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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.

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #600 on: March 29, 2019, 06:41:17 AM »
It cost me 17 shekel from J-m to the Airport?
Should be 17 RT
@5AM the bus will for sure be faster, what about at 8 AM or 5PM?
Obviously not. Not saying that its quicker, just that 24hrs isn't such a necessity.
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #601 on: April 02, 2019, 10:09:04 AM »
I am bringing a challah knife as a gift and I'm wondering about security on the JM - TLV train. On the flight I can simply pack it in my checked luggage but does anyone know what type of security check there is on the train? Would I be able to bring it along in my bag?

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #602 on: April 02, 2019, 02:51:27 PM »
I am bringing a challah knife as a gift and I'm wondering about security on the JM - TLV train. On the flight I can simply pack it in my checked luggage but does anyone know what type of security check there is on the train? Would I be able to bring it along in my bag?

I would assume better not to bring it but YMMV.
I was there a few weeks ago and a guy tried to put a small pocket knife through and then called him over and asked for his ID etc...
They let him go after a second...

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #603 on: April 03, 2019, 02:02:18 AM »
So not sure if this is the poster above or not but I was just helping someone with a bunch of bags on the way to the airport, he was bringing a "challah knife" turns out it was more like an ornamental knife hard to claim it resembled a challa knife anyways the guy was held up for a while and not sure what happened(I had to catch my train), my suggestion to anyone bringing a knife is to take the bus from a stop outside the bus station so you dont go through security,  at the very least you will be held up which is quite upsetting before a flight.
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #604 on: April 03, 2019, 10:50:57 PM »
Not the poster above but thanks for the replies.

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #605 on: April 04, 2019, 05:16:00 PM »
Need taxi from TLV airport to Beitar, if anyone can PM with info of someone with a good rate, much appreciated.

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #606 on: April 18, 2019, 09:26:00 AM »
Pro tip for train: if you are coming with suitcases or just want to save 5 minutes sit in the last car which is the closest to the one elevator. You can know this if you are facing the train the the last car will be the car farthest to your left. Chag Sameach!
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #607 on: April 23, 2019, 07:39:09 AM »
Any recommended private taxi/driver Jerusalem> TLV?
What is the going rare for a taxi or private car?

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #608 on: April 23, 2019, 08:31:07 AM »
Any recommended private taxi/driver Jerusalem> TLV?
What is the going rare for a taxi or private car?
Private: 170-180nis
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #609 on: May 08, 2019, 02:31:05 PM »
Pro tip for train: if you are coming with suitcases or just want to save 5 minutes sit in the last car which is the closest to the one elevator. You can know this if you are facing the train the the last car will be the car farthest to your left. Chag Sameach!
so sorry it's the farthest to the right if you are facing the train. Also take note that the door that opens is the opposite side from the one you come into so you should not pile your suitcases there, people are not too happy about that...
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #610 on: May 30, 2019, 01:58:13 PM »
I'm coming to EY on June 20 with wife, 4 kids and lots of bags.  What's the best way for us to get to Yerushalayim?

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #611 on: May 30, 2019, 02:08:28 PM »
I'm coming to EY on June 20 with wife, 4 kids and lots of bags.  What's the best way for us to get to Yerushalayim?

Either a large van or 2 cabs. I'd price out both and go with the cheaper.

For large van, I always use Zion  (052-384-3221 or email him at ziontaxi@windowslive.com). For a cab, Bar Ilan has always been the cheapest (other than the private drivers who do it as a side gig)... Be aware if you take a Bar Ilan cab, you'll need to walk to a different lot than the main one, as only 1 taxi company can do pickups from the taxi level, and they are a rip off (over 100 shekel more than Bar Ilan IIRC).

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #612 on: May 30, 2019, 02:20:05 PM »
Either a large van or 2 cabs. I'd price out both and go with the cheaper.

For large van, I always use Zion  (052-384-3221 or email him at ziontaxi@windowslive.com). For a cab, Bar Ilan has always been the cheapest (other than the private drivers who do it as a side gig)... Be aware if you take a Bar Ilan cab, you'll need to walk to a different lot than the main one, as only 1 taxi company can do pickups from the taxi level, and they are a rip off (over 100 shekel more than Bar Ilan IIRC).

Thanks, Shaul Yaakov.  That's a big help. I'll send Zion a note.

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #613 on: May 30, 2019, 02:40:59 PM »
Either a large van or 2 cabs. I'd price out both and go with the cheaper.

For large van, I always use Zion  (052-384-3221 or email him at ziontaxi@windowslive.com). For a cab, Bar Ilan has always been the cheapest (other than the private drivers who do it as a side gig)... Be aware if you take a Bar Ilan cab, you'll need to walk to a different lot than the main one, as only 1 taxi company can do pickups from the taxi level, and they are a rip off (over 100 shekel more than Bar Ilan IIRC).
What does the van cost?

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #614 on: June 03, 2019, 09:28:37 AM »
What does the van cost?

Zion says he is 350 shekels.