Traveling from the golden deserts of Egypt to the white sandy beaches and turquoise waters of Maldives is quite a remarkable change of scenery. However, it’s not the easiest of journeys. If you are looking to travel from Cairo to Male’, Maldives, the flight time averages to over 9 hours with one or two stops in between. You can book a return ticket for about $600 to $800 in economy class. Of course, the travel time and price depend on the airline, month, and which routes you’ll be choosing.
The good news is there are various airlines to the Maldives from Egypt. This includes Turkish Airlines, Saudi Airlines, Aeroflot with the top airlines being Eithad Airway, Emirates, Gulf Air, and Fly Dubai. It’s all about choosing the best flight that suits your budget, time, and requirements.
During October, you can find return economy class tickets to the Maldives for $790 via Etihad Airways. The whole trip takes about 9hrs 30mins with a 1hr 50mins stopover in Abu Dhabi. Etihad Airways is one of the fastest routes you can reach the Maldives from Egypt.
Another common airline from Egypt to the Maldives is Emirates. Prices can reach as low as $690 for a return economy ticket class during March. The Emirates runs through a 2hr layover to Dubai with the whole trip taking about 9hrs 40mins. Along with Etihad, Emirates is also a readily available option with ideal cost and flight times.
Alternatively, you can also choose Gulf Air and Turkish Airlines for one-stop flights to Maldives from Egypt. During October, Gulf air operates return flights for $700 in economy class. The whole trip takes 14hrs 5mins with a 6hr layover to Bahrain. In December Turkish Airlines to Maldives is available for $788 with the entirety of the trip taking almost 12 hours via a 1hr stop to Istanbul. Compared to Emirates and Etihad, they feature the same price range but lacks the ideal travel time.
Saudi Airlines Saudia is also a cheap flight from Egypt to Maldives. Economy class return tickets are available for $689 during March. The whole trip from Saudia takes about 12 hours with two stops. One in Jeddah and another in Colombo, each with over 1-hour stops. The Airline also operates an alternate route via a 6-8hrs layover in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. This route takes about 15 to 18 hours for the whole journey. Not a recommended option if you are planning a family holiday to Maldives.
You can also travel to Maldives from Alexandria, Luxor, and other cities of Egypt from Turkish and Multiple airlines. However, the price usually ranges above $1000 (return ticket economy class), and the travel times are also substantially longer when comparing it to Cairo.
Overall, there are no direct flights to Maldives from Egypt. Your shortest and least expensive route is from Cairo (CAI) to Velana International Airport of Male’ (MLE), Maldives. Etihad and Emirates are some of the best options to the Maldives from Egypt that you can find; in terms of price and duration.
The Maldives is one of the ultimate tropical travel destinations for couples, honeymooners, and families. Displaying lush tropical vegetation, white sandy beaches, and emerald lagoons, it provides an astounding contrast from the cities and pyramids of Egypt. Though the journey to Maldives from Egypt is long, it’s absolutely worth the money, time, and effort.