Maharashtra Tourism
Mumbai travel tips will help you organize your Mumbai trip better.

Mumbai Travel Tips

November to February is the coldest month in Mumbai, June to September are the monsoon months.

Local Transport
The local trains along with the local bus service run by the BEST carry the huge Mumbai's commuters. Local Trains leave every few minutes from stations in both directions from 4.30 am to 1.30 am. There are also yellow and black taxis, which are a convenient way to travel around the city. But tourists must not forget to carry a tariff card converting the meter reading into rupees fixes payment. The three-wheeled auto-rickshaws are also metered but are only confined to the outer limits of the city, around the northern suburbs.

Tourist Offices

Government of India Tourist Office
123 Maharshi Karve Road, Opposite Churchgate Station
Open: Monday to Friday
Timings: 8.30am to 6pm
Saturday: 8.30am to 2pm.
It also runs a 24-hour counter at the International airport and a counter at the domestic airport that stays open till the last flight.

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC)
Nariman Point (Express Towers, 9th Floor)
Reservation Office: CDO Hutments, Madame Cama Road,
Open: 8 am to 8 pm,

Emergency Numbers
Police: 100
Fire: 101
Ambulance: 102
Indian Airlines: 612 7391/ 611 2850 (Santacruz Airport)
Enquiry: 140, (Arrival - 142), (Departure -143).
Jet Airways: 838 6111 / 619 3333
Sahara India Airlines: (Airport) 611 9375 / 9402
Sahara Airlines: 836 6700
Air India International: 287 6464
British Airways: 282 1424/ 0888
Cathay Pacific Airlines: 202 9112/9113
Gulf Air: 202 1626
Lufthansa Airlines: 202 3430
Railway Enquiry: 265 9135
Central Railway General Enquiry: 134
Western Railway General Enquiry: 131