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Drive to Dire Dawa, fly

  1. Drive from Harar to Dire Dawa
  2. Fly from Dire Dawa (DIR) to Addis Ababa (ADD)

Drive to Jijiga, fly

  1. Drive from Harar to Jijiga
  2. Fly from Jijiga (JIJ) to Addis Ababa (ADD)

Drive, train

  1. Drive from Harar to Dire Dawa
  2. Take the train from Dire Dawa to Addis Ababa Lebu

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  1. Drive from Harar to Addis Ababa

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Last updated: August 9 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Harar to Addis Ababa is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 7h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Harar to Addis Ababa is to drive and fly which costs $130 - $220 and takes 3h 14m.

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The distance between Harar and Addis Ababa is 371 km. The road distance is 519.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Harar to Addis Ababa, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dire Dawa Airport to Addis Ababa Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harar to Addis Ababa is 520 km. It takes approximately 7h 13m to drive from Harar to Addis Ababa.

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Ethiopian Airlines offers flights from Dire Dawa Airport to Addis Ababa Airport.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Addis Ababa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Harar to Addis Ababa.
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  • Distance: 371.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 14m

What companies run services between Harar, Ethiopia and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia?

There is no direct connection from Harar to Addis Ababa. However, you can take the drive to Dire Dawa airport, fly to Addis Ababa, take the walk to Bole Bridge, then take the bus to Addis Ababa. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Jijiga airport, fly to Addis Ababa, take the walk to Bole Bridge, then take the bus to Addis Ababa.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Dire Dawa to Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Flights from Jijiga to Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Train operators
Ethiopian Railways Corporation (CFDE)
Website
erc.gov.et
Train from Dire Dawa to Addis Ababa Lebu
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
edr.gov.et

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