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There are 3 ways to get from Kilimanjaro to Great Rift Valley by plane or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Travel, fly to Jinka, drive  •  18h 57m

  1. Travel from Kilimanjaro to Kilimanjaro
  2. Fly from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Jinka (BCO) JRO - BCO
  3. Drive from Jinka to Great Rift Valley

2 alternative options

Travel, fly to Arba Minch, drive  •  16h 33m

  1. Travel from Kilimanjaro to Kilimanjaro
  2. Fly from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Arba Minch (AMH) JRO - AMH
  3. Drive from Arba Minch to Great Rift Valley

Travel, fly to Loyengalani, drive  •  35h 17m

  1. Travel from Kilimanjaro to Kilimanjaro
  2. Fly from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Loyengalani (LOY) JRO - LOY
  3. Drive from Loyengalani to Great Rift Valley

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kilimanjaro and Great Rift Valley is 899 km.

It takes approximately 18h 57m to get from Kilimanjaro to Great Rift Valley, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kilimanjaro Airport to Jinka Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h 45m and has one stopover.

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Air Tanzania, KLM, Precision Air and Ethiopian Airlines offer flights from Kilimanjaro Airport to Jinka Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kilimanjaro to Great Rift Valley.
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  • Distance: 898.9 km
  • Duration: 18h 57m

What companies run services between Kilimanjaro, Tanzania and Great Rift Valley, Ethiopia?

There is no direct connection from Kilimanjaro to Great Rift Valley. However, you can take the travel to Kilimanjaro airport, fly to Jinka, then take the drive to Great Rift Valley. Alternatively, you can take the travel to Kilimanjaro airport, fly to Arba Minch, then take the drive to Great Rift Valley.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Jinka via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Jinka via Addis Ababa, Arba Minch
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Jinka via Dar es Salaam, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Jinka via Zanzibar, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Jinka via Entebbe, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Jinka via Nairobi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Arba Minch via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Arba Minch via Dar es Salaam, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Arba Minch via Zanzibar, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Arba Minch via Addis Ababa, Jinka
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Arba Minch via Entebbe, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Arba Minch via Nairobi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Arba Minch via Kigali, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Loyengalani via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
19h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $320

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