Sheikh Hussein/Jordan River Crossing

Location: 90km away from Amman, it is located in the north of Jordan. The nearest larger cities are Irbid and Ajloun. It is near the Israeli city of Beit She'an and the Lake Tiberias (Sea of Galilee).

Visas: Most nationalities (except for the restricted ones) can obtain visas to Jordan at this border crossing. It costs 40JOD.

Exit Fees: 10 JDs (around US$15) to leave Jordan towards Israel; 102 NIS (Around US$30) to leave Israel towards Jordan.

Transport: In Jordan: Public transports are available to/from Irbid, and from there you should get a taxi to the crossing. As of February 2020, there are no buses that go to Nazareth, for example.In Israel:Buses are available to several destinations in Israel. Inside the crossing, a bus takes passengers from the Israeli terminal to the Jordanian terminal and the ride costs 5 NIS.

Operating hours (Jordanian side): 

Sunday – Friday: 8h – 18h

Saturday: 8h30 – 18h

Operating hours (Israeli side): 

Sunday – Thursday: 7h – 20h30

Friday – Saturday: 8h30 – 18h30