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

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Train to Tel Aviv, fly  •  2h 13m

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

$75 - $187

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Bus  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms to Eilat Central Station/Unloading 444 / ...

$36

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Bus to Sde Dov, fly  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms to ת. רכבת ת''א הורדה
  2. Fly from Sde Dov (SDV) to Eilat (ETH) SDV - ETH

$77 - $212

Drive  •  4h 15m

  1. Drive from Jerusalem to Eilat 194.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Jerusalem to Eilat is to bus which costs ₪ 130 and takes 4h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Jerusalem to Eilat is to train and fly which costs ₪ 270 - ₪ 700 and takes 2h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms station and arriving at Eilat Central Station/Unloading station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between Jerusalem and Eilat is 247 km. The road distance is 311.4 km.

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The best way to get from Jerusalem to Eilat without a car is to bus which takes 4h 12m and costs ₪ 130.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Jerusalem to Eilat, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Tel Aviv Airport to Eilat Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Jerusalem to Eilat is 311 km. It takes approximately 4h 15m to drive from Jerusalem to Eilat.

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  • Distance: 154.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 13m

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

Egged operates a bus from Jerusalem to Eilat 5 times a day. Tickets cost $36 and the journey takes 4h 12m. Eilat Shuttle also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Arkia Israel Airlines
Website
arkia.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Eilat
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Sde Dov to Eilat
Ave. Duration
49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Israir
Website
israir.co.il
Flights from Tel Aviv to Eilat
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Sde Dov to Eilat
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon to Nat-bg
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
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 ת. רכבת ת''א הורדה
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Bus from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms to Eilat Central Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Eilat Shuttle
Website
eilatshuttle.com
Bus from Jerusalem - David Citadel Hotel to Eilat Airport - Yellow Gas Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Eilat Shuttle

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Israir and Arkia Israel Airlines offer flights from Tel Aviv Airport to Eilat Airport.

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