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Mumbai is located on the west coast of India, in the State of Maharastra. Situated in an unrivalled position at Nariman Point, on the exclusive Marine Drive, The Oberoi, Mumbai offers unparalleled views of the ocean and the Queen's Necklace - a golden crescent of lights that adorns the shoreline after dark.

The Oberoi, Mumbai
216 Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, Churchgate, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021
+91 22 6632 5757
concierge.mumbai@oberoihotels.com

Distance

From the International Airport

Distance: 25 km
Driving Time: 1 hours

  • At the airport exit, turn left onto Sahar Road, and then continue for 1.8 kms
  • At the end of Sahar Road, turn right onto Sahar Airport Road, towards Western Express highway, and continue for about 2 kms
  • Turn left onto Western Express highway, and then continue towards Bandra Reclamation for 9 kms
  • At the Bandra flyover, stay in the right lane towards Bandra Reclamation, then head towards the Sea Link to Worli (3 kms) (toll road)
  • After crossing the Sea Link (5.7 kms), turn left on Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Marg
  • Make a U-turn after 500 metres on Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Marg, and then drive towards Worli Dairy (1.5 kms)
  • Turn right onto Dr Annie Besant Road and continue for 750 metres
  • Continue onto Lala Lajpatrai Marg for 1.2 kms
  • Turn right after the water (on the right). Continue along Pedder Road for 1.6 kms
  • Keep right to continue on Kemps Corner Flyover. Continue onto Hughes Road for 900 metres
  • Turn right after Dharam Palace (on the left) in 160 metres
  • Turn left onto Chowpatty Seaface/Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road for 3 kms
  • Continue straight through Kilachand Chowk to stay on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road
  • Pass by HDFC Bank (on the left). The Oberoi, Mumbai will be on your left after 800 metres
From the Domestic Terminal

Distance: 25 km
Driving Time: 1 hour

  • From the airport, follow the exit road to Western Express highway
  • Turn left onto the highway, and then continue for 4 kms
  • At the Bandra flyover, stay in the right lane towards Bandra Reclamation, and then head towards the Sea Link to Worli for (3 kms) (toll road)
  • After crossing the Sea Link (5.7 kms), turn left on Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Marg
  • Make a U-turn after 500 metres on Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Marg, and then drive towards Worli Dairy (1.5 kms)
  • Turn right onto Dr Annie Besant Road for 750 metres
  • Continue onto Lala Lajpatrai Marg for 1.2 kms
  • Turn right after the water (on the right). Continue to follow Pedder Road for 1.6 kms
  • Keep right to continue on Kemps Corner Flyover. Continue onto Hughes Road for 900 metres
  • Turn right after Dharam Palace (on the left) in 160 metres
  • Turn left onto Chowpatty Seaface/Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road for 3 kms
  • Continue straight through Kilachand Chowk to stay on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road
  • Pass by HDFC Bank (on the left). The Oberoi, Mumbai will be on your left after 800 metres
From Mumbai Central Railway Station

Distance: 6 km
Driving time: 30 minutes

  • Continue to Dr Anandrao Nair Marg for 350 metres
  • Head north towards M Sethi Marg for 190 metres
  • Turn right onto M Sethi Marg for 170 metres
  • Follow Dr Anandrao Nair Marg and Lamington Road to Patthe Bapurao Marg/Shradhanand Road in Navjeevan Area for 750 metres
  • Turn right at the first cross street onto Dr Anandrao Nair Marg. Pass by Maratha Mandir (on the left) in 350 metres
  • Continue onto Lamington Road for 350 metres
  • Continue straight past the State Bank ATM to stay on Lamington Road for 50 metres
  • Turn right onto Patthe Bapurao Marg/Shradhanand Road. Continue to follow Patthe Bapurao Marg for 500 metres
  • Turn left onto Javji Dadaji Marg. Pass by Bhatia Hospital in 500 metres
  • Turn right at Nana Chowk to stay on Javji Dadaji Marg in 60 metres
  • At the roundabout, take the fourth exit and stay on Javji Dadaji Marg. Pass by New Heros Restaurant (on the left) in 150 metres
  • At the roundabout, continue straight onto Pandita Ramabai Marg. Pass by Cresent Mansion Building (on the left) in 700 metres
  • Turn left onto Chowpatty Seaface/Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road. Continue to follow Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road
  • Pass by Indoors Furniture (on the left) for 3.2 kms
  • Continue straight through Kilachand Chowk to stay on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road. Pass by HDFC Bank (on the left). The Oberoi, Mumbai will be on your left after 800 metres
From Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Distance: 2.5 kms
Driving time: 15 minutes

  • Head south on Dr Dadabhai Naoroji Road towards Mahapalika Marg. Pass by Empire Bldg (on the right) for 900 metres
  • Turn left at Hutatma Chowk onto Mahatma Gandhi Road for 30 metres
  • Turn right onto Veer Nariman Road. Pass by the Flora Fountain (on the left) for 800 metres
  • Turn left at Kilachand Chowk onto Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road. Pass by HDFC Bank (on the left) for 800 metres. The Oberoi, Mumbai will be on your left after 800 metres
From Lower Parel

