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There are 5 ways to get from Kolkata to Manali by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, bus  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Madras (MAA) CCU - MAA
  2. Take the bus from Koyambedu School to Manali

$43 - $143

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Bus  •  33h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar
  2. Take the bus from Bhubaneswar to Visakhapatnam
  3. Take the bus from Visakhapatnam to Chennai

$25 - $35

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Train  •  27h 40m

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Perambur (PER) Ghy-Sbc Exp / ...

$28 - $38

Train via Egmore  •  29h 13m

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Chennai Egmore (MS) Hwh-Tpj Exp / ...

$28 - $37

Drive  •  23h 23m

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Manali 1023.8 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Manali is to bus which costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,600 and takes 33h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Manali is to fly and bus which costs ₹3,100 - ₹11,000 and takes 5h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kolkata to Manali. However, there are services departing from Kolkata and arriving at Manali via Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam and Koyambedu School. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 48m.

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The distance between Kolkata and Manali is 1350 km. The road distance is 1638.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Manali without a car is to train which takes 27h 40m and costs ₹2,000 - ₹2,900.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Kolkata to Manali, including transfers.

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Kolkata to Manali bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Kolkata station.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Manali is to train which takes 27h 40m and costs ₹2,000 - ₹2,900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,600 and takes 33h 48m.

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Kolkata to Manali bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Chennai station.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Manali.
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  • Distance: 844 miles
  • Duration: 5h 8m

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Manali, Tamil Nadu, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to Manali once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 27h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kolkata to Manali via Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam, Chennai, and Koyambedu School in around 33h 48m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Kolkata to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Kolkata to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Train operators
Bus operators
MTC
Bus from Koyambedu School to Manali
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
mtcbus.org
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bhubaneswar to Visakhapatnam
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Visakhapatnam to Chennai
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Manali is 1638 km. It takes approximately 23h 23m to drive from Kolkata to Manali.

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Air India Limited, Vistara, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 615+ hotels available in Manali. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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