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

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Fly from Addis Ababa  •  1 h 18 min

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

$95 - $400

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Train  •  11 h 47 min

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

$98

3 alternative options

Fly from Dire Dawa  •  1 h 1 min

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

$140 - $430

Bus, train  •  14 h 25 min

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

Drive  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Addis Ababa to Djibouti 485.4 miles

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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 1 h 18 min 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 1 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 47 min.

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

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

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FlexFlight ApS and Ethiopian Airlines offer flights from Addis Ababa Airport to Djibouti Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Djibouti. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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

What companies run services between Ethiopia and Djibouti?

FlexFlight ApS and Ethiopian Airlines 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 11 h 17 min.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Djibouti
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Addis Ababa to Djibouti via Dire Dawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Dire Dawa to Djibouti
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Addis Ababa to Djibouti
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Train operators
Ethiopian Railways Corporation (CFDE)
Website
erc.gov.et
Train from Addis Ababa Lebu to Djibouti-Nagad
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
erc.gov.et
Train from Dire Dawa to Djibouti-Nagad
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
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
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
skybusethiopia.com

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