The cheapest times to fly from AUS to MLE are

  • August 6th to February 4th

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 AUS to MLE is early December. Prices can be as high as $13000 for Thursday flights during early May, or as low as $1117 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Malé

Flying from Austin, TX (AUS) to Male (MLE) will usually cost between $1169 to $9096 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $1186. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $7571. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $6385 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1837 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AUS to MLE flight.

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

AUS to MLE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AUS to MLE flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Austin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MLE, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into AUS. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Malé, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Austin. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1237 (29%) 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 $2779. Return trip prices are from the MLE to AUS 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 AUS 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 18 hour 58 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking AUS 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 AUS to MLE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (AUS > JFK > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1208
  • Average savings: $630 (34.27%)

See AUS to JFK flights

Hack #2: Singapore (AUS > SIN > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1214
  • Average savings: $624 (33.94%)

See AUS to SIN flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (AUS > MIA > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1214
  • Average savings: $623 (33.91%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Velana International Airport to Austin – Bergstrom International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9989 miles or 16076 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AUS to MLE flight is about 18 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Austin, TX and Male?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAUS
Origination airport nameAustin – Bergstrom International Airport
CityAustin, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMLE
Destination airport nameVelana International Airport
Countrythe Maldives


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