How to get from Ein Bokek to Other Destinations
A popular Israeli beach resort situated by the southern Dead Sea, Ein Bokek, is the area’s most popular travel destination and main center for treating skin ailments. If you’re looking for information on traveling from Ein Bokek to some other place, you’ll find several transportation tips in our article.
Taxi from Ein Bokek
It’s quite a task to find an available taxi at this resort (at the moment you need it). The nearest taxi ranks are situated in neighboring towns, and you’ll have to pay extra to call a cab from there. An optimal variant is to order a taxi or transfer in advance. A taxi trip to Tel Aviv costs from 185 euros, taking about 2 hours and 10 minutes. Getting to Jerusalem will make from 125 euros and 1,5 hours.
Transfer from Ein Bokek
Kiwitaxi provides high-quality private transfers which you can book before starting your vacation. To pre-order a transfer, you should indicate pick-up and drop-off points, choose a preferred vehicle class (a minibus for a group of people), and fill in a reservation form. Specify the exact pick-up time, a number of passengers, including babies, order child seats if needed. A Kiwitaxi transfer from this location to Tel Aviv costs from 204 euros and takes 2 hours and 10 minutes. Reaching Eilat will take from 225 euros and 2,5 hours. All rates are fixed and range according to car classes.
After you place the order online, you’ll get a receipt together with full information on the transfer to your email. On the agreed date and time, your driver will meet you at the pick-up place to help you with luggage, and safely bring you to the destination. All you’ll need to do is to enjoy a comfortable ride.
Public Transport from Ein Bokek
If you want to reach Tel Aviv by public transport, you should take a bus 486 to Jerusalem first, and catch a line 480 there to get to the capital city. The whole trip will take around 2 hours and 45 minutes and cost from 19 euros per ticket. A journey from Ein Bokek to Jerusalem takes 1,5 hours and 13 euros. Getting to Masada by bus 444 costs 4 euros and lasts half an hour. All buses cruise in the daytime and are unavailable at night (unlike taxis and transfers).
Public transport is a good option to save money, but not a very comfortable means of travel. Usually, it has little space for luggage or no special seats for passengers with small children.
About Ein Bokek
Ein Bokek's variety of luxury hotels and the Dead Sea spas attract vacationists from all over the world, making the resort the main tourist zone in the area. Also, people come here to cure some health conditions with natural minerals-rich mud, water, and air.