Delhi to Manali Bus

Delhi to Manali Bus Service

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Cheapest Bus Ticket Price
12 hrs 16 mins
INR 699.00

Delhi to Manali Bus Distance

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Delhi to Manali Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Laxmi holidays 17:00 23:00 13 hrs 2 mins
Zingbus Plus 17:55 23:55 10 hrs 47 mins
Deltin Travels 19:20 23:00 11 hrs 20 mins
HRTC 06:40 22:02 13 hrs 53 mins
IntrCity SmartBus 18:40 21:55 11 hrs 47 mins

Delhi to Manali Bus Ticket Price

The minimum bus ticket price from Delhi to Manali is INR 699.00. You can avail exclusive offers, deals & discounts and get the cheapest bus tickets online with redBus for both private and government bus operators. Bus ticket prices for Delhi to Manali vary based on the distance, operator, bus type, amenities provided and also the travel season. Bus fare can be higher for top end buses like volvo, mercedes multi-axle sleeper buses. New users can use coupon code FIRST to get upto Rs 250 OFF on their first booking. redBus offers wallet cashback that can be redeemed by frequent travelers on every booking with a validity of 6 months from the day money is credited into the wallet. You can check all the offers & deals currently live for new & existing customers and select the best one applicable for your booking.

Delhi to Manali Bus Distance & Duration

The average duration of buses from Delhi to Manali is 12 hrs 16 mins. However, you can expect variations in the time taken due to route, traffic, weather conditions or other circumstances. The minimum journey duration for a bus from Delhi to Manali is 10:00. Passengers travelling by bus from Delhi to Manali cover a distance of approximately 536 kms. The first bus for Manali from Delhi leaves at 06:00 and the last bus leaves Delhi at 23:55

How to Book Bus Tickets Online for Delhi to Manali on redBus

Booking a bus from Delhi to Manali with redBus is easy, safe, fast & convenient. redBus offers a user-friendly interface where you can book a bus ticket in simple steps. To book bus tickets online, download the redBus android or iOS mobile application or visit the redBus website.  

Follow these steps to book bus tickets from Delhi to Manali:  

Step 1: Visit the redBus website or open the android/iOS app

Step 2: Enter your source, destination and journey date and click on ‘Search Buses’  

Step 3: All the available bus services from Delhi to Manali will be listed along with the bus timings, seat availability, ticket prices, images, boarding points, amenities and more. You can apply filters to see buses of your choice based on ratings, departure/arrival times, bus types like volvo/sleeper/ac/non-ac, boarding/dropping points, operators and more 

Step 4: Choose your bus, select a seat and enter the boarding and dropping points 

Step 5: Enter passenger details and contact information, then click ‘Proceed to Pay’ 

Step 6: Complete the payment process online on redBus to confirm your bus ticket 

Step 7: Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive your Delhi to Manali e-ticket/M-ticket. You can show your m-ticket at the time of boarding and enjoy a hassle-free journey

Government, RTC and State Transport Bus Services & Timings

redBus is an official partner for about 26 RTCs, State/Government transport and roadway bus corporations that offer reliable and affordable bus services with timings throughout the day. These buses provide essential connectivity between 15,000 cities and more than 5 lac routes across India. Some of the top government operators partnering with redBus are APSRTC, TSRTC, RSRTC, KSRTC (Kerala), UPSRTC and more. These RTC buses run from some of the top bus terminals in each city like Jubilee Bus Station (JBS) in Hyderabad, Koyambedu in Chennai, Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) in Delhi, Pandit Nehru Bus Station (PNBS) in Vijayawada, Sindhi Camp in Jaipur and many more. Some of the RTCs offer concessions to passengers based on age, gender, education making it a preferred mode of travel for senior citizens, students and ladies. Many state transport corporations also run special pilgrimage and tour package services to historical places, places of worship for leisure trips with friends and family.

Top Boarding and Dropping Points for Delhi and Manali

When it comes to boarding and dropping points in Delhi and Manali, you have various convenient options to choose from depending on where you are located. The top private and government bus operators' services start from the top bus terminals located centrally in a city and also halt at several points enroute the destination to facilitate easy boarding and dropping experience for travellers. Most of the boarding points have the necessary amenities for passengers like waiting rooms, washrooms, cafes, restaurants, wi-fi, charging points and more. Some boarding/dropping points are located with good connectivity to local transport means like auto, cab, metro and buses. With redbus' live bus tracking feature you can track where the bus is located and accordingly plan to reach the boarding point on time. By sharing the live bus location with your family, you can have a safe travel experience.

