The cheapest times to fly from SYD to BOM are

  • February 5th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to June 17th
  • October 15th to November 18th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 SYD to BOM is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1370 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $537 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Mumbai

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to Mumbai (BOM) will usually cost between $576 to $1189 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $559. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1228. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $669 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $643 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to BOM flight.

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

SYD to BOM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to BOM flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Mumbai, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Sydney. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $50 (6%) 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 $668. Return trip prices are from the BOM to SYD 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 SYD to BOM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SYD 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 SYD to BOM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (SYD > KUL > BOM)

  • Price for both tickets: $622
  • Average savings: $21 (3.27%)

See SYD to HKT flights

Hack #2: Phuket (SYD > HKT > BOM)

  • Price for both tickets: $635
  • Average savings: $8 (1.24%)

See SYD to KUL flights

Hack #3: Singapore (SYD > SIN > BOM)

  • Price for both tickets: $642
  • Average savings: $2 (0.23%)

See SYD to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air India, Air Mauritius, Air New Zealand, AirAsia, AirAsia (India), AirAsia X, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Garuda Indonesia, GoAir, IndiGo, Jetstar, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Oman Air, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, SriLankan, THAI, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport to Sydney International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6312 miles or 10158 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to BOM flight is about 12 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Mumbai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from SYD to BOM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSYD
Origination airport nameSydney International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeBOM
Destination airport nameChhatrapati Shivaji International Airport


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