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There are 5 ways to get from Ethiopia to Djibouti by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Addis Ababa  •  1h 18m

  1. Fly from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Djibouti (JIB) ADD - JIB

$40 - $290

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Fly from Dire Dawa  •  1h 1m

  1. Fly from Dire Dawa (DIR) to Djibouti (JIB) DIR - JIB

$140 - $430

Train  •  11h 47m

  1. Take the train from Addis Ababa Lebu to Djibouti-Nagad

$98

Bus, train  •  14h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Ādīs Ābeba to Dire Dawa
  2. Take the train from Dire Dawa to Djibouti-Nagad

Drive  •  11h 57m

  1. Drive from Addis Ababa to Djibouti 485.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Ethiopia to Djibouti is to train which costs $98 and takes 11h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Ethiopia to Djibouti is to fly which costs $140 - $430 and takes 1h 1m.

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The distance between Ethiopia and Djibouti is 514 km. The road distance is 776.6 km.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from Ethiopia to Djibouti, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ethiopia to Djibouti is to fly which takes 1h 18m and costs $40 - $290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $98 and takes 11h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Addis Ababa Airport to Djibouti Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ethiopia to Djibouti is 777 km. It takes approximately 11h 57m to drive from Ethiopia to Djibouti.

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Kenya Airways, Fair Aviation and Ethiopian Airlines offer flights from Addis Ababa Airport to Djibouti Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Djibouti. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Ethiopia to Djibouti.
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  • Distance: 321.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

What companies run services between Ethiopia and Djibouti?

Fair Aviation, Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways fly from Addis Ababa to Djibouti 3 times a day. Alternatively, Ethiopian Railways Corporation (CFDE) operates a train from Addis Ababa to Djibouti 3 times a week. Tickets cost $98 and the journey takes 11h 17m.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Djibouti
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Addis Ababa to Djibouti via Dire Dawa
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Dire Dawa to Djibouti
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Fair Aviation
Website
fairaviation.co.za
Flights from Addis Ababa to Djibouti
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Djibouti
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Ethiopian Railways Corporation (CFDE)
Website
erc.gov.et
Train from Addis Ababa Lebu to Djibouti-Nagad
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
erc.gov.et
Train from Dire Dawa to Djibouti-Nagad
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
erc.gov.et
Bus operators
Sky Bus Ethiopia
Website
skybusethiopia.com
Bus from Ādīs Ābeba to Dire Dawa
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
skybusethiopia.com

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