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Train from TLV to Jerusalem Central Bus Station takes 23 minutes and runs from 6:30 am to 7:30 PM in both directions.

From Jerusalem to TLV
Taxi:
02-500-0787
02-999-0999

050-653-4455

Shuttle:
02-624-7227
02-533-3425
050-230-0777

Daka 99: 170-200 ₪ 
Derech Eretz : Usually same as Daka 99
Shmuel Lieberman:
Raanan: Private driver. Usually beats Hadaka 99's price if he's available to drive then.


Nesher: 64 ₪.  They go at the top of every hour.  Must reserve 12-24 hours in advance.
Menashe Sofer (Frum Service): A few NIS more than Nesher.
Hasaah: 450 ₪ for huge van (just did with 2 parents, 3 kids, 10 bags) Shouldn't be more than 350 (If need a guy, you can PM moish)

Bus:
Option A:
1. Take Egged 947 / 950 from Central Bus Station to Tzomet El-Al.  Busses run Approximately every 20-30 min. from 6 AM to 10 PM. Takes ~40 min. Price: 25 ₪. 
2. Transfer to local bus 5 / 5A / 13 to Terminal 3. Every 20-30 min. 5:30 AM - 9:10 PM.  Price unknown. 
Option B:
Bus 485 (run by Afikim) runs approximately 5 minutes after the hour on the hour around the clock from the Jerusalem Central Bus Station (stop is in front of Mercantile Bank) to Terminal 1 and 3, and from Terminal 1 and 3 to the Jerusalem Central Bus Station. Price: ₪16.

Train רכבת:

Starting from September 2018 there is a direct train line between the airport and Jerusalem's central bus station which is at the main entrance to the city.
Train runs every half hour and cost 17 shekel per ride. I think there is a discount if you buy round trip.

To get to the train: Leave the terminal through exit 01 and it is directly on your right. You can buy a ticket from the automatic machines outside the station entrance.
Please note that the train only runs during the day and not at night. Check the Israeli rail  website in advance if you are not sure.

Israel Railway English site.

Walk: 0 NIS Takes about 13 hous and 47 minutes give or take a few depending where you start.

Author Topic: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?  (Read 61604 times)

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #555 on: January 02, 2019, 03:49:46 PM »
45 minutes to an 1 hour and half at the max.


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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #556 on: January 02, 2019, 03:50:51 PM »
Got a chance to check out Platform 3 and 4 today in J-lem Navon today.
Its  ready to go. I actually realized afterwards I should have taken a picture but I forgot.  :-[

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #557 on: January 02, 2019, 03:53:01 PM »
45 minutes to an 1 hour and half at the max.



OK, my flight is scheduled to land at 3:35 AM. what are the chances i have an option besides
a) a one way rental
b) a taxi

both of which cost a lot more than i want to spend on it.
i wish i knew what i was doing...

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #558 on: January 02, 2019, 04:57:54 PM »
OK, my flight is scheduled to land at 3:35 AM. what are the chances i have an option besides
a) a one way rental
b) a taxi

both of which cost a lot more than i want to spend on it.
Bus. 485 to Jerusalem. Leaves on the hour, every hour.
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #559 on: January 03, 2019, 12:51:06 PM »
OK, my flight is scheduled to land at 3:35 AM. what are the chances i have an option besides
a) a one way rental
b) a taxi

both of which cost a lot more than i want to spend on it.
Ask around. I'm sure someone will be willing to split a cab with you.
Make sure you order one from Daka 90 or some other company with normal pricing instead of the over priced, tourist trap, airport taxis.

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #560 on: January 03, 2019, 01:04:00 PM »
Ask around. I'm sure someone will be willing to split a cab with you.
Make sure you order one from Daka 90 or some other company with normal pricing instead of the over priced, tourist trap, airport taxis.

What is normal pricing these days?
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #561 on: January 03, 2019, 01:06:21 PM »
Whats the latest the train to Jlm leaves... landing at 5:30pm but dont really know how to use their website

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #562 on: January 03, 2019, 01:09:47 PM »
Whats the latest the train to Jlm leaves... landing at 5:30pm but dont really know how to use their website

7:31. No need to use their website. Just buy a ticket and youre set.
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #563 on: January 03, 2019, 05:24:27 PM »
What is normal pricing these days?

Its standardized pricing, unless you order from a private person and they meet some other place - other then the taxi stand.

http://www.iaa.gov.il/en-US/airports/bengurion/Pages/TaxiFareCalculator.aspx

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #564 on: January 03, 2019, 05:46:10 PM »
Its standardized pricing, unless you order from a private person and they meet some other place - other then the taxi stand.

http://www.iaa.gov.il/en-US/airports/bengurion/Pages/TaxiFareCalculator.aspx
Wrong!
"Standardized pricing" is a scam meant for tourists. No Israeli would pay 350 shekel (about $100) to get from the airport to Jerusalem.

Taxi rides from Jerusalem to the airport are around 170-200 shekel. There is no reason taxis should charge almost double what they do for the ride to the airport especially if they came with a paying passenger and their alternative is to drive back empty.

Call Daka 99 and it should be about 180-200 shekel. Try not to sound American on the phone.

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #565 on: January 05, 2019, 05:02:26 PM »
You've been to taxi stand at the airport and have gotten those prices - under $200?

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #566 on: January 08, 2019, 03:49:05 PM »
Is the train going all the way to Tel Aviv these days or only goes from airport to Jerusalem?

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #567 on: January 08, 2019, 03:54:35 PM »
its the same train that goes from the airport to Jerusalem and back, nowhere else
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #568 on: January 08, 2019, 04:51:20 PM »
Is the train going all the way to Tel Aviv these days or only goes from airport to Jerusalem?
Just to Airport, you can switch at Airport and go from there to Tel Aviv, will take about an hour depending on where you need to get off.
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #569 on: January 08, 2019, 05:01:45 PM »
its the same train that goes from the airport to Jerusalem and back, nowhere else
Pretty sure there are 2 trains otherwise they could not maintain the schedule if you look here you can see that the article speaks of multiple trains operating this route.
https://www.globes.co.il/news/הקו_המהיר.tag
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