There are 4 ways to get from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Djibouti (JIB) ADD - JIB

$120 - $650

Cheapest option

Train  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Addis Ababa Lebu to Djibouti-Nagad

$98

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Ādīs Ābeba to Dire Dawa
  2. Take the train from Dire Dawa to Djibouti-Nagad

Drive  •  12 h

  1. Drive from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti 486 miles

What companies run services between Addis Ababa Airport (ADD), Ethiopia and Djibouti?

Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways fly from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti 3 times a day. Alternatively, Ethiopian Railways Corporation (CFDE) operates a train from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti 3 times a week. Tickets cost $98 and the journey takes 11 h 17 min.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Djibouti
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Addis Ababa to Djibouti via Dire Dawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Djibouti
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Ethiopian Railways Corporation (CFDE)
Website
erc.gov.et
Train from Addis Ababa Lebu to Djibouti-Nagad
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
erc.gov.et
Train from Dire Dawa to Djibouti-Nagad
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
erc.gov.et
Bus operators
Sky Bus Ethiopia
Website
skybusethiopia.com
Bus from Ādīs Ābeba to Dire Dawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
skybusethiopia.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti?

The distance between Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) and Djibouti is 557 km. The road distance is 778 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti?

The cheapest way to get from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti is to train which costs $98 and takes 11 h 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti?

The quickest way to get from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti is to fly which takes 1 h 20 min and costs $120 - $650.

How long does it take to get from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti?

It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti, including transfers.