Cheap flights from Colombo to Malé

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Tips to know when travelling to Malé

Travelers usually depart from Bandaranaike International, or Colombo - Fort when they travel from Colombo to Malé. The distance between Colombo and Malé is 778 km. The most popular airlines for this route are SriLankan Airlines, Emirates, IndiGo Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Go Air. Colombo and Malé have 49 direct flights per week.

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Turkish Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Emirates on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Colombo to Malé

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SriLankan AirlinesALKULYesNo
EmiratesUAEEKNoNo
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
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Go AirGOWG8YesNo

Maldives COVID-19 travel restrictions

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  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

  • No quarantine required

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Maldives – 06/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Sri Lanka with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Maldives, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

  • No quarantine required

Visa requirements
  • Visa on arrival

Forms and documents
  • No proof of vaccination required for Maldives

  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival

Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in public

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

  • No quarantine required

Visa requirements
  • Visa on arrival

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Sri Lanka

  • Mandatory health insurance

Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public places

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Maldives in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Colombo to Malé?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Colombo and Malé takes around 1.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Colombo and Malé?
The flight distance between Colombo and Malé is 778 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Colombo and Malé?
Several carriers operate flights between Colombo and Malé. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Emirates.
What are the most popular routes to and from Colombo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Colombo and London, Bangkok, Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast, Perth, Taipei, Brisbane, New Delhi, Chennai, Kyiv, Goa, Hanoi, Mumbai, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Kathmandu, Dubai, Hong Kong, Wellington.
What are the most popular routes to and from Malé?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Malé and Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, New Delhi, Denpasar, Taipei, London, Hanoi, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Dubai, Pune, Ho Chi Minh City, Chennai, Sydney, Ahmedabad, Davao, Kochi, Melbourne.
Which airports are there in Colombo?
Colombo is mainly served by Bandaranaike International. But there are other airports nearby, including Colombo Ratmalana Airport, Kelani River-Peliyagoda Waterdrome, Dandugama Sea Plane Base.
What airports are near Malé?
The main airport in Malé is Velana International. It is also served by Velana International.
What buses and trains depart from Colombo?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Colombo, including Sri Lanka Railways.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Colombo and Malé?
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