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What you need to know about
Public Transport

This is a Rav-Kav card

You need it to ride buses and trains in Israel

Rav-Kav card

How to get started?

1. Buy a Rav-Kav

You can buy it in designated Kiosks.

2. Load your Card

Go to a Kiosk or an ATM and load stored value, daily or weekly pass.

3. Get on the Bus!

Find your bus using Google Maps, or any other app, and tap your Rav-Kav.

How does it work?

  • A ride inside the city costs 5.90 stored value.
  • You can transfer between buses inside the city for 90 minutes for free.
  • Traveling outside the city, or using the train, can cost more.
  • Kids under 5 ride for free!

What should I load?

Travel anywhere
Stored value
30₪ Get 37.5 stored value
50₪ Get 62.5 stored value
Travel Inside the city
Daily pass
13₪ Best when 2+ rides a day
Weekly pass
62.50₪ Best when 11+ rides a week

Where can I load?

In designated Kiosks and ATMs

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