Distance: 10.5 kms
Driving time: 30 minutes

  • From Lower Parel, head south (80 metres)
  • Turn left towards N M Joshi Marg (36 metres)
  • Turn right at the first cross street onto N M Joshi Marg (600 metres)
  • Continue straight to stay on N M Joshi Marg (2.5 kms)
  • Keep right to continue on Kutbe Kokan Makhdoom Ali Mahimi Flyover (2.4 kms)
  • Merge onto Dr Dadabhai Naoroji Road (1.3 kms)
  • Turn left at Hutatma Chowk onto Mahatma Gandhi Road (27 metres)
  • Turn right onto Veer Nariman Road (800 metres)
  • Turn left at Kilachand Chowk onto Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road (800 metres) until you reach The Oberoi, Mumbai
From Bandra Kurla Complex

Distance: 22 kms
Driving time: 1 hour

  • Head south-west from Bandra Kurla Complex (140 metres)
  • Turn right at the first cross street towards Bandra Kurla Complex Road (110 metres)
  • Turn left after Platina Building (on the left) (750 metres)
  • Continue straight to stay on Bandra Kurla Complex Road (2.2 kms)
  • Turn right onto Sion-Bandra Link Road (140 metres)
  • Take the slip road onto Western Express Hwy (2.3 kms)
  • Continue onto Bandra - Worli Sea Link (4.6 kms)
  • Turn left onto Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road (280 metres)
  • At the roundabout, take the fourth exit to stay on Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road (2.7 kms)
  • Turn right onto Dr Annie Besant Road (750 metres)
  • Continue onto Lala Lajpatrai Marg (1.2 kms)
  • Turn right after the water (on the right) (1.6 kms)
  • Keep right to continue on Kemps Corner Flyover (210 metres)
  • Continue onto Hughes Road (900 metres)
  • Turn right after Dharam Palace (on the left) (160 metres)
  • Turn left onto Chowpatty Seaface/Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road (3.0 kms)
  • Continue straight through Kilachand Chowk to stay on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road (800 metres) until you reach The Oberoi, Mumbai

Other Travel Information

Immigration

All international visitors to India (except those with a Nepali or Bhutanese national passport), must have valid passports stamped with current visas. For more information on visa categories and applications, please visit the Government of India online portal for visa applications here.

It is mandatory for all international visitors to India to register with the Foreigners' Regional Registration Office within 24 hours of arrival. The hotel will scan your passport photograph page when you check in and take care of this service for you.

Visa on Arrival

The Visa on Arrival (enabled by Electronic Travel Authorisation) facility is available for travellers visiting India from 43 countries. For more information on the Visa on Arrival facility, please click here  to visit the website of the Government of India.

Currency

The unit of Indian currency is the Rupee. For up to date information on exchange rates, please click here.

We would be happy to help with foreign currency exchange in India. Please ask the concierge upon arrival.

There are plenty of international ATMs in all major cities in India. International credit cards are also widely accepted.

Please note: It is prohibited to take Indian currency out of India.

CUSTOMS ALLOWANCES

Currency

Visitors of Indian origin and foreigners aged above 10 years who reside in India can carry INR 45,000 (when the country of origin is Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar or China, the currency allowance is INR 6,000)

International visitors (over 18 years) from every other country can carry USD 10,000 or the value of USD 5,000 in other currencies, per person into India.

Duty Free Goods

Duty free allowances per person (over the age of 18) are as follows:

  • Alcohol: 2 litres
  • Cigarettes: 100 pieces
  • Cigars: 25 pieces
  • Tobacco: 125g

Passengers aged over 18 can also carry one laptop computer.

Customs duty is leviable at 36.05% on the valuable of dutiable goods in excess of the allowance.

Restricted Items

The following items are prohibited in India:

  • Maps and literature where India's external boundaries have been incorrectly drawn;
  • Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances;
  • Goods violating any of the legally enforceable intellectual property rights;
  • Wildlife products;
  • Counterfeit currency;
  • Specified live birds and animals.

WEATHER IN MUMBAI

Mumbai is known for its humidity through the year. Its long summer season is followed by prolific monsoon rains and short, mild winters.

Winter in Mumbai lasts from November to mid February, during which time temperatures range from 77°F (25°C) during the day, to 66°F (19°C) at night. This is the known as the most pleasant time to visit the region.

Mumbai's summer lasts from March to mid June, at which time temperatures range from 82°F to 95°F (28-35°C). Between June and August the monsoon rains average 787 millimetres. By mid September, the rains start to cease and temperatures also reduce.

RECOMMENDED CLOTHING

If you are travelling to Mumbai during the summer months, we recommend you wear loose clothing made from natural fabrics. During the winter months, you may wish to carry a sweater or shawl for the evenings.

LANGUAGE

English is widely spoken in India. Staff at the airport, hotels, restaurants and shops will most often be fluent in English.

Hindi is the official and most widely spoken native language in India. It is most concentrated in the northern states. Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada prevail in the south.