The cheapest times to fly from STL to ADD are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • August 27th to December 2nd

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 STL to ADD is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1663 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $968 for Friday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Addis Ababa

Flying from St. Louis, MO (STL) to Addis Ababa (ADD) will usually cost between $1048 to $1584 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $1014. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1587. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $573 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1339 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STL to ADD flight.

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

STL to ADD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STL to ADD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from St. Louis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ADD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into STL. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Addis Ababa, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to St. Louis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $118 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1306. Return trip prices are from the ADD to STL 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 STL to ADD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking STL to ADD

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 STL to ADD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (STL > ORD > ADD)

  • Price for both tickets: $979
  • Average savings: $360 (26.89%)

See STL to ORD flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (STL > JFK > ADD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1072
  • Average savings: $268 (19.98%)

See STL to JFK flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (STL > EWR > ADD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1072
  • Average savings: $267 (19.94%)

See STL to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Gulf Air, Kenya Airways, Lufthansa, SAS, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bole International Airport to St Louis Lambert International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7798 miles or 12550 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STL to ADD flight is about 15 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between St. Louis, MO and Addis Ababa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from STL to ADD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code STL
Origination airport name St Louis Lambert International Airport
City St. Louis, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.7
Longitude -90.4

Return Airport

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


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