Travel to Maldives
Flying to Maldives
Maldivian (www.maldivian.aero) is the national carrier and operates flights between the Maldives and Bangkok. British Airways (www.ba.com) operates direct flights from the UK from November to March. During the summer months, flights go via Doha (DOH) and continue onwards with Qatar Airways (www.qatarairways.com). From New York, you can catch a flight to Dubai and continue onwards with Emirates (www.emirates.com). Flights year-round are fairly expensive, but they are especially high during Christmas and the winter months.
The major airport is: Malé Ibrahim Nasir International Airport.
Malé Ibrahim Nasir International AirportCode
Malé Ibrahim Nasir International Airport is located on Hulhulé Island, about 4.6km (2.9 miles) northeast of Malé in the Maldives.Telephone
+960 332 5511AddressNorth Malé Atoll
Airport Main Road
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From London - 10 hours 30 minutes; New York - 18 hours (including stopover); Singapore – 4 hours 30 minutes; Sydney – 16 hours (including stopover); Toronto – 22 hours 30 minutes (including stopover).
Departure tax is usually included in your airfare.
Travelling to Maldives by Rail
The Maldives are not accessible via rail.
Driving to Maldives
The Maldives are not accessible via road.
Getting to Maldives by boat
Many cruise ships stopover at the Maldives islands as part of their itinerary. Holland America (www.hollandamerica.com), Ponant (www.ponant.com), Oceania Cruises (www.oceaniacruises.com) and Costa Cruises (www.costacruises.com) are among the operators.
No public ferry services operate between the Maldives and other countries.