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

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Fly  •  1 h 20 min

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

$140 - $430

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

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

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The quickest way to get from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti is to fly which costs $140 - $430 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) and Djibouti is 557 km. The road distance is 777.7 km.

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

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The best way to get from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti is to fly which takes 1 h 20 min and costs $140 - $430. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $98 and takes 11 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Addis Ababa Airport to Djibouti Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti is 778 km. It takes approximately 12 h to drive from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti.

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Ethiopian Airlines offers flights from Addis Ababa Airport to Djibouti Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Djibouti. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Addis Ababa Airport (ADD) to Djibouti.
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  • Distance: 348.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

Ethiopian Airlines flies 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
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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