There are 3 ways to get from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Bahar Dar (BJR) ADD - BJR

$95 - $290

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ādīs Ābeba to Bahir Dar

$13

1 alternative option

Drive  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar 346.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar is to bus which costs $13 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar is to fly which costs $95 - $290 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ādīs Ābeba and arriving at Bahir Dar. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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The distance between Addis Ababa and Bahir Dar is 322 km. The road distance is 554.7 km.

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The best way to get from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 30 min and costs $13.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar, including transfers.

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Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar bus services, operated by Sky Bus Ethiopia, depart from Ādīs Ābeba station.

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The best way to get from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar is to fly which takes 1 h 16 min and costs $95 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $13 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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

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Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar bus services, operated by Sky Bus Ethiopia, arrive at Bahir Dar station.

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Map of how to get from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar.
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  • Distance: 201.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

What companies run services between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Bahir Dar, Ethiopia?

Ethiopian Airlines flies from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar every 4 hours. Alternatively, Sky Bus Ethiopia operates a bus from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar once daily. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Bahar Dar
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Bus operators
Sky Bus Ethiopia
Website
skybusethiopia.com
Bus from Ādīs Ābeba to Bahir Dar
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
skybusethiopia.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar is 555 km. It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to drive from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar.

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Ethiopian Airlines offers flights from Addis Ababa Airport to Bahar Dar Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Bahir Dar. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Addis Ababa to Addis Ababa Airport is to drive which takes 8 min and costs .

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