There are 3 ways to get from Petah Tikva to Jerusalem by bus or train

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Bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Sirkin Junction to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading 947

$9

Cheapest option

Line 279 bus, bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 279 bus from Petah Tikva City Hall/Haim Ozer to Raban Yohanan Ben Zakay/Rabbi Tarfon 179 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Raban Yohanan Ben Zakay/Rabbi Tarfon to Sare Israel/Hashmona'im 277 / ...

$2

1 alternative option

Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Kiryat Arye to Tel Aviv Haganah
  2. Take the train from Tel Aviv Haganah to Nat-bg
  3. Take the train from Nat-bg to Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sirkin Junction and arriving at Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Petah Tikva to Jerusalem. However, there are services departing from Kiryat Arye and arriving at Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon via Tel Aviv Haganah and Nat-bg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Petah Tikva and Jerusalem is 47 km.

The best way to get from Petah Tikva to Jerusalem without a car is to bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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The bus from Sirkin Junction to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading takes 49 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Petah Tikva to Jerusalem bus services, operated by Egged, depart from Sirkin Junction station.

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Petah Tikva to Jerusalem train services, operated by Israel Railways, depart from Kiryat Arye station.

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The best way to get from Petah Tikva to Jerusalem is to bus which takes 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 2 min.

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

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Petah Tikva to Jerusalem train services, operated by Israel Railways, arrive at Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon station.

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Map of how to get from Petah Tikva to Jerusalem.
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  • Distance: 29.4 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between Petah Tikva, Israel and Jerusalem, Israel?

Egged operates a bus from Petah Tikva to Jerusalem every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Petah Tikva to Jerusalem via Tel Aviv Haganah and Nat-bg in around 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Kiryat Arye to Tel Aviv Haganah
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Train from Tel Aviv Haganah to Nat-bg
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
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 Sirkin Junction to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Kavim Public Transport Lines
Website
kavim-t.co.il
Bus from Petah Tikva City Hall/Haim Ozer to Raban Yohanan Ben Zakay/Rabbi Tarfon
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
kavim-t.co.il
Bus from Raban Yohanan Ben Zakay/Rabbi Tarfon to Sare Israel/Hashmona'im
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
kavim-t.co.il

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