The cheapest times to fly from MLE to KUL are

  • February 5th to May 6th (except the weeks of March 5th and March 19th)
  • July 16th to November 11th

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 KUL is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $526 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $210 for Wednesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Kuala Lumpur

Flying from Male (MLE) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) will usually cost between $229 to $432 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $225. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $486. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $262 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $314 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLE to KUL flight.

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

MLE to KUL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MLE to KUL 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KUL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MLE. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kuala Lumpur, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Malé. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $21 (6%) 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 $306. Return trip prices are from the KUL 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 KUL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 29 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, AirAsia, Bangkok Airways, Biman, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, IndiGo, JAL, Jetstar, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, SriLankan, THAI, Thai AirAsia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Velana International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1945 miles or 3130 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLE to KUL flight is about 4 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Male and Kuala Lumpur?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from MLE to KUL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMLE
Origination airport nameVelana International Airport
Countrythe Maldives

Return Airport

Destination codeKUL
Destination airport nameKuala Lumpur International Airport
CityKuala Lumpur


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