Flights from Dubai to Mumbai, India

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Destination Overview

As the wealthiest city in India, Mumbai, previously known as Bombay, is also the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India and had an estimated population of 12.4 million as of 2011. Mumbai sits across seven islands with the land in between the islands having been reclaimed in the mid-1800s. Art lovers should be sure to stop in at Kala Ghoda Art Precinct to take in the multitude of art galleries, while the marvel of Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat and seeing thousands of people hand-washing clothing from all over Mumbai is a sight to see as well.

Flying to Mumbai

1. Which airports serve Dubai to Mumbai?

Dubai International Airport is one of the most popular airports serving flights from Dubai to Mumbai and is located only 4 km from Dubai. It is a major Middle East hub airport. The Al Maktoum Airport is also an international airport with some flights from Dubai to Mumbai. It is located 37 km west of Dubai.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Dubai to Mumbai?

Jet Airways is the major provider of these flights, with daily departures and no connections required, with Indigo, Air India, Emirates, India Express and Spicejet also offering similar flights. Other airlines, including Air France, Air Mauritius, British Airways, Cathay, Ethiopian, Gulf Air, Jazeera, KLM, Kenya, Kuwait, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Oman Air, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Srilankan, Swiss, Thai, Turkish and Virgin Atlantic, also offer daily departures but require a connection. Flydubai, Air Canada, Air China, Iran Air, Korean, Egyptair, and RwandAir offer some additional departures throughout the week.

3. How long is the flight?

If you book a direct flight from Dubai to Mumbai, you can expect it to take approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes. With layovers, there are many other options that might take upwards of 6 hours. Mumbai is 1 hour and 30 minutes ahead of Dubai.

4. Climate changes between Dubai to Mumbai

While Mumbai’s warm temperature is consistent throughout the year, while Dubai experiences more varied weather with extreme heat from May through September. Even though Dubai gets very little rain, Mumbai receives heavy rains between June and September.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

Mumbai’s currency is the Indian Rupee and it can be acquired at most Mumbai banks, international airports, hotels and money exchange booths. Credit cards such as MasterCard and Visa can be used at ATMs to obtain currency as well.

A visa is required to enter India, in addition to a valid passport with six months’ validity beyond the date of your visa application. US citizens planning to visit no longer than 60 days for tourist purposes may apply for an electronic travel authorization at least four days prior to their arrival.

City Information

Those who enjoy shopping will love Mumbai’s active street markets. From the numerous pavement vendors that line Colaba Causeway, to the Chor Bazaar Thieves Market with a plentiful supply of antiques, Mumbai is a great place for street shopping.

The imposing Haji Ali is both a tomb and a mosque and should be a stop on your itinerary as well but be sure to schedule your visit during low tide, as this is the only time that it can be reached. As the home of Bollywood, you can tour the sets of movies or even stop at a theater to take one in when you need some downtime. After a busy day, you might also be interested in taking some time to explore the Juhu and Marine Drive Chowpatty Beaches. For dining try the recommended Sea Lounge, the Yazdani Bakery and Café, and The Pantry. There are numerous other eateries available serving the excellent local cuisine.

Dubai to Mumbai Last modified: Mar 26, 2024 19:28 -04:00

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How Much is a Flight from Dubai to Mumbai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Dubai to Mumbai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AED812.

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How far in advance should I book tickets from Dubai to Mumbai?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Dubai to Mumbai.

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Cheapest Day To Fly from Dubai to Mumbai

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Cheap Last Minute Flights from Dubai to Mumbai

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Dubai to Mumbai

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

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The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Dubai to Mumbai.

Weekly Direct Flights from Dubai to Mumbai - By Carrier
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IndiGo 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:25 15:55
Air India 3 2 2 3 2 3 2 00:00 18:40
India Express 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 13:00 13:00
SpiceJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 20:55 20:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Dubai to Mumbai

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Dubai to Mumbai. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison. Find Flights

Dubai to Mumbai Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Dubai to Mumbai?
Answer: The average Dubai to Mumbai flight time is 3 hours and 6 minutes.
Question: How far is Mumbai from Dubai?
Answer: The distance from Dubai to Mumbai is 1,924 kilometers (1,196 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Dubai to Mumbai?
Answer: There are 48 direct flights from Dubai to Mumbai.
Question: What are the most popular Dubai airlines for direct flights from Dubai to Mumbai?
Answer: IndiGo Air provides 43% of the non-stop flights between Dubai and Mumbai.

Dubai to Mumbai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Dubai and Mumbai. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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