There are 4 ways to get from Surat to Manali by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3h 18m

  1. Fly from Surat (STV) to Madras (MAA) STV - MAA

₹6,142 - ₹9,841

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Train  •  26h 33m

  1. Take the train from Surat to Perambur 19420

₹872 - ₹981

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Bus  •  27h 49m

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

₹1,563 - ₹2,128

Drive  •  20h 39m

  1. Drive from Surat to Manali 1432.7 km

₹11,000 - ₹16,000

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The cheapest way to get from Surat to Manali is to train which costs ₹850 - ₹1,000 and takes 26h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Surat to Manali is to fly which costs ₹6,000 - ₹10,000 and takes 3h 18m.

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The distance between Surat and Manali is 1192 km. The road distance is 1432.7 km.

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The best way to get from Surat to Manali without a car is to train which takes 26h 33m and costs ₹850 - ₹1,000.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Surat to Manali, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Surat to Manali is to fly which takes 3h 18m and costs ₹6,000 - ₹10,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹850 - ₹1,000 and takes 26h 33m, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,500 - ₹2,200 and takes 27h 49m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Surat to Manali is 1433 km. It takes approximately 20h 39m to drive from Surat to Manali.

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Helitrans, Air India Limited, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Surat Airport to Madras Airport.

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  • Distance: 1191.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 18m

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

IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and two other airlines fly from Surat to Manali 4 times a day. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Surat to Perambur twice a week. Tickets cost ₹630 - ₹690 and the journey takes 26h 23m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Surat to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹18,000
Flights from Surat to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹18,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Surat to Madras via Goa
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹9,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Surat to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹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 Surat to Perambur
Ave. Duration
26h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₹630 - ₹690
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Surat to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹650 - ₹900
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Redbus
Bus from Bangalore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus

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There are 713+ hotels available in Manali. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Surat to Surat Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs ₹330 - ₹400.

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