Average cost of trip to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

Updated April 22, 2020

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)? You should plan to spend around Br8,721.47 ($168.01) per day on your trip to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) for one person and Br10,123.57 ($195.02) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (Br7,319.37 $141.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (Br1,096.35 $21.12) and some entertainment (Br1,707.85 $32.90) for two. Find more about Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) is around Br105,692.83 ($2,036.06) for one person and around Br149,903.06 ($2,887.73) for a couple including flights. October is the cheapest month to go to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).

Budget

One Week for Two Br91,501.78 ≈ $1,762.69
Two Weeks for Two Br139,170.36 ≈ $2,680.97

Comfort

One Week for Two Br149,903.06 ≈ $2,887.73
Two Weeks for Two Br220,637.78 ≈ $4,250.36

High-end

One Week for Two Br219,086.67 ≈ $4,220.48
Two Weeks for Two Br337,019.81 ≈ $6,492.34
Addis Ababa Travel Budget

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

Currency ETB (Ethiopian Birr)
Exchange Rate 100ETB $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 25 Jun 2022, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)?

A lot of people want to visit Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) and wonder what the budget would be like. Like with any vacation, the cost depends on where you’re flying from, what kind of accommodations you’re looking for and what you want to see or how you want to spend time. We're colleting all these travel costs from other travellers just like you, so you can make a better estimate of the budget for a trip that matches your own preferences.

✈ Cost of flights to Addis Ababa from

How much does it cost to fly to Addis Ababa? High season for flights to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) spans from July to August — prepare to pay $737.00 and more for your return flight to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). The period from September to November is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $527.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Addis Ababa

How much do hotels charge per night in Addis Ababa? High season in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) runs from February to February. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $321.00. Low season spans from July to October. You can get a room for a night for as low as $75.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

3*, 4* Hotels. Double rooms in 3*, 4* Hotels cost around $129.58 per night, but prices can go up to 147% higher during high season.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $26.00 per night, but prices can go up to 1134% higher during high season.

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Latest inputs for accommodation prices in Addis Ababa
Added Type of Accomodation Month of Stay Price Per Night, $
Feb. 3, 2021 AirBnB February $23.00
Jan. 29, 2021 AirBnB January $22.67
Jan. 24, 2021 AirBnB January $31.50
Jan. 19, 2021 AirBnB January $31.42
Jan. 14, 2021 AirBnB January $32.83
Jan. 9, 2021 AirBnB January $27.75
Dec. 30, 2020 AirBnB December $31.00
Dec. 24, 2020 AirBnB December $32.17
Dec. 16, 2020 AirBnB December $31.92
Dec. 11, 2020 AirBnB December $31.17

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Addis Ababa

How much does food in Addis Ababa cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Addis Ababa is Br0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Addis Ababa would cost you around Br163.00 ($3.14). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around Br273.57 ($5.27). Lunch in a mid-range cafe or restaurant would cost you something between the two.

How much do drinks cost? A bottle of water in Addis Ababa is around Br16.09 ($0.31). A soft drink is around Br17.13 ($0.33) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around Br39.45 ($0.76) when you buy it in a bar. Alcoholic cocktails in bars and night clubs are Br64.89 ($1.25) per cocktail.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Addis Ababa
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink Br17.13 ≈$0.33
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water Br16.09 ≈$0.31
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Bar Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink
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🍺 Beer Br39.45 ≈$0.76
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🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail Br64.89 ≈$1.25
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two Br273.57 ≈$5.27
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🌯 Street Food Br163.00 ≈$3.14
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Added Type Price, ETB
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink Br12.98 $0.25
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer Br39.45 $0.76
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Br234.12 $4.51
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food Br234.12 $4.51
April 23, 2020 🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail Br65.00 $1.25
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water Br13.00 $0.25
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Br390.00 $7.51
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Br169.23 $3.26
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Br1,557.31 $30.00
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer Br51.91 $1.00

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Addis Ababa

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Addis Ababa?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Addis Ababa
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre Br132.89 ≈$2.56
🕺 Night Club
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April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre Br118.00 $2.27
April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre Br162.48 $3.13
April 20, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre Br118.00 $2.27

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Addis Ababa

How much does airport transfer cost in Addis Ababa? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately Br156.77 ($3.02).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Addis Ababa
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Transfers
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Taxi
🚖 Taxi Br156.77 ≈$3.02
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport Br41.53 ≈$0.80
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April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport Br41.20 $0.79
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi Br206.00 $3.97
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi Br58.14 $1.12
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport Br14.53 $0.28
April 20, 2020 🚉 Public Transport Br206.00 $3.97
April 20, 2020 🚖 Taxi Br206.00 $3.97

☀ Weather in Addis Ababa

The hottest season in Addis Ababa runs from January to May. The average temperature is around 26 °C. The rainy season is from June to September with average rainfall of 162mm.

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Destination in Ethiopia Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Addis Ababa 2036.1 584 987 73.9 115.1 34 242.0

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