv Express
Halutz36Netiv Express
Hatzor HaGlilit500Egged
503Egged
509Egged
Harashim14/15Netiv Express
Tiberius56Egged
Tefahot149Netiv Express
Yuvalim42Netiv Express
Ya'ad41Netiv Express
Kishor35Netiv Express
Kalanit149Netiv Express
Kamanneh38Netiv Express
Kamon38Netiv Express
Kisra-Sumei52Netiv Express
Kfar Hananya40Netiv Express
149Netiv Express
Kfar Shamai147Netiv Express
Karmiel​​​263Egged
Karmiel​​​​1, 1א', 2, 3, 4, 5, 5א', 6, 7Egged
Lavon36Netiv Express
Lotem37Netiv Express
Lapidot12Netiv Express
Majd al-Krum66Netiv Express
68Netiv Express
361Netiv Express
363Netiv Express
261Egged
263Egged
Moran40Netiv Express
Meron147Netiv Express
 361Netiv Express
 363Netiv Express
 364Netiv Express
Mikhmanim38Netiv Express
Maghar56Egged
30Travels & Tourism
Ma'alot-Tarshiha12Netiv Express
Misgav Regional Center40Netiv Express
35Netiv Express
36Netiv Express
37Netiv Express
38Netiv Express
41Netiv Express
42Netiv Express
Nahaf125Netiv Express
65Netiv Express
68Netiv Express
Nazareth30Netiv Express
Sajur127Netiv Express
66Netiv Express
67Netiv Express
Sakhnin63Travels & Tourism
60Travels & Tourism
61Travels & Tourism
Salama37Netiv Express
Ein al-Asad40Netiv Express
147Netiv Express
Atzmon, Isgav41Netiv Express
Arraba150Netiv Express
60Travels & Tourism
61Travels & Tourism
Pelech35Netiv Express
Peki'in52Netiv Express
Tsvia37Netiv Express
Yuvalim Junction265Netiv Express
242Superbus
Misgav Junction265Netiv Express
242Superbus
Tsfad364Netiv Express
361Netiv Express
363Netiv Express
Kiriyat Shmona500Egged
Ras al-Ein,37Netiv Express
 150Netiv Express
Rameh126Netiv Express
56Egged
66Netiv Express
67Netiv Express
14/15Netiv Express
​​​361Netiv Express
363Netiv Express
30Travels & Tourism
Rakefet41Netiv Express
Shazur149Netiv Express
147Netiv Express
Shorashim41Netiv Express
Tuval35Netiv Express
Tefen12Netiv Express
Teradion Industrial Park - Misgav60Travels & Tourism
61Travels & Tourism
 

To and From Achihud

A shuttle service will run from Achihud station to the Bar Lev Industrial Estate.

Ahihud
TownRouteOperator
Abu Snan305Netiv Express
Bar Lev Industrial Area57Netiv Express
305Netiv Express
312Netiv Express
Jadeidi-Makr111Netiv Express
Julis312Netiv Express
Gilon39Netiv Express
139Netiv Express
Tal El39Netiv Express
139Netiv Express
Tamta107Netiv Express
57Netiv Express
​Yarka312Netiv Express
Kabul107Netiv Express
57Netiv Express
Kfar Yasif305Netiv Express
Majd al-Krum​​112Netiv Express
57Netiv Express
Tsurit39Netiv Express
139Netiv Express
Shorashim139Netiv Express
Sha'ab (Yasur)108Netiv Express
Teradion Industrial Park - Misgav139Netiv Express

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For more information regarding timetable and bus services: *8787   www.bus.gov.il. ​