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There are 6 ways to get from Ethiopia to Istanbul by plane or car

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Fly Addis Ababa to Istanbul

  1. Fly from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Istanbul (IST)

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Fly Awasa to Istanbul

  1. Fly from Awasa (AWA) to Istanbul (IST)

Fly Dire Dawa to Istanbul

  1. Fly from Dire Dawa (DIR) to Istanbul (IST)

Fly Gonder to Istanbul

  1. Fly from Gonder (GDQ) to Istanbul (IST)

Fly Addis Ababa to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Fly from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Drive

  1. Drive from Addis Ababa to Istanbul

Addis Ababa (ADD) to Istanbul (IST) flights

The flight time between Addis Ababa (ADD) and Istanbul (IST) is around 8h 23m and covers a distance of around 3723 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 58m. Services are operated by Ethiopian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Egyptair and others. Typically 47 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

47 Weekly Planes
8h 23m Average Duration
3.483 ₺ Cheapest Price
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Domestic travel is restricted within Turkey due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Currently, we are unable to provide travel restriction information for leaving Ethiopia. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status in Ethiopia, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Ethiopia

Last updated: May 19 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ethiopia to Istanbul is to fly which costs $270 - $700 and takes 6h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Ethiopia to Istanbul is to fly. Taking this option will cost $270 - $700 and takes 6h 11m.

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The distance between Ethiopia and Istanbul is 3555 km. The road distance is 5313.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Ethiopia to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Addis Ababa Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ethiopia to Istanbul is 5313 km. It takes approximately 2 days 21h to drive from Ethiopia to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Egyptair and three other airlines offer flights from Addis Ababa Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 1990+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 1.500 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Ethiopia to Addis Ababa Airport is to drive which takes 9 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Ethiopia to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 3555 km
  • Duration: 6h 11m

What companies run services between Ethiopia and Istanbul, Turkey?

Ethiopian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines fly from Addis Ababa to Istanbul every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.800 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Flights from Addis Ababa to Istanbul via Cairo
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.700 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Dire Dawa to Istanbul via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.200 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Dire Dawa to Istanbul via Djibouti, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
4.400 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Awasa to Istanbul via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
4.100 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Gonder to Istanbul via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.200 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Gonder to Istanbul via Lalibela, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
4.300 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.800 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Sabiha Gokcen via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
6.000 ₺ - 18.000 ₺
Flights from Addis Ababa to Sabiha Gokcen via Beirut
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
6.000 ₺ - 18.000 ₺
Flights from Addis Ababa to Sabiha Gokcen via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
7.000 ₺ - 19.000 ₺
Jazeera Airways
Website
jazeeraairways.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Istanbul via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
3.400 ₺ - 19.000 ₺
Flights from Addis Ababa to Sabiha Gokcen via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
4.300 ₺ - 23.000 ₺
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Istanbul via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
5.500 ₺ - 20.000 ₺
Flights from Addis Ababa to Sabiha Gokcen via Doha
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
7.000 ₺ - 25.000 ₺
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Istanbul via Cairo
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.700 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Istanbul via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
4.200 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Sabiha Gokcen via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
8.000 ₺ - 22.000 ₺
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Sabiha Gokcen via Dubai
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
6.000 ₺ - 13.000 ₺

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