How to Get to Petra 29/05/2017

Planning to visit Petra? This popular tourist site seen in Indiana Jones movie is also a well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site & one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.


From Amman it’s about 2.5 – 3 hours drive to reach the red rose city, air-conditioned bus like Jett bus is a good option. The bus departs every 06:30 am from Jett bus terminal in Amman & departs from Petra at 05:00 pm to drive back to Amman. The price is 10 JD (= 14 USD) per person per way.


To those who have a limited budget, public minibusses from Amman driving to Wadi Musa departs from Mujamaa Janobi or Wehdat Station in east Amman from 09:00 am until 04:00 pm & from Wadi Musa to Amman from 06:00 am to 01:00 pm. This public bus has no fixed schedules & only leaves when the bus is full.

Jett Bus departs from Amman at 06:30 am


Public Buses departs from Amman to Petra when the bus is full.


There is no public bus directly to Petra from Dead Sea, Madaba or Wadi Araba Border.


Public buses from Aqaba leaves from the market in the town center Mujamaa Albassat station. The travel time from Aqaba to Petra is about 2 hrs. There are no fixed schedule & bus leaves when it’s full.


Public bus leaves from Rest House in Wadi Rum Village at 08:30 am but this is flexible, depending on the season the bus may not run if there are not enough passengers. The approximate travel from Wadi Rum to Petra is 1.5 hrs.


Ensure a hassle-free, fast & safe way to go to Petra by booking a private tour or transportation through a licensed tour operator. We at Booking Jordan is ready to assist you, we can pick you anywhere in Amman, Madaba, Dead Sea, Wadi Rum, Aqaba or any border connecting Israel/Palestine & Jordan.

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Disclaimer: Details provided on public transportation is based on available info at present & may change. We do not book space nor can assist you in booking.

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