The major railway station is in Pathankot which is 300 km away. One can also travel to Manikaran from Kullu or Manali since both these tourist destinations are very close to each other. Cabs can be hired to travel from one town to another. A lot of people visiting Kasol also visit Manikaran. Manikaran is just a few kilometres away from Kasol and local buses are easily available on the main road connecting these towns.
You can take a flight to Kullu Manali at Bhuntar Airport. The distance between the airport and Manikaran, Himachal Pradesh is of 34.8 km. Get inside a local bus from Bhuntar Bus Stop and you will reach Manikaran in less than 90 minutes. Local buses are easily available from Bhuntar. The nearest major airport is in Chandigarh and its around 8 hours from Bhuntar. Buses and taxis are easily available from Chandigarh to Bhuntar.
Nearest Airport: Chandigarh Airport (IXC) - 160 kms from Manikaran Sahib
Tentative return flight prices to Chandigarh from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 9,185 Non-stop|
|New Delhi||₹ 3,594 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 11,792 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 10,037 Non-stop|
Manikaran is connected to Bhuntar via local state buses. Bhuntar is further connected with good buses from all nearby major cities like Shimla, Pathankot, Chandigarh and New Delhi. Taxis are also easily available from all nearby areas.
Manikaran does not have a railway station. The nearest major station is Pathankot Station, Punjab where the active trains are Jammu Mail, Ravi Express and Dauladhar Express. With almost 300 km of distance, it will take around 8 hours by road for you to reach Manikaran from Pathankot. The best way to reach Manikaran from Pathankot is to book a taxi or going in a bus till Bhuntar and then taking a local bus.
Taxis are easily available to cover the town.