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Bus  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading 470 / ...

₪ 49

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Train  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the train from Be'er Sheva North to Tel Aviv Haganah 41 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tel Aviv Haganah to Yerushalayim/Yits'hak Navon 13

₪ 53 - ₪ 71

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The cheapest way to get from Beersheba to Jerusalem is to bus which costs ₪ 49 and takes 1h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Beersheba to Jerusalem is to bus which costs ₪ 49 and takes 1h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms station and arriving at Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Beersheba to Jerusalem. However, there are services departing from Be'er Sheva North and arriving at Yerushalayim/Yits'hak Navon via Tel Aviv Haganah. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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The distance between Beersheba and Jerusalem is 70 km.

The best way to get from Beersheba to Jerusalem without a car is to bus which takes 1h 29m and costs ₪ 49.

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The bus from Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading takes 1h 29m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Beersheba to Jerusalem bus services, operated by Egged, depart from Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms.

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Beersheba to Jerusalem train services, operated by Israel Railways, depart from Be'er Sheva North station.

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The best way to get from Beersheba to Jerusalem is to bus which takes 1h 29m and costs ₪ 49. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₪ 50 - ₪ 75 and takes 2h 57m.

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  • Distance: 70.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 29m

What companies run services between Beersheba, Israel and Jerusalem, Israel?

Egged operates a bus from Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₪ 49 and the journey takes 1h 29m. Egged Ta'avura also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Beersheba to Jerusalem via Tel Aviv Haganah in around 2h 57m.

Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Be'er Sheva North to Tel Aviv Haganah
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₪ 35 - ₪ 55
Website
Israel Railways
Train from Tel Aviv Haganah to Yerushalayim/Yits'hak Navon
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₪ 14 - ₪ 19
Website
Israel Railways
Bus operators
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₪ 49
Website
Egged
Egged Ta'avura
Website
egged-taavura.co.il
Bus from Be'er Sheva Central Station/Interurban Platforms to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₪ 49
Website
Egged Ta'avura

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Beersheba to Jerusalem bus services, operated by Egged, arrive at Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading.

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