Reliable and friendly Addis Ababa Airport transfers
If you are on the lookout for the smoothest and most hassle-free way to start your holiday in Addis Ababa, imagine being welcomed at Arrivals by a professional, English-speaking local driver before commencing your private transfer to your destination, in a comfortable and modern vehicle. Pre-booking a reliable and friendly Addis Ababa Airport taxi is the best way to get to your hotel or apartment fast, safely, and without any stress.
Upon landing at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD) and reaching the Arrivals Hall, you will find your Welcome Pickups driver waiting for you, holding a sign with your name on it so that you can spot them easily. Your driver will help you with your luggage as they guide you to the private, pre-selected vehicle. There’s no need to worry if your flight is delayed as all of our drivers get live updates on the arrival times of their upcoming airport transfers. This means that your friendly local driver will be waiting for you – even in the event of an unexpected delay, at no additional cost.
The only thing left for you to do once your Addis Ababa Airport transfer begins is to relax and enjoy your comfortable ride into the bustling capital of Ethiopia. Remember that you can always ask your driver for top insights, recommendations and local tips, to make your visit unforgettable!
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Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
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Welcome’s Addis Ababa Airport transfer fleet
Our Addis Ababa Airport taxi fleet can welcome and accommodate the needs of different travellers, so no matter your group size, we have it all covered. Our modern sedans would be the top choice for solo travellers or small groups of up to 4 people. As for larger groups of up to 8 people, we suggest booking one of our roomy minivans so that you experience that first ride into the city together!
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Directions for your taxi transfer from Addis Ababa Airport
Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD) is only a short distance from the city centre, about 8.8 km southeast of the capital to be precise. A taxi or private transfer is the speediest option to reach the city, taking approximately 25 minutes, depending on traffic.
To begin your transfer from Addis Ababa Airport, your driver will take the second exit at the roundabout at Bole Airport Square, turning left on Airport/Bole Road, and continuing until the roundabout at Bole Dildiy Bridge, where they will take the second exit and continue straight on Airport Road for 4.5 km. Passing the Estifanos/Meskel Square, Airport/Bole Road turns slightly right, merging with Menelik II Ave for 1.2 km. You will then turn left and continue onto Niger St for 750 m, turning left again onto Colson St. After 650 m, you will turn left on General Wingate St, and after 400 m, you will make a right on Dej. Jote St. After 600 m, you will encounter a roundabout where your driver will take the third exit towards A4, bringing you to the Addis Ababa city centre. Directions will vary from here, based on your exact drop-off point.
Airport Address: Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Bole Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Airport Telephone: +251 01 180 455
Why a pre-booked Addis Ababa Airport transfer is for you
To start your holiday in the capital of Ethiopia stress-free, we suggest you book a safe and private door-to-door transfer from Addis Ababa Airport with Welcome. Our top-rated service is available 24/7 and guarantees on-time pickups by professional English-speaking local drivers. With Welcome Pickups, you can also enjoy total peace of mind on your vacation, thanks to our round-the-clock customer support line.
How much does an Addis Ababa Airport taxi cost?
The cost of a transfer from Addis Ababa Airport may vary depending on the operator, so we recommend asking about the estimated cost beforehand and agreeing on the final price with the driver. The average fare for the 20-minute Addis Ababa Airport transfer to the city centre is €5.10 (ETB 300), but this may vary if the levels of traffic are extreme.
For a guaranteed fixed-rate fare that won’t change and to avoid hidden fees, unpleasant surprises and any potential haggling, booking in advance with Welcome Pickups is advised.