Cheap flights from Melbourne to the Maldives

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How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Maldives?

To save up to 40% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne to Maldives from $1,165 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,282 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Maldives?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Maldives from Melbourne average $961. You can even find prices in August for less than $961, as users have found deals to Maldives from as low as $543. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Maldives from Melbourne. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 46%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Maldives (ME1 - MV)?

When flying from Melbourne to Maldives, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Maldives in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to Maldives flights in January, February
20 Feb. - 27 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

MLE

Malé

1 stop

22h 10m
MLE

Malé

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

23h 45m
$922

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

19 Feb. - 27 Feb.
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Melbourne

MLE

Malé

1 stop

17h 15m
MLE

Malé

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

23h 45m
$935

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

15 Feb. - 2 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

MLE

Malé

1 stop

22h 10m
MLE

Malé

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

23h 45m
$989

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

Melbourne to Maldives 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Maldives from Melbourne found for this year
17 Aug. - 24 Aug.
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Melbourne

MLE

Malé

1 stop

29h 25m
MLE

Malé

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

17h 05m
$918

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 22/1/22

10 May - 14 May
MEL

Melbourne

MLE

Malé

1 stop

29h 25m
MLE

Malé

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

17h 05m
$921

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

20 Feb. - 27 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

MLE

Malé

1 stop

22h 10m
MLE

Malé

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

23h 45m
$922

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

One-way flights to Maldives from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Maldives
13 Feb.
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Melbourne

MLE

Malé

1 stop

22h 10m
$725

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 22/1/22

10 Mar.
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Melbourne

MLE

Malé

1 stop

22h 10m
$739

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 22/1/22

14 Mar.
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Melbourne

MLE

Malé

1 stop

22h 10m
$743

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 22/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Maldives flights.

The Maldives is a sprawling nation of tiny islands scattered over the Indian Ocean. Look at a map, and you’ll see that most of the islands are set out in rings. These are atolls – coral loops left over from long extinct, sunken volcanoes. And each of the atolls has a different name and speciality. The cultural capital, Malé, dominates one atoll. Others are surf spots, some star pristine coral reefs and deep-sea caves, while others sit right on whale migration routes. But how to get there? Catch a 14.5-hour flight from Melbourne Airport.

How long is the flight from Melbourne to the Maldives?

Flights can last anything from 14 hours 30 minutes to 45 hours. It all depends on your stopovers and final destination.One of the shortest flights heads to Malé. It’s 14 hours 30 minutes long, including one stopover in Singapore.

Which airlines fly directly from Melbourne to the Maldives?

The unfortunate thing is there are no direct flights going from any of the airports in Melbourne to the Maldives. The distance is just too far. Average flight times to make this trip are about 15h 10mins. There are many airlines flying to the islands, however. SriLankan Airlines flies through Colombo, Etihad flies through either Abu Dhabi or Sydney or both, and Emirates flies through Dubai.

What are the stopover options between Melbourne to Maldives?

While there aren’t any direct flights, you can certainly find some with just one stop. AirAsia has a few flights going out of Avalon Airport that make just one stop in Kuala Lumpur, which only adds a little less than three hours of travel time to your day. If you decide to go with SriLankan Airlines, they have flights with one stop, but the stopover times are often eight hours and more. Options from Etihad consist of a couple of flights that have only one stop, usually in Abu Dhabi, but the stopover time can range from 3h 15mins to 9h 5mins. Emirates has a stop for this route in Dubai. Stopovers there are typically most of a day, but they do vary.

How frequent are flights between Melbourne and the Maldives?

Over 10 flights from Melbourne to the Maldives jet off every day.

What airports serve Melbourne to Maldives flights?

You have two common choices of airports to fly out of that will get you to the Maldives from Melbourne, Melbourne Airport in Tullamarine and Avalon Airport. Melbourne is, of course, busier, but it also offers more flight options. Avalon serves AsiaAir though, which has some alternative choices of flights. You’ll be flying into Valena International Aiport in the Maldives. This airport, also known as Male International Airport, is considered as the main one for the islands. It’s situated on Hulhule Island which is found in the northern part of the chain. It’s very near to the island of Male, the capital.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Melbourne to the Maldives?

You have to have a passport that is good for at least six months past your arrival in the Maldives. If you meet this requirement, they will grant you a visa for up to 30 days for your trip. You will also have to show a valid return ticket indicating when you’ll be leaving the Maldives. Finally, you have to have a confirmation for a hotel stay or enough funds to cover your expenses for the duration of your trip.Book a flight from Melbourne to the Maldives to be whisked away to an island nation of sandy islands, lagoons and world-class scuba diving. The Baa Atoll dishes up beaches with promising names such as Dolphin Beach, Turtle Beach and White Sandy Beach. Meanwhile, 5-star hotels deal out over-water villas and private reefs on the Noonu Atoll. And bright blue lagoons are the speciality of the Dhaalu Atoll. The Maldivian capital, Malé, occupies the North Malé Atoll. It’s the most populated of all the cities, starring Crayola-bright buildings and the ancient Old Friday Mosque.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Maldives have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Maldives that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Singapore Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, and Cathay Pacific. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Maldives for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Maldives for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $921, but on average you can expect to pay $1,126.

How popular is this Melbourne to Maldives flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Maldives have been viewed 2,518 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne to Maldives one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Melbourne to Maldives are Singapore Airlines ($725), Lufthansa ($1,155), and Turkish Airlines ($1,828).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Maldives?

Consider Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Etihad Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne to Maldives.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Maldives?

While on average a flight from Melbourne to Maldives is generally $717, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $401. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Malé), you can expect to pay $922 for that flight.

Can I fly to Maldives from Melbourne right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Maldives

Most visitors from Melbourne need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Maldives.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Maldives.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Maldives.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be filled out within 48 hours before arriving in Maldives and prior to leaving the country.

Approved Accommodation - List of approved accommodation in Maldives


Can I fly back to Melbourne from Maldives?

Returning to Melbourne from Maldives

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Maldives must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Maldives are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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Top 7 airlines flying from Melbourne to Maldives

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Maldives choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Scoot
Cheapest$431
Average$706
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$637
Average$946
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$794
Average$1,177
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$850
Average$1,207
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
SriLankan Airlines
Cheapest$872
Average$1,206
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$957
Average$1,335
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$969
Average$1,336
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety