|Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai
Number of Terminals
One terminal at Sahar for International flights. Another terminal with two buildings at Santacruz (E) for domestic flights.
Recently a consortium called Mumbai International Airport Ltd. (MIAL), consisting of GVK and South African Airports (SAA), was appointed to carry out the modernisation of the Mumbai Airport.
Indian Standard Time UTC + 5:30 Hrs
Sahar airport terminal is located about 30 kms. and Santacruz airport terminal is located about 25 kms. north of Mumbai
Transfer between Terminals
Free inter-terminal coach services transfer passengers between the terminals.
The airport is well signposted from Mumbai.
Car parking is available at both terminals. There are about 1200 spaces at Terminal 2 and 800 spaces at the Terminal 1, with premium and standard car parks available at both terminals. Parking charges are Rs.60/- (About US $ 1.50) for 4 Hours or part thereof. Premium Parking charges are Rs.120/- (About US $ 2.75) for 4 Hours or part thereof.
Car hire companies are operated by private agencies and can be found in the Arrivals halls of both terminals.
Pre-paid taxis, metered taxis and auto-rickshaws are available at the airport (journey time to the city centre: 90-180 minutes).
Buses are available, with a city bus service to Mumbai and a pre-paid coach service to destinations in the southern states available. Intercity coach services can be booked in the Arrivals areas of Terminal 2.
A railway reservation counter is situated in Terminal 2, for connections to the metro rail system; 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.
Information and Help Desks
A meet and greet counter is located in Terminal 1B. There are also tourist information counters.
Money and communications
Telecommunications centres, offering telephones, fax, Internet and photocopying, are located in both terminals. There are also telephones, hotel reservation counters, bureaux de change, ATMs and postal services throughout both terminals.
Eating and drinking
There are restaurants, snack bars, tea, cold drinks and coffee vending booths, bars, ice cream and chocolate shops.
Duty-free shopping is available in Terminal 2
Left-luggage facilities are available in both terminals.
These include first aid and medical services, child care rooms and special snoozer chairs.
Facilities for Disabled Travellers
There are lifts between floors, as well as disabled toilets and disabled parking at the airport. Wheelchairs are also available from the airlines on request; passengers requiring special assistance should inform the airline prior to travel. Free assistance to disabled passengers is available.
Conference and Business Facilities
There is a business centre and executive lounges in the Departures areas of both terminals. Airlines provide business class lounges and there is a designated executive lounge.