General Information

Weather

The weather in Haifa in May is warm with highs of 26°C during the day and lows of 14°C in the evening. Remember to bring a light outer garment for the cooler evenings, and also sunscreen and hats.

Rate of Exchange

The rate of exchange varies between $ = 3.7 to 3.9 NIS; Euro = 4.0 to 4.2 NIS; British Pound = 4.7 to 5.0 NIS. There are ATM’s at the airport, and also one on Technion campus. There are, of course, ATM’s in the various shopping areas of Haifa.

Tourism

For information about what Haifa has to offer in the way of tourism, please see the Haifa Tourist Center.

Directions to the Technion

There is  a train service from the airport to Haifa.  Sunday through Thursday, between 05:00 and 23:00 the trains run about every half hour, between 23:00 and 5:00 every hour. Fridays they run until early afternoon, and Saturdays only in the late evening (around 21:00 in the spring-summer schedule). Check the train schedule at the Israel Railways Web Site. The most convenient station for Technion is “Hof HaCarmel”, from where you can take a bus (NO. 11) or a taxi. Get directions to the Technion, or If you’re driving to our campus, use the box below to get directions via Google Maps