Bangalore to Manali

   Bangalore to Manali Road Distance 2,673 km
   Bangalore to Manali Aerial Distance 2,143 km
  Bangalore to Manali Travel Time 1 day 18 hours

How to reach Manali from Bangalore

Nestled in the beautiful Beas River Valley , lies a snow clad town, Manali. It is popular for mountain adventures which include trekking, skiing, hiking, paragliding and a lot of other activities. Travelling to manali from Bangalore is extremely convenient with multiple flights flying into the small town everyday from major airports. The flight takes approximately 2 Hours and 25 minutes. Travelling by road or train between these cities is hectic and not a recommendation. The train journey is the cheapest option available, while travelling by road is the most expensive. 

Bangalore to Manali Road Distance and Time-  2712 , 48 hours
Bangalore to Manali Aerial Distance and Time- 1739 Kms ,  2 hours 25 minutes

Knowing The Details

1. Bangalore to Manali by Flight
2. Bangalore to Manali by Road
3. Bangalore to Manali by Bus
4. Bangalore to Manali by Train and Bus
5. Popular Routes to Manali
6. Popular Routes from Bangalore
7. Places to Visit in Manali
8. Hotels in Manali

1. Bangalore to Manali by Flight

Flight Travel
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The flights between the cities are comfortable and extremely affordable with prices starting at just INR 2500. The flight is short and after landing, tourists will have the full day to enjoy themselves without being tired. 

Starting Price: INR 2500
Departure Airport: Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru
Arrival Airport: Kullu Manali Airport
Travel Time: 2 Hour 25 minutes

Bangalore to Manali Flights

Showing indicative fares for from BLR to IXC.
 AirAsia India
09:25 Bangalore
03 h 00 m
12:25 Manali
₹ 6,730
 IndiGo
11:50 Bangalore
03 h 10 m
15:00 Manali
₹ 7,164
 IndiGo
16:20 Bangalore
03 h 00 m
19:20 Manali
₹ 7,164
 IndiGo
08:20 Bangalore
03 h 10 m
11:30 Manali
₹ 7,164

2. Bangalore to Manali by Road

Travel by road
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Travelling long distances by road can get extremely hectic and uncomfortable. However the drive from Bangalore to Manali passes through major cities where we suggest you take a few stop overs on your road trip and discover new cities. 

Approximate Travel Time: 48 Hours
Approximate Taxi Fare: INR 25000
Car Rentals In Bangalore : Savaari Car Rentals Private Limited, TraveloCar Bangalore, Bangalore Car Rentals. 

Route 1 : Via NH 44

Distance: 2712 Kms
Time: 48 Hours
Sights on the way: Prashanthi Nilayam, Clock Tower Anantapur, Golconda Fort, Charminar, Salar Jung Museum, Hussain Sagar, Deekshabhoomi, Ambazari Lake, Futala Lake, Gwalior Fort, Jai Vilas Palace, Man Singh Palace, Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Red Fort, Old Fort, Humayuns Tomb, Qutub Minar, Rock Garden Chandigarh, Parashar Lake, Pandoh Dam, Jalori Pass. 
Eating options: Idli n More, Hyderabad Chefs, Jewel of Nizam-The Minar, Hotel Al Zam Zam, Karims, OTG Restaurant, The Kansals Aroma, Shesh Besh. 

Route 2: Via NH 52

Distance: 2709 Kms
Time: 51 Hours
Sights on the way: Chitradurga Fort, Chandravalli, Jogimatti, Siddheshwar Temple Solapur, Bhuikot Killa, Bibi ka Maqbara, Aurangabad Caves, Laling Fort, Amber Palace, City Palace Jaipur, Haha Mahal, Red Fort, Old Fort, Qutub Minar, Rock Garden Chandigarh, Parashar Lake, Pandoh Dam, Jalori Pass. 
Eating options:  Sugran, Hotel Angraj, Hotel Kamat, Kream n Krunch, Suvarna Mahal, Karims, OTG Restaurant, The Kansals Aroma, Shesh Besh. 

Route 3 : Via Srinagar - Kanyakumari Highway

Distance: 2855Kms
Time: 51 Hours
Sights on the way: Prashanthi Nilayam, Clock Tower Anantapur, Golconda Fort, Charminar, Salar Jung Museum, Hussain Sagar, Deekshabhoomi, Marble Rocks, Madan Mahal Fort, Nana Rao Park, Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Red Fort, Old Fort, Qutub Minar, Rock Garden Chandigarh, Parashar Lake, Pandoh Dam, Jalori Pass. 
Eating options: Idli n More, Hyderabad Chefs, Jewel of Nizam-The Minar, Antarang Restaurant,  Karims, OTG Restaurant, The Kansals Aroma, Shesh Besh.

3. Bangalore to Manali by Bus

Travel by bus
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Taking the bus from Bangalore to Manali is one of the cheapest options to travel. However this is not a very comfortable journey and can get extremely boring and tiring. 

Part 1: 
Bangalore to Chandigarh by Bus

Route Operator:  Redbus
Starting Point: Bangalore
Terminating Point: Chandigarh
Travel time: 41 Hours
Distance : 2500 Kms
Frequency: Hourly
Ticket cost: INR 600

Part 2: 
Chandigarh to Manali by Bus

Route Operator:  Chandigarh Transport Undertaking
Starting Point: Chandigarh
Terminating Point: Manali
Travel time: 7 Hours 52 Minutes
Distance : 326 Kms
Frequency: Hourly
Ticket cost: INR 400

4. Bangalore to Manali by Train and Bus

This combination is not the most preferred ways to travel, as it takes over 2 days and the entire journey can get very exhausting. 

Part 1 :
Bangalore to Chandigarh by Train

Travel time: 52 Hours
Distance: 2700 Kms
Frequency: Twice a day
Ticket cost: INR 1200
Transfer from train station to bus stop: 20 Minutes

Part 2: 
Chandigarh to Manali by Bus

Route Operator:  Chandigarh Transport Undertaking
Starting Point: Chandigarh
Terminating Point: Manali
Travel time: 7 Hours 52 Minutes
Distance: 326 Kms
Frequency: Hourly
Ticket cost: INR 400

Tip: All bus tickets are available are bus booking counters and train tickets at railway stations. Make sure you book your tickets through a certified booking agent. For flight bookings , plan your trip well in advance to get preferred timings and prices.

Popular Routes to Manali

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Delhi to Manali 10 hours 51 mins 537 km
Shimla to Manali 6 hours 36 mins 248 km
Chandigarh to Manali 7 hours 25 mins 309 km
Amritsar to Manali 8 hours 50 mins 399 km
Mumbai to Manali 1 day 8 hours 1,958 km
Bangalore to Manali 1 day 18 hours 2,673 km

Popular Routes from Bangalore

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
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