Mumbai International Airport (BOM) or Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport

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The 2nd busiest airport in the country is the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. With over 1000 flights operating out of it each day, the Mumbai airport is where one gets a piece of the city’s hustling atmosphere.

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To know how to move between terminals, click here.

  • Someone said it right “once you live in Mumbai, you cannot live anywhere else in the world “that is the charm of this place.
  • Saki Naka across the suburbs of Santacruz, Vile Parle and Sahar village in Andheri
  • Mumbai Airport offers round-the-   arrival and departure so that you can travel at your convenience.

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How to reach Mumbai Airport?

The Mumbai Airport is spread over 1,850  acres in Andheri East, Mumbai 28km north of Mumbai. To make your travel to the airport easy and efficient, have a look at the different ways you can reach the airport.

  • By bus – A low-cost and efficient way to travel to the airport is via the bus service facility. There are various buses that operate from the Mumbai airport into the city and vice versa.
  • Metro –The Airport Road Metro station is the closest station to the airport. The metro operates from the city to the airport. It is located on Line 1 of the Mumbai metro. The distance between the metro station and the airport is approx. 1.4 Km.
  • Cabs/ taxis –There are a plethora of cab services that you can avail of to reach the airport on time. This post-paid and more comfortable service will ensure your safety and work around the clock. There are also pre-paid taxis available outside both terminals and it will take you at least one hour to reach the center of the city.
  • Train- The Western, Central Main, and Harbour Lines are the three lines that make up the Mumbai Suburban Railway Network, and they all link to different regions of the city. The station closest to Terminal 1 (Vile Parle) is in Santa Cruz, whereas the station closest to Terminal 2 (Andheri) is in Sahar. Both are easily accessible from the airport by bus or taxi.

Mumbai Airport details - Pin code, IATA and address

The Mumbai Airport is located in Andheri East and is in the north of Mumbai. It is farther from the center of the city but is convenient for all passengers.

Mumbai Airport terminal information

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai is the second busiest airport in the country in terms of total and international passenger traffic after Delhi and 35th busiest in the world. IndiGo operates more than 100 daily non-stop flights between Mumbai and other key locations in India and abroad.

There are two terminals – domestic (Terminal 1) and international (Terminal 2) located in separate complexes in Santacruz and Sahar respectively.

Terminal 1

This terminal is exclusively for budgeted domestic airlines. It has 11 terminal boarding bridges. The handling capacity is 10 million passengers per year.

Terminal 2

This terminal is handling the international flights and some the domestic flights. It has an area of 210,000 sq. meters. It has 192 check-in counters and 60 immigration counters at departure, 14 baggage carousels, and 76 immigration counters at arrival.


How to move between Mumbai Airport terminals?

Terminal 1 - Terminal 2
  • T1 to T2 – Travel time is approximately 30 - 35 min. (External)
  • MIAL Shuttle service is right outside the arrival gate on your right-side OPP gate 2,
  • BEST service is available at the regular bus stand across gate 2
  • Taxi services including Uber/Ola can be booked at the arrival hall/via app. Exit the arrival hall and walk past the food court to reach the pick-up point.
  • To hire a rickshaw, exit the arrival hall, take a right and walk for around 150 m till the end of the departure terminal (gate 1) to reach the rickshaw stand.
  • At T2, Uber/Ola/Taxi drop points are opposite entry gate 6 for IndiGo’s domestic departures and opposite entry gate 7 for IndiGo’s international departures.
  • At T2, the rickshaw drop off point is at P5. Walk towards P6, take the lift to P6 arrivals, and walk past Starbucks. Take a right, use the escalator, and reach P10. Then, cross the road to reach entry gate 6 for IndiGo’s domestic flights and entry gate 7 for IndiGo’s international departures.
Terminal 2 - Terminal 1
  • T2 to T1 – Travel time via MIAL shuttle is approximately 25 - 30 min.
  • Exit the arrival hall and to go to level 4 (Towards the exit way)
  • BEST shuttle is at Level 6 ACROSS THE RICKSHAW stand near regular BUS stand
  • T2 to T1 – Travel time via Uber/Ola/Taxi is approximately 25 - 30 min. Exit the arrival hall and take right. Use the lift to arrive at P7 for the Ola pick up point (East side) and then take left. Use the lift to arrive at P7 for the Uber pick up point (West side).
  • Use the elevated road only. After exiting the elevated road, take the 2nd left towards drop point 1B terminal (entry gate 1) for IndiGo departures.
  • For prepaid taxis, book before exiting the arrival hall. Exit the arrival hall, take either of the elevators available on both ends to reach P4. Your taxi’s location will be shared by the prepaid taxi counter in-charge.
  • For rickshaw, exit the arrival hall and walk straight past Starbucks. Take the lift to P5 or the ramp. Rickshaw stand is available outside the terminal building.
Same Terminal
  • T1 – Connection time is 75 min. After reaching the arrival hall, take right from the IndiGo baggage service counter. Cross the transit point (Segregation gate) and use the lift to reach 1C terminal [Gates 21 - 25 (Aerobridge) and Gates 29 - 31 (Bus Boarding)].
  • T2 – After exiting the aircraft, walk towards the CISF check point. Take left for transfer flights and reach the departure security hold area. Do not cross the CISF check point, as no reverse entry is allowed.
  • In case the CISF check point is crossed, exit the baggage collection belt area, and take a right. Use the escalator, display your ticket to the CISF staff and use the escalator again. Walk straight to the security hold area for departures.

