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There are 4 ways to get from Maldives to Dubai by plane or shuttle

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Fly Male to Dubai  •  6h 36m

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

AED 975 - AED 3092

3 alternative options

Fly Gan Island to Dubai  •  14h

  1. Fly from Gan Island (GAN) to Dubai (DXB) GAN - DXB

AED 1118 - AED 1719

Fly Male to Sharjah  •  11h 28m

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

AED 1100 - AED 7627

Fly Male to Abu Dhabi, shuttle  •  9h 28m

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

AED 2055 - AED 2467

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Arab Emirates

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Last updated: March 2 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maldives to Dubai is to fly which costs $290 - $2,100 and takes 11h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Maldives to Dubai is to fly which costs $260 - $850 and takes 6h 36m.

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The distance between Maldives and Dubai is 2972 km.

It takes approximately 6h 36m 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 4h 10m.

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Dubai is 1h behind Maldives. It is currently 7:14 PM in Maldives and 6:14 PM in Dubai.

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

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There are 3317+ hotels available in Dubai. Prices start at AED 500 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: 2971.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 36m

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

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

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Male to Dubai
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 1300 - AED 6500
Flights from Gan Island to Dubai via Colombo, Male
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 1000 - AED 1700
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Male to Dubai via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2000 - AED 8500
Flights from Gan Island to Dubai via Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 700 - AED 2300
Flights from Male to Abu Dhabi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2000 - AED 4200
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Male to Sharjah via Muscat
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
AED 1700 - AED 3600
Flights from Male to Sharjah via Colombo
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 1600 - AED 3100
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Male to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2000 - AED 2400
Flights from Male to Abu Dhabi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2000 - AED 4200
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Male to Dubai via Muscat
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 1600 - AED 3400
Flights from Male to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2000 - AED 2400
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Gan Island to Dubai via Colombo, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 850 - AED 2800
Flights from Male to Sharjah via Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
AED 1000 - AED 2500
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Male to Dubai
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 1300 - AED 3700
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Male to Sharjah via Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
AED 1200 - AED 1400
Bus operators
Etihad Courtesy Shuttle
Phone
+97126177700
Website
etihad.com
Shuttle from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
AED 0
Schedules at
etihad.com

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