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Transport from Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem

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Transport from Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem

Crossing the Allenby Bridge in October en route to Jerusalem. What is the best way to get from the border crossing in to Jerusalem?

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1. Re: Transport from Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem

You can take either a regular taxi or a shared taxi (sherut). The sherut is much cheaper.

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2. Re: Transport from Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem

Another option is to hire a driver to be there to pick you up. There are not always taxis and you may need to wait a while for the shared taxi since this is the most congested of border crossings and everyone is looking for transportation.

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3. Re: Transport from Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem

For Sherut, you need to wait the the minivan is full or else the driver will not go.

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4. Re: Transport from Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem

their is a very good application called MOOVIT, use it all around israel.

however, you can take a bus to RAKEVET MERCAZ (central train) and from there bus number 480. its just an hour and a half from tel aviv to jer.

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5. Re: Transport from Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem

Pizza: he wants to go from the Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem. How is "Rakevet Mercaz" and the 480 bus relevant ? And how is a non-Hebrew speaking tourist supposed to understand what "rakevet mercaz" or "central train" refers to ????

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6. Re: Transport from Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem

Pizzagli, the question was not about getting to Tel Aviv.

Letty, ignore post 4, it's completely irrelevant to you. While Moovit is a good app, it has no relevance to the journey from the Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem.

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7. Re: Transport from Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem

Agreed!!

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8. Re: Transport from Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem

Thanks for all information!

Is safe and easy going to Israel by Alleyby Bridge, from Amman?

What do you think?

Thanks!

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9. Re: Transport from Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem

Igor, welcome to TripAdvisor.

Hundreds of people do exactly that every day and there is no problem with it.

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10. Re: Transport from Allenby Bridge to Jerusalem

Hi! I was crossing through Allenby bridge last Friday morning and planned to get to Jerusalem. As you guys mentioned above and in many other threads, there's supposed to be a sherut leaving from the crossing to Jerusalem for about 25 NIS. We searched for it for a quite a bit, asked the border guards and everyone would claim there's no such thing, only taxis go this route. Is there any specific place where one is supposed to look for this sherut?

We ended up taking a Palestinian bus to Jericho (13 NIS). We were there quoted 40 NIS for a sherut to Jerusalem and the driver wouldn't even negotiate. So we hitchhiked to Ramallah and took a Jewish bus from there (7 NIS). It ended up to be quite cheap overall but for the future reference, I'd love to know how to find the direct bus if possible. Thanks!

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