Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel
Ashdod is Israel's busiest port and 50 miles west of Jerusalem and 25 miles south of Tel Aviv.
Where You're Docked
Cruise ships dock at Port Ashdod north of the main city. There may be shuttles to take you either to the port gate or into Ashdod.
Money and Tipping
To get from Ashdod to Jerusalem, you should take a taxi or a tour. Traffic can be quite congested in Jerusalem so give yourself plenty of time to get back to the ship. A taxi should cost around 280 NIS for this journey.
There isn't much to see in Ashdod. Places to see in Jerusalem include
Been Here Before
Take a trip out to the Dead Sea and float in the super salty water or visit Tel Aviv, Israel's largest city.
Shopping & Restaurants
There are markets and shopping malls in Ashdod and a large duty free store at the pier.
In Jerusaleum, Via Dolorosa is lined with shops.
Ashdod Weather Forecast