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There are 4 ways to get from Jerusalem to Ashkelon by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms to Sports Center/Ben Gurion 436 / ...

$11

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Train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon to Nat-bg 147
  2. Take the train from Tel Aviv Haganah to Ashkelon 41 / ...

$13 - $19

Taxi  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jerusalem to Ashkelon 46.9 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Jerusalem to Ashkelon 46.9 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Jerusalem to Ashkelon is to bus which costs ₪ 39 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jerusalem to Ashkelon is to taxi which costs ₪ 430 - ₪ 550 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms station and arriving at Sports Center/Ben Gurion. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Jerusalem to Ashkelon. However, there are services departing from Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon and arriving at Ashkelon via Nat-bg and Tel Aviv Haganah. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Jerusalem and Ashkelon is 62 km. The road distance is 75 km.

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The best way to get from Jerusalem to Ashkelon without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 19 min and costs ₪ 39.

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The bus from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms to Sports Center/Ben Gurion takes 1 h 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Jerusalem to Ashkelon bus services, operated by Egged, arrive at Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms.

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Jerusalem to Ashkelon train services, operated by Israel Railways, depart from Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon station.

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The best way to get from Jerusalem to Ashkelon is to bus which takes 1 h 19 min and costs ₪ 39. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₪ 45 - ₪ 70 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 38.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

Egged operates a bus from Jerusalem to Ashkelon hourly. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Jerusalem to Ashkelon via Nat-bg and Tel Aviv Haganah in around 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon to Nat-bg
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Train from Tel Aviv Haganah to Ashkelon
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Bus operators
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms to Sports Center/Ben Gurion
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Other operators
Taxi from Jerusalem to Ashkelon
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Rechavia Taxi
Phone
+972 2625 4444

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Jerusalem to Ashkelon bus services, operated by Egged, arrive at Sports Center/Ben Gurion station.

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Jerusalem to Ashkelon train services, operated by Israel Railways, arrive at Ashkelon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jerusalem to Ashkelon is 75 km. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Jerusalem to Ashkelon.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Ashkelon. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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