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There are 3 ways to get from Maldives to Dubai by plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Dubai  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Dubai (DXB) MLE - DXB

$212 - $484

Cheapest option

Fly to Sharjah  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Sharjah (SHJ) MLE - SHJ

$194 - $660

1 alternative option

Fly to Abu Dhabi, shuttle  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) MLE - AUH
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dubai

$252 - $554

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The cheapest way to get from Maldives to Dubai is to fly which costs $210 - $490 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Maldives to Dubai is to fly which costs $210 - $490 and takes 7 h.

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The distance between Maldives and Dubai is 2980 km.

It takes approximately 7 h to get from Maldives to Dubai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Male Airport to Dubai Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 10 min.

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Dubai is 1 h behind Maldives. It is currently 3:59 AM in Maldives and 2:59 AM in Dubai.

Oman Air, Saudia, Emirates and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Male Airport to Dubai Airport.

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There are 1607+ hotels available in Dubai. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Maldives to Male Airport is to ferry which takes 5 min and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from Maldives to Dubai.
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  • Distance: 1862.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Maldives and Dubai, United Arab Emirates?

Emirates, SriLankan Airlines and two other airlines fly from Malé to Dubai every 4 hours.

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Male to Dubai
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Male to Dubai via Muscat
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $460
Flights from Male to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Male to Abu Dhabi via Muscat
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Male to Sharjah via Colombo
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Male to Sharjah via Kochi
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Male to Sharjah via Muscat
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Male to Dubai via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Male to Abu Dhabi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Male to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Male to Abu Dhabi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Male to Dubai via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Male to Abu Dhabi via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $3,500
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Male to Sharjah via Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Male to Sharjah via Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Bus operators
Etihad Courtesy Shuttle
Phone
+97126177700
Website
etihad.com
Shuttle from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
etihad.com

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