Srinagar to Manali

   Srinagar to Manali Road Distance 669 km
   Srinagar to Manali Aerial Distance 303 km
  Srinagar to Manali Travel Time 15 hours 47 mins

How to reach Manali from Srinagar

The total distance between Srinagar and Kullu is around 541 kms and there are several ways to reach from one place to the other. Since there are independent airports at both Srinagar and Kullu, one can take a direct flight from Srinagar to Manali. If you want to travel by train, then unfortunately, there are no direct trains available on the route. However, there are interconnecting trains or buses that you can take to reach from Srinagar to Manali. Since the distance is not a lot, a lot of people also tend to take private taxis or cabs. Alternatively, you can also choose to drive down on your own if you are looking for a thrilling experience. Have a look at the detailed account of travel mediums given below.

Knowing The Details

1. Srinagar to Manali in Flight
2. Srinagar to Manali in Flight and Bus
3. Popular Routes to Manali
4. Popular Routes from Srinagar
5. Places to Visit in Manali
6. Hotels in Manali

1. Srinagar to Manali in Flight

Kullu Manali Airport
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Srinagar has an airport in the main city and Kullu Manali airport is just around 50 kms from Manali main city. So it is easier to take a direct flight from Srinagar to Manali. However, all of these flights are either Via or Stop over flights which means that the travel time is a lot. Also, the tickets are a little on the expensive side. Major operators on the route include Vistara, Go Air, Air India and Indigo etc. Have a look at the flight details.
Departure Airport: Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport
Arrival Airport: Kullu Manali Airport
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 15012
Approx. Time Taken: 17 hours to 40 hours (2+ Stops)
Once you get down at the Kullu Manali Airport, there are several public transport options like shared jeeps, taxis and minibuses that can take you to main city.

Srinagar to Manali Flights

Showing indicative fares for from SXR to IXC.
 IndiGo
09:35 Srinagar
02 h 30 m
11:05 Manali
₹ 3,172
 GoAir
14:10 Srinagar
01 h 20 m
15:30 Manali
₹ 3,172

2. Srinagar to Manali in Flight and Bus

Srinagar Airport
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Since the above option is slightly expensive and also requires a lot of time on the downside, we have another option for you. Another way to reach from Srinagar to Manali is to first take a flight from Srinagar to Chandigarh and then take a bus from Chandigarh to Manali. The flights are direct, more economical and take comparatively less time. Have a look at the flight details below-
Departure Airport: Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport
Arrival Airport: Chandigarh International Airport
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 3347
Approx. Time Taken: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Manali Bus Stand
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Once you deboard at Chandigarh, then you can take a bus from here to reach Manali which is just 288 kms from here. Several buses run on the route on an everyday basis. Have a look at the details.
Boarding Points: Zirakhpur, Sector 43, Sector 44
Dropping Points: Private Bus Stand Manali
Starting Ticket Fares: INR 725
Approx. Travel Time: 7 hours to 9 hours

Srinagar to Manali Flights

Showing indicative fares for from SXR to IXC.
 IndiGo
09:35 Srinagar
02 h 30 m
11:05 Manali
₹ 3,172
 GoAir
14:10 Srinagar
01 h 20 m
15:30 Manali
₹ 3,172

Popular Routes to Manali

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Delhi to Manali 10 hours 51 mins 537 km
Chandigarh to Manali 7 hours 25 mins 309 km
Shimla to Manali 6 hours 36 mins 248 km
Amritsar to Manali 8 hours 50 mins 399 km
Kolkata to Manali 1 day 9 hours 2,006 km
Bangalore to Manali 1 day 18 hours 2,673 km

Popular Routes from Srinagar

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Srinagar to Leh Ladakh 8 hours 6 mins 415 km
Srinagar to Jammu 6 hours 48 mins 292 km
Srinagar to Delhi 14 hours 56 mins 838 km
Srinagar to Chandigarh 11 hours 56 mins 594 km
Srinagar to Manali 15 hours 47 mins 669 km
Srinagar to Amritsar 9 hours 32 mins 464 km