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There are 3 ways to get from Sydney to Maldives by plane

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 Male  •  16h 24m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Male (MLE) SYD - MLE

$563 - $1,614

Cheapest option

Fly to Fuvahmulak  •  22h 37m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Fuvahmulak (FVM) SYD - FVM

$442 - $1,212

1 alternative option

Fly to Gan Island  •  19h 18m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gan Island (GAN) SYD - GAN

$712 - $2,012

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Maldives is to fly which costs $600 - $1,800 and takes 22h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Maldives is to fly which costs $750 - $2,300 and takes 16h 24m.

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The distance between Sydney and Maldives is 9189 km.

It takes approximately 16h 24m to get from Sydney to Maldives, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Male Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 55m and has one stopover.

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Maldives is 6h behind Sydney. It is currently 6:09 AM in Sydney and 12:09 AM in Maldives.

Virgin Australia, Hong Kong, AirAsia X and six other airlines offer flights from Sydney Airport to Male Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $17.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Maldives.
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  • Distance: 5743.4 miles
  • Duration: 16h 24m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Maldives?

Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific and 11 other airlines fly from Sydney to Malé hourly.

Airlines
Maldivian
Website
maldivian.aero
Flights from Sydney to Gan Island via Singapore Changi, Male
Ave. Duration
17h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Sydney to Gan Island via Hong Kong, Male
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,000
Flights from Sydney to Gan Island via Suvarnabhumi, Male
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Sydney to Fuvahmulak via Kuala Lumpur, Male
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Sydney to Fuvahmulak via Suvarnabhumi, Male
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Sydney to Fuvahmulak via Singapore Changi, Male
Ave. Duration
29h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Fuvahmulak via Hong Kong, Male
Ave. Duration
33h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Sydney to Fuvahmulak via Singapore Changi, Male, Gan Island
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Sydney to Fuvahmulak via Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Male
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Sydney to Fuvahmulak via Canberra, Singapore Changi, Male
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Sydney to Fuvahmulak via Melbourne, Colombo, Male
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Sydney to Fuvahmulak via Melbourne, Colombo, Gan Island
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Sydney to Fuvahmulak via Ngurah Rai, Kuala Lumpur, Male
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Sydney to Fuvahmulak via Singapore Changi, Colombo, Male
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sydney to Gan Island via Melbourne, Colombo
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,000
Flights from Sydney to Gan Island via Singapore Changi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,200
Flights from Sydney to Gan Island via Kuala Lumpur, Colombo
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Male via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Sydney to Male via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Sydney to Male via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,600
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Sydney to Male via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,600
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sydney to Male via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,200
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Sydney to Male via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,800

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