The cheapest times to fly from DFW to MLE are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 22nd, and November 19th)

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 DFW to MLE is early October. Prices can be as high as $2394 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1187 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Malé

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Male (MLE) will usually cost between $1262 to $2017 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1268. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2183. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $915 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1425 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to MLE flight.

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

DFW to MLE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Malé, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $114 (6%) 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 $1433. Return trip prices are from the MLE to DFW 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 DFW 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 37 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (DFW > KUL > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1147
  • Average savings: $278 (19.48%)

See DFW to KUL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1160
  • Average savings: $265 (18.57%)

See DFW to SIN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1201
  • Average savings: $224 (15.69%)

See DFW to BLR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, 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 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

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

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

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

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, 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 DFW to MLE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDFW
Origination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMLE
Destination airport nameVelana International Airport
Countrythe Maldives


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