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There are 4 ways to get from Ramallah to Majdal Shams by bus or train

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Bus via Afula

  1. Take the bus from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms to Afula Central Station/Alight
  2. Take the bus from Afula Central Station/Platforms to ת. מרכזית ק''ש/הורדה

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from תחנת רקל''ה גבעת המבתר/יגאל ידין to Sion/Naveh Broadwalk
  2. Take the bus from Lev Katsrin Mall to Majdal - Football Field

2 alternative options

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Mode'ein Center to HaMifrats Central Station/Kav HaHof
  2. Take the bus from Karmiel Rail Station/Platforms to ת. מרכזית ק''ש/הורדה

Line 218 bus, bus, line 511 bus, line 58 bus

  1. Take the line 218 bus from Ramallah Terminal to Damascus Gate Terminal/Antara Ben Shadad
  2. Take the bus from Gesher Hameitarim/Herzl Blvd to Tsfat Junction/HaGalil
  3. Take the line 511 bus from Tsfat Junction/HaGalil to ת. מרכזית ק''ש/הורדה
  4. Take the line 58 bus from ת. מרכזית ק''ש/רציפים to Eastern Exit

Ramallah to Majdal Shams by bus

108 Weekly Buses
5h 50m Average Duration
₪ 41 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ramallah to Majdal Shams is to bus which costs $9 - $14 and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Ramallah to Majdal Shams is to bus via Afula which costs $11 - $18 and takes 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ramallah to Majdal Shams. However, there are services departing from Ramallah Terminal and arriving at Eastern Exit via Hel HaHandasa/Na'omi Kiss, Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms, Afula Central Station/Platforms and ת. מרכזית ק''ש/רציפים. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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The distance between Ramallah and Majdal Shams is 161 km.

The best way to get from Ramallah to Majdal Shams without a car is to bus via Afula which takes 5h 50m and costs $11 - $18.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Ramallah to Majdal Shams, including transfers.

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Ramallah to Majdal Shams bus services, operated by Egged, depart from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms.

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Ramallah to Majdal Shams bus services, operated by Egged, arrive at ת. מרכזית ק''ש/הורדה station.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Majdal Shams. Prices start at ₪ 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Ramallah to Majdal Shams.
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  • Distance: 161.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Ramallah, Palestine and Majdal Shams, Israel?

You can take a bus from Ramallah to Majdal Shams via Damascus Gate Terminal/Antara Ben Shadad, Hel HaHandasa/Na'omi Kiss, Central Station/Yafo, Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms, Afula Central Station/Alight, Afula Central Station/Platforms, ת. מרכזית ק''ש/הורדה, and ת. מרכזית ק''ש/רציפים in around 5h 50m.

Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Mode'ein Center to HaMifrats Central Station/Kav HaHof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₪ 35 - ₪ 45
Website
Israel Railways
Adult single ride
₪ 35 - ₪ 45
Bus operators
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from Jerusalem Central Bus Station 3rd Floor/Platforms to Afula Central Station/Alight
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₪ 18 - ₪ 25
Website
Egged
Bus from Afula Central Station/Platforms to ת. מרכזית ק''ש/הורדה
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₪ 13 - ₪ 19
Website
Egged
Bus from Karmiel Rail Station/Platforms to ת. מרכזית ק''ש/הורדה
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₪ 10 - ₪ 15
Website
Egged
Bus from תחנת רקל''ה גבעת המבתר/יגאל ידין to Sion/Naveh Broadwalk
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₪ 26 - ₪ 40
Website
Egged
Golan
Website
golan.org.il
Bus from Lev Katsrin Mall to Majdal - Football Field
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₪ 7 - ₪ 11
Website
Golan
Bus from ת. מרכזית ק''ש/רציפים to Eastern Exit
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₪ 5 - ₪ 9
Website
Golan
Ramallah Bus
Website
ramallahbus.com
Bus from Ramallah Terminal to Damascus Gate Terminal/Antara Ben Shadad
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
ramallahbus.com
Nateeve Express
Website
nateevexpress.com
Bus from Gesher Hameitarim/Herzl Blvd to Tsfat Junction/HaGalil
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₪ 30 - ₪ 45
Website
Nateeve Express
Bus from Tsfat Junction/HaGalil to ת. מרכזית ק''ש/הורדה
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₪ 9 - ₪ 14
Website
Nateeve Express

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