Cheap flights from Washington (WAS) to Addis Ababa (ADD)

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The best prices from Washington to Addis Ababa Bole are usually found in March or April, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Addis Ababa (ADD)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to ADD flight in 2022: compare Washington to Addis Ababa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Addis Ababa.
WAS - ADD
Price
$882 - $1,338
ADD
Temperature
59 - 64.4 °F
ADD
Precipitation
0.4 - 11 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$882

From Washington (WAS) to Addis Ababa Bole

One-way from

$435

One-way flight from Washington (WAS) to Addis Ababa Bole

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington to Addis Ababa?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 42 days in advance, which can save you up to 8% on flights from Washington to Addis Ababa compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 42 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $989. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,058.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington to Addis Ababa?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Addis Ababa. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington to Addis Ababa?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Addis Ababa from Washington. Prices for March average $1,028 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $750. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 30% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Addis Ababa (WAS - ADD)?

It’s optimal to fly from Washington to Addis Ababa in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 28% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Washington to Addis Ababa in January, February 2022

The best prices found for WAS to ADD flights for January, February
25 Jan - 12 Feb
$647pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
31 Jan - 14 Feb
$650pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
1 Feb - 30 Mar
$662pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Washington to Addis Ababa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Addis Ababa from Washington found for this year
25 Jan - 12 Feb
$647pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
1 Mar - 15 May
$649pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
8 Mar - 16 Mar
$650pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Non-stop flights to Addis Ababa from Washington

Save time with Washington to Addis Ababa direct flight deals
11 Mar - 26 Mar
$1,002pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
Non-Stop
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Ethiopian Air
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
11 Mar - 26 Mar
$1,012pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Ethiopian Air
Non-Stop
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Ethiopian Air
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to Addis Ababa

Late deals on round-trip flights to Addis Ababa from Washington, departing today and this week
18 Jan - 31 Jan
$650pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
23 Jan - 7 Apr
$680pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
19 Jan - 4 Feb
$690pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
ADD
Addis Ababa Bole
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Bole from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Addis Ababa
8:00 am - 3:20 am
Egypt Air
1 Stop
36h 20m
IAD - ADD
Egypt Air
$435
CheapOair
1:15 pm - 7:50 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
23h 35m
IAD - ADD
Turkish Airlines
$536
Flyus
3:35 pm - 10:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
46h 30m
BWI - ADD
Multiple Airlines
$567
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Flight FAQs

From Washington to Addis Ababa

What airport do you fly into for flights to Addis Ababa from Washington?

Addis Ababa Bole (ADD), located 4.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Washington to Addis Ababa. 10 airlines have flights to Bole from Washington on a regular basis. Booking flights from Washington to Addis Ababa Bole should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 3 inbound flights from Washington per day.

Which airlines flying from Washington to Addis Ababa Bole have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Washington to Addis Ababa Bole have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Ethiopian Air, Emirates, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Ethiopian Air with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Washington to Addis Ababa for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Addis Ababa for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $647, but on average you can expect to pay $683.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington to Addis Ababa for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 2 direct flights from Washington to Addis Ababa under $1,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to Addis Ababa is less than $1,007.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington to Addis Ababa for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington to Addis Ababa within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington to Addis Ababa round-trip?

Flying on Qatar Airways is currently your cheapest option to Addis Ababa, with prices starting at $649. Another option worth looking into is Turkish Airlines, starting at $650 round trip. Qatar Airways is currently priced 36% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington to Addis Ababa one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $332. Users have also found prices from $380 and $490 on Egypt Air and Ethiopian Air, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Washington to Addis Ababa?

While some choose either Washington Reagan-National - Addis Ababa Bole or Baltimore/Washington - Addis Ababa Bole, Washington Dulles Intl - Addis Ababa Bole is the most popular route from Washington to Addis Ababa.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington to Addis Ababa?

While on average a flight from Washington to Addis Ababa is generally $1,561, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $645. When looking at the most popular route, (Washington Dulles Intl - Addis Ababa Bole), you can expect to pay $758 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington to Addis Ababa?

