The cheapest times to fly from ADD to FBM are

  • July 16th to May 6th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ADD to FBM is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $658 for Tuesday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $607 for Saturday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Lubumbashi

Flying from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Lubumbashi (FBM) will usually cost between $607 to $650 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $611. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $632. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $20 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $630 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ADD to FBM flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ADD to FBM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ADD to FBM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ADD to FBM flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Addis Ababa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $39 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $618. Return trip prices are from the FBM to ADD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ADD to FBM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 54 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ADD to FBM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Asiana, China Southern, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, Kuwait Airways, RwandAir, South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lubumbashi International Airport to Bole International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1618 miles or 2604 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ADD to FBM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ADD to FBM flight is about 3 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Addis Ababa and Lubumbashi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from ADD to FBM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ADD
Origination airport name Bole International Airport
City Addis Ababa
Country Ethiopia
Latitude 9
Longitude 38.8

Return Airport

Destination code FBM
Destination airport name Lubumbashi International Airport
City Lubumbashi
Country the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Latitude -11.6
Longitude 27.5


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