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There are 4 ways to get from Addis Ababa (State) to Harar by plane, car or train

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Fly to Dire Dawa, drive  •  2h 2m

  1. Fly from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Dire Dawa (DIR) ADD - DIR
  2. Drive from Dire Dawa to Harar

3 alternative options

Fly to Jijiga, drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Fly from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Jijiga (JIJ) ADD - JIJ
  2. Drive from Jijiga to Harar

Train, drive  •  12h 16m

  1. Take the train from Addis Ababa Lebu to Dire Dawa
  2. Drive from Dire Dawa to Harar

Drive  •  7h 14m

  1. Drive from Addis Ababa to Harar 520.1 km

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Ethiopia

Domestic travel is restricted within Ethiopia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Ethiopia

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Ethiopia

Last updated: June 30 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Addis Ababa (State) and Harar is 371 km. The road distance is 520.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2h 2m to get from Addis Ababa (State) to Harar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Addis Ababa Airport to Dire Dawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Addis Ababa (State) to Harar is 520 km. It takes approximately 7h 14m to drive from Addis Ababa (State) to Harar.

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Ethiopian Airlines offers flights from Addis Ababa Airport to Dire Dawa Airport.

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The best way to get from Addis Ababa (State) to Addis Ababa Airport is to drive which takes 6 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Addis Ababa (State) to Harar.
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  • Distance: 371.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 2m

What companies run services between Addis Ababa (State), Ethiopia and Harar, Ethiopia?

There is no direct connection from Addis Ababa (State) to Harar. However, you can take the drive to Addis Ababa airport, fly to Dire Dawa, then take the drive to Harar. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Addis Ababa airport, fly to Jijiga, then take the drive to Harar.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Dire Dawa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Addis Ababa to Jijiga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Train operators
Ethiopian Railways Corporation (CFDE)
Website
erc.gov.et
Train from Addis Ababa Lebu to Dire Dawa
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
edr.gov.et

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