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5,883 Km
7 hour 20 min
Bole Intl. Airport

Cheapest London Addis Ababa Flight Tickets

08 Mar 2024
from £12624

Transportation to London Airport from the City Center

London City Airport

You can use the transportation options such as taxi, train, or car rental services from London City Airport to the London City center. 

Metro

You can use the metro from 5.30 am to midnight as the London Underground has an advanced transportation network. You can reach London City Airport directly from the city center with the metro, which ticket prices ranging from £4.80 to £6.

Bus 

Bus lines in the city center provide transportation to almost every region. The busses also operate at night, so if you consider a bus, you can transfer easily from the airport to the city center. The busses depart from the terminal every 20 minutes and pricing ranges from £5 to £8.

Train

You can take trains directly to the London City Airport from train stations in the city center. Ticket fares range from £5- £10 and there are train passes called Oysters. 

Rental Cars

There are many companies in the city center where you can rent a car. Before your flight, you can call one of the companies to pre-book, or you can contact your hotel and get recommendations for car rental companies. For those who do not want to arrange public transportation times and routes, renting a car is a great option. Besides, for those who want a more comfortable and luxurious ride, there are limousine rental services in the London city center and they also provide airport transfers. 

Taxi

You can use taxis as another option for transportation. London City Airport is located 11 kilometers from the city center, and taxis are one of the fastest ways. The taxi costs approximately £15 to £25.

Hotel Shuttles

While booking your hotel, you can check if they provide shuttle services from the airport and you can avoid problems arranging your airport transfer. You can contact the related personnel before your flight for more information, and if you have excess baggage, shuttles may be the best option for you. 

Airport Information 

London City Airport, which has been operating for many years, is located 11 kilometers east of the city center. This airport is easily accessible from the city center and provides services such as; car parking lots, car rental companies, restaurants and bars, VIP Lounges, and stores. At London City Airport, passengers’ security, comfort, and other needs are met in the best way possible.

 

Last Updated: 10 Apr 2017

Gatwick Airport

Trains are the best alternative in terms of cost and time. You can use the Gatwick Express or Southern trains to get to the airport. You can easily access these trains from the Victoria Train Station. The National Express and Easybus buses are a suitable option for those looking for a cheaper method of transportation. Keep in mind it takes over an hour to reach the airport.

Airport Information

Gatwick Airport consists of 2 terminals, the South Terminal and the North Terminal. Both terminals have restaurants, cafes, and stores located within. Enjoy tax-free prices at the World Duty Free shops. For a fee of around 20 pounds you can take advantage of the lounges located in the terminal. You do not have to be a member to enjoy the lounges. While you wait for your flight you can enjoy something to eat, free wireless interest, and spa facilities at the lounge.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Heathrow Airport

If you want to get to the airport from the city center in 15 minutes then get on the Heathrow Express train at Paddington train station. The Heathrow Connect Trains depart from the same place and take about 30 minutes. National Express buses at the Victoria bus stop are another option. Those buses take between 40 and 80 minutes depending on the traffic.

Airport Information

Heathrow Airport is one of the world’s busiest airports, and is made up of 5 terminals, each of which contains stores, restaurants, cafes, and more. There are trains that provide transportation between terminals. You can walk between some of the terminals without having to get on the train. Heathrow Airport is a large airport equipped with souvenir shops, World Duty Free shops, and famous brand name stores like Gucci, Prada, Burberry, BVLGARI, and Hugo Boss.

The airport also features single or double cabins where passengers can relax, sleep for a couple of hours, and even take a shower. These cabins are priced according to the total duration, number of people, and amenities offered. Prices vary between 35-90 pounds. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Luton Airport

The Thameslink and East Midlands trains are the fastest modes of transportation to get to the airport from the city center. Those who are more concerned about the fare than the time it takes can use the Easybus, Greenline 757 or National Express buses. The airport is also accessible by taxi or rental car.

Airport Information

Luton Airport has one terminal that contains shops where you can enjoy duty free shopping, restaurants where you can get a bite to eat, and cafes like Starbucks, Caffe Nero, and Costa.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

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 London-Addis Ababa flights?

For London-Addis Ababa flights, you can use City Airport, Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Airport, Luton Airport, Stansted Airport, Windsor and Eton Central Railway Railway Station, Euston Railway Station, King's Cross Railway Station, Paddington Railway Station, St Pancras Railway Station, Tottenham Hale station Railway Station, Victoria station Railway Station, Waterloo International Railway Station as departure airport, and Bole Intl. Airport for arrival.

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

The flight distance between London-Addis Ababa is 5883 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 7 hour 20 minutes.

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

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

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