Distance from Maldives to Australia

Name Maldives Australia
Country flag Flag of Maldives Flag of Australia
Country ISO code MV / MDV AU / AUS
Continent Asia Oceania
Continent code AS OC
Capital Male Canberra
Total cities 25 5609
Cost of living Cost of living in Maldives Cost of living in Australia
DD coordinates 1.977247 / 73.536103 -26.439092 / 133.281323
DMS coordinates 1°58'38.09" N / 73°32'9.97" E -26°26'20.73" S / 133°16'52.76" E
UTM coordinates 43N 337183.5056654 218617.83814314 53J 328627.65305561 7074543.4108587
Time zone Indian/Maldives Australia/Canberra
Airports Airports in Maldives: 16 Airports in Australia: 1749
Miles from Maldives to Australia: 4435
Distance calculator from MV to AU
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There are many ways to find how far is Maldives from Australia, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 1.977247 / 73.536103 (MV) and -26.439092 / 133.281323 (AU).


When trying to get from Maldives to Australia, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 7137 km / 4435 mil. Surely, both MV and AU 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 1.977247 / 73.536103 and the arrival coordinates of -26.439092 / 133.281323.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Maldives to Australia is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 8 hours, 29 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 Maldives to Australia? 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 Maldives (MV)
Arrives in Australia (AU)
Distance between Maldives and Australia 7137 km / 4435 mil
Avg car duration 79 hours, 17 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 118 hours, 56 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 71 hours, 22 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 7 hours, 55 minutes (900 km/h)

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

Maldives and Australia on map

People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between MV and AU is 7137 kilometers = 4435 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 MV to AU is 7137 kilometers = 4435 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to AU takes approximately 7 hours, 55 minutes.
It will take you about 118 hours, 56 minutes to drive from Maldives (MV) to Australia (AU), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Maldives from Australia.
Reverse direction from Australia to Maldives.