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Cheap flights to Mumbai

How to find cheap flights to Mumbai

Find the best deal on cheap flights to Mumbai with Skyscanner. The average price of a flight to Mumbai from the UAE is AED800 but flight prices depend on the availability of seats, the day(s) on which you travel, and when you book.

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Airports with direct flights to Mumbai from the UAE

Direct flights to Mumbai from the UAE depart from Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.

The average flight time from the UAE to Mumbai is just over three hours.

What airlines fly to Mumbai from the UAE?

A number of airlines offer direct and indirect flights to Mumbai from the UAE, often daily, including Air India, Malaysia Airlines, Alitalia, IndiGo, Jet Airways, Etihad Airways, Emirates and Oman Air.

Find out more information on airlines that fly to Mumbai

Guides

How to beat the Emirates baggage allowance rules

Understanding the Etihad Airways baggage allowance rules

Air India domestic and international baggage allowance explained

Jet Airways baggage allowance explained and how to maximize your luggage

Mumbai airports

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is located 19 miles (30km) north of central Mumbai. The journey time by car or taxi is approximately 30 minutes. Trains run to the nearby airport Mumbai CST Terminus and Churchgate for connections to Mumbai and destinations throughout India. Buses 321 and 308 connect the airport with the city’s Metro links. The BEST city bus services 312 and 321 run to the nearby Vile Parle East train station from Terminal 1 and 2 respectively. Bus 35 connects the airport with Dadar Station. Renting a car in Mumbai is also an option.

When to go to Mumbai

Mumbai is a great year round destination however it is best avoiding the rainy monsoon season from June to October. November to February would be a good time to find cheap flights to Mumbai with cooler weather. Christmas is celebrated in December with festivals and events. February also has many cultural events such as the popular Kala Ghoda Arts Festival. March to May sees higher humidity with the evenings being the best time to get out and about. June to October is monsoon season. With so many cultural events like the Ganesh festival in September, Navrati festival of Nice Nights in October, Diwali also in October and Holi in March, there are plenty of reasons to visit Mumbai.

What’s the weather like in Mumbai?

Summers (March to May) are stifling hot and humid, with temperatures reaching up to 40°C (104°F). Winters (November to February) are dry and much cooler. The minimum winter temperature is 10°C (50°F). The monsoon season is from June to September and is best to avoid visiting as flooding is common.

Further information on visiting Mumbai

Where to stay in Mumbai: Mumbai hotels for every budget

What to see and do in Mumbai

Mumbai is a vast, chaotic and colorful city with noisy traffic and cattle strewn roads. This overcrowded city is home to bold, brash Bollywood movies and is the fashion capital of India. Endlessly fascinating, there is much to explore in Mumbai. Glistening skyscrapers tower over ramshackle dwellings and dusty side roads, ancient bazaars and sprawling slums. Visitors can marvel at the colonial and art deco architecture and traditional temples, mosques and palaces. Mumbai is also the gateway to the most famous palace of them all, the Taj Mahal. Trendy bars and restaurants sit back to back with street food stalls and small local eateries while the city’s museums, galleries and peaceful parks are all places to get away from the frenetic activity of city life. Armani and Hermes are just a few of the designer shops that adorn Mumbai’s street if you prefer over the counter chic to haggling for bargains. Mumbai is an explosion of Indian culture, sound and scent that can take a few days to adjust to, but the experience is well worth it.

Attractions: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Museum, Gateway of India Arch, Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat (Washing Place), Marine Drive, Mumbadevi Temple, Taj Mahal.

Further reading on Mumbai

Beginner's guide to Mumbai: places to visit and when to go

Further reading on India

Top 10 attractions and tourist places in India

How to find cheap flights to India

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