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The best prices from London to Mumbai are usually found in September or October, booked 60 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)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to BOM flight in 2021: compare London to Mumbai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Mumbai.
LON - BOM
Price
£391 - £670
BOM
Temperature
30 - 34 °C
BOM
Precipitation
0 - 736 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£391

From London to Mumbai

One-way from

£25

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 57 days in advance to save up to 8% 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 57 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 £486, or £518 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 £472 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £341. 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 afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 12% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from London to Mumbai in July, August 2021

The best prices found for LON to BOM flights in July, August
31 Aug - 20 Sep
£280pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Aug - 19 Sep
£296pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Aug - 6 Sep
£302pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Mumbai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mumbai from London found for this year
7 Nov - 21 Nov
£277pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Dec - 13 Jan
£279pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Aug - 20 Sep
£280pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Mumbai from London

Save time with London to Mumbai direct flight deals
13 Jan - 27 Jan
£295pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Aug - 6 Sep
£302pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Oct - 21 Feb
£305pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Virgin Atlantic
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
5 Aug - 7 Sep
£307pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Aug - 8 Sep
£308pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Aug - 8 Sep
£341pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Mumbai from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Mumbai
06:15 - 19:55
British Airways
Direct
9h 10m
LHR - BOM
British Airways
£26
Netflights
04:40 - 21:20
Etihad Airways
1 stop
12h 10m
LHR - BOM
Etihad Airways
£210
Voliamo
16:05 - 21:20
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
24h 45m
STN - BOM
Multiple Airlines
£217
Combigo

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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London to Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from London to Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from London to Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from London to Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are British Airways, Gulf Air, and Etihad Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Mumbai from London?

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl (BOM), located 9.6 mi from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from London to Mumbai. 24 airlines have flights to Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl from London on a regular basis. Booking flights from London to Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 1 inbound flight from London per day.

Can I find flights from London to Mumbai for under £288 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Mumbai for under £288. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £272, but on average you can expect to pay £296.

Are there direct flights from London to Mumbai for under £360 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Mumbai under £360. A good price for a direct flight from London to Mumbai is less than £342.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Mumbai for under £360?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Mumbai within the next 7 days for less than £360.

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 8h 50m. Fly via Virgin Atlantic, SWISS, or Turkish Airlines 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 £295 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Etihad Airways, from £307, and SWISS, from £316. You may be able to fly from London to Mumbai for 37% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Mumbai one-way?

£25 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from British Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Etihad Airways, with prices from £209.

Alternative routes for London to Mumbai

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Mumbai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Mumbai.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₹103
Flight duration
9h 17m
Average temperature for July in Mumbai
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Mumbai
736.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Mumbai

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Mumbai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Mumbai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ural Airlines
£435 £489 No cancel fee 55%

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Air France
£443 £595 No cancel fee 77%
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Kuwait Airways
£459 £620 No cancel fee 64%

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Uzbekistan Airways
£473 £629 No cancel fee 81%

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Lufthansa
£432 £645 No cancel fee 76%
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SAUDIA
£479 £671 No cancel fee 86%
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Qatar Airways
£461 £693 No cancel fee 68%
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Turkish Airlines
£454 £716 No cancel fee 77%
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Aeroflot
£669 £729 No cancel fee 79%
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SWISS
£441 £763 No cancel fee 79%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Mumbai

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Mumbai.
Morning 6 AM to midday 86% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 13% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Mumbai
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Mumbai.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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