Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India

The second busiest airport in the sub-continent of India, the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) services the sprawling, dynamic city of Mumbai. For visitors wanting to explore the dynamic heartland of Bollywood, the financial capital of India, and one of the most exciting cities in the world.

The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has rebuilt its Terminal 2, which is now a state-of-the-art facility. There are two terminals to the airport in total, the Domestic Terminal (Terminal 1) and the International Terminal (Terminal 2) which are located 5km apart, so please keep this in mind if you are transferring from an international to domestic flight.

The facilities in both terminals are very comprehensive, with several executive lounges, children’s play areas, child care rooms, information desks, currency exchange booths, ATMs, medical services, pharmacies, post offices, prayer rooms, showers, and spas. There are stores selling books, apparel, accessories, footwear and beauty products in both terminals, with the duty-free stores situated in the international terminal. For food, there are plenty of options serving both international and local cuisine, with restaurants, snack bars, cafes and coffee shops.

Mumbai is an international city and hub, and there are lot of airlines travelling there from Australia. The main carriers are Emirates, Air India, ANA, Cathay Pacific, Qantas, Jet Airways, Malindo Air, British Airways, Air Mauritius, Qatar Airways, Cathay Pacific, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, Korean Air, Thai Airways, Singapore Airlines and Bangkok Airways.

Travel Information

· If you choose to hire a car in Mumbai, it is strongly recommended that you hire one with a driver. Self-driving in the city can be quite intimidating, and unless you have driven in India before can be confusing. Hiring a driver with a car is not a huge added cost, and will make your life a lot easier. There are car rental companies in both terminals that can help you with this service, or you can opt for this service online with our search tool.

· India is known for its trains, and you can find rail connections into the main city, with the closest train station to the International Terminal being the Andheri Station. Buses connect the airport to this station, look for Route 308 to take advantage of this service.

· There are taxis and auto rickshaws that travel to the city, generally the auto rickshaws are much cheaper, but only really suitable for two people, especially if you have a fair amount of luggage. Expect the fares to begin at about 450INR ($9). Make sure the driver turns the meter on, or agree the price before hopping in the vehicle.  If you’d rather not haggle for a price, you can organise an airport transfer ahead of time with Skyscanner.

Please note that information is correct as of August 2016

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 Getting To & From the Airport

Driving hide 

Car rentals may be done at the counter located at the arrival areas of the airport. Parking is also available.

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There are BEST city bus services from the airport. These buses connect travellers from the airport to nearby train stations, where they can hop on a connecting train to their desired destinations. However, as a result of cheap fares, buses can be overcrowded and result in an unpleasant journey. 

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Taxis are available for hire at the airport. The journey time to the city centre is about an hour. From the International Terminal, travellers are required to make an upfront payment and collect a voucher, which they should pass to the driver. After boarding the cab, no other payment will be required. If travellers wish to take taxis from the Domestic Terminal, they should insist that the drivers go by metered fare to avoid being overcharged.

 Who flies to Mumbai

 Airport Contact Details

Mumbai Airport

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport,
Western Express Highway,
Andheri East,
400 099,

Tel:91-22-2681 3000


 Location Details

Longitude:72° 51' 6'' E
Latitude:19° 5' 17'' N
ICAO code:

 Airport Location

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