There are 3 ways to get from Ovda Airport (VDA) to Jerusalem by bus, plane or train

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Bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from בסיס עובדה/ש''ג to ת. מרכזית ב''ש 392
  2. Take the bus from ת. מרכזית ב''ש/רציפים to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading 470

$36

2 alternative options

Bus, fly to Tel Aviv, train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Uvda Airport to Eilat Central Station/Unloading
  2. Fly from Eilat (ETH) to Tel Aviv (TLV) ETH - TLV
  3. Take the train from Nat-bg to Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon

$84 - $197

Bus, fly to Sde Dov  •  4 h 21 min

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

$84 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ovda Airport (VDA) to Jerusalem station. However, there are services departing from בסיס עובדה/ש''ג and arriving at Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading via ת. מרכזית ב''ש/רציפים. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Ovda Airport (VDA) and Jerusalem is 205 km.

The best way to get from Ovda Airport (VDA) to Jerusalem without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Ovda Airport (VDA) to Jerusalem, including transfers.

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Ovda Airport (VDA) to Jerusalem bus services, operated by Egged, depart from בסיס עובדה/ש''ג station.

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The quickest flight from Eilat Airport to Tel Aviv Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Ovda Airport (VDA) to Jerusalem bus services, operated by Egged, arrive at Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading.

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

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There are 567+ hotels available in Jerusalem. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ovda Airport (VDA) to Jerusalem.
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  • Distance: 128.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Ovda Airport (VDA), Israel and Jerusalem, Israel?

You can take a bus from Ovda Airport (VDA) to Jerusalem via ת. מרכזית ב''ש and ת. מרכזית ב''ש/רציפים in around 4 h 29 min.

Airlines
Arkia Israel Airlines
Website
arkia.com
Flights from Eilat to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Eilat to Sde Dov
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Israir
Website
beta.israirairlines.com
Flights from Eilat to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Eilat to Sde Dov
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Nat-bg to Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Bus operators
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from בסיס עובדה/ש''ג to ת. מרכזית ב''ש
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Bus from ת. מרכזית ב''ש/רציפים to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Bus from Uvda Airport to Eilat Central Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Bus from ת. רכבת ת''א מרכז/איסוף to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
egged.co.il

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