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There are 3 ways to get from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Harar by plane or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Dire Dawa, drive

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Dire Dawa (DIR)
  2. Drive from Dire Dawa to Harar

Cheapest option

Fly to Jijiga, drive

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Jijiga (JIJ)
  2. Drive from Jijiga to Harar

1 alternative option

Drive

  1. Drive from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Harar

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Some border closures are in place for Ethiopia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Ethiopia

Domestic travel is restricted within Ethiopia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Ethiopia

International flights leaving Kenya are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Kenya

Last updated: August 8 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Harar is to drive which costs $210 - $310 and takes 29h.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Harar is to fly and drive which costs $260 - $750 and takes 6h 26m.

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It is 1316 km from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Harar. It is approximately 1836.2 km to drive.

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It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Harar, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nairobi Airport to Dire Dawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 30m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Harar is 1836 km. It takes approximately 29h to drive from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Harar.

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Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airlines offer flights from Nairobi Airport to Dire Dawa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Harar.
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  • Distance: 1315.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 26m

What companies run services between Nairobi Airport (NBO), Kenya and Harar, Ethiopia?

There is no direct connection from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Harar. However, you can fly to Dire Dawa then take the drive to Harar. Alternatively, you can fly to Jijiga then take the drive to Harar.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Nairobi to Dire Dawa via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Nairobi to Dire Dawa via Addis Ababa, Djibouti
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Nairobi to Jijiga via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750

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