How to get to Bethlehem

From Jerusalem

If you get off the bus at the checkpoint

30 mins by bus no.21 from the bus station in front of Damascus Gate: 5.2 NIS (’12)

From the checkpoint, take a taxi to the city center (15 – 20 NIS in ’12).

Arab Bus Station in front of Damascus Gate. Buses for Ramallah depart from another station.

If you go directly to city center via checkpoint

1 hour by bus no.21 from the bus station in front of Damascus Gate, arrival at the bus stop on the Hebron Road: 7.3 NIS (’12)

From Ramallah

1 hour by shared taxi from the central bus station: 20 NIS (’12)

Ramallah Central Bus Station

Central Bus Station in Ramallah. The stand is on the 2nd floor (= 1st floor in Europe).

From Hebron

30 mins by bus from the bus stop in the new city: 5 NIS (’10)