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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Madras (MAA) VNS - MAA
  2. Take the bus from Koyambedu School to Manali

$89 - $180

Cheapest option

Train via Moolakadai  •  39 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Manduadih (MUV) to Chennai Egmore (MS) Muv-Rmm Exp

$35 - $45

2 alternative options

Train  •  37 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Chennai Central (MAS) Cpr-Mas Ganga Kaveri

$38 - $50

Drive  •  26 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Manali 1153.6 miles

$180 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Manali is to train which costs ₹2,300 - ₹3,100 and takes 39 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Manali is to fly and bus which costs ₹6,000 - ₹13,000 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Varanasi and Manali is 1381 km. The road distance is 1845.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Varanasi to Manali, including transfers.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Varanasi to Manali twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 37 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Varanasi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Colombo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $310
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Colombo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $4,200
Train operators
Bus operators
MTC
Bus from Koyambedu School to Manali
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
mtcbus.org

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