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Mumbai is the beating heart of India's cultural, financial and entertainment scene. You’ll find it on the western coast on India, blending ancient heritage with soaring skyscrapers. A dynamic metropolis, the City of Dreams melts cultures, languages and cuisines into a vibrant and unforgettable experience.

Fly to Mumbai with British Airways and visit the busy bazaars of Colaba and Crawford Market. After a bit of shopping, indulge in the authentic flavours of Maharashtra with some delicious local street food, including vada pav, deep-fried potato dumplings in a bread roll, and bhelpuri, puffed rice with vegetables. Walk off your lunch by touring the city’s architectural wonders, like the UNESCO World Heritage Site Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and iconic landmarks like the Gateway of India. Delve into Bollywood’s glamour by visiting Film City or catching a show at one of the Mumbai’s iconic theatres. If you want a break from the city, visit the ancient Elephanta Caves, a boat ride away on Elephanta Island. Book your flights to Mumbai now.

Mumbai flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Mumbai?

A flight from London Heathrow to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport takes just over nine hours.

What’s the cheapest month to fly to Mumbai?

Use our low fare finder to discover the cheapest time to visit Mumbai. Autumn and winter are the most popular times of year for visitors, so book your flights for spring or summer to save. It’s also the best time of year for trekking in nearby nature.

Is Mumbai cheap to visit?

You can make your trip to Mumbai fit any budget. Use Mumbai’s extensive local train and bus networks, dine at local street food vendors – which are available throughout the city – and visit free attractions, like Marine Drive and Juhu Beach. Budget-friendly museums like Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya and Nehru Science Centre are also worth a visit. Take a picnic to the beach at Chowpatty or Versova to enjoy the scenic views.

Is it easy to get around Mumbai?

Once you land in Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, the easiest way to reach the city centre is on the Mumbai Suburban Railway, which takes about 45 minutes. You can also catch a taxi from outside the terminal building which will get you to your destination in around 30 minutes.

Why visit Mumbai?

Visit Mumbai for its vibrant energy, diverse culture and buzzing city life. You can explore Haji Ali Dargah, an iconic mosque and dargah, on an islet off the coast of Worli by crossing the Bandra-Worli Sea Link. This modern bridge offers impressive views of the city and the Arabian Sea. Then visit one of Mumbai’s most impressive temples dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the Siddhivinayak Temple. If you fancy getting out of the city to enjoy nature, visit Sanjay Gandhi National Park, home to the Kanheri Caves.

Why fly British Airways to Mumbai?

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Fly with just hand baggage and you can carry two bags free of charge. Choose our checked baggage option and you can travel with hand baggage and a 23kg bag checked into the hold, plus enjoy free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering, and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Economy class flights to Mumbai

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from Paris, May 2024

Our World Traveller (economy) cabin offers our lowest fares and is great for budget travellers. You’ll get a meal, drinks and full use of our in-flight entertainment system



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Mumbai Travel Essentials

Flight time

9 hours

Time zone

GMT +4.5



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