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There are 3 ways to get from Taba to Petra by ferry, taxi, bus, car or car ferry

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Ferry, taxi, bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the ferry from Taba to Aqaba
  2. Take a taxi from Aqaba to Wadi Rum
  3. Take the bus from Wadi Rum to Petra

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  6h

  1. Take the ferry from Taba to Aqaba
  2. Take the bus from Aqaba to Wadi Rum
  3. Take the bus from Wadi Rum to Petra

1 alternative option

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 13m

  1. Drive from Taba to Nuweiba
  2. Take the car ferry from Nuweiba to Aqaba
  3. Drive from Aqaba to Petra

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The cheapest way to get from Taba to Petra is to drive and car ferry which costs $100 - $120 and takes 7h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Taba to Petra is to ferry and taxi and bus which takes 5h 1m and costs $300 - $370.

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The distance between Taba and Petra is 196 km.

The best way to get from Taba to Petra without a car is to ferry and taxi and bus which takes 5h 1m and costs $300 - $370.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Taba to Petra, including transfers.

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Petra is 1h ahead of Taba. It is currently 12:26 PM in Taba and 1:26 PM in Petra.

There are 227+ hotels available in Petra. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taba to Petra.
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  • Distance: 195.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Taba, Egypt and Petra, Jordan?

There is no direct connection from Taba to Petra. However, you can take the ferry to Aqaba, take the taxi to Wadi Rum, then take the bus to Petra. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Taba to Petra via Aqaba, Aqaba, and Wadi Rum in around 6h.

Bus operators
Jett
Phone
+962 6 566 4141
Email
info@jett.com.jo
Website
jett.com.jo
Bus from Wadi Rum to Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $22
Book at
https://12go.asia/en
Adult
$5 - $8
Bus from Aqaba to Wadi Rum
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $22
Book at
https://12go.asia/en
Adult
$3 - $5
Ferry operators
AB Maritime
Phone
+20693665658
Email
info@abmaritime.com.jo
Website
abmaritime.com.jo
Ferry from Taba to Aqaba
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
abmaritime.com.jo
12 yrs +
$75
Car ferry from Nuweiba to Aqaba
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
abmaritime.com.jo
Other operators
Taxi from Aqaba to Wadi Rum
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Estimated price
$220 - $270

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