The capital city of France, Paris is frequented by millions of tourists annually for its achievements in the field of architecture, science, technology, urban management, fashion, natural attractions and cultural aspects. Indians seek to fly to Paris
for varied reasons, such as spending vacations, trade and commerce, employment, education, shopping and many other. Mumbai, the trendsetter city of India in many walks of life, is connected to Parisvia flights. Mumbai to Paris flights are operated from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) to Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG).Flight Options
Paris is connected to Mumbai by non-stop as well as connecting flights. Due to limited direct options of flights, passengers are advised to book their tickets well in advance. Air France, the national carrier of the country, and Jet Airways, a full-service carrier of India, operate direct daily flights from Mumbai to Paris.
Besides two daily direct flights, there are more than 200 via-connections having 1 or 2 intermediate stops. Operated by airlines from India, Europe and Middle East, these provide ample choices to passengers in terms of carrier brand, stops, layover airports, airfares and time duration. Some of the main carriers operating on this route are Air India
, Swiss, Lufthansa, British Airways
, Qatar Airways, Emirates, Etihad Airways
, Alitalia, Oman Air and others.Average Price
Starting prices of air tickets to Paris from Mumbai are generally around INR 20000 to INR 30000 for economy class travel. Indian and Gulf carriers generally operate in this price range. Travellers can find the latest prices for different classes of travel on Yatra.com for their decided date, and book the tickets accordingly. Prices vary greatly on account of number of stops, stopover destinations, flight timings and class of service travelling in. These can even be more than INR 1 lakh per passenger for economy class travel.Flight Schedule
On Yatra.com, travellers can find flight schedules of all carriers flying on Paris to Mumbai route. Air France and Jet Airways
provide direct connections on all days of a week with one exception of Wednesday when Air France
does not fly. The earliest non-stop/direct connection is by Air France, operating at 2:30 am late at night. The other one by Jet Airways is at 11:20 am. These connections generally take about 10-11 hours time to cover an aerial distance of 7018 kilometres.
Indirect connections can take longer time but could be useful for passengers looking for a layover at desired locations. Some of the important stopover destinations are Zurich, London, Muscat, Dubai, Brussels, Frankfurt and Doha. With a number of operators on this route, the competition is high, which enhances the chances of reasonable airfares for passengers.
Indian national carrier, Air India, also operates Mumbai to Paris flights but with stopover at New Delhi airport. From New Delhi, it flies directly to Paris, taking about 13-14 hours. All its flights are operated in the morning from 7:00 am, 7:55 am, 8:00 am, 8:15 am and 9:00 am.Other Options
Flights from Mumbai to Paris are available from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) to Charles De Gaulle Airport of Paris (CDG). However, there are two other airports close-by Paris, namely Paris Orly (ORY) and Beauvais-Tille (BVA) which can also be reached by flights from Mumbai. Similarly, passengers have the option of boarding at airports close to Mumbai, such as at Pune (PNQ) and Surat (STV). These alternative flights from Mumbai to Paris can also be booked with Yatra.com.