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Tips to know when travelling to Addis Ababa

Travelers usually depart from O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International when they travel from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa. The distance between Johannesburg and Addis Ababa is 4072 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Rwandair Express, ASKY Airlines, and Air France. Johannesburg and Addis Ababa have 56 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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ASKY Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYesNo
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYesNo
Rwandair ExpressRWDWBYesNo
ASKY AirlinesSKKKPNoNo
Air FranceAFRAFYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Johannesburg to Addis Ababa?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Johannesburg and Addis Ababa takes around 5.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between Johannesburg and Addis Ababa?
The flight distance between Johannesburg and Addis Ababa is 4072 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Johannesburg and Addis Ababa?
Several carriers operate flights between Johannesburg and Addis Ababa. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include ASKY Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Cape Town, Durban, New York, Port Elizabeth, Harare, Livingstone, Victoria Falls, Nairobi, East London, Windhoek, Accra, George, Ndola, Lagos, Bulawayo, Gaborone, Mount Kilimanjaro, London, Washington, D.C., Dar es Salaam.
What are the most popular routes to and from Addis Ababa?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Addis Ababa and Dubai, Nairobi, Entebbe, Balbala, Cape Town, Beirut, Minneapolis, New York, Jeddah, Istanbul, Beijing, Cairo, Singapore, Tokyo, Las Vegas, Windhoek, Praia, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco.
Which airports are there in Johannesburg?
Johannesburg is mainly served by O. R. Tambo International. But there are other airports nearby, including Lanseria International, Rand Airport.
What airports are near Johannesburg?
The main airport in Johannesburg is O. R. Tambo International. It is also served by Pilanesberg International, Wonderboom.
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.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Johannesburg and Addis Ababa?
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