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Flights to Mumbai in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price$863Average for round-trip flights in October 2021
Round-trip from$1,175From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
One-way from$14One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl (BOM)

Cheap flights to Mumbai in October, November 2021

The best prices found for BOM flights for October, November
18 Nov - 29 Jan
$1,428pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Thai Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
20 Nov - 20 Mar
$1,431pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 Nov - 20 Jan
$1,485pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Thai Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mumbai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mumbai found for this year
25 Dec - 31 Dec
$1,264pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 Dec - 28 Jan
$1,269pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Dec - 7 Jan
$1,288pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Cheapest prices for Mumbai flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Mumbai found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$826
February
$815
March
$802
April
$942
May
$851
June
$983
July
$868
August
$838
September
$848
October
$806
November
$847
December
$1,174
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl is March. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl Airport?

Average Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - BOM
Price
$802 - $1,558
BOM
Temperature
30 - 34 °C
BOM
Precipitation
0 - 736 mm
The best time to fly to Mumbai is during October, but great deals can be found at other times. May sees the temperatures in Mumbai peak to their warmest. July tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Mumbai?

The price you pay for your flight to Mumbai may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 34 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Mumbai?

Friday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Mumbai. Flying on Sunday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Mumbai?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Mumbai trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.

When is the best time to visit?

Peak Season:

The weather from September to April makes this the best time to book flights to Mumbai. If you want to experience a big event, come for the Ganesh Chaturthi, a ten-day Hindu festival in August/September.

Book a flight to Mumbai and take part in Holi, another major festival of the Indian culture and is celebrated throughout the nation on the full moon day in the month of March. The atmosphere is electric as bright colours fill the air in Mumbai’s streets and villages. Traditionally individuals celebrated Holi by pouring coloured water over one another. The Holi festival in Mumbai will bring happiness, prosperity and peace to everyone involved, locals and travellers, as it is believed to be the friendliest and fun-filled festival throughout India. When partaking in Holi, it is advisable to wear disposable clothing as you will finish the celebrations as a multicoloured masterpiece.

Off Season:

You will find cheap flights to Mumbai during the monsoon season, high humidity and summer heat make June through September the low season.

Why visit?

Bombay became Mumbai in 1995, named in honour of Mumbadevi, the Hindu goddess, but many locals still call it by the name that Portuguese explorers bestowed on it in the 1600s – Bombay from “Bom” (good) and “Bahia” (bay). Whatever you call the city, you’ll never forget your visit.

Take a flight to Mumbai and see a city that never stops. The streets throng with humanity; about 20 million people call it home. It has a “New York”-type energy, and the gap between rich and poor is yawning wide. The mansions of the millionaires contrast sharply with the slums, where half of Mumbai’s population live.

There are a few landmarks that the first-time visitor should not miss. One is the Gateway of India, built by the British in 1911. From there, many visitors will take boat trips to Elephanta Island to visit the ancient cave temples.

From Kamala Nehru Park, at the top of Malabar Hill, there are sumptuous views of the city, Chowpatty Beach and Marine Drive. At night, the lights twinkle and shine, resembling nothing so much as a diamond necklace, hence the unofficial name the Queen’s Necklace.

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Mumbai climate

Mumbai has a tropical climate with periods of high humidity, though the coastal location keeps temperatures lower than many areas of the country. Average daytime temperatures only fluctuate a few degrees throughout the year, from about 25°C December to March to about 30°C in April to June, before dropping slightly again in summer. Travel during June to September is not recommended, however, because of the high rainfall at this time.

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Getting around Mumbai

Taxis are cheap and plentiful and, given Mumbai’s traffic, you won’t need to rent a car to get around. Auto-rickshaws are allowed to operate beyond Bandra in the western suburbs and beyond Sion in the central suburbs. Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (known as BEST) operates an efficient and comprehensive bus service. Most Mumbaikars use the extensive Suburban Rail Network.

There are also intra-city ferry services such as one to the Gateway of India to the Elephanta Caves.

If you’re happy to splurge, private, chauffeur-driven cars are available.

Getting to the city from the airport

Once the flight arrives at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM), there are several ways downtown. Taxis – metered and prepaid – are available. There’s a railway reservation desk in Terminal 2 where you can organise a connection to Mumbai and beyond. City buses (for Mumbai) and a pre-paid coach service (other destinations in India) are also available.

 

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Mumbai?

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl (BOM), located 15.4 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Mumbai.

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