Some of the top Boarding Points in Delhi are Anand Vihar, Chandni Chowk, Chirag Delhi, Civil Lines, Dhaula Kuan, GT Karnal Road, ISBT Kashmiri Gate, Janpath, Jhandewalan, Karnal Bypass. Some of the top Dropping Points in Manali are Govt Bus Stand, Others, Patlikuhal, Private Bus Stand.

Popular Bus Operators on Delhi to Manali Route

With a network of 4,500+ private bus operators and 26+ official state transport partnerships, redBus offers a large fleet of buses to choose from across all the cities in India. There are a total of 66 bus operators on this route. Some of the popular operators running bus services from Delhi to Manali are:

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    Delhi to Manali Bus Seat Availability

    You can check real-time availability of seats for buses running from Delhi to Manali route. You can navigate to the seats section for any bus service to view the number of available seats, seat types and price. You can select among different seat types like seater, sleeper, semi-sleeper in the lower or upper decks and proceed with bus ticket booking. You can get a guaranteed seat based on your preference and travel plans. During peak travel seasons like summer holidays, festivals, national holidays and long weekends, you can get an assured seat of your choice by booking in advance so you can travel with a peace of mind.

    FAQS for Delhi to Manali bus ticket booking

    Are buses available from Delhi to Manali?

    Yes, the number of buses available from Delhi to Manali are 219. Also, there are 66 operators making trips from Delhi to Manali.

    What is the cheapest bus ticket price from Delhi to Manali?

    The cheapest bus ticket price from Delhi to Manali is INR 699.00

    How can I book bus tickets online from Delhi to Manali?

    You can visit redBus website or download the app, select bus and seats, choose boarding and dropping points, enter passenger details, proceed to the payment section to confirm your bus ticket booking.

    What is the maximum bus ticket fare for Delhi to Manali?

    The maximum bus ticket fare for a journey from Delhi to Manali is INR 3000.00

    When do the first and last Delhi to Manali bus leave?

    The departure time of the first bus from Delhi to Manali is at 06:00, while the last bus is at 23:55.

    Can I get the total distance covered from Delhi to Manali?

    The total distance covered from Delhi to Manali is 536 kms.

    What is the minimum journey duration from Delhi to Manali?

    The minimum journey duration from Delhi to Manali could take around 10:00 hours by bus. However, the duration from Delhi to Manali also depends on factors such as distance, road conditions, and traffic.

    From which boarding points do buses depart from Delhi to Manali?

    The common boarding points for buses from Delhi to Manali are Anand Vihar, Chandni Chowk, Chirag Delhi, Civil Lines, Dhaula Kuan, GT Karnal Road, ISBT Kashmiri Gate, Janpath, Jhandewalan, Karnal Bypass.

    What are the dropping points in Manali for buses from Delhi to Manali?

    The common dropping points in Manali for buses from Delhi to Manali are Govt Bus Stand, Others, Patlikuhal, Private Bus Stand.

    Who are the popular bus operators from Delhi to Manali?

    The popular bus operators serving from Delhi to Manali are Laxmi holidays, Zingbus Plus, Northern Travels, HRTC, PAL Travel Lines.

    What are the bus types running from Delhi to Manali?

    The bus types running from Delhi to Manali route are Volvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2), Volvo A/C Seater (2+2), Mercedes Multi-Axle Semi Sleeper (2+2), Volvo Multi-Axle B9R Semi Sleeper (2+2), Volvo A/C (2+2). So, whether you are looking for a basic or luxury ride, there’s something for passengers.

    What is the customer care number for Delhi to Manali?

    For any customer support or complaints regarding bus booking, you can visit

    How can I pay for bus tickets from Delhi to Manali?

    redBus offer various payment options for bus ticket booking for Delhi to Manali like redBus Wallet, Credit and debit cards. Also, you can make payments using UPI such as Gpay, PhonePe, and Amazon Pay, wallets payments like Paytm and amazon pay, net banking, and buy now and pay later options like Simpl

    How can I cancel or reschedule my Delhi to Manali bus ticket?