Mumbai Airport facilities

Mumbai Airport provides the following facilities for your smoother travel:

Free trolleys.
ATM and cash machines.
Currency exchange counters.
Child Care Area and availability of strollers.
Children's Play Area.
Free Medical Facilities.
A pharmacy within the airport.
Post Office and Prayer Room.
Visitor’s ticket.
Assistance for differently-abled/elderly passengers.
Luggage Wrapping, Storage, and Lockers
Lost and Found Baggage Services.
Car Rental Services, Pre-paid Taxi Service
Wifi and charging services
Lost and Found services
Smoking area

Mumbai Airport Lounges

Be it a business trip or a holiday, the best place to unwind and relax at the airport as you wait for your flight is at the Mumbai airport lounge. The Mumbai airport presents its passengers with a vast variety of lounges where one can relax.

  • Carnations Lounge
  • Loyalty Lounge
  • Travel Club
  • Pranaam Lounge

Things to do in Mumbai International Airport

While you wait at the Mumbai Airport, spend your time in -

  • Getting awed by the art display adorning the walls of the airport.
  • Shopping at Duty-Free shops for reasonable prices.
  • Picking up your heart’s desires for apparels, accessories, perfumes and cosmetics, toys, souvenirs, electronics, and jewelry.
  • Relaxing with Heaven on Earth Spa, is another reason to reach early for a flight.
  • Getting comfortable at the variety of lounges available.
  • Relishing your taste buds with offerings from several restaurants and cafes.
  • Snacking at the kiosk for a cheaper hunger relief.

Hotels near Mumbai Airport


Niranta Airport Transit Hotel & Lounge Terminal 2, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India


The Orchid Mumbai 70 C Nehru Road, Vile Parle East | Vile Parle East, Mumbai (Bombay) 400099, India


Cafetaria Hotel Domestic Airport,, Mumbai (Bombay) 400099, India


Ibis Mumbai Airport 77 Junction Of Nehru Path Plot No F, Mumbai (Bombay) 400099, India

  • IBIS Mumbai airport
  • T24 Retro
  • Hotel Greenpark
  • Hotel Airport International

Places to visit near Mumbai Airport

When you are sitting in the airport waiting for your flight or during a Layover and have time in hand, you must visit the City of Dreams and see places around the Airport. But be sure to come back on time so that you don't miss your flight!

  1. Juhu Beach - Juhu Beach is a popular tourist spot in Mumbai, encircled on three sides by the Arabian Sea. The cafeteria, which is located near the bay's entrance, is a famous place. Bhelpuri, Pani puri, and sevpuri are all available at this food court. The Mumbai Airport is 6 km away from this popular beach.
  2. Worli Sea Fence - Worli Sea Face, 16 km from Airport Terminals, is a scenic location with an infinite view of the Arabian Sea. Haji Al Dargah and the Mosque are also located here. The visitor will also be able to see the Bandra-Worli Sea Link and the Worli Fort from this tourist hotspot.
  3. Bandra Fort - Visitors arriving in Mumbai via short flights, such as Delhi to Mumbai flights, should pop down to the Bandra Fort, which is only 11 km from the Airport Terminals.

IndiGo flights operating to/ from Mumbai Airport

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