Cheap flights from Melbourne to Ibrahim Nasir International

Flight information Melbourne to Ibrahim Nasir International

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Average flight time, total distance 8676 kilometres

15h 10min

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Ibrahim Nasir International

1 airport

Airlines offering Male flights from Melbourne

When you start to search for cheap flights to Male from Melbourne, you’ll notice that there are a number of options available each week, usually with one stop along the way. Some of the airlines which operate regular flights from Melbourne to Male are Singapore Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Air Asia, China Southern, and China Eastern. To find the cheapest airfare to Male from Melbourne, it pays to sign up to Skyscanner’s handy price alerts.

Melbourne airport departure information

On the day of your travel from Melbourne to Male, you must arrive at the airport at least 90 minutes before departure time so you don’t miss the check-in and baggage-drop period. For all international flights you must also carry a current passport with you.

You can book a flight to Male from one of two airports in Melbourne: either Tullamarine Airport (the closest one to the CBD) or Avalon Airport (located closer to Geelong city than Melbourne). To get to either airport you have a variety of transport options to choose from, such as taxis; your own vehicle (parking is available on site at both terminals); chauffeur services; and buses.

Both airport terminals that service Melbourne boast a variety of facilities for travellers to utilise while they wait for their flight to Male to board. The services include things like ATMs, restrooms, Internet access, baby change rooms, baggage trolleys, and pay phones. Both airports also have a plethora of shops, and food and beverage outlets, to spend your time at.

Male airport arrivals

When you arrive at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (known more commonly as Male International Airport) in the Maldives, you can purchase a drink or meal from one of the terminal’s cafes and restaurants, or complete some last-minute shopping at the duty-free outlets on site. If you need other facilities, you will also find that the airport has a post office, a foreign-exchange facility, pay phones, bathrooms, a cyber café, and wireless Internet.

When you’re ready to travel to your Male hotel, you have a select number of transport options to choose from. Although there aren’t any taxis on the island to use, you can instead enjoy being on the water by taking a speedboat transfer on hopping on one of the regular airport ferries. There are also seaplane transfers available.

Other important information to note:

When comparing costs of living between Melbourne and Male you’ll find that the destination city in the Maldives is typically cheaper than the Australian city. For example, the average price of a meal from an inexpensive restaurant in Melbourne is $15, while in Male it is only $7.

Please note: all information is correct as of February 2016.

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Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.