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How to reach Dubai from Mumbai- Your best travel guide!

Dubai, UAE is one of the most famous cities in the world that attracts tourists the most. Firstly, Dubai’s beauty, warmth and international standards can never be put into words to describe. You have to experience the beauty and realize what a stunner Dubai is. Being such a treat to the eyes, Dubai is also one of the most desired cities for many people worldwide. The hot beaches, cold desert nights, posh skyscrapers, glossy buildings, and lifestyle make Dubai one of the most super developed cities in UAE. So here is an ultimate guide about how to reach Dubai from Mumbai! All possible options are listed below, so choose your favourite and travel according to your comfort for the best vacation!


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How to reach Dubai from Mumbai

Planning your trip to Dubai anytime soon? Then, this is the perfect time to plan your itinerary and travel options. Dubai is a stunning city in UAE that welcomes over 14.93 million tourists on average each year! That sounds super crazy and makes us wonder about Dubai’s infrastructure. Though the most convenient mode of travel is by Air, you can also experience travelling on a cruise or by road too! Check out the best packages to Dubai from Mumbai and book yours soon!

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Ways to travel from Mumbai to Dubai

  1. By Air
  2. On a Cruise
  3. On Road

1. By Air

Flights to Dubai
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To reach Dubai from Mumbai, travelling by air is one of the most comfortable modes of transportation. The world-class facilities, cosy seats, and multicuisine food elevate your travel to another level. The journey starts by checking in at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai and land at Dubai International Airport, covering 1924 km of air route in 3 hours. The number of available options will make your choices more clear and convenient to book your tickets. There are plenty of airlines that provide frequent flight services to Dubai from Mumbai.

Airlines that provide services to Dubai from Mumbai

  • Emirates
  • Qatar Airways
  • IndiGo
  • Spicejet
  • Lufthansa
  • Air Arabia
  • British Airways
  • Etihad Airways
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Air India

There are nonstop, connecting, and transit flight services too.

Dubai from Mumbai Air route distance

1215 miles / 1924 kilometres

Travel time

3 hours 5 minutes

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2. On a Cruise

Cruises to Dubai
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Want to kickstart your vacation in Dubai with a luxurious one? Then, choose a cruise and experience the moments that will last for a lifetime. Then, there are plenty of options for you to choose your choice of cruise. Jalesh is one of the most famous cruise ships that transport tourists from India to Dubai. When you book your cruise tickets, you will be given a day-wise itinerary of your cruise journey. As there are many options, therefore you can plan your budget and travel. There are 3 days trips, 4-5 days trips, and many more customisable options. So, let us know more about the standard cruise trip package to Dubai from Mumbai.

Day wise itinerary

Day-1 Board in Mumbai port and start the journey with all smiles

Day-2 Enjoy the international standard facilities and amenities inside the cruise. Relax by the pool, have your favourite food, and enjoy the ocean view.

Day-3 Enjoy the DJ night at the party centre, watch a movie on the big screen, and have dinner.

Day-4 Arrival in Dubai and ship docks at the Dubai cruise terminal

Cities you will cross during the cruise journey are

Muscat and Sharjah. The ships dock here for maintenance or fuelling purposes.

Facilities provided by the Cruise

There are many decks of accommodation on a cruise. Based on your budget and room selection, your room will be allocated. Firstly, you get access to a 24/7 swimming pool, lounge bar, mini workspace, outdoor play area, gym, spa facilities, DJ nights, cultural shows, and movie facilities. Secondly, there are different types of rooms for the passengers according to the view. They are

  • Interior view rooms
  • Ocean view rooms
  • Balcony rooms
  • Mini suites
  • Suite rooms

Things to carry during the cruise journey

  • Valid ID proofs
  • Passport
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Extra set of dresses (incase of emergency)
  • Personal medicines (if you consume any)

Cost of the trip

Averagely starts from 25,000 INR to 37,000 INR (also depends upon the type of room you choose and other expenses on the cruise)

Distance from Mumbai to Dubai

The sea route from Mumbai to Dubai is around 6645 km.

3. Dubai from Mumbai on Road

Skyscrapers in Dubai
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Here is a piece of exciting news! Did you know that you can actually travel to Dubai from Mumbai on road? Many people have travelled and made it possible. Firstly, you will need a good sports vehicle that will travel miles across countries. This is one of the longest and tiring ways to reach Dubai but if you are really up for some kickass adventure, then this one’s for you. Then, you will start the journey from the Mumbai roads and keep driving until you meet the gulf. And then, if you keep travelling at the speed of 50 km per hour, it will take approximately 2.5 days to reach Dubai which is not humanly possible.

So, the average driving time is 78 – 80 hours on road. The distance you will cover is 4097 miles (6594 km). The midpoint during this road trip will be the Thatta district in Sindh, Pakistan. And then, when you reach Dubai, you can claim a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 14 days.

Road route distance

6594 kilometres

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Launching soon the Epitome of technology!

Here comes the most exciting news of the era! We will be soon able to travel to Dubai from Mumbai in a super-fast bullet train underwater! National Advisor Bureau Limited has proposed this extremely brilliant idea to the government and if their concept gets approved, UAE will hold the pride of launching the first underwater bullet train from Mumbai to Dubai. Imagine travelling beneath the Arabian Sea in a lightning speed bullet train. And then, here comes the best part. They say that the train travels at a very high speed that can even beat the speed of a flight. It is believed that if this becomes feasible, you will reach Dubai in just 2 hours!

Has it been launched?

The answer is No. The concept is still in discussion and if technology permits, we will soon have this train in action.

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So, what more reasons do we need to visit this man-made city of marvel? Dubai is also known as the city of gold because of the famous gold souks. You can not miss out on the amazing Day Trips with a full adrenaline rush! Dubai has much more new unexplored places to amaze you in every way possible which is why it is important to check this off your bucket list! Visit our page Pickyourtrail for more amazing deals for your best vacation! You can also customize your package or check out our customized Dubai packages and Dubai Honeymoon packages! Embark on the ultimate romantic journey or indulge in your dream vacation with our meticulously curated honeymoon packages and vacation packages, promising unforgettable experiences in breathtaking destinations worldwide.

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