Cape Town to Maldives flight duration

What is the flight time from Cape Town to Maldives

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Cape Town, South Africa and Maldives, Maldives?

Flight duration from Cape Town to Maldives

Depart
CPT
Arrive
MLE

The flight time from Cape Town to Maldives is 8 hours 31 minutes.

A direct flight from Cape Town (CPT) to Maldives (MLE) has a duration of 8 hours 31 minutes.

A distance of 4,349 miles / 7,000 km.

Related: Return journey Maldives to Cape Town flight duration

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 8 hours 31 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

Cape Town to Maldives flight time via Thiruvananthapuram | CPT to KDO via TRV

Cape Town to Thiruvananthapuram
9 hours 27 minutes
Thiruvananthapuram to Maldives
1 hours 34 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
11 hours 01 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

Cape Town to Maldives flight time via Colombo | CPT to KDO via CMB

Cape Town to Colombo
9 hours 37 minutes
Colombo to Maldives
1 hours 42 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
11 hours 19 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Cape Town to Maldives can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to Maldives and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.

Flights from Cape Town to Maldives | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

Cape Town to Maldives flight time information

  • The average flight time from Cape Town to Maldives is 8 hours 31 minutes
  • Distance from Cape Town to Maldives is 4,349 miles / 7,000 km
  • Cape Town is served by 1 airports Cape Town International Airport
  • Maldives is served by 1 airports Male Ibrahim Nasir International Airport

Airlines flying between Cape Town and Maldives

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Cape Town and Maldives

British Airways
British Airways
Emirates
Emirates
SWISS
SWISS
Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways
RwandAir
RwandAir

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Cape Town & Maldives local time and timezones

Maldives, Maldives time is 3 hours ahead of Cape Town, South Africa

Date and time in Cape Town, South Africa:
19:52 Sun, 20 Oct, 2019,
Johannesburg Timezone: SAST (+02:00)

Date and time in Maldives, Maldives:
22:52 Sun, 20 Oct, 2019,
Maldives Timezone: +05 (+05:00)

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