The cheapest times to fly from DAL to MLE are

  • January 8th to April 8th (except the week of March 5th)
  • May 7th to May 20th
  • August 27th 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 DAL to MLE is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $8229 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $1120 for Monday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Malé

Flying from Dallas, TX (DAL) to Male (MLE) will usually cost between $1141 to $1816 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $1185. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2682. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1497 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1345 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DAL to MLE flight.

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

DAL to MLE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DAL to MLE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Malé, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $373 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1332. Return trip prices are from the MLE to DAL 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 DAL to MLE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 37 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Singapore (DAL > SIN > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1207
  • Average savings: $138 (10.26%)

See DAL to SIN flights

Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (DAL > KUL > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1268
  • Average savings: $78 (5.76%)

See DAL to KUL flights

Hack #3: Bangalore (DAL > BLR > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1270
  • Average savings: $76 (5.61%)

See DAL to BLR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, KLM, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Velana International Airport to Dallas Love Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9799 miles or 15770 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DAL to MLE flight is about 18 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas, TX and Male?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from DAL to MLE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DAL
Origination airport name Dallas Love Field Airport
City Dallas, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.8
Longitude -96.9

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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