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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 60617 times)

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #585 on: March 06, 2019, 10:20:18 PM »
Do they accept CC payment?
Dont knot and I'm guessing YMMV.

I usally make payment in USD and the drivers ok with it and request change in ISL.

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #586 on: March 06, 2019, 10:21:54 PM »
Dont knot and I'm guessing YMMV.

I usally make payment in USD and the drivers ok with it and request change in ISL.
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #587 on: March 17, 2019, 09:06:00 AM »
Not 24 hours yet but by next week March 29 (really March 30) there extending the train schedule for another two hours till 9:30 pm.
Also seems like they are adding two trains on M"S.

https://www.rail.co.il/en/pages/updates/new-schedule.aspx



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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #589 on: March 24, 2019, 02:50:35 PM »
For what it's worth I took the bus. It was a great trip for that time of night/morning - quick, cheap, and comfortable.
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #590 on: March 24, 2019, 02:53:02 PM »
For what it's worth I took the bus. It was a great trip for that time of night/morning - quick, cheap, and comfortable.
From 8pm-6am it's not bad. In between OTOH....
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #591 on: March 24, 2019, 03:02:43 PM »
From 8pm-6am it's not bad. In between OTOH....

Yeah the train is good specificly for times when there are traffic on the roads otherwise the train only a drop faster.

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #592 on: March 24, 2019, 03:03:28 PM »
Yeah the train is good specificly for times when there are traffic on the roads otherwise the train only a drop faster.
Not really a drop...half the time. 21 mins vs. 45 mins
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #593 on: March 24, 2019, 03:07:04 PM »
The bus is good. The thing is that it runs only once an hour and is dependent on traffic conditions (obviously not an issue at late/early hours). Also I would say the train is slightly more accessible.
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #594 on: March 25, 2019, 09:24:38 AM »
Yeah the train is good specificly for times when there are traffic on the roads otherwise the train only a drop faster.
Not really a drop...half the time. 21 mins vs. 45 mins
Not counting that you need to get to the station a good 10-15 minutes early, especially with luggage.

The bus is good. The thing is that it runs only once an hour and is dependent on traffic conditions (obviously not an issue at late/early hours). Also I would say the bus is slightly more accessible especially if you have luggage.
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #595 on: March 25, 2019, 09:25:40 AM »
Preloaded rides stopped working for free.
Rides are now 50% off 17 RT 8.5 OW
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #596 on: March 28, 2019, 10:37:40 PM »
Just took the 5am bus from TLV to JLM in roughly 35 minutes. Between going up and an down for the train this is considerably quicker than is the train were running.
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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #597 on: March 29, 2019, 12:38:05 AM »
Preloaded rides stopped working for free.
Rides are now 50% off 17 RT 8.5 OW

It cost me 17 shekel from J-m to the Airport?

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #598 on: March 29, 2019, 12:39:13 AM »
Just took the 5am bus from TLV to JLM in roughly 35 minutes. Between going up and an down for the train this is considerably quicker than is the train were running.

@5AM the bus will for sure be faster, what about at 8 AM or 5PM?

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Re: Cheapest Way TLV to Jerusalem?
« Reply #599 on: March 29, 2019, 01:18:34 AM »
@5AM the bus will for sure be faster, what about at 8 AM or 5PM?
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