Consider ASKY (75%), United Airlines (74%) or Ethiopian Air (74%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Washington to Addis Ababa.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington to Addis Ababa?

Before booking your flight from Washington to Addis Ababa check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, Air Canada or Emirates.

What airports serve Addis Ababa from Washington?

When booking a flight from Washington, D.C. to Addis Ababa, your departing point will most likely be Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Located 26 miles from the District of Columbia, the airport is one of the busiest airline hubs in the D.C. area, handling about 40 airlines with flights across the world. Dulles International Airport is approximately 37min from D.C. by taxi or car, and around 1h by metro bus. You will arrive in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD), which is only 3.1 miles away from Addis Ababa’s city center.

Which airlines fly directly from Washington to Addis Ababa?

On average, there are about two direct flights connecting Washington to Addis Ababa each day. Most of the direct flights are operated by Ethiopian Airlines. If you’re interested in fights with layovers, you have several airlines to consider, including Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Air Canada. The most common routes involve taking off from Dulles International Airport, making a stop at either Istanbul Airport (IST) or Doha Hamad International Airport (DOH), and finally landing in Addis Ababa.

What are the layover options between Washington and Addis Ababa?

When flying to Addis Ababa from Washington, D.C., flights may have a single layover, with common locations being Istanbul Airport, Doha Hamad International Airport, and Frankfurt am Main Airport (or Frankfurt Airport). The time that average flights take to reach Addis Ababa from Washington is about 17h 30min. However, a trip with one or more stops will take an additional 2-5h to reach the destination. On average, flights with layovers are more affordable than flights non-stop between the two cities. Flying with Ethiopian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and United Airlines tend to have the fewest stops, which are most frequently in the cities of Istanbul, Doha, and Frankfurt.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Washington to Addis Ababa?

To travel to Ethiopia, every American citizen will require a valid passport and visa. The passport must be valid for at least six months from the time you enter Addis Ababa. In addition, all American citizens are expected to have a visa before traveling to the country. Application for an Ethiopian visa is an easy process. US citizens should only need a few minutes to submit their personal information, including date of birth, address, and name, as well as passport details, travel information, and health information (e.g., medication history and vaccination). After you leave Ethiopia, your single-entry visa will expire. This means that you’ll have to reapply for a new visa to go to the country again. To apply for a visa, you will need a valid passport, a scanned copy of passport photographs, the visa application form, personal information, and a debit or credit card for the visa fee payment.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Addis Ababa from Washington?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Washington to Addis Ababa Bole

Most visitors from Washington need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Addis Ababa Bole.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 120 hours hours before departing to Addis Ababa Bole.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington are not required to quarantine after entering Addis Ababa Bole.

Do I need a test to fly back to Washington from Addis Ababa?

Returning to Washington from Addis Ababa Bole

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Addis Ababa Bole must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Washington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Addis Ababa Bole are not required to quarantine after entering Washington.

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Destination information for Addis Ababa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Addis Ababa.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ብር 49.31
Average temperature for January in Addis Ababa
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Addis Ababa
0.5 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing Addis Ababa

Top 9 airlines flying from Washington to Addis Ababa Bole

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington to Addis Ababa choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
$731 $976 No cancel fee 77%
Ethiopian Air
$764 $1,134 No cancel fee 72%
Emirates
$779 $1,015 No cancel fee 75%
Egypt Air
$787 $1,047 No cancel fee N/A
Lufthansa
$794 $1,227 No cancel fee 76%
United Airlines
$797 $1,272 No cancel fee 69%
Austrian Airlines
$861 $1,272 No cancel fee 78%
Qatar Airways
$871 $1,127 No cancel fee 68%
Air Canada
$892 $1,417 No cancel fee 67%

Hourly flight availability from Washington to Addis Ababa

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington towards Addis Ababa.
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Weekly flight availability
from Washington to Addis Ababa
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington to Addis Ababa.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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