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There are 2 ways to get from Tel Aviv to Petra by plane, car or bus

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Fly to Aqaba, drive  •  9h 4m

  1. Fly from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Aqaba (AQJ) TLV - AQJ
  2. Drive from Aqaba to Petra

$395 - $640

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Fly to Amman, bus  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Amman (AMM) TLV - AMM
  2. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra

$117 - $413

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Tel Aviv to Petra is to fly and bus, which costs ₪ 380 - ₪ 1,400 and takes 8h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Tel Aviv to Petra is to fly and bus which costs ₪ 380 - ₪ 1,400 and takes 8h 2m.

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The distance between Tel Aviv and Petra is 205 km.

It takes approximately 9h 4m to get from Tel Aviv to Petra, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tel Aviv Airport to Aqaba Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Turkish Airlines and Royal Jordanian offer flights from Tel Aviv Airport to Aqaba Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Petra. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tel Aviv to Tel Aviv Airport is to line 13 train which takes 19 min and costs ₪ 11 - ₪ 16.

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Map of how to get from Tel Aviv to Petra.
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  • Distance: 205 km
  • Duration: 9h 4m

What companies run services between Tel Aviv, Israel and Petra, Jordan?

There is no direct connection from Tel Aviv to Petra. However, you can take the line 13 train to נתב''ג, take the walk to Tel Aviv airport, fly to Aqaba, then take the drive to Petra. Alternatively, you can take the line 13 train to נתב''ג, take the walk to Tel Aviv airport, fly to Amman, take the walk to Queen Alia Airport, take the bus to Amman Tabarbour Terminal, take the taxi to Amman Abdali Terminal, take the bus to Petra, then take the taxi to Petra.

Airlines
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Aqaba via Amman
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Flights from Tel Aviv to Amman
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Aqaba via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Tel Aviv to Aqaba via Antalya, Amman
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
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