The cheapest times to fly from PHF to BOM are

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from PHF to BOM is mid January. Prices can be as high as $4601 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1158 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Mumbai

Flying from Newport News/Williamsburg, VA (PHF) to Mumbai (BOM) will usually cost between $1257 to $3384 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1304. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3511. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2207 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1733 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHF to BOM flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PHF to BOM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

PHF to BOM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHF to BOM flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Newport News. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BOM, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PHF. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Mumbai, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Newport News. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $276 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1644. Return trip prices are from the BOM to PHF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PHF to BOM can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 30 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PHF to BOM

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from PHF to BOM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (PHF > ORD > BOM)

  • Price for both tickets: $987
  • Average savings: $746 (43.05%)

See PHF to ORD flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (PHF > BOS > BOM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1023
  • Average savings: $710 (40.97%)

See PHF to BOS flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (PHF > DCA > BOM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1067
  • Average savings: $666 (38.43%)

See PHF to DCA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHF to BOM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air India, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport to Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8068 miles or 12984 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PHF to BOM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHF to BOM flight is about 15 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Newport News/Williamsburg, VA and Mumbai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from PHF to BOM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePHF
Origination airport nameNewport News/Williamsburg International Airport
CityNewport News/Williamsburg, VA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeBOM
Destination airport nameChhatrapati Shivaji International Airport


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