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BOS — MLE
21 Apr — 28 Apr1
1 adult
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Flights to Maldives in 2024

Find the latest flights to Maldives in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 891,631 searches and data was last updated on 16 April 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

June

Average price

£908

Return from

£465

One-way from

£161
High demand for flights, 1% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average for return flights in April 2024
From London to Male
One-way flight from London to Maldives

Average price of flights to Maldives by month

Plan your trip to Maldives by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Maldives is currently £0 while a return flight costs £0. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Currently, April is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Maldives (average of £840). Flying to Maldives in August will prove the most costly (average of £1,178). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

January

£718

February

£762

March

£751

April

£675

May

£711

June

£736

July

£845

August

£947

September

£708

October

£716

November

£742

December

£761

Peak season:

A tropical haven in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives are an archipelago consisting of 1,192 islets of which 200 are inhabited. Flights to the Maldives are booked by honeymooners, divers, snorkelers and sunseekers from all over the world who wish to enjoy a holiday in one of the luxury island resorts. There are a quantity of 4 star and 5 star hotels to choose from, so a stay in the Maldives is guaranteed to involve pampering and relaxation fit for a king or queen. It’s not all massages and mud packs either, the major resort islands have a vibrant nightlife with underwater night clubs, beach parties and organised entertainment for guests. There are numerous restaurants where you can savour first class local and international cuisine. The islands also offer some of the best dive spots in the world with a rich marine life, pristine coral reefs and shipwrecks to explore. Between December and April is considered the peak tourist season with Christmas and New Year’s the most expensive time to book flights to the Maldives. August also coincides with the European summer holidays so expect flight ticket prices to rise and book well in advance.

Off season:

Between May and November, the weather is less guaranteed in the Maldives with cloudy skies, higher humidity and greater chance of rain. The southwest monsoon brings rain between June and August. You may be lucky enough to find sales offering the cheapest flights to the Maldives at this time if you get in quick.

Temperature and rainfall in Maldives by month

Plan your trip to Maldives by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MLE

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Maldives, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 28.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of December, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 27.0 C).

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Maldives. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.

There’s no bad time to book flights to the Maldives. The islands are sunny year round with the temperature averaging 30C. If you had to pick a time then between November and April is optimal with the northeast monsoon bringing dry weather. November and April themselves are popular months with divers due to the excellent water visibility. Note that the Maldives is a strict Muslim country and does celebrate Ramadan but this shouldn’t greatly affect your stay in a resort.

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Reviews of airlines servicing Maldives

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Maldives. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Maldives. Reviews last updated 16 April 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Qatar Airways, British Airways and IndiGo to Maldives. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

7.9
Good
1,647 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

7.9
Good
246 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

7.8
Good
2,102 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

7.7
Good
4,493 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Delayed flight a bit annoying but staff all good and surprisingly the main course of vegan meals were good.

What is good to know if travelling to Maldives?

Related info for your journey

  • How long is the flight to Maldives?

    Flights from London to Maldives: 12 hours 35 minutes. Flights from Manchester to Maldives: 12 hours 50 minutes. Flights from Birmingham to Maldives: 12 hours 40 minutes. Flights from Glasgow to Maldives: 13 hours 25 minutes.

  • Which airlines operate flights to Maldives?

    Flights to the Maldives from the UK are operated by: British Airways, Cathay Pacific, SriLankan Airlines, Turkish Airlines Qatar Airways, Emirates, Etihad Airways and many other airlines. Flights will involve at least one stopover depending on the hub of the airline.

  • How to get from the airport to the city centre?

    Flights to the Maldives land at Male International Airport (MLE) on Hulhule Island in the North Male Atoll. A ferry service operates regularly to and from the airport to Male city or there are speedboat transfers to nearby resorts. Some resorts offer complimentary transport from the airport with package holiday deals. Trans Maldivian Airways and Maldivian Air Taxi (PTE) Ltd offer inter-island Maldives flights.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Maldives if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Maldives on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Maldives?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, SAUDIA is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Maldives.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Maldives?

    Male Airport is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Maldives. One-way flights to Male Airport typically cost £59, while return flights cost around £70.

  • How much is a return flight to Maldives?

    A return flight to Maldives will typically cost around £222, however they can be found for as little as £87.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Maldives depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Maldives, London offers the quickest one-way flight (10 hours 20 minutes).

  • Are there hotels close to Male Airport?

    Yes. Male Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. City Beach Hotel is the closest property to Male Airport (0.0 mi away from Male Airport).

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