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There are 2 ways to get from Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) to Jerusalem by bus or towncar

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Airport/Termin 3 to בנייני האומה/שז''ר

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Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Tel Aviv Airport to Jerusalem

Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) to Jerusalem by bus

The bus journey time between Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) and Jerusalem is around 1h 2m and covers a distance of around 52 km. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 2m. Operated by Afikim, the Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) to Jerusalem bus service departs from Airport/Termin 3 and arrives in בנייני האומה/שז''ר. Typically 140 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
1h 2m
Fastest bus time:
1h 2m
Bus distance:
52 km
Buses per week:
140
Cheapest price:
₪ 7
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:00
Last bus departs at:
23:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) to Jerusalem bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) to Jerusalem is to bus which costs ₪ 7 - ₪ 9 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) to Jerusalem is to towncar which costs ₪ 200 - ₪ 410 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Airport/Termin 3 and arriving at בנייני האומה/שז''ר. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) and Jerusalem is 42 km.

The best way to get from Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) to Jerusalem without a car is to bus which takes 1h 2m and costs ₪ 7 - ₪ 9.

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The bus from Airport/Termin 3 to בנייני האומה/שז''ר takes 1h 2m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) to Jerusalem bus services, operated by Afikim, depart from Airport/Termin 3 station.

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Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) to Jerusalem bus services, operated by Afikim, arrive at בנייני האומה/שז''ר station.

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Map of how to get from Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) to Jerusalem.
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  • Distance: 41.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 2m

What companies run services between Tel Aviv Airport (TLV), Israel and Jerusalem, Israel?

Afikim operates a bus from Airport/Termin 3 to בנייני האומה/שז''ר hourly. Tickets cost ₪ 7 - ₪ 9 and the journey takes 1h 2m.

Bus operators
Afikim
Website
afikim-t.co.il
Bus from Airport/Termin 3 to בנייני האומה/שז''ר
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₪ 7 - ₪ 9
Website
Afikim
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Tel Aviv Airport to Jerusalem
Estimated price
₪ 200 - ₪ 410

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