Distance from Indonesia to Maldives

Name Indonesia Maldives
Country flag Flag of Indonesia Flag of Maldives
Country ISO code ID / IDN MV / MDV
Continent Asia Asia
Continent code AS AS
Capital Jakarta Male
Total cities 92216 25
Cost of living Cost of living in Indonesia Cost of living in Maldives
DD coordinates -2.548926 / 118.014863 1.977247 / 73.536103
DMS coordinates -2°32'56.13" S / 118°00'53.51" E 1°58'38.09" N / 73°32'9.97" E
UTM coordinates 50M 612823.81940341 9718220.7853038 43N 337183.5056654 218617.83814314
Time zone Asia/Jakarta Indian/Maldives
Airports Airports in Indonesia: 454 Airports in Maldives: 16
Miles from Indonesia to Maldives: 3088
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There are many ways to find how far is Indonesia from Maldives, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: -2.548926 / 118.014863 (ID) and 1.977247 / 73.536103 (MV).


When trying to get from Indonesia to Maldives, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 4970 km / 3088 mil. Surely, both ID and MV are big enough for the distance to vary considerably depending on how it is measured.

Commonly, the shortest distance is calculated as the crow flies, meaning the most direct path between two points. However, to get more precise results, it is important to specify the remoteness of these points. So, the distance is shown as a straight line between the departure coordinates of -2.548926 / 118.014863 and the arrival coordinates of 1.977247 / 73.536103.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Indonesia to Maldives is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 5 hours, 55 minutes. Yet, the flight length may also vary based on a number of factors, such as the speed of a specific airliner, its route, and airports of departure and arrival.

Besides, the time is calculated without transfer activities, which may involve different modes of transportation. So, how far is it from Indonesia to Maldives? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Indonesia (ID)
Arrives in Maldives (MV)
Distance between Indonesia and Maldives 4970 km / 3088 mil
Avg car duration 55 hours, 13 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 82 hours, 50 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 49 hours, 42 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 5 hours, 31 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

Indonesia and Maldives on map

People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between ID and MV is 4970 kilometers = 3088 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from ID to MV is 4970 kilometers = 3088 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to MV takes approximately 5 hours, 31 minutes.
It will take you about 82 hours, 50 minutes to drive from Indonesia (ID) to Maldives (MV), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Indonesia from Maldives.
Reverse direction from Maldives to Indonesia.