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Written by Arundhati Toshniwal on October 21, 2021 Share on

How to reach Maldives from Goa?

This delightful little archipelago in South Asia is one of the most loved honeymoon destinations and is known for its romantic vibes, and tropical atmosphere. The mesmerizing natural beauty of the Maldives isn’t comparable and attracts tourists from all over the world.

The distance between Goa and Maldives is around 1348 kilometres and it feels like hopping from one party hub to another! Both places are set up in the lap of nature and known for having grand vacations! Reach Maldives from Goa and have a wonderful vacation!

How to Reach Maldives from Goa?

Goa to Maldives Map

Reach Maldives from Goa by Flight

The best option to reach the Maldives from Goa is by flight. There are no direct flights available from Goa to the Maldives but you can reach the Maldives in around 7 hours 15 min if you book a one-stop flight from Goa. You can choose from service providers companies like Vistara, GoAir, Air India, and Indigo. They offer regular flights departing from Goa International Airport and reaching the Maldives after a layover. You can book your tickets at your convenience, as there are plenty of options. The average ticket may cost around INR 8,000 to 16,000 per person from Goa to the Maldives. But still, some operators provide great discounts on early booking, so what are you waiting for now!!!

  • Duration – around 7 h 15 m (one layover)
  • Flight Companies – Vistara, GoAir, Air India, and Indigo
  • Average Ticket Price – INR 8,000 to 16,000

Reach Maldives from Goa by Road

It is not possible to reach the Maldives from Goa by road. Still, if you wish to add some adventure and spice to your trip, you can travel by road from Goa to Mumbai and then take a direct flight from Mumbai airport to the Maldives.

Reach Maldives from Goa by Sea

You can hire a cruise service from Goa and enjoy every moment of your dream vacation before it even begins. You can explore all the hidden gems of this gorgeous destination. It will take around 4-5 days to reach the Maldives from Goa on a cruise. It may cost around INR 40,000 but it may vary for different routes and operators.

How to reach Maldives from Goa
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Maldives Currency

Accepted currencies in the Maldives

The official currency of Maldives is Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR) but still at some tourist places, Dollars (USD) and Euros are accepted whereas Indian currency is not accepted at most places. Card payments and online payments are conveniently accepted at most places. The Maldives is a quite expensive place but very beautiful to explore.

Average Conversion rate

  • 1 MVR = 4.70 Indian rupees (INR)
  • 15.40 MVR = 1 USD
  • 18 MVR = 1 Euro (EUR)

The values may change according to the International Exchange Rates

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Maldives Visa Details for Indian tourists


A valid passport is needed for all Indians to travel to the Maldives without any problems. Also, it must remain valid for six months after travelling.

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Visa fee and Visa on arrival

A tourist visa is not required for Indian travellers and you can opt for the no-cost visitor visa with a validity of 30 days, which is handed to you upon arrival in the Maldives. If you wish to stay more, you can opt for the paid Visa valid for 90 days for 750 MVR (INR 3,530 approximately).

Indians are granted a free visa on arrival in the Maldives which you can use to stay up to 30 days. You will need all the relevant documents and a passport, with copies of hotel/resort booking confirmations and travel tickets for document verification.

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