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How to get From Male Airport to Male City Center Best Way

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How to get From Male Airport to Male City Center Best Way – You can go by bus, taxi and ferry.

Male is small and crowded with narrow streets and we spend few days in the capital of Maldives. Always as a connection to travel to the islands in Maldives. We already wrote all the things to do in Male

What Is The Cheapest Way From Male Airport to Male?

The cheapest way from Male Airport to Male is by ferry for $1 USD and it will take 15 minutes.

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How to get From Male Airport to Male City Center

By Bus From Male Airport to Male

There are buses going to Male from Velana International airport every 30 minutes. And it costs 20 Rufiyaas which is $1.3 USD. It will take 15 minutes to reach there and there are a few stops in Male.

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By Boat From Male Airport to Male (Best Way)

how to get to Male

The easiest way and cheapest is to go to Male by boat. It costs 10 Rufiyaas and boats leave every 15 minutes to Male. You will get to the jetty port where there is a coffee shop. Once you are there you can check the map and walk around.

How to get to Male from the airport by taxi

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You can get a taxi from Male Airport to any place in Male city for 100 Rufiyaas and the taxi fare is $6-7 USD and you will not have to be worried about anything. Especially if you are traveling a few of you with luggage.

Hope it’s useful this blog post how to get from Male Airport to Male city center by bus, ferry and taxi.

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