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Cheapest flights to Addis Ababa

Cheapest flights to Addis Ababa in the next 3 months

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Flights from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa

Flights from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa will get you to the bustling Ethiopian capital within approximately 5 hours and 15 minutes. Flights depart from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), landing at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD). Popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa are: South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Asky Airlines. Non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa are available.

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Things to know before you travel to Addis Ababa

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip.

Country Ethiopia
Currency Birr
Exchange rate 1 ZAR = 1.74 ETB
Language Amharic
Hub airport Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD)
Time difference Addis Ababa is 1 hour ahead of Johannesburg.
Travel adaptor Type C, F, L

Travel documents

South Africans need a valid passport and tourist visa (arranged prior to departure or granted on arrival) to fly from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa.

Airport information

The centre of Addis Ababa is situated on a 15-minute drive from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

Main attractions

Popular tourist attractions in Addis Ababa include: Lion of Judah, Holy Trinity Cathedral and the Merkato.

Cost of living in Addis Ababa

Compare the costs of everyday items in Johannesburg and Addis Ababa

Average meal

Inexpensive restaurant

Johannesburg R 100
Addis Ababa R 39

Local beer

0,5L Draught

Johannesburg R 25
Addis Ababa R 13

Pack of cigarettes


Johannesburg R 38
Addis Ababa R 34

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

Johannesburg R 10
Addis Ababa R 13



Johannesburg R 22
Addis Ababa R 11
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