Jordan River Crossing

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jordan River Crossing
Naharhayarden.jpg
Carries Pedestrians, Vehicles, Containers
Crosses Jordan River
Locale Jordan Irbid, Jordan
Israel Beit She'an, Israel
Official name Jordan River Crossing
מסוף נהר ירדן
معبر نهر الأردن
Maintained by Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Israel Airports Authority
History
Opened November 1994
Statistics
Daily traffic 1,044 pedestrians in 2005
103 vehicles in 2005
Toll JOD10.00 (Outbound Jordan)
ILS105.00 (Outbound Israel)

Coordinates: 32°29′49″N 35°34′32″E / 32.49694°N 35.57556°E / 32.49694; 35.57556 The Jordan River Crossing (Arabic: معبر نهر الأردن, Hebrew: מסוף נהר ירדן) or Sheikh Hussein Bridge is an international border crossing between Irbid, Jordan and Beit She'an, Israel. Opened in November 1994, it is currently one of three entry/exit points between the two countries that handles tourists.

Israeli terminal[edit]

Transportation to and from the terminal[edit]

There is no public transportation to the terminal. Only privately owned Israeli cars may cross through the terminal and travel within Jordan after a change of license plates, registration and the payment of a tax. Rental cars may be left in the parking lot, which has a per day fee. Also private buses can cross the border (like the bus from Nazareth to Amman)

From the Jordanian terminal to the Israeli terminal, one must travel by car or bus. There is a bus that runs between the two terminals.

References[edit]

External links[edit]