COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Maldives. Learn More.

There are 2 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Maldives by train or plane

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Train, fly to Male  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Male (MLE) KUL - MLE

$105 - $1,615

1 alternative option

Train, fly to Gan Island  •  16h 26m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Gan Island (GAN) KUL - GAN

$129 - $393

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Maldives

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within Maldives. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Maldives.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Maldives due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Domestic travel is restricted within Maldives due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Lockdown measures are currently in place for Malaysia. Leaving Malaysia may be in violation of local restrictions.

Last updated: September 23 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Maldives is to train and fly which costs RM 500 - RM 1700 and takes 16h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Maldives is to train and fly which costs RM 430 - RM 7000 and takes 7h 20m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Maldives is 3151 km.

It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Maldives, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Male Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 15m.

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Maldives is 3h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 12:25 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 9:25 PM in Maldives.

AirAsia, Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Male Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Maldives. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Maldives.
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  • Distance: 3151.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Maldives?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Maldives. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Male, take the walk to Ibrahim Nasir Airport, then take the ferry to Malé. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Gan Island, then take the drive to Hithadhoo.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Male via Colombo
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gan Island via Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 52m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gan Island via Bengaluru, Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gan Island via Madras, Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gan Island via Singapore Changi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gan Island via Guangzhou Baiyun, Colombo
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Gan Island via Mumbai, Colombo
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Male via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Male via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Male
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/

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