Travel to Djibouti

Flying to Djibouti

Djibouti-based Daallo Airlines ( operates flights to a handful of destinations, including Dubai, Jeddah and Nairobi. If flying from the UK, the quickest route is via Paris with Air France (

Flight times:

From London - 9 hours 30 minutes (including stopover); New York - 19 hours (including stopover).

Departure tax:

Not always included in air fares; some travellers may be subject to charge of US$30.

Other airports in Djibouti

Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport

Airport Code: JIB. Location: The airport is 5km (3 miles) south of the city. Website: N/A. Public transport description: Taxis are available.

Travel by rail

There's a twice-weekly service between Dire Daba (Ethiopia) and Djibouti, but there are no longer any trains from Addis Ababa.

Getting to Djibouti by boat

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