How do you take a sherut from Akko to Haifa on a Friday afternoon?

Welcome to Cruise Critic! If you'd like to participate on our forums by joining in the conversation, please Register Now! Be sure to visit our FAMOUS Roll Call forums, where you can meet other cruisers sailing with you and share a tour or shore excursion and SAVE MONEY!

** Please post your recommendations ONLY in response to not start a new thread. Thanks!
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
All times are GMT -4.
The time now is 03:48 PM.
San Francisco Bay Area
210 Posts
Joined Jun 2012
The header pretty much says it all. We're in Haifa on a Friday and thought Akko would be good to visit that day. We're on an organized tour to Jerusalem the previous day so we're thinking to do something more independent on the Friday. We plan to take the train in the morning to Akko, but the last return train is at 2PM. If we want to stay longer, other than a taxi, (are there even taxis on Friday afternoon?), a sherut was suggested. But, and please forgive my being so clueless here, how do you find one? Where do they go? Will they go to the train station/port in Haifa from Akko? How do you pay them? Any info will be greatly appreciated!
393 Posts
Joined Jun 2011
If this is still relevant...

Friday afternoons are difficult because the Jewish Sabbath begins at around 4:30 PM these days.

However, a quick (Hebrew) search found the following phone number for an Akko-Haifa sherut operator:

Moniyot Kavie Hagalil ("Galil Lines Taxis"): +972.4.8664422

You can also try english dot b144 dot co dot il, and search for taxis in Akko.

Finally, you could try to arrange for a return taxi/sherut ride by asking the operators when you get off the ship in Haifa. You might have to deal with them not being too happy about you not wanting a ride to Akko, though...

Enjoy your visit!
Expand Signature
Collapse Signature
July 14-August 10, 2017 Black Watch Fjords of the Arctic
May 13-23, 2016 Jewel of the Seas Western Mediterranean Day-by-Day Review with Photos
November 22-December 1, 2013 Norwegian Spirit Canary Islands & Morocco Day-by-Day Review with Photos
July 14-21, 2013 Carnival Glory New England/Canada Review
April 14-25, 2012 Norwegian Epic Transatlantic Review
August 2005 Disney Magic Caribbean
May 1996 RCI Sovereign of the Seas Caribbean
Late 80s/Early 90s HAL Westerdam Caribbean