Hi, In this article you gonna know everything of How to Reach Manali from Kolkata including all details such as Train fare, Bus fare, Accomodation, etc. There are no direct flights or trains or buses between Kolkata to Manali. The easy and affordable way to reach Manali from Kolkata is to take train from Howrah station to Chandigarh or Ambala cant. Then take any Bus (Either state transport or private luxury) from Chandigarh to Manali. You can also hire a Cab from Chandigarh to Manali if you are planning to travel with family or a friends. The fastest way to reach Manali from Kolkata is to take flight from Kolkata Airport to Chandigarh then do the same way like above. There are several train depart from Howrah to Chandigarh or Ambala Cant. such as Durgiana Exp, Kalka Mail etc.
How to Reach Manali From Kolkata by Train
As you know there is no direct train from Kolkata to Manali, You can book tickets from Howrah to Chandigarh or Howrah to Ambala Cant. If you want to travel manali from chandigarh by luxury ac bus, better you have to reach chandigarh at night because there is no Ac luxury bus that departs in day time. You will only get Himachal State Transport Corporation bus at day time. If you are travelling with friends or family, hire a Cab because it will be the best choice for it. The distance between Chandigarh to Manali is 315 KM. By state transport bus, it will take up-to 10 hours to reach Manali where Ac luxury bus at night, will take around 7/8 hours depends on the climate or the condition of the road.
How to Reach Manali From Kolkata on Flight
Book a flight ticket from Kolkata to Chandigarh Airport, then book a Cab to reach Chandigarh bus stand or you can hire a Cab from there. But always remember if you are planning with friends or family then only go for Cab otherwise it will be costlier for an individual. The nearest domestic airport to Manali is Kullu-Manali Airport (KUU) in Bhuntar, which is located at a distance of 50 km from Manali.
Fare Details to Reach Manali from Kolkata
Kolkata to Manali distance is around 2000 kms . There are different of fare details available if you are thinking to travel by train. If we choose to Howrah Delhi Kalka Mail (12311) As per the IRCTC App, 2S (Second Sitting) will cost you Rs 710 INR, 3A (3 Tier AC) will cost you Rs 1860 INR, 2A (2 Tier AC) at Rs 2675 INR where 1A and the most expensive will cost you around Rs 4550 INR. It might be little different on other trains. But remember, it is hard to get confirm ticket before 5/7 days from the journey date, so always book a ticket one month before the scheduled date. Now let’s talk about flight fares from Kolkata to Manali. You can always search for it by yourself in any booking app like makemytrip, trivago, paytm, goibibo etc. But the approx fare of flight from kolkata to manali is around 4000 rupees.
Estimate Budget to Reach Manali from Kolkata
Kolkata To Chandigarh byTrain Cost Rs 710 to 4000 Rupees for one person.
Chandigarh to Manali AC Volvo 500-1000 INR for one side per person.
Chandigarh to Manali by CAB/Taxi = 4000/4500 INR.
You can check the hotel booking price online. Hotel booking costs starts from Rs 800 INR.
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