Kolkata to Manali

   Kolkata to Manali Road Distance 2,006 km
   Kolkata to Manali Aerial Distance 1,538 km
  Kolkata to Manali Travel Time 1 day 9 hours

How to reach Manali from Kolkata

Manali is situated in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh. It is highly frequented by adventure enthusiasts for trekking, skiing, paragliding and lots of other activities. The average distance between Kolkata and Manali is approximately 2000 Kms. A flight to Manali is the most common way to travel as it saves time and is also better for people with motion sickness. The drive from Kolkata to Manali passes through popular Indian cities like, Prayagraj, Agra, Kanpur, Delhi, Chandigarh and Shimla. 

Knowing The Details

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

1. Kolkata to Manali by Road

Road Travel
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The route is extremely long and exhausting but the drive from Chandigarh to to Manali is relaxing and fresh. The roads on this route are top class and very few stretches will get you stuck in a traffic jam. 

Approximate Travel Time: 39 Hours
Approximate Taxi Fare: INR 18000
Car Rentals In Kolkata:  Lopon Car Rental, Zoomcar Kolkata, My Choize. 

Route 1: Via NH19

Distance: 2052 Kms
Time: 38 Hours
Sights on the way:  Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Lord Curzon Gate, Hawa Mahal, Bhatinda Waterfall, Chandra Prabha Wildlife Sanctuary, Allahabad Fort, JK Temple, Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Old Fort, Qutub Minar, Rock Garden Chandigarh, Parashar Lake, Pandoh Dam, Jalori Pass. 
Eating Options: Gabbars Kitchen and Bar, Maharaja Bar Restaurant, Uttarayan Hotel and Restaurant, Kanhaiya, OTG Restaurant, AM PM Resort. 

Route 2: Via NH19 and Agra - Lucknow Expy

Distance: 2053 Kms
Time: 41 Hours
Sights on the way: Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Lord Curzon Gate, Hawa Mahal, Bhatinda Waterfall, Chandra Prabha Wildlife Sanctuary, Indira Gandhi Smarak Vanaspati Udyan, Maharaja Agrasen Park, Haathi Park, Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Old Fort, Qutub Minar, Rock Garden Chandigarh, Parashar Lake, Pandoh Dam, Jalori Pass. 
Eating options: Gabbars Kitchen and Bar, Maharaja Bar Restaurant, OTG Restaurant, AM PM Resort. 

2. Kolkata to Manali by Flight

Flights
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Kolkata and Manali are well connected by air as well. 3 connecting flights operates on a daily basis with a stop over at Delhi between the two cities. There are also multiple flights from Delhi and Chandigarh to Manali. This mode of transport is the most preferred as it is comfortable and easy. We suggest you take a flight from Kolkata to Manali, with a quick stop over at Delhi. 

Starting Price: INR 8000
Departure Airport: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
Arrival Airport: Kullu Manali Airport
Travel Time: 1 Hour 40 minutes

Kolkata to Manali Flights

Showing indicative fares for from CCU to IXC.
 IndiGo
04:40 Kolkata
02 h 30 m
07:10 Manali
₹ 4,205

3. Kolkata to Manali by Train and bus

Train Journey
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Travelling long distances can be extremely tiring and hectic. The train travel between the Kolkata and Chandigarh is quicker than road and takes about 30 hours. From Chandigarh , one can book a bus seat which takes about 7 hours to reach the hill station , Manali. This is also the cheapest option to travel between these cities. 

Part 1:
Kolkata to Chandigarh by Train


Travel time: 31 Hours
Distance: 1689 Kms
Frequency: Once a day
Ticket cost: INR 700
Transfer from train station to bus stop: 20 Minutes

Part 2:
Chandigarh to Manali by Bus

Route Operator: Redbus
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 Kolkata

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Kolkata to Gangtok 15 hours 16 mins 671 km
Kolkata to Siliguri 11 hours 51 mins 558 km
Kolkata to Guwahati 20 hours 18 mins 986 km
Kolkata to Delhi 23 hours 7 mins 1,486 km
Kolkata to Manali 1 day 9 hours 2,006 km
Kolkata to Shimla 1 day 5 hours 1,813 km