Mumbai Airport: Know charges you will have to pay for travelling between terminal 1 and 2
Mumbai airport is always crowded. However, there can be a situation where you might want to make a change from terminal 1 to terminal 2 and vice versa.
Mumbai airport which is among the busiest airports in India has two points for arrivals and departure of flights. These are namely terminal 1 and terminal 2. It needs to be noted that, terminal 1 is generally based for domestic carriers and is home to airlines like GoAir, Trujet, Indigo, Air Deccan and SpiceJet. While terminal 2 is a host for all the international flights from Mumbai airport, and is home to airlines like Air India, Air India Express, Air India Regional, Jet Airways and Vistara. Mumbai airport is always, however, there can be a situation where you might want to make a change from terminal 1 to terminal 2 and vice versa. Considering there is a vast distance between these two terminals, the airport also offers transport services, however, at a cost.
Mumbai Airport on its website says, “In order to transfer between terminals, it comes necessary to use any of the available means of transport since they are separated 5 kilometres from each other. Fixed rate inter-terminal services such as shuttle buses and taxis, connect both Mumbai Airport terminals.”
What is interesting to note is that transport between terminal 1 to 2 is slightly expensive compared to movement between terminal 2 to 1.
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If you have taken a sedan for travelling between T1 to T2, then you will have to pay some Rs 245. However, if an SUV taken, then the amount will go up to Rs 750. On the other hand, from T2 to T1, a passenger will only have to pay Rs 230 for booking a sedan, while the amount for SUV remains the same Rs 750. Ticketing can be found at T1 Arrivals and at T2 on 2F, beside prepaid taxi booth.
Recently, Mumbai airport has outrun Dubai and Tokyo by a wide margin in private jet departures at around 1,516 outbound aircraft movements in 2018, which is 8.28 per cent higher than the Gulf city at 1,400, and 20 per cent over those in the Japanese capital at 1,202, reported by PTI.