DEAD SEA - GETTING AROUND
When you are visiting the Dead Sea area in Jordan renting a car is a good idea so you can travel around at your own pace and visit the destinations of your choice. Hwy. 1 is the main east-west highway from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea and Route 90 or the Dead Sea Highway is the main road situated along the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley from Jericho north to Tiberias. Rental cars are available at the airports and can be one of the easier and cheaper ways to get to the Dead Sea itself. Rental cars are also available to rent in the Dead Sea area at the Ein Bokek area.By Foot
Yes, for the most part walking around the beach areas and the attractions and sights situated along the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea promenade located at the main beach of Ein Bokek is a great place to wander around and stop at the restaurants and shops found here.By Tour Bus
Even if you are staying in the Dead Sea region you can also take tours to different areas within the region, such as heading to Masada for a hike to watch the sunrise, tours are available daily. Most tour buses will make stops in the three main tourist areas, Ein Bokek (hotel area), Ein Gedi (Spa and nature reserve) and Masada (the historic district).
JETT Bus offers a bus from Ma`in in the Dead Sea region to Amman every Friday, it leaves Amman at 8:00 am and departs back to the capital city at 5:00 pm.By Taxi
There are minibusses and sheruts (shared taxis) that operate in the area and travel to and from Amman, Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem. Egged buses #444 and #486 run from Jerusalem`s central bus station to the Dead Sea area with a dozen buses running daily except on Friday evenings through Saturday (Shabbat) and Jewish holidays.
Taxis travel to the Dead Sea region from other major cities in the country upon special request and must be booked in advance if you are not staying in the Dead Sea area. Shared taxis through private companies offer rides to the area such as Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.