The cheapest times to fly from MLE to HKG are

  • February 12th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • May 7th to July 1st
  • July 30th to November 11th (except the weeks of August 6th, September 17th, and October 1st)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MLE to HKG is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $715 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $293 for Wednesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Hong Kong

Flying from Male (MLE) to Hong Kong (HKG) will usually cost between $349 to $624 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $350. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $630. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $280 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $445 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLE to HKG flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MLE to HKG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MLE to HKG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MLE to HKG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Malé. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HKG, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MLE. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $70 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $429. Return trip prices are from the HKG to MLE flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MLE to HKG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MLE to HKG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, AirAsia, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, IndiGo, JAL, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, S7, Scoot, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, SriLankan, THAI, Thai AirAsia, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hong Kong International Airport to Velana International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2975 miles or 4788 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MLE to HKG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLE to HKG flight is about 6 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Male and Hong Kong?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from MLE to HKG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMLE
Origination airport nameVelana International Airport
Countrythe Maldives

Return Airport

Destination codeHKG
Destination airport nameHong Kong International Airport
CityHong Kong
CountryHong Kong


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