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Private transfer from Jerusalem to Amman via Sheikh Hussein/ Jordan River Crossing Border

Private transfer from Jerusalem to Amman via Sheikh Hussein/ Jordan River Crossing Border
From $395 Per transfer

Overview

This is a private door-door transfer between Jerusalem and Amman via Sheikh Hussein/ Jordan River Crossing with a new air-conditioned vehicles and professional drivers. We pick you up from your location in Jerusalem and transfer you across the border and to your choice of destination in Amman.

Prices

VEHICLE NO. OF PASSENGERS PRICE
CAR 1-4 $395
VAN 1-7 $445
Mini Bus 1-11 $545

Included / Excluded

The Transfer includes:
  • Transport in a private, air-conditioned vehicle from you location in Jerusalem to Jordan River/ Sheikh Hussein Border Crossing.
  • Transport in a private, air-conditioned vehicle from the border crossing to your choice of destination in Jerusalem.
The Transfer does not include:
  • Transfer between the Israel and Jordanian terminals.
  • Israeli exit tax at the border
  • Visa Cost

Addtional Information

Sheikh Hussein/ Jordan River Crossing: 

The Sheikh Hussein Bridge/ Jordan River crossing border located in the northernmost point between Irbid in Jordan and Beit She’an in Israel.

Please note:

  • Prices are per vehicle, not per person.
  • Due to restrictions on vehicles crossing, you will have a different driver/vehicle on each side of the border.
  • The transfer time from Amman to Jerusalem is approximate, the exact duration will vary depending on the time of day, passport formalities, how busy the border, and traffic conditions.
  • Luggage must fit in the vehicle. We do not impose baggage restrictions, but you are however asked to be realistic about the amount of luggage that will fit in a standard sized trunk.
  • The rate does not include any stops.
  •  In Israel, in some cases a vehicle with a taxi badge may be used; these are not used as Public Taxis, only as tourist. 
  • Unaccompanied minors cannot take a transfer.


Crossing the border, Visa & Passport Issues:

Crossing the border: information about crossing the border, please click here
Visa and Passport issues: information about visa and Passport issues, please click here

Cancelation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 72 hours in advance, there is no cancelation fee.
  • If you cancel 24 hours in advance, there is 50% cancelation fee.
  • Cancelation on the day of the transfer- No refund.
  • No Show- No Refund.

Typical Schedule

Pick-up from your location in Jerusalem.

Arrive at the Israeli Terminal of Sheikh Hussein/ Jordan River border crossing. You can enter the terminal and pay the exit tax.

Board the Border Service Shuttle Bus which crosses between the terminals.

Arrive at the Israeli terminal and go through all the security checks, immigration and customs.

Meet with your driver outside the Terminal and depart to your chosen destination in Amman.

Arrive at your chosen destination in Amman.

FAQ

Seven days a week, year-round, except Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) when Israeli government facilities are closed, and the first day of Eid El-Adha (Muslim Feast of Sacrifice ) when Jordanian facilities are closed

Sunday through Thursday: 07:00 am to 08:30 pm.
Friday and Saturday: 8:30 am to 06:30 pm.

Operation hours may also differ on other Jewish, Muslim, Christian, and national holidays. As various holidays approach, it is recommended to check the terminal’s operating hours. For Jewish holidays, you can find the operation hours here

On the Jordanian side, the operation hours for holidays are usually announced at very short notice. When making your travel plans, keep upcoming holidays in mind, and be prepared to be flexible.

We recommend being at the border about 30-60 minutes before its closing time.

You will expect different fees when crossing the border, e.g., for transport between the border terminals (Standard Shuttle or VIP Service), taxes or visas. Please note that these fees are not included in the price for the transfer.

Please note that Israel requires you to pay an exit tax when you leave the country.
Border terminal exit tax per person: 109 NIS (approx. 32 US$).

At the Sheikh Hussein/ Jordan River crossing border, you have to take a shuttle bus to cross the space between the border terminals:
SHUTTLE BUS (PER PERSON) :7 JOD (APPROX. 10 US$ LUGGAGE (PER PIECE): 1.30 JOD (APPOX. 2.3 US$)

The VIP Service is a provision run by the staff at the borders to enable faster crossing. The service includes “VIP” waiting rooms, assistance with immigration, security and luggage; plus a private van shuttle between the terminals. Usually, clients go to the front of any queues. The VIP service can save lots of frustration, speed up the crossing considerably (especially when the border is busy) and allow it to be done more comfortably. Crossing from Jerusalem to Jordan, using the VIP service means you normally get through the border in 1 hour (without, it can be up to 4 hours on a busy day). Please note, the VIP service doesn’t mean you get less checks, and you still may have to wait if the authorities want to ask you any questions. Please let us know if you would like to use the service, as this affects the timing of the onward transportation.

We, at Jerusalem from Amman, understand that plans can change, so you can change dates, cancel, or change your pickup point. Please note that cancellation fees will be charged subject to the cancellation policy as indicated on the tour page.
For any changes or updates, you are welcome to contact our Operations team at:
Email: info@jerusalemfromamman.com

Most nationalities can obtain the following visa types at arrival to a Jordanian border point – except the King Hussein Bridge/Allenby Bridge crossing, where no visas are issued. The Visa requirement for Jordan is shown on the Jordan Tourism Board.



VISA FEES:
Single Entry Visa (valid for 1 month): 40 JOD (approx. US$56).

Double Entry Visa (valid for 3 months): 60 JOD (approx. US$85).

Multiple Entry Visa (valid for 6 months): 120 JOD (approx. US$170).



JORDAN PASS
Jordan Pass is the official tourist package providing entry to over 40 top attractions using just one ticket. It costs 70-90 JOD (approx. $ 99-113), and you can buy it online before entering the country. In addition, provided you spend at least 3 nights (4 days) in the Kingdom, the visa fees are included. For more information about it, please visit this site

After you have finished with security checks,
passport control and passed customs, leave the terminal
building. 
Your
driver will be waiting with a sign with your name for you on the Israeli side
of the border, outside the gate building to transfer you to your
destination.

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