Modernity and a rich Colonial heritage coexist in India’s city of dreams. Its illustrious past as one of the subcontinent’s prime hubs of trade lends it an infectious vibe that is inimitable. Get ready to be swept away by the infectious energy of this island city and its residents.
Mumbai is well-connected to the rest of India and the world. The international terminal is sited in Andheri East, and the domestic terminal in Santacruz West. You are required to reach the international terminal at least three hours prior to your flight, and the domestic at least an hour in advance.
Mumbai is a major rail hub, and most trains from other parts of the country terminate at CST and Mumbai Central in South Mumbai, and Bandra and Kurla in the suburbs. Plan to reach the station at least thirty minutes prior to your train’s scheduled departure time.
Bus services, operated by both the State Transport corporation and private agencies, connect Mumbai to all major Indian cities, and pick-up points differ by operator. Major hubs include Mumbai CST, Dadar, Chembur and Borivali. Many reputable online travel portals sell bus tickets.
Mumbai is connected to the rest of the state of Maharashtra and to both the north and south of the country by national highways, such as NH 8 to Delhi, and NH 17 to Kochi in Kerala. Road conditions differ depending on time of year.