If you aren’t able to travel to Mumbai during the month of March, then flying in February is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of R5 549.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Mumbai. During this timeframe, flight prices are around R6 122.
The cheapest day to depart from South Africa to Mumbai is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as R6 369. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Monday because tickets tend to average around R6 850. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Mumbai.
Flying to Mumbai from South Africa at midday is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as R6 024 when looking at flights departing at midday. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Mumbai is in the evening when prices are around R8 062.
Those flying to Mumbai could potentially find better pricing at Pune Lohegaon Airport (122 km from Mumbai city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.