Mumbai International Guide
- Full name: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
- Location: The airport is located 18 miles (29km) north of Mumbai.
- Time: GMT +5.5
+91 (0)22 2615 6500, Terminal 1: +91 (0)22 2615 6600, Terminal 2: +91 (0)22 2682 9000
- Transfer to the City:
Taxis are the only direct transport from the airport to the city. Make sure to take a government licensed taxi with a fare conversion chart as unlicensed taxis are known to overcharge travellers. The Mumbai Suburban Railway Network consists of four lines, namely the Western, Central, Harbour and Trans-Harbour Lines; all of which connect to various parts of the city. The closest station to Terminal 1 (Vile Parle), is located in Santa Cruz, while the nearest station to Terminal 2 (Andheri) is located in Sahar. Both may be reached via a quick bus or taxi trip from the airport. Buses also travel between the airport and the nearby railway stations of Vile Parle and Andheri. Catch bus 312 in Terminal 1 and bus 321 in Terminal 2 to reach these stations respectively. Auto Rickshaws are also available at Domestic Terminal 1 for transfers to public transport.
- Car rental:
Car hire, with or without a driver, can be arranged in the Arrivals terminal. Passengers are strongly advised not to try drive themselves around Mumbai.
Facilities at the airport include ATMs, currency exchange and a post office, left luggage services, executive lounges and a business centre, tourist information counters, duty-free shopping, childcare rooms, medical facilities, a prayer room and a smoking lounge. A variety of restaurants and fast food outlets are available.
CSIA has a car parking facility at both domestic and international terminals. Parking starts at about INR 110 for the first half hour and goes up to INR 1100 for a 24 hour period.
- Departure tax: Rs. 700 (usually included in the ticket price)
- Website: www.csia.in