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There are 7 ways to get from Madurai to Old Manali by plane, taxi, bus, car or train

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Fly to Dharamsala, taxi  •  16h 7m

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Dharamsala (DHM) IXM - DHM
  2. Take a taxi from Dharamsala to Old Manali

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Train, bus  •  2 days 10h

  1. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Chandigarh 12687
  2. Take the bus from HP Petrol Pump Opposite Sect 43 ISBT, Chandigarh to Patlikuhal Bypass near fishfarm, Patlikuhal

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Fly to Chandigarh, bus  •  12h 37m

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Chandigarh (IXC) IXM - IXC
  2. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Manali

Fly to Kulu, taxi  •  12h 25m

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Kulu (KUU) IXM - KUU
  2. Take a taxi from Kulu to Old Manali

Fly to Amritsar, drive  •  14h 38m

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Amritsar (ATQ) IXM - ATQ
  2. Drive from Amritsar to Old Manali

Bus  •  41h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore Madiwala to Mumbai Andheri East
  3. Take the bus from Mumbai to Kasol City

Drive  •  42h 28m

  1. Drive from Madurai to Old Manali 3068.4 km

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The cost-effective way to get from Madurai to Old Manali is to train and bus, which costs ₹2,300 - ₹7,000 and takes 2 days 10h.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Old Manali is to fly and taxi which costs ₹30,000 - ₹80,000 and takes 12h 25m.

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The distance between Madurai and Old Manali is 2486 km. The road distance is 3068.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Old Manali without a car is to bus which takes 41h 59m and costs ₹4,900 - ₹6,000.

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It takes approximately 16h 7m to get from Madurai to Old Manali, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Madurai Airport to Dharamsala Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 40m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Old Manali is 3068 km. It takes approximately 42h 28m to drive from Madurai to Old Manali.

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SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Madurai Airport to Dharamsala Airport.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Old Manali. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Madurai Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs ₹280 - ₹340.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Old Manali.
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  • Distance: 2485.6 km
  • Duration: 16h 7m

What companies run services between Madurai, India and Old Manali, India?

You can take a bus from Madurai to Old Manali via Bangalore Madiwala, Mumbai Andheri East, Bahar Cinema, Rani Laxmibhai Chowk Sion Bus Depot, Sion, Dadar, Mumbai, and Kasol City in around 41h 59m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹24,000
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹23,000
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹23,000
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹23,000
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹24,000
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹24,000
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹23,000
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹24,000
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹23,000
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹23,000
Flights from Madurai to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹17,000
Flights from Madurai to Amritsar via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹17,000
Flights from Madurai to Amritsar via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹17,000
Flights from Madurai to Amritsar via Madras, Pune
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹18,000
Flights from Madurai to Amritsar via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹17,000
Flights from Madurai to Amritsar via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹17,000
Flights from Madurai to Amritsar via Bengaluru, Pune
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹17,000
Flights from Madurai to Amritsar via Bengaluru, Goa
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹17,000
Flights from Madurai to Amritsar via Madras, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹18,000
Flights from Madurai to Amritsar via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹17,000
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Madurai to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹30,000 - ₹80,000
Flights from Madurai to Kulu via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹29,000 - ₹75,000
Flights from Madurai to Kulu via Madras, Delhi, Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹30,000 - ₹80,000
Flights from Madurai to Kulu via Madras, Pune, Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹32,000 - ₹85,000
Flights from Madurai to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹34,000 - ₹90,000
Flights from Madurai to Kulu via Colombo, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹55,000 - ₹4,40,000
Flights from Madurai to Kulu via Bengaluru, Delhi, Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
₹29,000 - ₹75,000
Flights from Madurai to Kulu via Bengaluru, Pune, Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹30,000 - ₹80,000
Flights from Madurai to Kulu via Madras, Nagpur, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹30,000 - ₹80,000
Flights from Madurai to Kulu via Delhi, Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹29,000 - ₹75,000
Flights from Madurai to Kulu via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹29,000 - ₹75,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Dharamsala via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹42,000
Flights from Madurai to Dharamsala via Dubai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹27,000 - ₹70,000
Flights from Madurai to Dharamsala via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹14,000 - ₹36,000
Flights from Madurai to Dharamsala via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹13,000 - ₹35,000
Flights from Madurai to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹13,000 - ₹35,000
Flights from Madurai to Dharamsala via Bengaluru, Jaipur
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹13,000 - ₹35,000
Flights from Madurai to Dharamsala via Colombo, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹27,000 - ₹2,10,000
Flights from Madurai to Amritsar via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹30,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madurai to Amritsar via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹19,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Madurai Jn to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₹1,200 - ₹5,500
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹1,200 - ₹1,600
Third AC (3A)
₹3,100 - ₹3,900
Second AC (2A)
₹4,400 - ₹5,500
Bus operators
CTU
Phone
0172-2990216
Email
ctu-chd@nic.in
Website
chdctu.gov.in
Bus from Chandigarh to Manali
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹430 - ₹1,600
Schedules at
chdctu.gov.in
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Madurai to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹1,009
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Bangalore Madiwala to Mumbai Andheri East
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹1,300 - ₹1,900
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
IntrCity SmartBus
Phone
+917303093510
Email
care@intrcity.com
Website
intrcity.com
Bus from Mumbai to Kasol City
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹1,733
Book at
12go.asia
Zingbus
Phone
+918287009889
Email
care@zingbus.com
Website
zingbus.com
Bus from HP Petrol Pump Opposite Sect 43 ISBT, Chandigarh to Patlikuhal Bypass near fishfarm, Patlikuhal
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹850 - ₹1,000
Schedules at
zingbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dharamsala to Old Manali
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹11,000
Shankar Taxi Service
Phone
+91 81 46 73 73 73
Website
shankartaxiservice.com
Himalaya Cab
Phone
+91 90151-57476
Website
himalayacab.com
Dharamshala Travels
Phone
+91 94 59 02 70 00
Website
dharamshalataxi.com
Dharamshala Tour And Travel Services
Phone
+91 97 36 36 74 70
Website
dharamshala-tour-and-travel-services-24-hours.business.site

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