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There are 5 ways to get from Ethiopia to Pyramids of Meroe by plane, night train or car

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Fly from Addis Ababa, night train, drive  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Khartoum (KRT) ADD - KRT
  2. Take the night train from Khartoum to Shendi
  3. Drive from Shendi to Pyramids of Meroe

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Fly from Dire Dawa, night train, drive  •  10h 42m

  1. Fly from Dire Dawa (DIR) to Khartoum (KRT) DIR - KRT
  2. Take the night train from Khartoum to Shendi
  3. Drive from Shendi to Pyramids of Meroe

Fly from Awasa, night train, drive  •  11h 21m

  1. Fly from Awasa (AWA) to Khartoum (KRT) AWA - KRT
  2. Take the night train from Khartoum to Shendi
  3. Drive from Shendi to Pyramids of Meroe

Fly from Gonder, night train, drive  •  11h 7m

  1. Fly from Gonder (GDQ) to Khartoum (KRT) GDQ - KRT
  2. Take the night train from Khartoum to Shendi
  3. Drive from Shendi to Pyramids of Meroe

Drive  •  24h 20m

  1. Drive from Addis Ababa to Pyramids of Meroe 1686.6 km

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The cheapest way to get from Ethiopia to Pyramids of Meroe is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 24h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Ethiopia to Pyramids of Meroe is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 24h 20m.

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The distance between Ethiopia and Pyramids of Meroe is 917 km. The road distance is 1686.6 km.

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It takes approximately 7h 58m to get from Ethiopia to Pyramids of Meroe, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Addis Ababa Airport to Khartoum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Pyramids of Meroe is 1h behind Ethiopia. It is currently 4:39 PM in Ethiopia and 3:39 PM in Pyramids of Meroe.

Yes, the driving distance between Ethiopia to Pyramids of Meroe is 1687 km. It takes approximately 24h 20m to drive from Ethiopia to Pyramids of Meroe.

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Badr Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines offer flights from Addis Ababa Airport to Khartoum Airport.

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The best way to get from Ethiopia to Addis Ababa Airport is to drive which takes 9 min and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Ethiopia to Pyramids of Meroe.
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  • Distance: 917.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 58m

What companies run services between Ethiopia and Pyramids of Meroe, Sudan?

There is no direct connection from Ethiopia to Pyramids of Meroe. However, you can take the drive to Addis Ababa airport, fly to Khartoum, take the drive to Khartoum, take the night train to Shendi, then take the drive to Pyramids of Meroe. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Dire Dawa airport, fly to Khartoum, take the drive to Khartoum, take the night train to Shendi, then take the drive to Pyramids of Meroe.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Khartoum
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Dire Dawa to Khartoum via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Awasa to Khartoum via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Gonder to Khartoum via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Gonder to Khartoum via Lalibela, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Badr Airlines
Website
badrairlines.com
Flights from Addis Ababa to Khartoum
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Train operators
Sudan Railways Corporation
Phone
(1) 13 546 897
Email
info@sudanrailways.gov.sd
Night train from Khartoum to Shendi
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily

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