How to reach Manali

how to reach manali

How to reach Manali by Road

Main option to reach Manali by is by Raod. After reaching Chandigarh or Ambala Taxi can be hired. Chandigarh to Manali Buses are also available from Sector 43 Bus Stand. Chandigarh to Manali road idstance is approx 340 Kms. and Chandigarh to manali Journey duration is approx 8 – 10 Hrs.

The distance for Kullu Manali is from as under.

  • Delhi to Manali Distance is 585 km & Journey duration is 14 Hrs.
  • Chandigarh to Manali Distance is 350 Kms & Journey duration is 8 – 10 Hrs.
  • Ambala to Manali Distance is 360 Kms & Journey duration is 8 – 10 Hrs.
  • Shimla to Manali Distance is 270 km & Journey duration is 7 – 8 Hrs.

From Delhi Private Volvo Buses are available. Himachal State Road Transport and Himachal Tourism also runs buses between Delhi Manali and Chandigarh Manali. Form Delhi Tourism Volvo’s & Private Volvo Buses starts from Chanderlok Building Connaught Place Delhi and Himachal State Road Transport Corp Buses Starts from ISBT Delhi. And From Chandigarh Himachal Starte Road Transport Copr Buses starts from ISBT Sector 43.

How to reach Manali by Air/Flight

The nearest airport is Bhuntar, located at a distance of 50km from Manali and 10km from Kullu. Air India operates a flight from Delhi to Kullu, however, services are irregular and prices very high. You can hire a taxi to go to Manali from the airport or you can go to Kullu and take a bus which operates frequently on this route.

How to reach Manali by Train

The nearest Railway Station for Manali are at Chandigarh (350 km.) and Ambala (360 km).
Onwards Journey can be travelled either by Charterd Taxis, Buses or by Air as Himalayan Bulls a private 8 seater charter is available between Chandigarh & Kullu.

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Local transport in Manali

Taxis are easily available to cover the town. Walking is a therapeutic option.