|Destination: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport|
|Destination Type: Weekend Gateway|
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai, formerly known as Sahar International Airport, is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai Metropolitan Area, India.The airport consists of two passenger terminals: Terminal 1 at Santacruz for domestic flights and Terminal 2 at Sahar for both international and domestic flights. While both terminals use the same airside facilities, they are physically separated on the cityside, requiring a 15–20-minute (landside) drive between them.
Terminal 2 hosts all the international flights from and to Mumbai Airport, it is also home of some domestic flights operated by Air India, Air India Express, Air India Regional, Jet Airways and Vistara.
Distance from Mumbai: 493 kms.
Mumbai’s roads are considered one of the busiest city roads in India. You just need to drive your car very safely to reach your destination. You just need to take a direction of Vile Parle East or Shivaji Nagar, or Kranti Nagar, which are the nearest areas from the International Airport aka Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.
BEST (Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport) is one of the best ways to reach Mumbai International Airport by bus. It is the most popular public transportation in the city of Mumbai. Take a bus route no. 321 to Vile Parle East from the International Airport Terminal. Alternatively, you can also take bus route no. 308 to reach Andheri (East) Railway Station. Please note that, there is no direct buses from Mumbai International Airport to Mumbai City Centre.
To reach Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport by train, the get off at the Andheri (East) Railway Station because it is the nearest station to the airport.
Terminal 2 is formed by 439,000 square meter integrated facilities, which is able to handle over 40 million passengers yearly (also handles more than 780 aircraft movements per day).
Mumbai Airport Terminal 2 consist of four levels as attached below:
First level: Transportation level. It is home of the ground transportation lobby, service and the baggage handling system.
Second level: Arrivals Hall. It is home of the customs and immigration, including 72 counters, 10 baggage carousels, 72 immigration counters and Arrivals forecourt.
Third level: Domestic Departures Hall. Access by this level is done also from the fourth level. It hosts the domestic Retail Hub, the domestic security check, retail concessions and boarding domestic gates F and B.
Fourth level: International Departures Hall. The check-in for both international and domestic flights is done in this level. It is home of international departure gates and further services such as security check, immigration and concessions.
See attached the available services in Mumbai Airport Terminal 2:
Free Wi-Fi connection
Special needs services
Currency exchange (Centrum, Arrivals and Departures)
Baggage wrapping (Departures check-in counters C, F, J, M
Baby care rooms (level 4 check-in area, level 2 Southwest Pier)
Information counters (level 4, Departures, level 2, domestic transfer security check, Arrivals Plaza). For more information, please call to the 24x7 Helpline Service: +91 22 66851010.
Medical services (Departures and Arrivals)
Postal services (Arrivals exit)
Prayer rooms (Before immigration at gate 8 and post-immigration at gates 64 and 65)
Business Centre (Arrivals hall)
Smoking rooms (Between Departures Gates 1 and 2, Arrivals Hall, Between Gates A6 and A7 and opposite Gate A3)
Telecommunication Services (Departures check-in, SHA-2 and Arrivals)
Lost luggage (International Arrivals, ground transportation lobby, first level)
Airlines ticketing counters
Baggage trolleys (Arrivals and Departures)
Kid’s play zone (Level 3)
Mumbai Terminal 2 is composed by the following airport lounges:
Aviserv Lounge: Location: Landside level 2 (Arrivals), close to Gate A. Includes sleeping pods, showers, dress steam press, food and drink concessions, cloak room, travel accessories, etc. For further information, please contact: +91 77770 42851.
Travel Club: Location: Airside level 3, opposite Gate 44. Opening hours: 24 hours.
Pranaam Lounge: Location: Airside level 4. Opening hours: 24 hours.
Loyalty Lounge: Location: Airside, Mezzanine level, opposite Gate 14. Opening hours: 24 hours.