Cheap flights from Sydney to Mumbai

Flight information Sydney to Mumbai

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Average flight time, total distance 10171 kilometres

14h 45min

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Which airlines fly from Sydney to Mumbai?

It's not possible to take a direct flight to Mumbai, but there are flights with 1 stop along the route. Some of the most frequent fliers are:

Is there a time difference between Sydney and Mumbai?

Mumbai is 5 and a half hours behind Sydney during the Australian summer and 4 and a half hours behind in the winter, due to daylight saving time.

What weather should you expect in Mumbai?

Mumbai is warmer than Sydney all year round, especially if you're visiting in early summer (March to May) when temperatures are often more than 30°C. The most extreme weather occurs in the monsoon season (June to October), but it's still possible to visit during this time.

How expensive is Mumbai?

Mumbai is a cheap city by Australian standards, with just about all prices being significantly lower than back home. India's currency is the rupee, with 1 rupee being made up of 100 paise. In 2017, AU$1 exchanged to just over 50 rupees.



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Essential travel information for Mumbai

You need to have been granted an e-Tourist Visa (eTV) to enter India free from Australia. You should apply for Electronic Travel Authorisation at least 72 hours before your arrival.

When travelling in Mumbai and India generally, it's advised that you stay cautious and mindful of your safety. Keep up with the latest travel advisories for India.

Departing from Sydney

Sydney Airport (SYD) can be reached from the city centre in 13 minutes by train, 20 minutes by taxi or 30 minutes by bus. Flights to Mumbai depart from the T1 International Terminal, which has a separate train station to the Domestic Terminal. Check-in counters and gates are on the departures level.

The airport advises international passengers to arrive at least 3 hours before their flights, which is when many check-in counters open. To pass the time before your departure, you can grab a bite to eat at the cafes, restaurants and food courts, use the free Wi-Fi or browse more than 150 shops.

Find out more about Sydney Airport.

Arriving in Mumbai

Mumbai Airport (BOM) is one of India's busiest airports. International flights arrive at Terminal 2, which is the larger and more modern of the terminals, located 5km from Terminal 1. The terminal has 76 immigration counters for arriving passengers.

A taxi to the city centre should cost around 450 rupees if the driver uses the meter. If you're looking for a cheaper option, you can take an auto rickshaw if you don't have a lot of baggage, or a public bus if you don't mind the crowds. The airport is not currently connected to the rail system, but you can take a bus transfer to the nearest train station.

Find out more about Mumbai Airport.

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

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