Delhi to Manali Bus

Delhi to Manali Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration: 12 hours 42 mins
Buses depart from: Delhi
Bus arrives in: Manali
Distance: 533 km
Earliest Bus: 00:00
Last Bus: 23:45
Daily Bus Services: 588
Bus Companies: City Land Travels, HRTC, Indo Canadian Tpt. Co

Delhi to Manali Bus Timings & Fare

Bus OperatorFirst BusLast BusDuration
City Land Travels
Indo Canadian Tpt. Co
Himachal Holidays Volvo
Royal Safari India Travels

Useful Information on Bus From Delhi To Manali

The Distance from Delhi to Manali is 536 Km that is covered in 13:21 Hours ( Approx) by bus. Delhi to Manali buses come with On Time Guarantee service. First bus from Delhi to Manali is Ordinary Bus run by HRTC that departs at 06:40 Morning from Kashmiri Gate ISBT . The last bus HIM Gaurav Tata A/C from Delhi to Manali leaves at 22:30 in Night from Kashmiri Gate ISBT run by HRTC . The Cheapest bus fares from Delhi to Manali by HRTC Bus is 631 INR.

Delhi to Manali Bus Tickets

Delhi to Manali Bus | Important Things to Note

Some important things to know before booking a Delhi to Manali bus ticket are as follows:

  • The road distance between Delhi and Manali is around 518 Km. On average, a Delhi to Manali bus will take around 13 hours to complete its journey.
  • Delhi to Manali bus fare depends on the ticket type, operator, and bus type. For example, Delhi to Manali Volvo bus fare can be more than other buses. One can find economical as well as luxurious Manali buses on redBus. Delhi to Manali bus fare starts from INR 442 on redBus. The fare of Manali buses from Delhi can go up to INR 2100 on redBus.
  • Bus service between Delhi and Manali is available throughout the day on redBus. The updated Delhi to Manali bus timetable is displayed on redBus. The first bus to Manali from Delhi departs at 03:45 PM, while the last bus on this route departs at 11:20 PM.
  • More than 40 operators offer buses between Delhi and Manali daily. Some popular operators that offer Delhi to Manali coaches are HPTDC, HRTC, IntrCity SmartBus, Laxmi Holidays, R.S. Yadav Travels, Raj Travels, and Royal Travels Hills.
  • Be it a Delhi to Manali sleeper bus or a seater bus; you will have the perfect travel experience. All buses from Delhi to Manali are equipped with world-class amenities to enhance the commuter experience. Popular amenities offered by Delhi to Manali buses are WIFI, water bottle, blankets, charging point, movie entertainment, and seat covers.
  • A bus from Delhi to Manali will stop at several points for a food break. You can have an amazing culinary experience during your bus journey from Delhi to Manali. During a bus trip from Delhi to Manali, some must-try cuisines are lassi, butter chicken, pao bhaji, and chole bhature.
  • There are many attractions along the way from Delhi to Manali. Via a bus journey, you have the chance to catch a glimpse of the popular attractions along the way from Delhi to Manali. Some popular attractions along the way from Delhi to Manali are Purana Quila, Karnal Lake, Jyotisar Birthplace of Bhagavad Geeta, Rock Gardens of Chandigarh, Barot Valley, and Bhakra-Nangal Dam.
  • Primo buses from Delhi to Manali follow extra measures for passenger safety. Look for the Primo tag before booking a Delhi to Manali bus ticket on redBus. One can also cover the Delhi to Manali distance by Volvo or Scania bus for more safety.

Things to Know About Delhi

Delhi , the capital city of India, has a rich heritage showcasing its various monuments spread across the city and its outskirts. The city has a perfect mix of heritage, traditions, culture, and modernism that attracts tourists every single day. These tourist places are all connected via Delhi bus routes or metro trains so that people can travel conveniently.

A good portion of locals and tourists rely on bus services to visit other cities in their itinerary. The Delhi to Manali bus route has buses operated by the HRTC (Himachal Road Transport Corporation) and other private companies. There are various types of buses available including ordinary, Volvo, and Scania buses. Among these, the Delhi to Manali Volvo buses are the popular choice 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.

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Things to Know About Manali

Manali is a popular tourist destination of India located in the Beas River Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Having charmed the British in the pre-independence era with its natural serenity and beauty, it today appeases tourists with its rich blend of history and aesthetics. Manali is a picturesque location, suitable for a vacation or honeymoon trip. The unparalleled natural beauty and a plethora of options for thrilling activities make it a popular tourist spot. People visit here for a staycation or travel to other cities such as Shimla, Chandigarh, Darjeeling, etc., as well.

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 as well as for the ordinary buses. The buses are available from 11.30 am to 10 pm from Delhi and arrive any time between 4 am and 12.50 pm, depending upon the bus timing.

Places to Visit in Manali

  • Rohtang Valley
  • Solang Valley
  • Hidimba Devi Temple
  • Great Himalayan National Park
  • Pin Valley National Park
  • Bhrigu Lake
  • Pandoh Dam
  • Manali Sanctuary
  • Buddhist monasteries
  • Vashisht Hot Water Springs
  • Naggar Village
  • Old Manali
  • Beas Kund
  • Museum Of Himachal Culture And Folk Art

Book a Return Bus From Manali to Delhi

If this isn’t a one-way journey, you can book your return tickets from Manali to Delhi with ease. With a plethora of operators servicing this route, choose a bus that best meets your needs and requirements. You can even use the filter option to arrange the bus operators according to your preferred choice such as duration of travel, fare, seats available, etc. So, what are you waiting for? Book your bus tickets with redBus.

