Cheap flights from Melbourne to Mumbai

Flight information Melbourne to Mumbai

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Average flight time, total distance 9816 kilometres

14h 15min

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Which airlines fly from Melbourne to Mumbai?

Although you can't take a direct flight to Mumbai, a number of airlines offer connecting flights with just 1 stop along the route, usually in Southeast Asia. These include:

Is there a time difference between Melbourne and Mumbai?

Mumbai is 4 and a half hours behind Melbourne between April and September and 5 and a half hours behind from October to March. Make sure you check the local time before your flight arrives.

What weather should you expect in Mumbai?

Mumbai's 'winter' is warmer than Melbourne's summer, so expect warmer temperatures whenever you're visiting. The hottest months are March to May, with an average temperature of 30°C, while the wettest are June to October, the monsoon season.

How expensive is Mumbai?

Your money will go a lot further in Mumbai compared to back home. Food, drink, transport and most other expenses are a fraction of the cost of Australia, although expect to pay more at establishments catering to tourists than to locals. India uses the rupee, with just over 50 rupees to $1.



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Essential travel information for Mumbai

You should apply electronically for an e-Tourist Visa (eTV) at least 72 hours before arriving in Mumbai. This allows entry for tourism-related travel up to 30 days.

Visitors to Mumbai and India as a whole are advised to pay close attention to their personal security at all times. Read the latest travel advisory for India.

Departing from Melbourne

Unless you're flying with Jetstar, your flight to Delhi will leave from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL). Jetstar flights use Avalon Airport (AVV), which is further from the city and requires an extra connecting flight in Sydney.

Melbourne Tullamarine has 4 terminals, with the majority of international flights using Terminal 2. Virgin Australia uses Terminal 3 and low-cost airlines use Terminal 4. The airport has extensive facilities that passengers can use while waiting for their flights, including duty-free shops, a range of dining options and free Wi-Fi. You should aim to arrive at the airport 3 hours before your scheduled take-off.

Arriving in Mumbai

Mumbai Airport (BOM) is 28km from the city and connected by taxis and buses. If you want to travel by train, you'll first have to take a bus transfer to Andheri Station. Expect to pay around 450 rupees for a taxi or significantly less for an auto-rickshaw or public transport.

International flights use the newer Terminal 2, which has a large selection of shops, dining options and other services that arriving passengers may need, including ATMs and currency exchange. You can hire a car at the airport from local or international companies. It's recommended that you hire a driver as well, unless you're confident about driving in India.

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Please note: all information is correct as of September, 2017.

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