The cheapest times to fly from MCO to MLE are

  • January 1st to February 18th
  • August 6th 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 MCO to MLE is early November. Prices can be as high as $8234 for Tuesday flights during late June, or as low as $1150 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Malé

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Male (MLE) will usually cost between $1179 to $5421 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1203. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $4080. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2877 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1642 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to MLE flight.

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

MCO to MLE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to MLE flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Orlando. 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 MCO. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Malé, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Orlando. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $796 (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 $1626. Return trip prices are from the MLE to MCO 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 MCO 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 19 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Beijing (MCO > PEK > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1109
  • Average savings: $533 (32.46%)

See MCO to PEK flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (MCO > MIA > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1142
  • Average savings: $500 (30.45%)

See MCO to MIA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MCO > JFK > MLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1196
  • Average savings: $447 (27.19%)

See MCO to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Avianca, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, 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 Orlando International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9628 miles or 15495 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to MLE flight is about 18 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Male?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from MCO to MLE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MCO
Origination airport name Orlando International Airport
City Orlando, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28.4
Longitude -81.3

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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