    You can cancel Delhi to Manali bus tickets online through redBus or from the app. Also, you can contact customer service for any cancellations query. Cancellations will incur charges as outlined on the ticket.

    Delhi to Manali Online Bus Booking on redBus

    redBus is India's most trusted online bus ticket booking brand with 3.6 Cr customers served across markets like India, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Peru, Colombia and more. redBus' mobile application is the top downloaded bus booking app with 5 Cr+ downloads, 4.5 star rating and 24 lac reviews. You can compare bus services, timings, prices, availability and travel without anxiety if you're traveling alone or with family. Volvo, Mercedes multi-axle buses are more popular among travelers for their comfort, safety specially for long distance or night bus journeys.

    redBus is the official partner for 4500+ private & 26+ RTCs/State transport corporations serving on ~4.5 lac bus routes across India. redBus is an Authorised IRCTC Partner offering train ticket booking as well. You can also book metro rail tickets, autos in select cities where it is available currently.

    You can choose from multiple payment options that are safe & secure like debit cards, credit cards, net banking. Also, you can make payments using UPI with Gpay, PhonePe, and Amazon Pay, wallets like Paytm and Amazon Pay and buy now pay later options like Simpl.

    You get 24X7 customer support on call/chat in multiple languages like Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Bengali and more.

    With redBus Assurance Program, you can secure your trip against cancellations by the bus operator and get 50% extra refund up to Rs 500 as wallet cash. Also, you get up to Rs 5 Lacs in medical coverage in case of bus accidents. Users can opt for redBus Assurance Program on the passenger information screen at the time of bus booking.

    Book the Cheapest Online Bus Tickets with redDeals

    redDeals are discounts offered by top bus operators exclusively on redBus. The redDeal discount amount which ranges from a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 25% is in addition to any other discount applicable at the time of booking your online bus ticket. So with redDeals you can be assured of not just safe & comfortable travel but also of the cheapest travel option at any time. Different types of redDeals offered by operators include Return trip offer, Early bird offer, Last minute offer, Trial offer, Festive/Holiday offer and more. Booking online bus tickets with redDeals is easy. They have flexible cancellation and reschedule policies - Flexi Ticket.

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    Top Bus Types Available for Buses from Delhi to Manali

    Some of the bus types available for travel from Delhi to Manali are :

    • Volvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Volvo A/C Seater (2+2)
    • Mercedes Multi-Axle Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle B9R Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Volvo A/C (2+2)
    • HIMGAURAV 2+2 AC
    • A/C Seater Push Back (2+2)
    • Bharat Benz A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • A/C Seater (2+2)
    • Bharat Benz A/C Seater (2+2)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle I-Shift B11R Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • A/C Seater (2+1)
    • Volvo A/C Seater Pushback (2+2)
    • NON A/C Seater (2+2)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • A/C Seater Hi-Tech Push Back (2+2)
    • Volvo A/C Seater Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Mercedes A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle A/C Seater (2+2)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle A/C (2+2)
    • A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Volvo I-Shift B11R Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Benz Business Class A/C (2+2)
    • Volvo A/C B11R Multi Axle Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Benz A/C Seater (2+2)
    • Benz A/C Semi Sleeper (1+1)
    • Mercedes Benz Multi-Axle (2+2)
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    Benefits of booking Delhi to Manali bus on redBus

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    With redBus, you can choose from multiple bus services based on price, user ratings, route taken, amenities, seat availability, duration, timings/timetable and bus operators. You can check the bus & seat images and information on boarding/dropping points, rest stops, amenities, child & luggage policies before making your decision. By booking online with redBus you can avoid standing in the long queues especially during peak or festive times and there are no additional charges or commission to be paid. You can use the live bus tracking feature to track your bus location in order to plan your trip better.

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    FlexiTicket: Flexible Cancellation & Reschedule Policies

    redBus offers traveler friendly cancellation and reschedule policies for its users. With the Flexiticket feature applicable on some of the top services, you can get amazing benefits on date change and cancellation. You can change your travel date for free up to 8 hours before departure or get a minimum 50% refund if you cancel your ticket at least 12 hours before the departure time. If you cancel within 0-12 hours before departure time, cancellation charges will be applicable as per the operator's policy. Watch out for the 'FlexiTicket' logo on the bus service to avail this benefit.

