If you are actually flying from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Istanbul, Turkey or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Addis Ababa and Istanbul, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

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Departure
Addis Ababa
Arrival
Istanbul

Flight time from Addis Ababa to Istanbul is 5 hours 25 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from ADD to IST is 5 hours 25 minutes (Operated by Ethiopian Airlines)

The nearest airport to Addis Ababa, is Bole International Airport (ADD) and the nearest airport to Istanbul, is Ataturk Airport (IST)

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Distance from Addis Ababa to Istanbul is approximately 3700 kilometers.

Flights from Addis Ababa to Istanbul • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Addis Ababa arrive at Ataturk Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Istanbul is served by 2 international airports.

Airline & JourneyDuration
Ethiopian Airlines
ADD ➝ IST
5 hrs 25 mins
Turkish Airlines
ADD ➝ IST
5 hrs 25 mins

ADD ➝ IST
5 hrs 30 mins

Flight time from Addis Ababa to Istanbul via Cairo • ADD to IST via CAI

Flight duration from Bole International Airport to Ataturk Airport via Cairo International Airport, Egypt on Ethiopian Airlines flight is 13 hours

Ethiopian Airlines ADD to CAI
3 hrs 40 mins
CAI
 Waiting Time
6 hrs 55 mins
CAI to IST
2 hrs 25 mins
Total Duration:
13 hrs

Flight time from Addis Ababa to Istanbul via Frankfurt • ADD to IST via FRA

Flight duration from Bole International Airport to Ataturk Airport via Frankfurt International Airport, Germany on Lufthansa flight is 18 hours 10 minutes

Lufthansa ADD to FRA
7 hrs 35 mins
FRA
 Waiting Time
7 hrs 25 mins
FRA to IST
3 hrs 10 mins
Total Duration:
18 hrs 10 mins

How long does it take to fly from Addis Ababa to Istanbul?

Non-stop flight time from Addis Ababa to Istanbul is around 5 hours 30 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Addis Ababa and Istanbul takes close to 9 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 34 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Addis Ababa to either of the major airports that serves Istanbul.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Addis Ababa - Istanbul flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 1 hr to 24 hrs .

Flight time from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to airports near Istanbul, Turkey

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa to airports nearest to Istanbul is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
ADD - SAW Istanbul, Sabiha Gokcen Airport 21 hrs 20 mins 1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Addis Ababa and Istanbul

Time in Addis Ababa and Istanbul are the same

Current time in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia : Fri, 24 Sep, 2021,
Addis Ababa Timezone: EAT (+03:00)

11:53 PM

Current time in Istanbul, Turkey :, Fri, 24 Sep, 2021,
Istanbul Timezone: +03 (+03:00)

11:53 PM

ADD to IST Flight - Addis Ababa Airport to Istanbul Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Addis Ababa Airport & Istanbul Airport is given below. Click the map to view Addis Ababa to Istanbul flight path and travel direction.

Find flying time from Bole International Airport or Addis Ababa or any other airport or city in Ethiopia to various other destinations around the world using this flight time calculator.

A list of major Cities/Airports around the world is given below. Click on any of the airport names given below to find the flight distance from Addis Ababa to those airports.