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

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Bus  •  4 h 12 min

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

$37

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Jerusalem to Eilat 194.7 miles

$45 - $70

Bus to Tel Aviv, fly  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Supreme Court/Zussman to Airport/Termin 3
  2. Fly from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Eilat (ETH) TLV - ETH

$72 - $182

Bus to Sde Dov, fly  •  3 h 2 min

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

$75 - $212

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

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The quickest way to get from Jerusalem to Eilat is to bus and fly which costs ₪ 250 - ₪ 700 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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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 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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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 4 h 12 min and costs ₪ 130.

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The bus from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms to Eilat Central Station/Unloading takes 4 h 12 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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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 50 min.

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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 4 h 15 min to drive from Jerusalem to Eilat.

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  • Distance: 154.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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

Egged operates a bus from Jerusalem to Eilat twice daily. Tickets cost $37 and the journey takes 4 h 12 min.

Airlines
Arkia Israel Airlines
Website
arkia.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Eilat
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Sde Dov to Eilat
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Israir
Website
beta.israirairlines.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Eilat
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Sde Dov to Eilat
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Bus operators
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms to Eilat Central Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Bus from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms to ת. רכבת ת''א מרכז
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Afikim
Website
afikim-t.co.il
Bus from Supreme Court/Zussman to Airport/Termin 3
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
afikim-t.co.il

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

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