The cheapest times to fly from ADD to SEA are

  • February 5th to March 11th (except the weeks of February 19th and February 26th)
  • April 2nd to June 10th (except the week of April 9th)
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 29th)

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 SEA is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1816 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $1055 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Seattle

Flying from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Seattle, WA (SEA) will usually cost between $1096 to $1668 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 $1121. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1689. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $568 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1279 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ADD to SEA flight.

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

ADD to SEA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ADD to SEA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Addis Ababa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SEA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ADD. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Seattle, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Addis Ababa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $120 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1262. Return trip prices are from the SEA 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 SEA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 3 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ADD to SEA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ADD to SEA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dublin (ADD > DUB > SEA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1053
  • Average savings: $227 (17.71%)

See ADD to CAI flights

Hack #2: Cairo (ADD > CAI > SEA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1105
  • Average savings: $174 (13.6%)

See ADD to DUB flights

Hack #3: Stockholm (ADD > ARN > SEA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1111
  • Average savings: $169 (13.17%)

See ADD to ARN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Gulf Air, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, LAM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Seattle/Tacoma International Airport to Bole International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8368 miles or 13467 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ADD to SEA flight is about 16 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Addis Ababa and Seattle, WA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from ADD to SEA.


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 SEA
Destination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3


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