There are 5 ways to get from Rishīkesh to Manāli by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Haridwar to Manāli Volvo AC 49 / ...

$13 - $30

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Taxi  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rishīkesh to Manāli 314.3 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Rishīkesh to Manāli 314.3 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Kulu, taxi  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Kulu (KUU) DED - KUU
  2. Take a taxi from Kulu to Manāli

$515 - $820

Fly to Dharamsala, taxi  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Dharamsala (DHM) DED - DHM
  2. Take a taxi from Dharamsala to Manāli

$157 - $504

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The distance between Rishīkesh and Manāli is 260 km. The road distance is 502.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rishīkesh to Manāli without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 26 min 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 13 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rishīkesh to Manāli is 503 km. It takes approximately 7 h 58 min 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 805+ hotels available in Manāli. Prices start at $16 USD 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 .

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Map of how to get from Rishīkesh to Manāli.
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  • Distance: 162.4 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 26 min

What companies run services between Rishīkesh, India and Manāli, India?

HRTC operates a bus from Rishīkesh to Manāli every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $25 and the journey takes 14 h.

Airlines
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from Dehra Dun to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Haridwar to Manāli
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $25
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rishīkesh to Manāli
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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