There are 5 ways to get from Lod to Jerusalem by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Ramla Central Bus Station/Unloading to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading 433 / ...

$7

Cheapest option

Line 150 bus, line 110 bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 150 bus from David HaMelekh/Shlomo HaMelekh to City Hall 150
  2. Take the line 110 bus from City Hall to בנייני האומה/שז''ר 110 / ...

$2

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Lod to Jerusalem Malha Tel Aviv Center-Tel Aviv Yafo<->Jerusalem Malha-Jerusalem

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lod to Jerusalem 28.3 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Lod to Jerusalem 28.3 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Lod to Jerusalem is to line 150 bus and line 110 bus which costs ₪ 7 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lod to Jerusalem is to taxi which costs ₪ 260 - ₪ 320 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ramla Central Bus Station/Unloading station and arriving at Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lod and arriving at Jerusalem Malha. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between Lod and Jerusalem is 37 km. The road distance is 45.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lod to Jerusalem without a car is to bus which takes 42 min and costs ₪ 25.

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The bus from Ramla Central Bus Station/Unloading to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading takes 42 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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Lod to Jerusalem train services, operated by Israel Railways, depart from Lod station.

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The best way to get from Lod to Jerusalem is to bus which takes 42 min and costs ₪ 25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₪ 24 - ₪ 35 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Lod to Jerusalem.
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  • Distance: 22.9 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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

Egged operates a bus from Lod to Jerusalem every 2 hours. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, Israel Railways operates a train from Lod to Jerusalem once a week. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min.

Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Lod to Jerusalem Malha
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Bus operators
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from Ramla Central Bus Station/Unloading to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Kavim Public Transport Lines
Website
kavim-t.co.il
Bus from David HaMelekh/Shlomo HaMelekh to City Hall
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
kavim-t.co.il
Bus from City Hall to בנייני האומה/שז''ר
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
kavim-t.co.il
Other operators
Taxi from Lod to Jerusalem
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Kastel Taxi
Phone
+972 03-6994242
Website
kastel.co.il

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