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Chhatrapati Shivaji International (BOM)

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Chhatrapati Shivaji International (BOM)
AddressMumbai 400 099, India
Telephone(022) 6685 1010
Websitewww.csia.in
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT India Standard Time: GMT/UTC +5:30
MapMumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
LocationMumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is located 30 km (19 miles) north of central Mumbai.
Airport codeBOM
Airport newsMumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has recently undergone extensive expansion and improvement, adding capacity and expanding passenger facilities as well as improving road access. This includes a new Terminal 2, which is due to be fully operational by the end of 2014. An extension to the new Mumbai Metro LRT system will reach the airport by 2016.
Transfer between terminalsThe airport terminals are spread over two different locations 4 km (2.5 miles) apart. Free, air-conditioned interterminal coach services transfer passengers between the terminals every 20 minutes throughout the day.
Driving directionsThe airport is well signed from Mumbai and can be reached by taking National Highway 8 northwards; this passes the airport site (Terminal 1) at Santa Cruz. Terminal 2 can be reached by heading further north on the highway before turning eastwards onto Sahar Road.
Car rentalCar rental companies are operated by private agencies and can be found in the arrivals halls of both terminals. It's not wise or usual to opt for the self-drive option; cars with drivers are not expensive. Details about operators can be found on the airport website.
Public transport and taxisBus: The BEST (www.bestundertaking.com) city bus service to Mumbai. Buses 312 and 321 run to the nearby Vile Parle East train station from Terminal 1 and 2, respectively. Local bus fares are very low, but buses can be very crowded.
Coach: Intercity coach services can be booked in the arrivals areas of Terminal 2.
Taxi: Prepaid taxis, metered taxis, and motor rickshaws are available at the airport. Taxis are the preferred choice of transport for the visitor arriving without prearranged hotel transportation. Rates to central Mumbai start at around INR450 with an air-conditioned vehicle and the travel time is upwards of one hour, depending on traffic.
Rail: A railway reservation counter is situated in Terminal 2. Trains run to the nearby airport Mumbai CST Terminus (formerly known as the Victoria Terminus) and Churchgate for connections to Mumbai and destinations throughout India. Buses 321 and 308 connect the airport with the existing Metro links.
Car parkingParking areas are situated at both terminals. There are more than 2,000 spaces in total, with premium and standard parking options available at both terminals.
Information and help desksA meet-and-greet counter is located in Terminal 1. There are also tourist information counters.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: ATMs and bureaux de change are available at both terminals.
Communications: Telecommunications centers, offering telephones, fax, Internet, and photocopying services, are located in both terminals. Wireless Internet access is available free of charge throughout the airport.
Food: There is a range of bars restaurants, snack bars, and ice cream parlors at the airport. These range from restaurants serving local delicacies to international chains.
Shopping: Numerous shops are located within the terminals, including designer clothes retailers, jewelers, and news agents. Duty-free shopping is available in Terminal 2.
Luggage: Left-luggage facilities are available in both terminals. Lost items should be reported at the Lost and Found Department in Terminals 1 (tel: 98338 57114 or 98338 68722) and 2 (tel: 97690 68860).
Other facilities: Other facilities at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport include a pharmacy, first aid and medical services, child care rooms, and smoking lounges.
Conference and business facilitiesA business center and executive lounges are situated in the departures areas of both terminals. Facilities in these areas include Internet access, fax machines, and shoe-polishing machines. Various airlines provide business class lounges and there is a designated executive lounge.

Extensive conference, banqueting, and business facilities are available at the nearby LaLit Hotel (tel: (022) 6699 2222; www.thelalit.com).
Disabled facilitiesFacilities for the disabled include elevators connecting the various floors, accessible toilets, and designated parking spaces. Wheelchairs are available from the airlines on request; passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline prior to travel.
Airport hotelsThere are a number of hotels near the airport; some city properties offer a courtesy shuttle service to/from the airport. Accommodation can be booked at reservation counters in the arrivals areas of both terminals. Our Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport guide offers the following options:

Hilton Mumbai International Airport
Just five minutes by taxi from Terminal 2, the 178-room Hilton is a modern property built in a traditional style. Among its facilities is an outdoor pool, a choice of restaurants, and a business center.
Andheri East, Sahar Airport Road
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, India
Tel: (022) 2838 0000.
Web: www.hilton.com

Midland Hotel Mumbai
The two-star Midland Hotel Mumbai is about 10 minutes' drive from the airport. It offers a choice of restaurants, leisure facilities, and meeting rooms, along with a roof terrace.
Santa Cruz, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Lovely House 'A'
Mumbai 400 055, India
Tel: (022) 2611 0414.
Web: www.hotelmidland.com

Courtyard Mumbai International Airport
Handy to the business district in north Mumbai, the Courtyard offers a fitness center with a pool and spa facility, as well as a range of meeting rooms. On-site dining options include a 24-hour café, a takeaway deli, and a large restaurant.
Andheri-East, Andheri Kurla Road
Mumbai 400 059, India
Tel: (022) 6136 9999.
Web: www.marriott.com

Lalit Mumbai
This 368-room hotel is the closest to the airport site, about 10 minutes away by road. Boasting a wide range of facilities including a spa and various dining choices, the hotel also houses a business center and meeting space.
Andheri (East), Sahar Airport Road
Mumbai 400059, India
Tel: (022) 6699 2222.
Web: www.thelalit.com
Full airport nameMumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
CityMumbai (Bombay)
State or provinceIndia
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