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How to Reach

Road Map By Road
Kullu is well connected to major parts of the country by a network of roads. The distance from Delhi is 522km approximately. Ambala, Chandigarh, Ropar, Kiratpur, Bilaspur and Mandi are the main stations on the way.

There are regular bus services for Kullu and Manali from Delhi and Chandigarh. One has the option of travelling in a deluxe bus or an ordinary bus. Deluxe bus services are operated by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC), Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corp. (HRTC) and private agencies as well.

Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corp. (HRTC) runs ordinary bus service to Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla, etc.

Bus Fares (HRTC)

Route Deluxe Bus Ordinary Bus
Manali <-> Delhi Rs 489/- Rs 289/-
Manali <-> Chandigarh Rs 305/- Rs 184/-
Manali <-> Shimla   Rs 156/-
Manali <-> Pathankot   Rs 184/-
Manali<-> Dharamshala   Rs 149/-

Bus Bookings
HRTC buses can be booked at their booking offices in Sarwari, Kullu and Manali. HPTDC provides booking facilities for its deluxe buses at its offices in Dhalpur, Kullu and The Mall, Manali. Bookings for private deluxe buses can be done through travel agents.
H.P. Tourism Development Corp, Ph: (+91- 1902) 53531.
Himachal Road Transport Corp. Ph: (+91- 1902) 22728, 52323.
Harisons Travels, Ph: (+91- 1902) 24893.
Malana Travels, Ph: (+91- 1902) 65599.

By Air
Indian Airlines and Jagson Airlines operate flights from Delhi to Kullu & back and Shimla to Kullu & back round the year. During monsoon the flights are uncertain because of bad weather. It takes 90 minutes to reach Kullu from Delhi. Only an 18 seater (Dornier) aircraft is able to land in Kullu Manali Airport at Bhuntar, which is at a distance of 10 km from Kullu town.

Airlines Route Days of Flight Time
Arrival Departure
Indian Airlines
Ph: 54475
Kullu - Delhi via Shimla Mon, Wed, Fri 12:30P.M. 11:10 A.M.
Delhi - Kullu via Shimla Mon, Wed, Fri 10:20 A.M. 9 A.M.
Jagson Airlines
Kullu - Delhi via Shimla Daily 10:00 A.M. /
01:20 P.M.
8:40 A.M. /
12 Noon
Delhi - Kullu via Shimla Daily 08:20 A.M. / 11:50 A.M. 7 A.M. /
10:30 A.M.

Air bookings
The bookings for Indian Airlines can be done at:
Goswami Tours & Travels, Manali, Ph: +91-1902-54475.
Malana Travels, Bhuntar, Ph: +91- 1902- 65599.

By Train
The railway stations close to Kullu are Jogindernagar (125 km from Kullu), Pathankot (285km from Kullu), Simla (270km from Kullu), Chandigarh (267km from Kullu) and Kalka. Chandigarh is the most convenient rail- head as regular bus service is available from Chandigarh to Kullu.
Various private agencies in Kullu provide booking facilities for railways.

Train bookings
Goswami Tours & Travels, Manali, Ph: +91- 1902- 54475.
Malana Travels, Bhuntar, Ph: +91-1902-65599.

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