Getting from Jerusalem to Eilat

Getting from Jerusalem to Eilat might seems like a difficult challenge for some visitors to the Holy Land.

It is difficult especially for those who unfamiliar with the local transportation and language.

Eilat, is the southernmost city of the Holy Land which is located at the Northern tip of the marvelous Red Sea.

This busy port and popular resort city, became a popular destination for both domestic and international tourism.

It’s Beaches, Coral Reef, Nightlife and Desert landscape, provide an unforgettable experience for many tourists.

On the first hand, the most preferable and used method is taking a day tour with an included stay in the city’s resort hotels.

The combination of a half day tour at the morning and chilling in the hotel’s pool right after is truly unforgettable.

This also provides you with the advantages of a guided private tour and convenient mean of transport between the nearby landmarks and sites.

On the other hand, some folks may prefer using the public transport.

Some visitors may also turn to more Private means of Transport such as Taxis or even take a flight to Eilat from Tel Aviv.

Nevertheless, conducting some research before will surely help to those who are unfamiliar with the methods.

We in Holy Land VIP Tours collected the methods in the following guide.

Getting from Jerusalem to Eilat by a Public transport

The only public mean of transport currently available between the city’s is by public buses.

The Israeli public bus company, Egged, operate a direct bus line between the cities.

Most of the buses to Eilat depart from Jerusalem’s Central Bus Station, also known as “Tachana Mercazit”.

It is located near the famous Bridge of Strings landmark.

Jerusalem’s bus station is located inside a mall which is featuring various shops and cafes.

When entering the station, on the third floor of the mall you will find the bus platforms and information center.

There, you will be able to buy your ticket and get the number of the departure platform.

The bus trip from Jerusalem to Eilat and vise versa usually takes 4.5 Hours.

During your trip you will be passing through the beautiful desert of the Negev and the Region of the Dead Sea.

In addition, you will have approximate 15 minutes stop on your way at a gas station with accessible toilet and Coffee Shop.

Make sure to use this time well but don’t go away to far and make sure to check for departure time with the driver.

In order to get from Eilat to Jerusalem, proceed to Eilat’s central bus station and there, you will find you bus back to Jeursalem.

Book a room in a resort hotel and take private tours

Of course, Booking a room in one of Eilat’s many resort hotels and taking Private tours at day is the best way to experience the city.

The city’s resorts hotel provides you with the opportunity to take some time off and relax.

With a private tour, led by a Certified guide, you will be able to fully experience all the famous landmarks and sites that spread across this beautiful desert region.

Such tours and activities can be a visit to King Solomon’s mine or Swimming with dolphins in the Red Sea.

Our Christian guide will provide you with convenient transport for the day.

In addition, we provide opportunity to fully experience each place from the Christian aspect and learn about each Holy place.

Holy Land VIP Tours offers many daily tours in the region of the Eilat.

For instance, you can take a tour to the ancient city of Petra in nearby Jordan.

Also, we provide our customers with the ability to combine many of them with special activities.

Getting from Jerusalem to Eilat by other means of transportation

Some additional means of transport you can use for getting from Jerusalem to Eilat, are private taxis or Private shuttles.

Its an expensive mean of transport and such trip can cost up to 800 NIS to one direction.

There are numerous companies which offer such private services.

Also the rate heavily dependent on exact destination and special rates such as night rates or Shabat Rates.

Therefore, its the least preferable one but yet its available.

Feel comfortable to haggle with the driver before the trip and ask for fixed price.

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