Djibouti

Djibouti Franc (DFr)

Somali, Afar, French, Arabic

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Transportation

Bus in Djibouti City

Assajog

From Djibouti City, this company has buses to Dire Dawa. They leave around 7.30pm from a bus station located on the southern outskirts of the city, in a neighbourhood called Balbala. Take your first bus to the...

Bus in Djibouti City

Cité Arhiba minibus station

Regular morning buses ply the route between Cité Arhiba in Djibouti City and Tadjoura (DFr1500, three hours) and Obock (DFr2000, about 4½ hours). For Galafi (and Yoboki), you'll pay DFr900 (three hours). Most...

Bus Stop in Djibouti City

4WDs to Hargeisa & Borama

From Ave 26, 4WDs depart daily to Hargeisa and Borama (Somaliland). They usually leave around 3pm (it’s wise to buy your ticket in the morning). It costs US$40 (front seat). Be warned: it’s a taxing journey of...

Ferry in Djibouti City

Ferries to Obock & Tadjoura

A ferry plies the Djibouti–Tadjoura and Djibouti–Obock routes two to three times a week (DFr700 one way, about three hours for either journey). It doesn’t operate from mid-June to mid-September. Boats leave from...

Airline in Djibouti City

Jubba Airways

Two flights a week to/from Hargeisa (Somaliland) and on to Dubai. Also flies once weekly to/from Mogadishu and to/from Jeddah.

Airline in Djibouti City

Daallo

Two flights a week to/from Hargeisa (Somaliland) and on to Dubai. Also flies once weekly to/from Mogadishu and to/from Jeddah.

Airline in Djibouti City

Air Djibouti

Operates flights to Addis Ababa, Hargeisa, Dire Dawa and Dubai. Also has plans to fly to Paris and London.

Car Rental in Djibouti City

Europcar Djibouti

Rents 4WDs for about DFr22,000 per day including liability insurance and unlimited kilometres.