Transport Petra – Wadi Rum and vice versa

Transports between Petra and Wadi Rum ,and inversely, are quite easy. There are several options; car, taxi or bus. In this article we give you all information (routes, timetables…) about the transport from Petra to Wadi Rum and from Wadi Rum to Petra. We hope that it will help to organize your trip serenely. 

Above all, if you need any help or information on how to organize transportation from Petra to Wadi Rum and vice versa, please do not hesitate to contact us. We can also arrange a taxi for you in order to facilitate your trip.

Petra Visitor’s Center location : here 

Wadi Rum Visitor’s Center location : here 

Please just note that due to Covid-19 some transport options are not available, we specify it if it is the case.

Transport from Petra to Wadi Rum

The distance between Petra and Wadi Rum is about 110km, more or less 2 hours. Be careful some part of the road is damages and dangerousThere are several transportation options between Petra and Wadi Rum. All transportations are direct, it is pretty easy and fast. 

Car

Duration : about 2 hours
Leave in advance as the road is little bit damaged and dangerous.

Bus

• The local bus at 6.30am.
You have to ask to your hotel to book a seat for you in the bus (attention it is quickly full)
Your hotel will give you all information regarding departure place.
Destination : Wadi Rum Village Resthouse
Duration : about 2H15 / Price : 7 JOD
(These buses are not available at this time because of Covid-19)

• JETT Bus at 11.30am from Petra Visitor Center
Destination : Wadi Rum Visitor Center (so make sure your guide will come to pick you there)
Duration : about 2 hours / Price : 15 JOD
(JETT buses between Aqaba and Wadi Rum are currently not available because of Covid-19)

Taxi

Duration : 2 hours
Price : 40 JOD in total (4 persons maximum per taxi)
We can organize taxi for you to be on time for the tour.
You can leave from any place you want, the taxi will drive you until our meeting point.

Transport from Wadi Rum to Petra

From Wadi Rum to Petra, few options are possible : car, taxi, local bus or JETT bus. 

Car

Duration : about 1H45 hours
The road is little bit damaged and dangerous.

Bus

• Local bus from Rum Village around 9.00am.
Booking your seat in advance it is necessary, we can do it for you, just let us know in advance.
The bus leaves from Rum Village in the morning. You have to stop at the Desert highway junction. Then you have to cross the highway and catch any bus coming from Aqaba driving to Petra.
Duration : vary / Price : about 10JOD

• JETT Bus from Wadi Rum Visitor Center at 11.00am
Destination : Petra Visitor Center
Duration : about 2 hours / Price : 12 JOD
(JETT buses between Aqaba and Wadi Rum are currently not available because of Covid-19)

Taxi

Duration : 2 hours
Price : 40 JOD in total (4 persons maximum per taxi)
We can organize taxi for you to be on time for the tour.
The taxi will drive you until your hotel or any other location.

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