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 $15 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.
From Addis Ababa drive to Addis Ababa airport, fly to Bahar Dar airport, then drive to Bahir Dar. 1 h 16 min $231. From Ādīs Ābeba bus to Bahir Dar. 9 h 30 min $15. From Addis Ababa drive to Bahir Dar. 8 h 7 min.