Cheap one-way & return flights to Mumbai from London
Best time to get cheap flights to Mumbai
Tourists visit Mumbai throughout the year, so prices won’t vary much. However, flight and accommodation prices are comparatively lower between March and May due to hot summers. Humidity levels are high during the day; ultimately, there is no crowd at the tourist spots. You can save big on your flights to Mumbai by booking at least four weeks before your departure.
Airlines that operate flights to Mumbai
- Air India
- British Airways
- Virgin Atlantic
- Qatar Airways
- SriLankan Airlines
- SWISS Air
Direct flights from UK to Mumbai
British Airways, Air India and Virgin Atlantic offer direct flights to Mumbai from London. Flight time for a direct flight is nearly 8 hours and 50 minutes.
Flight duration from UK to Mumbai
Direct flight to Mumbai from Heathrow is around 8 hours and 50 minutes, whereas connecting flights may take longer according to their stopover duration. The shortest flight to Mumbai from Birmingham is nearly 11 hours and 35 minutes.
Flight ticket price to Mumbai
In the last week, the cheapest return flight to Mumbai was found out to be £469 from London Heathrow. However, flights to Mumbai from Manchester/Gatwick can cost you around £518 during the low season.
Finding flights to Mumbai with flexible rebooking options
Travelhouseuk is working with the airlines offering flight tickets to Mumbai with an extended validity to help you reschedule your flight on a later date without any change fee. It means no charges will be incurred when you make changes in your flight booking.
London to Mumbai flights with British Airways:
British Airways is the most sought-after airline for flights to Mumbai. It operates direct flights from London and Mumbai (BOM) on a daily basis. The flight distance is covered in 9 hours approximately. You can choose a flight price with hand baggage only or opt for a flight with baggage allowance of 23 kg for an Economy Class ticket. Seat selection is complimentary before 24 hours of flight departure. Over and above, you get flexible tickets for an easy change/cancellation policy. Enhanced cleaning and safety measures are also ensured on the plane during your journey.
FAQs - Booking Mumbai flights
The best time to visit Mumbai is from late October to early February, even though it is a year-round tourist destination. Travellers from all over the world can be seen at different tourist hotspots during this ideal period as the weather is mild with little humidity. That said, the best time to visit really depends on your preferences, it remains an open question. If you are planning a budget vacation, then look forward to visiting in April and May. Owing to the city's proximity to the sea, it can get somewhat humid, but at the same time, accommodations can be had for lower prices than usual.
The cheapest way to travel to Mumbai is through a few easy and simple steps. Firstly, you should be able to reach out to your travel agent at least six weeks before your departure. Consider all available airlines and opt for flexible tickets only; be flexible with your departure date and avoid high season for last-minute flights. Rest assured, your travel agent will recommend you the best option in terms of price and convenience.
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport serves the entire Mumbai Metropolitan Area for both international and domestic flights. Its IATA code is BOM. This is the second largest airport in India and is conveniently located at a distance of 7 kilometres from central Mumbai. The airport has three terminals of which the Terminal 2, locally dubbed as Sahar International Airport, caters to international flights to and from the UK.
Hanging Gardens: While overlooking the city from the top of Malabar Hill, there are the formal Hanging Gardens. Also known as Feroz Shah Mehta Garden, the garden lures the visitors with the recalibrated emerald beauty and topiaries.
Mahalaxmi Temple: Mahalaxmi Temple, Mumbai’s oldest temple, sits majestically on the hills overlooking the Arabian Sea. It is dedicated to Lakshmi i.e. goddess of wealth which is an appropriate patron deity for this thriving city of business and commerce.
The Taj Mahal Hotel: Another spectacular place, The Taj Mahal Hotel, stands not far from the Colaba Causeway. It is as famous as the Taj Mahal itself and before it the Gateway of India, a vast stone archway erected to receive the King Emperor’s George V.
Marine Drive: It stretches besides the Arabian Sea in the South Mumbai. 3.5 km long, C shaped boulevard, is the perfect point for a rendezvous break from the hustle and bustle of the city.
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