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There are 4 ways to get from Eilat to Jerusalem by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Sde Dov, bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Eilat (ETH) to Sde Dov (SDV) ETH - SDV
  2. Take the bus from ת. רכבת ת''א מרכז/איסוף to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading

$77 - $206

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Bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Eilat Central Station/Platforms to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading 444 / ...

$36

2 alternative options

Fly to Tel Aviv, train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Eilat (ETH) to Tel Aviv (TLV) ETH - TLV
  2. Take the train from Nat-bg to Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon

$75 - $179

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Eilat to Jerusalem 196 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Eilat to Jerusalem is to bus which costs ₪ 131 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Eilat to Jerusalem is to fly and train which costs ₪ 270 - ₪ 700 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Eilat Central Station/Platforms station and arriving at Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Eilat and Jerusalem is 247 km. The road distance is 313.7 km.

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The best way to get from Eilat to Jerusalem without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 13 min and costs ₪ 131.

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Eilat to Jerusalem, including transfers.

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Eilat to Jerusalem bus services, operated by Egged, arrive at Eilat Central Station/Platforms.

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The quickest flight from Eilat Airport to Sde Dov Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Eilat to Jerusalem is 314 km. It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to drive from Eilat to Jerusalem.

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  • Distance: 154.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

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

Egged operates a bus from Eilat to Jerusalem 5 times a day. Tickets cost $36 and the journey takes 4 h 13 min.

Airlines
Israir
Website
beta.israirairlines.com
Flights from Eilat to Sde Dov
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Eilat to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Nat-bg to Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Bus operators
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from ת. רכבת ת''א מרכז/איסוף to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Bus from Eilat Central Station/Platforms to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
egged.co.il

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Israir offers flights from Eilat Airport to Sde Dov Airport.

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