Transportation to and from Addis Ababa Bole Airport


What is the distance from Addis Ababa Bole Airport to the centre of Addis Ababa?

The distance from the airport to the city centre (Meskel Square) of Addis Ababa is 5 kilometres / 3.1 miles. By car, you can cover the distance in 15 minutes.

From ADD Airport to Addis Ababa City centre by Car
5 km
15 min

Public transport

Bus to Addis Ababa

You can find a bus station in front of the terminal building, minibuses run to and from the city (enquiries at the airport information desk). This is a much cheaper option than taking a taxi, but less convenient. The price for a bus ticket is approximately 5.00 ETB. Fortunately, there are plans for extension of the Addis Ababa Light Rail towards the airport.


Addis Ababa: Debre Libanos, Blue Nile Gorge & Cave Church

€ 73.08

Explore the Debre Libanos Monastery, the Portuguese Bridge, the Teklehaimanot Cave Church, and the breathtaking landscapes of the Blue Nile Gorge on this day trip from Addis Ababa. Discover the typical Ethiopian countryside lifestyle and endemic wildlife.


From Nairobi: Private Lake Nakuru Express Tour

€ 73.08

Lake Nakuru has a massive population of Flamingos as the main drawcard, but there is an abundance of other wildlife. Lying in the volcano-strewn Rift Valley, it is one of a chain of 8 lakes which stretch the length of Kenya from Tanzania to Ethiopia.

Addis Ababa: Guided City Tour

€ 25.58

Explore Addis Ababa on a sightseeing tour with a professional English-speaking guide. Visit the Holy Trinity Church, Ethnographic Museum, and tombs of Hailie Selassie. Marvel at the panoramas from Mount Entoto then stroll through the open-air markets.

Tours and transport

Lake Nakuru and Maasai Mara Private 4 Day Safari

€ 397.36

This tour give you an experience of Lake Nakuru well known for bird watchers and Maasai Mara with its abundance of wildlife, sustains all of the “Big Five”. Annually in July/August Mara is host to millions of wildebeest who migrate north from Serengeti.


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