There are 5 ways to get from Cairo to Ethiopia by plane or car

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Fly to Addis Ababa  •  6h 31m

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

$160 - $360

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Fly to Awasa  •  11h 12m

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

$240 - $480

Fly to Dire Dawa  •  8h 35m

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

$250 - $650

Fly to Gonder  •  9h 4m

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

$290 - $750

Drive  •  44h 18m

  1. Drive from Cairo to Addis Ababa 3183.4 km

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Ethiopia is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 44h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo to Ethiopia is to fly which costs $160 - $360 and takes 6h 31m.

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The distance between Cairo and Ethiopia is 2337 km. The road distance is 3183.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from Cairo 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 45m.

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Ethiopia is 1h ahead of Cairo. It is currently 5:21 AM in Cairo and 6:21 AM in Ethiopia.

Yes, the driving distance between Cairo to Ethiopia is 3183 km. It takes approximately 44h 18m to drive from Cairo to Ethiopia.

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

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The best way to get from Cairo to Cairo Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Cairo to Ethiopia.
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  • Distance: 2336.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between Cairo, Egypt and Ethiopia?

Egyptair, Ethiopian Airlines and Saudia fly from Cairo to Addis Ababa 3 times a day.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Cairo to Awasa via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Cairo to Awasa via Khartoum, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Cairo to Awasa via Jeddah, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $480
Flights from Cairo to Awasa via Riyadh, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Cairo to Dire Dawa via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Cairo to Gonder via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Cairo to Gonder via Addis Ababa, Lalibela
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Cairo to Addis Ababa via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $600
Flights from Cairo to Addis Ababa via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $600
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600

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