Ethiopia is a country with a large geographical area that has an incredible cultural richness. For this reason, if you travel to Ethiopia you must use public transport, one of the most common, or private transport.
The transport: How to move around Ethiopia?
First of all, you can find the plane. Certainly, Ethiopian Airlines connects major cities and major tourist attractions. This company is not cheap and schedules are not exact since the punctuality is not their strong point.
On the other hand, you can find the bus, the transport necessary to reach some of the main attractions of northern Ethiopia. There are two types of buses: public and private.
The main difference between both buses is the quality, comfort and convenience.
In addition, you can use the interurban transport. For example, in Addis Ababa you can find mini blue buses, taxis and tuktuks. If you use this type of transport, you must negotiate the price very well. Be carefull with the Ethiopian language and its deceptions.
Also, you can find the railway, ideal for traveling from Addis Ababa to Djibouti.
Finally, you can choose the most expensive option of transport: private transport. You have two option: rent a car for your own use or rent a car with the driver included.
The roads of Ethiopia
We inform you that the roads of Ethiopia are complicated. There are roads in good condition, but most of them are in poor condition.
In conclusion, you have many transport options, although we recommend that you choose the safest and most reliable ones.
Now you know how to move around Ethiopia so you’re ready to visit the country. Be in mind you will need an Ethiopia tourist visa online to travel.