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The best prices from London to Mumbai are usually found in September or March, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Mumbai (BOM)

LON - BOM
Price
£421 - £728
BOM
Temperature
30 - 34 °C
BOM
Rainfall
0 - 736 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest in September Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Round-trip from ฿421 From London to Mumbai
One-way from ฿195 One-way flight from London to Mumbai
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Mumbai?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from London to Mumbai. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Mumbai.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Mumbai?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 41 days in advance to save up to 19% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 41 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London to Mumbai 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £420, or £473 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Mumbai?

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Mumbai from London. Users have commonly found prices around £514 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £370. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Mumbai (LON - BOM)?

It’s optimal to fly from London to Mumbai in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 5% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from London to Mumbai in September, October 2020

The best prices found for LON to BOM flights in September, October
28 Sep - 12 Oct
£471pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Sep - 12 Oct
£473pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Oct - 15 Dec
£476pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Mumbai 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mumbai from London found for this year
17 Nov - 30 Nov
£446pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 19 Nov
£468pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Sep - 12 Oct
£471pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Mumbai from London

Save time with London to Mumbai direct flight deals
9 Feb - 16 Feb
£500pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Oct - 4 Feb
£501pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Nov - 23 Nov
£502pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Mumbai

Late deals on return flights to Mumbai from London, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 12 Oct
£471pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Sep - 12 Oct
£473pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Sep - 11 Oct
£482pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Mumbai from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Mumbai
16:45 - 23:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
25h 05m
LTN - BOM
Multiple Airlines
£153
Kiwi.com
09:00 - 23:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
32h 50m
STN - BOM
Multiple Airlines
£170
Kiwi.com
04:15 - 00:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
38h 35m
LTN - BOM
Multiple Airlines
£172
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to Mumbai flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Mumbai

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Mumbai due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Mumbai for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London to Mumbai for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Mumbai for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £446, but on average you can expect to pay £476.

Are there direct flights from London to Mumbai for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Mumbai under £500. A good price for a direct flight from London to Mumbai is less than £519.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Mumbai for under £500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Mumbai within the next 7 days for less than £500.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Mumbai?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 34 °C on average in the month of May. The temperature in Mumbai is typically hotter than in London. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

What airports serve London to Mumbai flights?

There are a number of different airports in London that offer flights to Mumbai. Some of the most common are London Heathrow Airport, London Southend Airport, and London Gatwick Airport. London Heathrow is the largest and busiest airport in the city. It has four terminals and is located about 14 miles from London. Travellers can also fly out of Southend Airport which is located in Essex, about 36 miles from London’s city centre. This is a much quieter airport that has less than two million passengers passing through each year. Gatwick Airport is the second busiest airport in the city.

Which airlines fly directly from London to Mumbai?

British Airways is one of the airlines that offer direct, nonstop flights from London to Mumbai. Air India is another choice for travellers. You can expect the fastest flights using Air India which can get you from London to Mumbai in about 9 hours, while the longer flights take less than 10 hours. A direct flight can be a great option for someone who doesn’t want to deal with extra stops and wants to get to a destination more quickly than usual.

What are the stopover options between London to Mumbai?

There are also several options for flights with stopovers, which tend to be less expensive than a direct flight would be. Many of the flights with one stop make that stop in Dubai (DXB), Hamad International (DOH), and Zurich (ZRH). There are also stopover flights with more than one stop that are even less expensive. Flights might stop in both New Delhi (DEL) and Munich (MUC) or Zurich (ZRH) and Geneva (GVA). Most flights have no more than two stopovers per flight to reach Mumbai.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from London to Mumbai?

Yes, those leaving from London will need a passport as well as a visa. The passport must be valid for at least 180 days and have two blank pages. Travellers can choose to apply online for an e-Tourist Visa at least four days before coming to Mumbai.

How long does is the flight from London to Mumbai?

There are many flights that can get you from London to Mumbai in 9h 05m. Fly via Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, or KLM to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from London to Mumbai return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from London to Mumbai from £350 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are SWISS, from £367, and KLM, from £375. You may be able to fly from London to Mumbai for 32% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

Alternative routes for London to Mumbai

Destination information for Mumbai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to Mumbai
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₹94
Flight duration
9h 34m
Average temperature for September in Mumbai
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Mumbai
348.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Mumbai

Hourly flight availability from London to Mumbai

Morning 6 AM to midday 80% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 20% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Mumbai
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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