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

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Fly, bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Surat (STV) to Madras (MAA) STV - MAA
  2. Take the bus from Wheels India RD. JN. to Manali

$95 - $426

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Bus  •  28 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Surat to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Chennai

$17 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  28 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Surat (ST) to Chennai Central (MAS) Navajeevan Exp / ...

$29 - $38

Train via Moolakadai  •  30 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Surat (ST) to Chennai Egmore (MS) Ju-Ms Weekly Exp

$28 - $37

Drive  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Surat to Manali 891 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Surat to Manali is to bus which costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800 and takes 28 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surat to Manali is to fly and bus which costs ₹7,000 - ₹32,000 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Surat to Manali. However, there are services departing from Surat and arriving at Manali via Bangalore and Wheels India RD. JN.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 34 min.

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The distance between Surat and Manali is 1192 km. The road distance is 1425.5 km.

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The best way to get from Surat to Manali without a car is to train which takes 28 h 26 min and costs ₹2,100 - ₹2,900.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Surat to Manali, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Surat to Manali is to train which takes 28 h 26 min and costs ₹2,100 - ₹2,900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800 and takes 28 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Surat Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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

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  • Distance: 744.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Surat to Manali once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 28 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Surat to Manali via Bangalore, Chennai, and Wheels India RD. JN. in around 28 h 34 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Surat to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Surat to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Surat to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Surat to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Train operators
Bus operators
MTC
Bus from Wheels India RD. JN. to Manali
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
mtcbus.org
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Surat to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in

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Yes, the driving distance between Surat to Manali is 1426 km. It takes approximately 20 h 48 min to drive from Surat to Manali.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Surat Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 619+ hotels available in Manali. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Surat to Surat Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs ₹220 - ₹270.

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