The cheapest times to fly from MLE to PEK are

  • February 5th to July 15th

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 MLE to PEK is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $1055 for Saturday flights during early October, or as low as $561 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Male (MLE) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $561 to $836 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $561. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $813. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $252 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $666 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLE to PEK flight.

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

MLE to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MLE to PEK flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Malé. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 Beijing, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Malé. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $87 (12%) 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 $649. Return trip prices are from the PEK to MLE 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 MLE to PEK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 33 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking MLE to PEK

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 MLE to PEK — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $570
  • Average savings: $96 (14.43%)

See MLE to SIN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $641
  • Average savings: $25 (3.76%)

See MLE to KUL flights

Hack #3: Bangkok (MLE > BKK > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $653
  • Average savings: $13 (1.95%)

See MLE to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Beijing Capital, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Hong Kong Airlines, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, THAI, Thai AirAsia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capital International Airport to Velana International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3647 miles or 5869 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLE to PEK flight is about 7 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Male and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from MLE to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MLE
Origination airport name Velana International Airport
City Male
Country the Maldives
Latitude 4.2
Longitude 73.5

Return Airport

Destination code PEK
Destination airport name Capital International Airport
City Beijing
Country China
Latitude 40.1
Longitude 116.6


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