There are 3 ways to get from Jerusalem to Ashkelon by bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from ת. מרכזית ירושלים קומה 3/רציפים to היכל הספורט/בן גוריון 437 / ...

$12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jerusalem to Ashkelon 46.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Jerusalem to Ashkelon 46.9 miles

$11 - $17

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

Egged operates a bus from Jerusalem to Ashkelon hourly. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Bus operators
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from ת. מרכזית ירושלים קומה 3/רציפים to היכל הספורט/בן גוריון
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Other operators
Taxi from Jerusalem to Ashkelon
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Rechavia Taxi
Phone
+972 2625 4444

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Jerusalem to Ashkelon is to bus which costs ₪ 42 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from ת. מרכזית ירושלים קומה 3/רציפים and arriving at היכל הספורט/בן גוריון. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

The bus from ת. מרכזית ירושלים קומה 3/רציפים to היכל הספורט/בן גוריון takes 1 h 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.