The Cheapest Way to Get to Eilat
If you’re seeking the most cost-effective way to reach Eilat, the bus is your best bet from both Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Using public transportation, the journey to Eilat averages 4-5 hours. It’s wise to secure your bus tickets a day or two in advance due to high demand. Prices stand at 70 ILS for a one-way ticket and 112 ILS for a round trip.
For ticket purchases and schedule checks, visit the Egged website. Given that the online interface is predominantly in Hebrew, if you’re unfamiliar with the language, swing by our Traveler’s Center in either Jerusalem or Tel Aviv. We’re here to help with your booking!
From Jerusalem to Eilat: Take bus line 444.
From Tel Aviv to Eilat: Bus lines 390, 393, or 394.
Flights from Ben Gurion Airport
For a quicker route, flights from Ben Gurion Airport to Ramon Airport are available. However, prices fluctuate based on seasonality and demand, so it’s recommended to check current rates.
Buses Between Ramon Airport and Eilat
Public buses, operated by Egged, link between the Ramon Airport and Eilat, and run every 20-30 minutes. Catch the bus lines 50 or 30 for only 4.2 ILS.