Operators Serving on Delhi to Manali Bus Route

A number of prominent operators ply buses from Delhi to Manali ensuring punctuality and safety for its passengers. Major operators offering various kinds of bus services are:

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Delhi to Manali Bus

How to Book a Bus on redBus from Delhi to Manali?

You can easily make a bus booking from Delhi to Manali via the redBus mobile application or website. There are several bus operators like Zingbus , IntrCity SmartBus , Laxmi Holidays , HRTC buses and more that offer excellent bus services on this route. The steps to book bus tickets with redBus are as follows:

  • Choose the bus of your choice from the above list and seat from the list of available buses. You can also apply search filters based on operators on redBus.
  • Select your boarding/drop-off points and enter the passenger information.
  • Complete the payment process to confirm your booking. SSL encryption highly secures the payment process of redBus.
  • You can also get a ride insurance facility via redBus and apply coupon codes to get a discount on the total ticketing price.

You will receive your M-ticket/e-ticket from redBus after confirmation of your booking. It will work the same way as a printed ticket for boarding your bus from Delhi to Manali. Various operators service this route, and you can opt for different types of buses. If you are travelling at night, you can opt for Delhi to Manali Volvo AC Sleeper Buses. redBus also provides exceptional customer support to its customers at any hour of the day/week.

Passengers can find Delhi to Manali Volvo and sleeper buses on redBus. redBus also lets you see the amenities offered by any preferred bus in advance. A lot of people travel to Manali from Delhi for tourism. Manali has various tourist attractions like Jogini Waterfalls, Arjun Gufa, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Gauri Shankar Temple, etc.

Delhi to Manali Bus Distance and Fare

The Delhi to Manali distance by road is around 536 KM, and you will find more than 40 operators on redBus servicing this route. The fastest bus on this route takes only 10 hours and 10 minutes to complete the journey. The longest time taken by a bus on this route is 15 hours and 30 minutes.

The Delhi to Manali bus fare starts from INR 530. The ticket price of buses on this route can go up to INR 1899 if you opt for luxury buses.

Cancellation & Rescheduling of Delhi to Manali Bus Tickets

redBus allows users to cancel or reschedule their Delhi to Manali bus ticket. One can easily cancel Manali bus tickets via the website of redBus or via the mobile application. One can also reach out to the redBus customer support for cancelling/rescheduling Manali bus tickets. However, one must pay the cancellation charges mentioned for each Manali bus operator.

redBus does not set the cancellation/rescheduling charges as the respective operator decides. Also, not all bus operators allow passengers to reschedule Delhi to Manali tickets. If your travel plans are tentative, check for the rescheduling policy on redBus before booking Delhi to Manali bus tickets.

Usually, bus operators can charge 50% of the ticket amount as a cancellation charge. This charge is for cancelling a Manali bus ticket at least 12 hours before the bus departure time. If you cancel a Manali bus ticket within 12 hours of the bus departure, you can pay up to 100% of the ticket amount as a cancellation charge. When you book a Delhi to Manali bus ticket on redBus, you can see the booking policies of all operators.


Apart from a Volvo AC buses from Delhi to Manali, what other buses can I take?
The route from Delhi to Manali by road is quite popular among travellers, so there are many operators and bus types to choose from. Some of the options you will be shown are Non-AC seater, Volvo AC sleeper, Benz AC seater, AC semi-sleeper, AC 2+2 with push-back seats, Mercedes multi-axle semi-sleeper, Benz business class AC 2+2, and Benz semi-sleeper 1+1.
Is a bus a good mode of transportation to take from Delhi to Manali by road?
Yes, it is. The route from Delhi to Manali by road is said to be scenic and beautiful. Travelling by bus allows you to enjoy the views and rest without worrying about driving. While it takes approximately 13 hours to reach Manali from Delhi, you can opt for luxurious coaches to travel in comfort and arrive safely.
I am a tourist and can’t print out my ticket. What can I do?
If you have made a reservation on a Delhi to Manali bus that accepts mTickets, you can use that as your booking confirmation while boarding the bus. The mTicket is sent to your registered mobile number after successful payments, and functions as a replacement for paper tickets and e-tickets. If you haven’t received your mTicket, even though your bus operator accepts them, please get in touch with the redBus customer care service.
What is the Delhi to Manali bus fare?
The fare you will have to pay depends on the bus operator and the kind of bus you choose. You will find that the Delhi to Manali Volvo sleeper bus price is often higher than regular buses, as these are premium higher-end choices. If budget is a constraint, you can use the filters while sifting through bus operators to find a ticket price that suits you.
What are the popular bus operators currently serving buses for Delhi to Manali route?
Popular bus operators like Zingbus, Reo India Travels, Laxmi Holidays, City Land Travels, IntrCity SmartBus, B S Holiday Travels, etc. as well as Government buses such as HPTDC and HRTC are currently offering services on Delhi to Manali bus route.
Which bus is good from Delhi to Manali?
If you are looking for Volvo buses from Delhi to Manali, HPTDC and HRTC are great options. Himsuta is a volvo semi sleeper while Himgaurav is a Tata push back seats. You will also find numerous high-rated bus operators offering buses from Delhi to Manali.

Delhi to Manali Bus Types

Various types of buses serving passengers from Delhi to Manali ensuring safety and comfort. A few bus services are:

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