The cheapest times to fly from BWI to MLE are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • August 27th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to December 9th

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 BWI to MLE is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $8053 for Sunday flights during late April, or as low as $1090 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Malé

Flying from Baltimore, MD (BWI) to Male (MLE) will usually cost between $1099 to $4701 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1149. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $4947. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3798 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1463 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BWI to MLE flight.

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

BWI to MLE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BWI to MLE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Baltimore. 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 depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Malé, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Baltimore. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1203 (31%) 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 $1615. Return trip prices are from the MLE to BWI 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 BWI 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 16 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1124
  • Average savings: $340 (23.21%)

See BWI to JFK flights

Hack #2: Hong Kong (BWI > HKG > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1127
  • Average savings: $337 (23%)

See BWI to HKG flights

Hack #3: Beijing (BWI > PEK > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1135
  • Average savings: $328 (22.42%)

See BWI to PEK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alaska, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, 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 Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8888 miles or 14304 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BWI to MLE flight is about 16 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Baltimore, MD and Male?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from BWI to MLE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BWI
Origination airport name Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
City Baltimore, MD
Country the United States
Latitude 39.2
Longitude -76.7

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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