How to Get from Eilat to the Dead Sea and Masada

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People wanting to travel from Eilat to the Dead Sea and Masada will find, it’s not that easy. The Dead Sea and Masada are the two most visited sites in Israel. But, most people end up opting for a tour instead of trying to coordinate ground transportation because of the infrequent buses that run in this region. There are a few options though from Eilat, including taking a bus to the area or renting a car. This article will help explain how to get from Eilat to the Dead Sea and Masada.

How to Get from Eilat to the Dead Sea and Masada

Tours from Eilat to the Dead Sea and Masada

Going with a tour from Eilat to the Dead Sea and Masada may make the most sense, time-wise and economically. There are a number of different tour options that allow travelers to get the most for their money. Every day, there is a Masada and Dead Sea Tour that leaves from Eilat. If you’re looking for less physical activity, there is a Dead Sea Relaxation Day tour available daily that leaves from Eilat instead. There are Private Tours available for the Dead Sea and Masada.

Private transfer or Taxi from Eilat to the Dead Sea and Masada

The drive from Eilat to the Dead Sea and Masada is very simple and takes about 2 and a half hours.

Renting a car to get from Eilat to the Dead Sea and Masada

For those visitors who are interested in renting a car to get from Eilat to the Dead Sea and Masada, this is also an option. For those who plan to stay overnight in the region, wish to have more time to explore or will continue on to travel to other places in Israel, renting a car can be a good idea. It is possible to rent a car from Eilat as there are many options. The driving distance between Eilat and Masada is approximately 220 km and the travel time is about 3 hours from Eilat to Masada.

More information about car rental at the Dead Sea can be found here, or alternatively, you can use our car rental engine to find and compare prices for during your trip to Israel.

For other tours departing from Eilat, check out our tours from Eilat.

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