The much-awaited non-stop flights from Mumbai to Bali are finally here and we can’t stop celebrating! Starting from 23 April, Garuda Indonesia, Bali’s national carrier, will fly direct and non-stop from Mumbai to the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, Bali. At a time when AirAsia X has pulled all its flights out from Mumbai (including the one to Bali via Kuala Lumpur), this comes as a huge relief!
Mumbai-Bali Flight Plan
Now the plan is that Garuda Indonesia will first start with two flights per week between Mumbai and Bali, where the departures will be on Monday and Thursday. Then it will add a third flight on the Saturdays starting from 28th May.
Mumbai-Bali Flight Timings
The timings are commendable! While Flight GA 814 will depart Mumbai at 21:50, arriving next morning in Denpasar at 7:55, flight GA 815 from Bali will depart at 15:40 and get to Mumbai at 20:25 hours. This means that these will be the first directs flight between Mumbai and Bali, and the best part – they will save around 2 to 4 hours time in comparison to other flights via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok.
The prices are a steal! Garuda Indonesia is presently offering Eco Special Promo fares. Though non-refundable, this all-inclusive return fare starting at INR 23,054 will come with the following:
- Convenience charges
- 30kg baggage allowance
- 25% child discount
- 90% infant discount
— GenPI News Indonesia (@GenpiNews) March 15, 2018
Imagine flying away on your Bali vacation in a lavish full-service carrier at rock bottom rates!
The airline’s communication indicates that the Mumbai to Bali flight will be operated on the Airbus A330-200. It will have a 2-4-2 configuration in Economy and 36 flatbeds in Business Class, though the fares for the latter are currently not available online.
Now that flying from Mumbai to Bali will be hassle-free, economical, and give you 7 uninterrupted hours of sleep, when are you booking your trip? With another excuse down the drain, it’s time to take them much-awaited Bali trip with your loved ones!
Frequently Asked Questions About Mumbai To Bali
A. The plane safety rating site AirlineRatings gave Garuda Indonesia a safety rating of three out of seven in 2016. It surveyed 407 major airlines of the world on several parameters, such as the airline’s fatality record, government audits, and audits from the airline’s governing bodies. While most Indonesian airlines scored just one point or less, Garuda is a noteworthy exception. The airline has continued to pass many tough audits since then, and emerged victorious.
A. Garuda Indonesia is the national airline of Indonesia. The airline’s headquarters lie at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport near Jakarta in Tangerang. It has 196 aircrafts in its fleet and they fly to nearly 83 destinations all over the world.
A. You need at least 7-8 days to visit all the major tourist attractions in and around Bali and engage in water sports in Gili and Nusa islands. However, if one is on a tight schedule, even a 4-day trip should suffice.
A. Yes, a Bali trip is quite affordable. To get the cheapest airfare, buy plane tickets 2-3 months before your departure. There are no visa fees for Indians. On arrival, one can choose to crash at a homestay or a budget hotel. Most budget hotels offer excellent amenities such as a shared pool and free breakfast. One can further rent out a bike and eat at roadside stalls to cut down your expenses.
A. The cheapest month to fly to Bali is February.
A. Indians planning to stay in Bali for 30 days or less do not need a visa. A Bali visa for Indians is required if you plan to extend your stay for more than 30 days. One can get the visa exemption stamp at the immigration counter.