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Card types and rates

Please note - a suitable travel ticket must be obtained before boarding the train. You can't buy a ticket on the train.

Paper Tickets for a Single Train Ride Only

A paper ticket for a single ride on the Light Train can only be purchased at any of the vending machines  placed at the Light Train stations.

This ticket entitles you to one ride on the Light Train without the possibility of crossover traveling by train or bus and does not allow you to enjoy discounts given to those eligible (youth, student, senior citizen, etc.


This ticket is valid only for the day it was purchased on


Passengers using a single paper travel ticket are required to validate the ticket immediately upon entering the train, ensure that the date and time of validation is printed on the back of the ticket and keep it until after leaving the destination station to present it to the train controllers.

A paper ticket for a single trip purchased on a bus is not valid for a train ride.


Paper tickets and punch-cards purchased in the past prior to the interface change shall be fully honored on the Light Train.

more detailsabout Paper Tickets for a Single Train Ride Only

Traveling with the Multi-line (Rav-Kav) travel card

The multi-line (Rav-Kav) travel card must be charged in advance at the vending machines located in each of the Light Train platforms, at Cfir's service center , at the Ministry of Transport's "on the line " service centers and at the "Rav-Kav online" website“.


All types of cards to the Light Train which are charged to the multi-line (Rav-Kav) card enable free ride On the Light Trains and buses in Jerusalem for 90 minutes from the time of the first validation.

 

On each trip, the card must be validated upon entry into the train - both when transferring from bus to train and when switching between trains, including when a periodic or special contract is charged on the card.

 

Aggregate Value Travel Arrangement

One can also ride the Light Train using the national "Aggregate Value" travel arrangement.
This arrangement is used both for trips that started on the bus and continued on the Light Train and for trips that start with the Light Train.

 It is possible to charge an aggregate value on the multi-line (Rav-Kav) card at the Ministry of Transport's "On the Line" service centers, at the Light Train stations, or on the “Rav-Kav Online“ website.
The discounts given when charging an aggregate value contract are the same as the discount percentages, depending on the updated profile on the multi-line (Rav-Kav) card. An aggregate value

Validation of a continuation ride from a bus ride for several passengers on one multi-line (Rav-Kav) card

Did you start a trip of several passengers on a bus using one multi-line (Rav-Kav) card? You can continue on the Light Train with the same passengers and validate the card for everyone.

 

 Please note - validation at the beginning of the Light Train ride will only be possible for one passenger.

By law and in accordance with the guidelines of the Ministry of Transport and Road Safety, every ticket/card on each Light Train ride must be validated immediately upon boarding the train.


According to law and under the guidance of the Ministry of Transport and Road Safety, it is mandatory to have a suitable travel card in advance, to validate it in the validation device immediately and at every entrance to the train and to make sure that the validation is in order.

 

 A passenger which will be found without a ticket or with a card/tickets that was not legally validated, shall be charged with increased charges.


*Increased charge: Full travel price plus NIS 180 monetary compensation according to law
During a ticket inspection, the passenger is obliged to present and hand over the travel ticket/card to the train controller upon the it’s request.


It is not possible to purchase a travel ticket/card on the train | Keep the travel card/ticket for inspection until you leave the station area.



Tickets Prices

Regular price in NIS 6
Price for Senior citizen/“Extended” student 3

Valid for 8 years from the date of purchase with the option for transfer between lines.

The multi-line (Rav-Kav) travel card must be charged in advance at the vending machines located in each of the Light Train platforms, at Cfir's service center , at the Ministry of Transport's "on the line " service centers and at the "Rav-Kav online" website“.


All types of cards to the Light Train which are charged to the multi-line (Rav-Kav) card enable free ride On the Light Trains and buses in Jerusalem for 90 minutes from the time of the first validation.

 

On each trip, the card must be validated upon entry into the train - both when transferring from bus to train and when switching between trains, including when a periodic or special contract is charged on the card.

 

Regular price in NIS 208.5
Price for Senior citizen 104

Regular price in NIS 62.5
Price for Senior citizen 31

Regular price in NIS 13
Price for Senior citizen 6.5

Eligible for a discount Regular price in NIS Price/value in light of eligibility
Adult (18+) 30 37.5
Student, disabled, eligible for Social Security 30 45
Senior citizen, youth, extended student 30 60

Eligible for a discount Regular price in NIS Price/value in light of eligibility
Adult (18+) 50 62.5
Student, disabled, eligible for Social Security 50 75
Senior citizen, youth, extended student 50 100

Eligible for a discount Regular price in NIS Price/value in light of eligibility
Adult (18+) 100 125
Student, disabled, eligible for Social Security 100 150
Senior citizen, youth, extended student 100 200

Eligible for a discount Regular price in NIS Price/value in light of eligibility
Adult (18+) 150 187.5
Student, disabled, eligible for Social Security 150 225
Senior citizen, youth, extended student 150 300

Eligible for a discount Regular price in NIS Price/value in light of eligibility
Adult (18+) 200 250
Student, disabled, eligible for Social Security 200 300
Senior citizen, youth, extended student 200 400

Duty to validate

 

With respect to all enforcement matters, Cfir acts in compliance with State regulations and in compliance with the law, which stipulates the obligation to purchase and validate tickets/cards.

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