Chandigarh to Manali

Manali is at 320 Kms from Chandigarh. You can reach Manali from Chandigarh by AC bus operated by HRTC [AC VOLVO / SCANIA 2X2] or by hiring a taxi from Chandigarh. Bus takes around TEN hours from Chandigarh.

Chandigarh to Manali by HRTC AC Bus

Operator Dep. Arr. Booking
HIMSUTA AC Bus 8:30 AM 6:30 PM Online booking
HIMSUTA AC Bus 12 AM 10:30 PM Online booking
HIMSUTA AC Bus 8:40 PM 6:40 AM Online booking
HIMSUTA AC Bus 10 PM 8 AM Online booking

Fare: Chandigarh to Manali fare by AC Deluxe Bus : Rs. 1,125.00
Bus starts from Chandigarh ISBT Sector 43 bus stand. [Select Chandigarg 43 in drop down menu]
HRTC Chandigarh ISBT telephone number: 91-172-2668943
Bus Route: Chandigarh - Kiratpur- Bilaspur-Sundernagar- Mandi - Aut- Kullu - Bhunter- Manali.

Taxi from Chandigarh to Manali

Our editorial team has had positive experience with following operators from Chandigarh. They offer taxi alone package covering Shimla and Manali

Contact details of some reliable taxi operators

  • Gurdial Taxi - +91 98880 08270
  • Sai Tour & Travels -+91 95698 11399
  • Tirupati Travels - 09416020105
  • Express Travels - 9417006694
  • JMK Travels - 09729289041, 09996161567
  • Him-Aanchal Manali taxi operators union, Manali +91-1902-252120.

1. You can book HRTC buses online. For e-tickets, there is a charge a 2.5 percent. If you have booked online, You have to carry the ID Proof while travelling using an E-Ticket otherwise you may be asked to purchase a new ticket.
2. Buses reach Manali before hotel check-in time. Inform your Manali Star Hotel on your travel plan in advance so that you need not wait for your room to get ready.
3. If you are travelling to Manali from Delhi, you can board the Shatabdi to Chandigarh and then board the bus to Manali from Chandigarh. You would then avoid monotonous 16 hour journey from Delhi to Manali. The only hitch is that Tata AC buses from Chandigarh are not as comfortable as the Volvo buses.
4. While, there are plenty of private buses from Chandigarh to Manali, your first preference has to be the Government operated HRTC as they are more comfortable.
5. Coming back from Manali to Chandigarh Airort, you can book one way taxi at Rs. 4,000/-

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