Delhi to Manali

Delhi to Manali

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Transportation from Delhi to Manali

How to get from Delhi to Manali

Travelling between Delhi and Manali is possible by Flight, bus and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you INR 22,505 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere INR 877.

How long does it take to get from Delhi to Manali?

It can take you anywhere between 3 and 16 hours to travel between Delhi and Manali depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Delhi and Manali. Flight will bring you to your destination in 2h 20m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 15h 50m to reach Manali.

How much does it cost to get from Delhi to Manali?

Travelling between Delhi and Manali can be as cheap as INR 877 if you opt for a Global Holidays Adventure Tours bus and as expensive as INR 22,505 if you buy a TravelODesk India taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Delhi and Manali ?

  • 1 from Delhi to Manali starting from 06:40 Kullu Airport until 18:50 Kullu Airport
  • 1 from Delhi to Manali starting from 16:30 Manali until 22:40 Manali

1 from Delhi to Manali starting from 00:00 Manali Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Manali Hotel Transfer

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Delhi to Manali.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Delhi to Manali, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as INR 12,387.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Delhi and Manali

Air India, Air Vistara, IndiGo


Travelling from Delhi to Manali overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Delhi and Manali

B S Holiday Travels, Cab India Travels, City Land Travels, Falcon Tour and Travels, Global Holidays Adventure Tours, Gogobus, Hari Transport, Himachal Tourist Bus, Himachal Travels Height, Himalayan Nomad KTC, Himalyan Travel Heights, Himgiri Adventure Tour, Holiday Appeal, Holiday Delights, Indo Express, Kalpana Bus, Kst Travels, Leo Travel Heights, Mahadev Travels, Malana Travels, Marcos Tour , New Himalaya Travels, Northern Travels, Pal Travel Lines, R S Yadav Travels, Ram Dalal Holidays, Rao Travel Heights, Royal Travels Hills, Shubham Holiday, Subh Yatri Holidays, Sugam Yatra, Swagatam Holiday, Swarn Mandir Travels, Tanishq Holidays Tour, Travel On Wheels


Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Delhi and Manali

TravelODesk India

What is the most popular transport to get from Delhi to Manali?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with flight remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 50% decided to fly
  • 50% opted for a bus