Cheap flights from London to Ethiopia

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Ethiopia?

Users have found that booking a flight from London to Ethiopia at least 48 days early can save you up to 12% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 48 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to Ethiopia for as little as £449 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £486 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Ethiopia?

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Ethiopia from London. Users have commonly found prices around £457 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £332. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Ethiopia (LON - ET)?

When flying from London to Ethiopia, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from London to Ethiopia in January, February 2022

The best prices found for LON to Ethiopia flights in January, February
17 Feb - 25 Feb
STN

London Stansted

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

2 stops

16h 15m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

18h 10m
£371

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

18 Feb - 3 Mar
STN

London Stansted

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

2 stops

17h 20m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

21h 35m
£373

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

4 Feb - 3 Mar
STN

London Stansted

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

2 stops

17h 20m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

21h 35m
£374

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

London to Ethiopia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ethiopia from London found for this year
17 Feb - 25 Feb
STN

London Stansted

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

2 stops

16h 15m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

18h 10m
£371

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

18 Feb - 3 Mar
STN

London Stansted

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

2 stops

17h 20m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

21h 35m
£373

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

4 Feb - 3 Mar
STN

London Stansted

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

2 stops

17h 20m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

21h 35m
£374

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

Direct flights to Ethiopia from London

Save time with London to Ethiopia direct flight deals
10 Mar - 29 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

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Addis Ababa Bole

Nonstop

7h 45m
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Addis Ababa Bole

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

8h 15m
£483

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 20/1/22

21 Feb - 6 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

Nonstop

7h 45m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

8h 00m
£485

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 20/1/22

28 Feb - 25 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

Nonstop

7h 45m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

8h 00m
£496

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 19/1/22

Last-minute flights from London to Ethiopia

Late deals on return flights to Ethiopia from London, departing today and this week
31 Jan - 1 Mar
LGW

London Gatwick

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

1 stop

11h 25m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

17h 35m
£391

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

30 Jan - 16 Feb
STN

London Stansted

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

2 stops

14h 00m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

24h 25m
£408

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

29 Jan - 4 Mar
LGW

London Gatwick

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

1 stop

28h 30m
ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

17h 35m
£410

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

One-way flights to Ethiopia from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Ethiopia
15 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

3 stops

40h 20m
£289

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

12 Feb
LGW

London Gatwick

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

2 stops

15h 05m
£294

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

1 Feb
LGW

London Gatwick

ADD

Addis Ababa Bole

2 stops

15h 10m
£300

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to Ethiopia flights.

What airports serve London to Ethiopia flights?

When flying to Ethiopia from London you will have several choices of London-serving airports to choose from. The two primary airports that serve the flight out of the UK are London Heathrow (LHR) and Gatwick Airport (LGW); however, upon your return flight you may find your landing airport to be London City Airport, Stansted, or even Luton. The London metropolis offers multiple public transportation options to reach all airports, from tube train, bus to taxi. When you arrive in Ethiopia you will often make use of Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, based roughly 3 miles from the centre of Addis Ababa. You can also get flights that take you to the city of Awassa via Awassa Airport (AWA) or to Wilwal International Airport (JIJ), which serves the area of Jigiga. Depending on which part of Ethiopia you want to ultimately visit, you can tailor-make your flight path accordingly. To reach the city centre you can either catch a city minibus or for a more private, but pricier ride, a taxi can take you into the city centre. If you have a lot of luggage a taxi is advised.

Which airlines fly directly from London to Ethiopia?

For direct flights from London to Ethiopia, you can book with Ethiopia Air. They have numerous flights leaving regularly that will see you reach Addis Ababa Bole Ethiopia in roughly 7h 45min. This airline uses the capital city as a lay-over when heading to smaller airports in Ethiopia such as Awassa or Wilwal International. Many other airline carriers service this route with an additional stop, although most of them are quite short layover durations. Turkish Airlines do the trip to Addis Ababa Bole with one stop for a total flying time of 11h and Egypt Air can get you to Addis Ababa Bole with one stop in roughly 10h 30min. If you’d like to fly with Lufthansa you can complete this one-stop journey in a total flying time that averages 9h 30min and Austrian Airlines complete the trip in approximately 12h with one stop. When flying to Awassa or Wilwal, Air Ethiopia remains the primary carrier, sometimes joining with a European carrier such as British Airways, Lufthansa or Turkish Airlines. These flights range between roughly 15h and 22h, depending on layover duration.

What are the stopover options between London and Ethiopia?

You will always have to include a stop in Addis Ababa Bole if you are flying to Awassa or Wilwal on Air Ethiopia and they can be anything from 1h30min to roughly 9h. Flying with Turkish Airlines to Addis Ababa Bole will give you approximately 1h 30min in Istanbul as your layover city. If you book with Egypt Air you can stop in Cairo for roughly two hours before continuing on to Addis Ababa Bole. Lufthansa will take you to the Ethiopian capital via Addis Ababa Bole with a layover that averages 3h in Vienna. Flights to Awassa or Wilwal that offer two stops include Paris for roughly 2h 40min and Addis Ababa Bole for approximately 2h as your stops. There are several solutions for reaching Ethiopia in good time, within your budget.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from London to Ethiopia?

Yes, when entering Ethiopia from London you will need a valid passport and visa. This can be applied for quite easily online or at the Ethiopian Embassy, and you can choose from a visa of 30 or 60 days. Visas are often single-entry, so make sure to check those conditions if you plan on leaving and returning to Ethiopia within that time frame.

Which airlines flying from London to Ethiopia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Ethiopian Air, Lufthansa, and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London to Ethiopia for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Ethiopia for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £373, but on average you can expect to pay £396.

Are there direct flights from London to Ethiopia for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Ethiopia under £500. A good price for a direct flight from London to Ethiopia is less than £515.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Ethiopia for under £400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Ethiopia within the next 7 days for less than £400.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Ethiopia one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Turkish Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £330. However, be on the lookout for offers from Egypt Air and Ethiopian Air, as they are both options that can get you from London to Ethiopia for a low price.

What are the most popular routes from London to Ethiopia?

The most popular flight routes from London to Ethiopia are London Heathrow - Addis Ababa Bole, London Stansted - Addis Ababa Bole and London City - Addis Ababa Bole.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Ethiopia?

Before booking your flight from London to Ethiopia, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Emirates, Ethiopian Air or Gulf Air.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Ethiopia?

Consider Air Canada (100%), ANA (100%) or United Airlines (100%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from London to Ethiopia.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Ethiopia?

The cheapest flight price from London to Ethiopia is £322. On average you can expect to pay £972. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Addis Ababa Bole), can usually be booked for £454.

Can I fly to Ethiopia from London right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Ethiopia

Most visitors from London need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Ethiopia.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Ethiopia.

Can I fly back to London from Ethiopia?

Returning to London from Ethiopia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Ethiopia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ethiopia are not required to quarantine after entering London.

Destination points for flights from London to Ethiopia

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Top 8 airlines flying from London to Ethiopia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Ethiopia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
Cheapest£319
Average£408
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
Cheapest£331
Average£575
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Austrian Airlines
Cheapest£340
Average£511
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest£357
Average£563
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Egypt Air
Cheapest£357
Average£437
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest£359
Average£472
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Gulf Air
Cheapest£369
Average£433
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
SWISS
Cheapest£450
Average£535
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety

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