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    About Delhi

    Delhi, the capital city of India, is a bustling metropolis that is steeped in history and culture. Known for its rich heritage, delicious cuisine, and vibrant markets, Delhi is a city that never fails to impress.

    The culture of Delhi is a mix of Mughal, British, and North Indian cultures. The locals of Delhi are diverse and friendly, and the city is known for its cosmopolitan vibe. The language spoken in Delhi is predominantly Hindi, but English is also widely spoken by the locals.

    The handicrafts of Delhi are famous all over India, especially their intricate and beautiful embroidery work. The city is also known for its leather goods, including shoes, bags, and belts. Delhi is home to many skilled artisans who create beautiful handicrafts that are sold in the city's vibrant markets.

    The food in Delhi is a delicious blend of North Indian and Mughlai cuisines. Some of the must-try dishes in Delhi include butter chicken, chaat, kebabs, and parathas. The city is also famous for its street food, including the popular chole bhature and golgappe.

    Delhi is a popular tourist destination in India and is known for its stunning monuments, ancient temples, and bustling markets. Some of the most famous places to visit in Delhi include the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, India Gate, and the Lotus Temple.

    The best time to visit Delhi is from October to March, as the weather is pleasant and perfect for sightseeing. However, the city can be visited year-round, except for the scorching summers from April to June.

    Delhi is well-connected by both buses and trains. The city has its own railway station, New Delhi Railway Station, which is well-connected to major cities across India. The city is also well-connected by road, and buses are available from all major cities in North India and neighboring states.

    Many locals and tourists rely on bus services to visit other cities. The Delhi to Manali bus route has buses operated by the HRTC (Himachal Road Transport Corporation) and other private companies. Various types of buses are available, including ordinary, Volvo, and Scania buses. Among these, the Delhi to Manali Volvo buses is famous for a comfortable journey.

    The Volvo bus from Delhi to Manali is available in AC semi-sleeper type. They have a 2+1 or 2+2 seating arrangement. The Delhi to Manali Volvo sleeper bus price starts from INR 599 to the higher range of INR 1799. The buses operate mainly in the afternoon and arrive in Manali by the next morning. There are about 25 boarding points in Delhi, and you can choose the appropriate one as per the choices given by the bus operator.

    In conclusion, Delhi is a city in India that offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and vibrant city life. It is a great destination for anyone looking to explore the rich cultural heritage of North India, indulge in delicious cuisine, and shop for beautiful handicrafts in the city's bustling markets.

    Bus Boarding Points in Delhi

    You can board your Pune to Manali bus from the following locations in Pune. It varies depending on the bus operators.

    • Akshardham Metro Station
    • Bypass Road
    • Chirag Delhi
    • Dhaula Kaun
    • Filmistan
    • GT Karnal Bypass
    • Kashmiri Gate
    • Mahipalpur

    These are just a few boarding points for the Delhi to Manali buses; Please do check the boarding point while booking the Delhi to Manali bus ticket on redBus.

    About Manali

    Manali is a popular hill station in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Nestled in the mountains of the Indian Himalayas near the northern end of the Kullu Valley, the town is situated at an altitude of 2,050 meters (6,726 feet) in the Beas River Valley. It is a popular tourist destination and serves as the gateway to other northern areas such as Spiti and Leh.

    Manali is known for its breathtaking landscapes, with snow-capped peaks, lush green valleys, and meandering rivers. The region is also home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, making it a nature lover's paradise. Adventure enthusiasts can enjoy activities like trekking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, skiing, and zorbing.

    The town itself is characterized by a blend of traditional Himachali and Tibetan cultures. Old Manali village has an atmosphere of tranquillity and peace, with many old guesthouses and orchards. The region's rich culture is evident in its numerous temples and monasteries, including the famous Hadimba Temple and the Manu Temple.

    Manali is also known for its apple orchards and the production of apple cider. The local cuisine is a blend of Indian and Tibetan influences, with dishes like Sidu, Thukpa, and Momos being popular.

    The ideal time to visit Manali is from March to June when the weather is pleasant, and the skies are clear. However, if you want to enjoy the snow, winter months from October to February are perfect.

