The cheapest times to fly from PEK to MLE are

  • February 19th to June 24th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 29th to December 2nd
  • December 17th to January 7th (except the week of December 24th)

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 PEK to MLE is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $1239 for Friday flights during late January, or as low as $423 for Tuesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Malé

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Male (MLE) will usually cost between $441 to $839 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $423. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $1014. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $591 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $536 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to MLE flight.

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

PEK to MLE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to MLE flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Beijing. 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Malé, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Beijing. 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 $545. Return trip prices are from the MLE to PEK 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 PEK to MLE 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 Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Macau, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Beijing Capital, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, THAI, Thai AirAsia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

How many flights go between Beijing and Male?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from PEK to MLE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

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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