Flights from New York to Mumbai

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from New York to Mumbai

Favorite airline: Kuwait Airways
24 % of flights from New York to Mumbai are booked with Kuwait Airways.
Kuwait Airways
24 %
Qatar Airways
15 %
Virgin Atlantic
8 %
Tip: book 5 weeks before departure
Save up to 63 % by booking flights 5 weeks before departure.
36 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Sunday
The cheapest flights on this route are operated on Sunday.
Favourite connection: via Kuwait
The most popular route is via Kuwait and is booked by 32 % of all travelers.
1 stopover Kuwait-Kuwait International
23h 05min, from $653
32 %
1 stopover Doha International Airport
22h 25min, from $812
20 %
1 stopover Istanbul
19h 20min, from $770
10 %

Useful information about the flight from New York to Mumbai

Make the Most of Your Mumbai Holiday

Mumbai, the most populous city in India, is the capital of India's state of Maharashtra. Visit this modern city to experience a unique mix of cosmopolitan city life and traditional festivals and cultural events.

Best Time to Travel to Mumbai

Mumbai's tropical climate enjoys three seasons: Summer, Monsoon and Winter. The best time to visit is during the winter months, between November and February, when temperatures typically reach a maximum of 30°C and a minimum of 17°C. Avoid visiting Mumbai during the monsoon season, which runs from June to September.

Travel to Mumbai during Holi festival at the full moon in March. Or visit during Ganesh Chaturthi in August and September, which is 10 days of celebrations and processions. Diwali, the festival of lights in October, is a festive event including fireworks and lights.

Good to Know Before You Go

Visas are necessary for travelers coming into Mumbai. Be sure that you have all necessary vaccines and boosters before you leave home. Recommended immunisations include Hepatitis A, Tetanus and Typhoid. Some travelers may also want to consider Cholera if they are planning a trip during the monsoon season, Hepatitis B, Japanese Encephalitis and Rabies are likewise recommended. Most visitors avoid drinking the tap water in India. Stick to boiled, fried food, and be sure to peel vegetables and fruit before eating to avoid nasty infections. Smog is prevalent during the dry season and can make your stay unpleasant. Living costs are much lower in India. You can get a budget meal from about 200 Indian Rupees.

Local Tips and Information

Mumbai airport is located at 28 km from the city. Prepaid cabs into the city cost between about 450 and 600 Rs. Cabs in Mumbai are fairly cheap, with a minimum fare of Rs 21 for the first 1.5 km and then Rs 1 for every additional 100 metres. As city trains are very busy at certain times, many visitors will opt for buses. Purchase a bus day pass for Rs 70 (you will need a Smart photo ID card).

Head to South Mumbai or Colaba or near railway stations for budget rooms. Accommodation in Mumbai can be relatively expensive compared to the rest of the country. You can get a bed in a hostel or dorm for roughly 250 Rs. Three-star hotels cost from about 4000 Rs.

Flight information: New York - Mumbai

Roundtrip from $653.18
Flight duration min. 14:25 / max. 16:05
Return flight duration min. 16:00/ max. 17:45
Distance 12545 km
Flights per week 27
Departure airport New York (JFK, EWR, LGA) (NYC)
Arrival airport Mumbai (Bombay) (BOM)
Destination country India
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