    The town is well connected by road, and the nearest airport is Bhuntar, approximately 50 km away. There is no direct rail connectivity to Manali, with the nearest broad-gauge railway stations being in Chandigarh and Ambala. Regular bus services connect Manali with Delhi, Shimla, Dharamshala, and Leh.

    In conclusion, with its stunning natural beauty, cultural richness, and adventurous activities, Manali is a destination that should be on every traveler's itinerary.

    The most common way of reaching Manali is the Delhi to Manali bus, as there are no direct trains or flights on this route. HRTC and private bus operators provide the necessary services to these cities. The Delhi to Manali distance by Volvo bus is approximately 530 km and takes almost 14 hrs of journey. The Delhi to Manali sleeper bus arrives at the private bus stand in Manali. The drop point could also be the Manali town centre. The drop point varies with the bus operator, and there are about 7-10 drop points for the Delhi to Manali Volvo buses and the ordinary buses.

    Places to Visit in and around Manali

    Manali is a beautiful hill station that has numerous tourist attractions. Of them, a few places are discussed to help plan your itinerary.

    1. Hadimba Devi Temple: The silent and tranquil location is mesmerising and alluring. The festival and the accompanying cultural events are top attractions.
    2. Solang Valley: Known for its snow-filled landscape, numerous adventurous activities are offered here. Skiing and paragliding are among other activities.
    3. Rohtang Pass: The pass connects Manali to Spiti and Lahaul, snowy deserts. The landscape is perfect for sledge-riding, biking, and other adventure sports.
    4. Manu Temple: This is the only temple dedicated to Manu, the creator of human beings. The view from the temple and the pagoda-style architecture is breathtaking.
    5. Old Manali: Go back in time and experience the past in this village, left behind by time. Enjoy the slow pace of life and rejuvenate your body and mind.
    6. Manali Sanctuary: The sanctuary is home to numerous bird and animal species. You can spot various local birds and animals here, like Mona, Himachal's state bird.
    7. Arjun Gufa: Arjun Gufa is a naturally formed cave on the banks of river Beas. It is believed to be where Arjun, a Pandava brother, meditated for years. Exploring the cave with nothing but the light from a flashlight is thrilling and amazing.
    8. Vashist Village: The village has a temple dedicated to Sage Vashist. The temple has a hot spring bath, believed to have medicinal properties.
    9. Brighu Lake: It is a lake at the base of the Brighu peak that is believed to be sacred. The trek that leads to the lake, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, is a thrilling experience. The Brighu Lake Meadow is a scenic place and is often compared to the Alpine meadows of Switzerland.
    10. Nehru Kund: It is named after the first prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, who drank water from the freshwater spring. Nestled amidst scenic mountains and valleys, the Nehru Kund is a picture-perfect location.

    Bus Drop-Off Points in Manali for Delhi to Manali Bus

    You can choose any of the below-mentioned drop-off locations in Manali.

    • Manali Bus Stand
    • Private Bus Stand Manali
    • Zingbus Lounge Manali
    • Private Volvo bus stand, near Beas river side Manali

    However, the drop-off location varies based on the bus operator.

    Travel Tips for Passengers Travelling from Delhi to Manali

    Here are some travel guidelines to keep in mind for Delhi to Manali bus journey.

    • Ensure to book your tickets in advance, either online or at the bus station. It will help you secure your seat to avoid last-minute hassles.
    • Try to arrive at the boarding point at least 15-30 minutes before the departure time and use the live bus tracking feature so that you don’t miss the bus.
    • Carry a valid photo ID proof such as Aadhar card, passport, or driver's license, as it may be required during ticket verification.
    • Check the luggage policies set by the bus operator and carry accordingly to avoid excess baggage charges or inconvenience to other passengers.
    • Listen to the instructions given by the bus staff regarding boarding and safety protocols, and cooperate with them at all times.
    • Avoid crowding near the entrance or exit of the bus and maintain a safe distance from other passengers.
    • Carry essential items such as water, snacks, medications, and other travel-related things to keep yourself comfortable during the journey.
    • To travel to/from the boarding/dropping points, you can buy metro tickets or book an auto on the redBus app. Metro ticket booking is currently available only in Chennai & Kochi, and auto booking is available only in Bangalore.

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