Bus from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv
The bus is the best option to get from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv by public transportation. Take the direct bus line 405 of Egged (Israel's main bus company), it leaves Jerusalem bus central station and drops you off at Tel Aviv bus central station.
The bus leaves every 12-20 min, starting from 05:50 am until 24:00.
For the full timetable check Egged website.
Train from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv
Generally speaking, the bus is faster and cheaper than the train. Having said that, during traffic hours the train can be a better solution.
Every 2 hours from 06:30 AM to 24:30.
For the full timetable check Israel Railways website.
The 2-way ticket is a bit cheaper and valid for all trains regardless the time and date, so you don't have to decide in advance when to get back.
Jerusalem to Tel Aviv Distance Map
Jerusalem Tel Aviv distance by driving: ( )
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