Duration 7h 59m
Distance 504.6 km
Average price ₹13,000
Possible routes 4 found

Rishīkesh to Manāli

Rome2rio has found 4 ways to get from Rishīkesh to Manāli by train, bus, car, flight and taxi. The cheapest way of travelling from Rishīkesh to Manāli is a combination of trains and buses, which takes around 11h 28m.
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Train, bus

  1. Rishikesh
  2. Ambala Cantt
  3. Chandigarh
  4. Manāli
11h 28m
₹675 - ₹1,732
Alternative routes


  1. Haridwar
  2. Manāli
18h 26m
₹1,254 - ₹1,614


  1. Rishīkesh
  2. Manāli
7h 59m
₹3,600 - ₹5,500

Fly, taxi

  1. Dehra Dun
  2. Kulu
  3. Manāli
13h 43m
₹39,142 - ₹61,432

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Rishīkesh to Manāli? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as "What is the cheapest mode of transport?", "What is the quickest option?", "How much do tickets usually cost?" and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Rishīkesh to Manāli is to train and bus which costs ₹650 - ₹1,800 and takes 11h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Rishīkesh to Manāli is to drive which costs ₹3,600 - ₹5,500 and takes 7h 59m.

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The distance between Rishīkesh and Manāli is 260 km. The road distance is 504.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rishīkesh to Manāli without a car is to train and bus which takes 11h 28m and costs ₹650 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 11h 28m to get from Rishīkesh to Manāli, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dehra Dun Airport to Kulu Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 5m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rishīkesh to Manāli is 505 km. It takes approximately 7h 59m to drive from Rishīkesh to Manāli.

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Spicejet and Helitrans offer flights from Dehra Dun Airport to Kulu Airport.

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There are 825+ hotels available in Manāli. Prices start at ₹999 per night.

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The best way to get from Rishīkesh to Dehra Dun Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs ₹490 - ₹600.

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How to travel from Rishīkesh to Manāli

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Rishīkesh to Manāli right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Rishīkesh and Manāli?

HRTC operates a bus from Rishīkesh to Manāli 3 times a day. Tickets cost ₹650 - ₹900 and the journey takes 18h.
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Every day
Estimated price
₹38,000 - ₹60,000
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹650 - ₹900
Other operators
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
₹650 - ₹850

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