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There are 6 ways to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Ethiopia by plane or car

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Fly to Addis Ababa  •  3h 43m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Addis Ababa (ADD) CAI - ADD

5 alternative options

Fly to Dire Dawa  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Dire Dawa (DIR) CAI - DIR

Fly to Awasa  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Awasa (AWA) CAI - AWA

Fly to Gonder  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Gonder (GDQ) CAI - GDQ

Fly to Bahar Dar, drive  •  9h 52m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Bahar Dar (BJR) CAI - BJR
  2. Drive from Bahar Dar to Āykel

Drive  •  44h 17m

  1. Drive from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Addis Ababa 3179 km

Cairo (CAI) to Addis Ababa (ADD) flights

The flight time between Cairo (CAI) and Addis Ababa (ADD) is around 3h 47m and covers a distance of around 2472 km. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 35m. Services are operated by Egyptair and Ethiopian Airlines. Typically 14 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
3h 47m
Fastest flight journey time:
3h 35m
Flight distance:
2472 km
Flights per week:
14
Cheapest price:
$235
Carbon emissions:
501 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
02:20
Last flight departs at:
22:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cairo (CAI) to Addis Ababa (ADD) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ethiopia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within Ethiopia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Ethiopia.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Ethiopia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Ethiopia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

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

Limited international flights leaving Egypt began to resume from July 1.

Last updated: October 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Ethiopia is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 44h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Ethiopia is to fly which takes 3h 43m and costs $180 - $330.

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The distance between Cairo Airport (CAI) and Ethiopia is 2337 km. The road distance is 3179 km.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Ethiopia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cairo Airport to Addis Ababa Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 35m.

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Ethiopia is 1h ahead of Cairo Airport (CAI). It is currently 10:59 PM in Cairo Airport (CAI) and 11:59 PM in Ethiopia.

Yes, the driving distance between Cairo Airport (CAI) to Ethiopia is 3179 km. It takes approximately 44h 17m to drive from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Ethiopia.

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Egyptair and Ethiopian Airlines offer flights from Cairo Airport to Addis Ababa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Ethiopia.
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  • Distance: 2337.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 43m

What companies run services between Cairo Airport (CAI), Egypt and Ethiopia?

Egyptair and Ethiopian Airlines fly from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Addis Ababa twice daily.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $410
Flights from Cairo to Dire Dawa via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Cairo to Awasa via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from Cairo to Gonder via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Cairo to Bahar Dar via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $410

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