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Flight Information to Mumbai from New York City

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Flights from New York City to Mumbai cover the 7774 miles (12538 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available.

Flights from New York to Mumbai

Given that both are major international cities, New York and Mumbai are relatively well connected, with numerous airlines offering flights between the two locations. This is despite the fact that the distance between them is considerable: around 7,800 miles (12,500 kilometers). Currently, direct flights from New York to Mumbai are not available, although this is likely to become possible in the future. The advantage of several airlines flying this route is that this competition helps to keep the price down. It also gives you a wide choice of stopover airports, with options in eurosope, the Middle East and even India itself. The fastest journeys between New York and Mumbai take around 1seven hours, including a stopover en route. As for time, Mumbai is 10.five hours ahead of New York.

Which airlines travel from New York to Mumbai?

When booking a flight from New York to Mumbai there are around 12 airlines to choose from. Broadly speaking these fall into two groups: eurosopean carriers and Middle Eastern carriers. The eurosopean airlines flying this route are the ones you might expect: Lufthansa, Air France, KLM, British Airways, Swiss and Virgin Atlantic. As for the Middle Eastern airlines, it's the main three: Etihad, Emirates and Qatar Airways. Turkish Airlines also fly this route, as does India's national carrier Air India.

How long is the flight from New York to Mumbai?

The length of the flight from New York to Mumbai depends on where you change flight, and the duration of the stopover. The fastest available flights are just inside 1seven hours duration; these include KLM via Amsterdam, Emirates via Dubai and British Airways via London Heathrow. Lasting between 17 and 1eight hours are flights offered by Virgin Atlantic via London Heathrow, Etihad via Abu Dhabi and Swiss via Zurich. Flying with Turkish Airlines via Istanbul takes just over 1nine hours, while traveling with Air India via Delhi takes about 20 hours.

How many flights are there from New York to Mumbai?

During the week, there are no fewer than 25 departures per day from New York to Mumbai. Only one of these is in the morning, and more than half of them are in the evening after 6:00 p.m.  On weekends there are 24 departures per day. The airline offering the most flights per day on this route is British Airways with five, of which four depart after 6:00 p.m. Virgin Atlantic and KLM both operate three flights per day, as do Swiss. Lufthansa, Air France and Emirates offer two departures per day, while Air India offer just one. Etihad operate two evening departures from Monday to Friday but just one at weekends. Emirates offers the first departure of the day, seven days a week at 10:40 a.m, while Turkish Airlines offers the final flight each day. This leaves New York at 11:20 p.m. during the week and at 11:30 p.m. on the weekend.

What are the departure and arrival airports from New York to Mumbai?

If taking a flight from New York to Mumbai, the departure airport will be JFK International, the city's main airport. JFK is situated in Queens, around 16 miles (26 kilometers) from Manhattan. The airport currently has six terminals numbered 1 to 8 (terminals 3 and 6 no longer exist). Five of the airlines offering flights from New York to Mumbai operate from Terminal 4: Air India, Etihad, Emirates, KLM and Virgin Atlantic. British Airways and Qatar Airways both operate from Terminal 7, while Air France, Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines all operate out of Terminal 1. WiFi, provided by Boingo, is available throughout the airport. Left luggage offices and ATMs are readily available and there are plenty of hotels nearby, most of which offer shuttle buses to/from the airport. A taxi from JFK into Manhattan takes around 45 minutes. Bus services are also available, of which the best is the New York City Airporter Bus which runs to Grand Central Terminal.

International flights to Mumbai arrive at Maharaj International Airport,  the second busiest airport in India. The airport is 18 miles (28 kilometers) from downtown Mumbai. The best (and cheapest) way into the city is to buy a taxi coupon - this will cover you for one journey into the city. There are numerous prepaid taxi offices as you exit the terminal building - it pays to visit two or three to get the best price. Uber is also available from the airport. All international flights arrive at Terminal 2, which has a good range of shops and restaurants. ATMs and WiFi is also available.

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Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for flights from New York City to Mumbai?

Travel between New York City, USA and Mumbai, India by plane is: Restricted.

Can I enter India from USA?

International entry status: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United States

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in India from New York City?

Conditions of entry:

  • 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Mumbai, India?

All travelers in India must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 9/15/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight from New York City to Mumbai as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to New York City, USA from Mumbai, India?

The restriction level for your return flight to New York City, USA from Mumbai is: Restricted.

Is my return flight into New York City from Mumbai restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of India

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in USA from Mumbai?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop

What are the safety rules to follow in New York City, USA?

The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 9/14/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to New York City from Mumbai closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is New York City to Mumbai by plane?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between New York City and Mumbai by plane to be approximately 7774 miles (12538 km).

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Mumbai (Bombay)

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