The cheapest times to fly from ATL to MLE are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 15th, and November 26th)

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 ATL to MLE is early September. Prices can be as high as $2515 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1254 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Malé

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Male (MLE) will usually cost between $1318 to $2014 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1288. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2212. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $924 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1514 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to MLE flight.

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

ATL to MLE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to MLE flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MLE, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ATL. Saturdays 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 $232 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1481. Return trip prices are from the MLE to ATL 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 ATL to MLE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 60 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to MLE

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ATL to MLE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (ATL > MIA > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1147
  • Average savings: $367 (24.22%)

See ATL to MIA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ATL > JFK > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1167
  • Average savings: $347 (22.89%)

See ATL to JFK flights

Hack #3: Mumbai (ATL > BOM > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1180
  • Average savings: $334 (22.07%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Velana International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9451 miles or 15210 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to MLE flight is about 17 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Male?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 39 available flights from ATL to MLE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

Return Airport

Destination code MLE
Destination airport name Velana International Airport
City Male
Country the Maldives
Latitude 4.2
Longitude 73.5


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