Mumbai International (BOM)
Location: The airport is located 18 miles (29km) north of
Time: GMT +5.5
The two terminals are five miles (3km) apart, which are
connected by a free bus service which takes 10-15 minutes. Several
Indian Airlines flights (especially to Goa) depart from the
Taxi: Taxis are the only form of transport offering direct
transfers to the city. Choose a prepaid taxi over a metered one as
metered taxi drivers are notorious for travelling longer routes to
destinations in order to rack up the meter reading. Do not pay more
than RS 450-600 for a prepaid taxi, the amount of which will take
you past central Mumbai to Colaba, the city's main tourist hub.
Train: Commuting via railway is the fastest way to travel in
Mumbai. The Mumbai Suburban Railwa
Car hire, with or without a driver, can be arranged in the
Arrivals terminal, through Silver Cabs or Carzonrent. Passengers
are strongly advised not to try drive themselves around Mumbai.
Pre-paid taxis are available outside Arrivals, at Terminals 2A
and 2C. The journey time is approximately one hour to the
city-centre of Mumbai, and costs approximately Rs. 400.
Money and communications: ATMs, currency exchange and post
Luggage: There are left luggage and lost and found facilities in
Conference and business: The departures areas of both terminals
contain executive lounges and a business centre. Conference
facilities are available at the nearby Leela Kempinski Hotel.
Other facilities: Facilities include childcare rooms, medical
facilities, a prayer room and a smoking lounge.
Wi-fi: Wi-fi is available
Parking comprises 2,250 spaces. Parking at Mumbai Airport is INR
60 for the first half hour, INR 130 for up to two hours, and INR
750 per day.
Departure Tax: Rs. 700 (usually included in the ticket