Search Flights from Aberdeen to Addis Ababa

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Bole Intl. Airport

Transportation to Aberdeen Airport from the City Center

Aberdeen Airport is accessible by taxi, bus, or train. These transportation alternatives are available all day. If you want to drive to the airport there are a lot of rental car companies located in the city that you could rent a vehicle from.

Taxi

Taxis are a convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport from the city. Under normal traffic conditions, it takes about 20 minutes to get to Aberdeen Airport by taxi. If you are traveling at night, when the traffic is bad and finding a cab gets a bit more difficult, we would recommend giving yourself an hour to get to the airport.

Bus

Buses are another method of transportation that provide direct service to the airport. Bus line 727 and line 80 depart from the Aberdeen Central Bus Station and go directly to the terminal building. These buses run every 15 to 20 minutes and operate from 4:30 am to 12 am.

Rental Car

There are various transportation alternatives available all day in Aberdeen but renting a car is one of the most convenient alternatives. There are many well-known rental car companies located throughout the city, including Avis and Hertz. Driving in Aberdeen is particularly beautiful and enjoyable.

Airport Information

Aberdeen International Airport is also referred to as Dyce Airport because it is located in the suburb of Dyce. The airport operates passenger services out of one terminal building. Aberdeen Airport operates scheduled and charter flights around the world and offers passengers a variety of services to meet their pre-flight and post-flight needs. The terminal building also features a variety of novelties for passengers to enjoy. Passengers can enjoy wireless internet access throughout the entire airport. In case of an emergency or health problem there are staff members who are trained in first aid at the health center.

The building is equipped with five separate baby care rooms for mothers traveling with children as well as two play areas for kids. Granite City bar and restaurant is a popular venue among passengers. In addition, there are two spacious lounges where passengers can enjoy themselves. There are 6 ATMs available for any monetary transactions or currency services you might need in pounds, euros, and dollars.

There is a designated smoking area for smokers since smoking is prohibited indoors. There are a number of stores where you can go shopping at the airport, including Boots, Dixons Travel, Travelex, WHSmith and World Duty Free. Places where you can get a bite to eat or something to drink include The Granite City, Joe's Coffeehouse, The Kitchen, The Globe, Costa and Servisair Lounge.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

Transportation to Addis Ababa City Center from Airport

Addis Ababa, which is connected to Kenya, Somalia and Sudan by highways, connected to Djibouti, one of the important trade centers of Africa, by railways and has an international airport, is both a transfer point and an important trade center for the country. In the country where animal husbandry and agriculture are widespread and light industry is developed, the most important product of the city is coffee. The city is also an important education center thanks to the universities and colleges it hosts.

In the city, there are many coffee shops where you can drink and buy coffee. In Addis Ababa, urban transportation is provided with buses, minibuses and taxis. Public transportation isn’t very developed. Ticket prices of these means are affordable. However, bus routes don’t operate at regular intervals and there may sometimes be delays.

Blue - white colored minibuses that you can use as an alternative to buses are faster than buses and carry passengers with more affordable fares. The fare is about 1.5 Birr, which is less than 50 cents, depending on your destination. Minibuses that start operating at early hours in the morning generally offer service until 09:00 pm. You can also get on a taxi for your transportation in the city. It is not always easy to find a taxi here. You can find a taxi more easily in central parts of the city and in front of big hotels.

The vehicles used as taxi are generally old model automobiles. Despite of this, it can be said that taxis are the most comfortable means of transportation in Addis Ababa. However, before getting on a taxi you should agree on the fare and definitely bargain with the driver. If you are thinking of renting a car and having a comfortable means of transportation during your visit, you should be careful about the traffic. You should remember that there are no traffic lights on many roads and roundabouts and this situation negatively affects traffic flow. In addition, you can have trouble in buying gas. There can be long queues at gasoline stations. On the other hand, there is no problem about parking in the city and average parking fee is 0.50 Birr. Although there is a railway system in the city, trains are not a part of urban transportation.

Bole International Airport is located 6 km south of the city center on Bole Road. To get to the city center from the airport you can use minibuses as the means of public transportation or you can also choose to take a taxi. Renting a car is another alternative for your travel to the city center although it is generally not recommended due to traffic problems. If you are going to stay at a hotel, airport shuttle services offered by some hotel are one of the most comfortable and reliable transportation options.

Minibus

If you are thinking of getting to the city center by using a means of public transportation, you can get on the minibuses departing from Bole Dild minibus stops located in front of the overpass found right across the terminal exit. Minibuses offer service from 06:00 am to 08:00 pm.

The fares are cheaper than taxis and vary according to your destination. The fares are 5 Birr on average. You should remember that tourists may be charged higher amounts. You can learn the amount you need to pay by talking to other passengers before getting on any minibus. You need to pay an additional amount for your baggage.

Hotel Shuttle

In addition to small hotels, accommodation centers of certain chain hotels like Radisson, Hilton and Sheraton are also located in the city center. Some hotels offer airport shuttle service. If you don’t prefer public transportation and don’t want to bargain with taxi drivers about the fare, you can take advantage of the airport shuttle service which will pick you up in front of the baggage claim area and leave you just in front of your hotel. To benefit from this service, you should contact your hotel in advance and agree on the price, make a reservation and give the necessary information such as the number of passengers and baggage.

Taxi

There are two types of taxis that you can get on to reach the city center from the airport. At airport taxi stand, Mercedes taxis of the National Tour Operator (NTO) operate under a company and offer service with more comfortable vehicles. With their predetermined tariffs, they create a more reliable image in terms of the fares and offer private services. You can ask your hotel to call a NTO taxi for you or get in contact with the taxi desk located in the arriving passenger terminal. Tariffs are offered according to your destination. There is no taximeter in these taxis, so it is advised to agree on the fare before getting on. These taxis are approximately 10 times more expensive than blue-white taxis. You can also reach the city center in a short time with a blue-white taxi which you can get on at the exit of the airport. The average fare is between 80 and 100 Birr.

These taxis are managed by individuals. These taxis, which are larger than a standard automobile, operate just like a small bus. They have a standard route, pick up passengers from certain points and drop them off at certain points. There is no taximeter in blue-white taxis and the fares of the stops are predetermined. In addition, you shouldn’t forget that you may need to bargain on the fare.

Car Rental

You can rent a car from one of the car rental companies located at the airport. Since some roads have no name, there isn’t sufficient number of traffic signs throughout the city and there is no traffic light on many roundabouts, traffic flow isn’t in order. In order to reach the city center with the car you have rented, you should drive northwestward after leaving the airport. The road is about 6 kilometers.

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2017

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Which airports can I use for Aberdeen-Addis Ababa flights?

For Aberdeen-Addis Ababa flights, you can use Aberdeen Intl. Airport, Aberdeen Railway Station as departure airport, and Bole Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Aberdeen-Addis Ababa and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Aberdeen-Addis Ababa is 6395 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 8 hour .

Which day is the most convenient for Aberdeen-Addis Ababa flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Aberdeen-Addis Ababa flights is Monday.

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