There are 3 ways to get from Maldives to Sri Lanka by plane

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Fly Gan Island to Diyawanna Oya  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Gan Island (GAN) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) GAN - DWO

$280 - $804

Cheapest option

Fly Male to Colombo  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Male (MLE) to Colombo (CMB) MLE - CMB

$112 - $353

1 alternative option

Fly Gan Island to Colombo  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Gan Island (GAN) to Colombo (CMB) GAN - CMB

$152 - $607

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maldives to Sri Lanka is to fly which costs $110 - $360 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maldives to Sri Lanka is to fly which costs $150 - $650 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Maldives and Sri Lanka is 875 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Maldives to Sri Lanka, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Gan Island Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Sri Lanka is 30 min ahead of Maldives. It is currently 11:09 AM in Maldives and 11:39 AM in Sri Lanka.

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Gan Island Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 1243+ hotels available in Sri Lanka. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Maldives to Gan Island Airport is to drive which takes 16 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Maldives to Sri Lanka.
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  • Distance: 546.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Maldives and Sri Lanka?

SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air fly from Hithadhoo to Maharagama 6 times a week.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Gan Island to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Gan Island to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $8,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Gan Island to Diyawanna Oya via Colombo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Male to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650

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