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Flights to Maldives in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$958Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip from$1,785From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Maldives
One-way from$14One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Maldives

Maldives 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Maldives found for this year
22 Dec - 4 Jan
$2,411pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MLE
Malé
MLE
Malé
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 Dec - 5 Jan
$2,509pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MLE
Malé
MLE
Malé
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
22 Dec - 4 Jan
$2,559pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MLE
Malé
MLE
Malé
SriLankan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Cheapest prices for Maldives flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Maldives found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$1,017
February
$801
March
$824
April
$1,013
May
$856
June
$852
July
$910
August
$830
September
$822
October
$859
November
$852
December
$1,056
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Maldives is February. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Maldives?

Average Malé flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - MLE
Price
$801 - $1,546
MLE
Temperature
30 - 32 °C
MLE
Precipitation
3 - 31 mm

Peak season

The Maldives are an archipelago situated in the Indian Ocean and consist of 1,192 islets of which 200 are inhabited. The capital and largest island is Malé near Hulhule Island which has the only international airport and where all overseas flights to the Maldives arrive. The beauty of the Maldives is unsurpassed with lush, green islands fringed by palms and white-sand beaches surrounded by aquamarine waters. It is a tropical haven for honeymooners, divers, snorkelers and sunseekers from all over the globe. The most-visited islands are Felidhoo, South Malé, North Malé and Ari with their luxurious resorts offering an array of amenities and activities. The Maldives are a popular holiday spot year round but from December to April is considered high season (dry season) as it characterised by the northeast monsoon, less humidity and slightly warmer temperatures. For those hoping to find cheap flights to the Maldives and discounted room rates you might be out of luck.

 

Off Season

Divers take cheap flights to the the Maldives during the low season months of September, October and November as these months have the best visibility. Between March and October are the best months for surfing but not necessarily less busy tourist-wise as these months coincide with the European holiday season.

 

When is the best time to book a flight to Maldives?

If you had to pick a time to book flights to the Maldives, then between May and November will offer reasonable prices, fewer people at resorts and ideal surf and diving conditions. You may encounter more rainfall but storms are usually over quickly and the temperature is a steady 27 – 28C day and night.

 

Which day is cheapest to fly to Maldives?

The cheapest day to fly to Maldives is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Maldives?

Maldives flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to the Maldives?

Flights from Sydney to the Maldives – 14 hrs 30 mins

Flights from Melbourne to the Maldives – 14 hrs 50 mins

Flights from Brisbane to the Maldives – 14 hrs 40 mins

Flights from Perth to the Maldives – 11 hrs 30 mins

 

Which airlines operate flights to the Maldives?

Flights to the Maldives from Australia are operated by: Singapore Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Etihad, Emirates, Qatar and many other airlines. Flights involve at least one connection, with Singapore a popular stopover point. Once landed at Male Airport (MLE) there are seaplanes Trans Maldivian Airways or Maldivian Air Taxi to the island resorts.

 

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Male International Airport (MLE) is located on Hulhule Island in the North Male Atoll, near the capital island Male. There are speedboat transfers to Male city or an airport ferry which offers regular transfers. Check with your resort if complimentary transport is offered from the airport with your package holiday deal.

 

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