Cheap Flights to Addis Ababa Airport
Addis Ababa Bole Airport is located 6 km southeast of the city center. Addis Ababa is the capital city of Ethiopia, but is sometimes called the "capital city of Africa" because of the economic and political activity there. If you want to find the lowest price tickets to Addis Ababa, use Skyscanner's flight search. Simply enter "Addis Ababa" and the dates you wish to fly and you will see the lowest price fares available. If you have some flexibility in your travel dates and want to fly for the cheapest fares, check out our cheapest month tool. You will get notifications when the price of your chosen flight rises or falls. Use this to monitor price fluctuations as you plan your trip to help you get the best deal on flights.
The best time to visit Addis Ababa is during the dry season from October to April. It is often cheaper to visit during the rainy season, when roads are more difficult to travel on. Addis Ababa has events happening year-round. Ethiopian Christmas is celebrated in January, and there is a film festival in May. It is cheapest to fly to Addis Ababa in February, and flights should be booked 4 to 5 months in advance. If you know when you want to fly to Addis Ababa, sign up for price alert notifications to monitor fluctuations in the price of your chosen flight. Use this tool as you plan your trip to help you get the cheapest airfares available.
Addis Ababa Airport is served by Air India, Egyptair, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, and South African Airways, among others. Ethiopian Airlines is the largest airline in Africa. See all airlines that fly to Ethiopia here. Taxis are available at the airport and can also be found at major hotels or the city center. Blue and white National Tour Operation taxis are also available, but these follow set routes, almost acting like little buses.
The airport has foreign exchange services in the arrivals lounge. Tourist visas are required to enter Ethiopia, and Canadians as well as nationals of 32 other countries can purchase these upon arrival at the airport. Free wi-fi is available, and the airport is open 24 hours. Food and drinks are available for purchase, and there are passenger lounges with comfy seating.
Addis Ababa boast excellent coffee, beautiful churches, and plenty of things to do. Wander through the Addis Mercado, the largest open-air market in Africa, where you can buy anything or nothing. St. George's Cathedral and Museum sits on top of a hill overlooking the Menelik II square. Inside the cathedral is an impressive set of paintings depicting scenes from the Bible. The food and coffee in Ethiopia is extraordinary and you will not be disappointed. Book your hotel in Addis Ababa and experience the vibrancy of Ethiopian life.
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