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Bus

JETT buses offer a daily service to the resort strip south of Suweimeh from Amman (JD8 return) at 9am, returning at 5pm. The bus leaves from the JETT office near 7th Circle. Check with the JETT office in Amman for the latest timetable.

Minibuses from Muhajireen bus station only run as far as Suweimeh.

Car

From Amman, it takes just under an hour to reach the Dead Sea resorts, along Hwy 40 and Hwy 65. Alternatively, you can drive from Madaba via Mt Nebo. If you choose this route, your first view of the Dead Sea will be a spectacular blue lozenge beyond the iron-coloured hills.

Taxi

A return taxi from Amman to Amman Beach costs about JD50 including three hours' waiting time (minimum required to make the trip worthwhile) or JD20 for a one-way journey.

Some budget hotels in Amman and most hotels in Madaba organise day trips via Mt Nebo, the Dead Sea Panoramic Complex and Hammamat Ma’in.