If you aren’t able to travel to Mumbai during the month of March, then flying in October is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of R6 775.
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 R7 580. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Mumbai outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from South Africa to Mumbai for R5 385.
The cheapest day to depart from South Africa to Mumbai is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as R7 352. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Monday because tickets tend to average around R7 908. 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 954 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 R9 307.