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Book your trip to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson. The distance between Addis Ababa and Nairobi is 1164 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ethiopian Airlines, Air Tanzania, Kenya Airways, Skyward Express Limited, and Safarilink Aviation. Addis Ababa and Nairobi have 43 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Number of flights7778-77
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Ethiopian Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Kenya Airways on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYes
Air TanzaniaATCTCYes
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYes
Skyward Express LimitedSEWOWYes
Safarilink AviationXLKF2Yes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Addis Ababa to Nairobi?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Addis Ababa and Nairobi takes around 2.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Addis Ababa and Nairobi?
The flight distance between Addis Ababa and Nairobi is 1164 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Addis Ababa and Nairobi?
Several carriers operate flights between Addis Ababa and Nairobi. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Addis Ababa?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Addis Ababa and London, Melbourne, Perth, Manchester, Sydney, Adelaide, Dubai, Lamu, Palma, Majorca, Calgary, Brisbane, Taipei, Manila, Istanbul, Entebbe, Auckland, Tallinn, Dar es Salaam, Kochi, Chennai.
What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Mombasa, London, Malindi, Kisumu, Ukunda, Entebbe, Eldoret, Singapore, Lamu, Johannesburg, Juba, Kigali, New Delhi, Zanzibar, Bangkok, Durban, Dubai, Paris, Port Elizabeth, Victoria Falls.
What airports are near Addis Ababa?
The main airport in Addis Ababa is Addis Ababa Bole International. It is also served by Addis Ababa Bole International, Awasa.
What airports are near Nairobi?
The main airport in Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International. It is also served by Arusha, Nanyuki, Amboseli.
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