Katra to Manali Distance

Katra To Manali

(Manali To Katra)

Distance and the best routes from Katra to Manali

Total distance 466 km
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The distance between Katra and Manali, is almost 450 km. It takes well above nine hours, to reach Manali from Katra. The best way to reach Manali, is by bus. One first needs to come to Jammu, which is 50 km from Katra. Jammu can be reached by a taxi or bus. From Jammu, there are direct buses till Manali; but the best way to travel, is to get a bus from Jammu till Pathankot. Make a night's stay at Pathankot and leave the next day, for Manali, by bus. There are plenty of buses available from Jammu till Pathankot and many buses from Pathankot to Manali.

Transport options from Katra to Manali

Katra to Manali By Bus: There is no direct bus from Katra to Manali. However, you can hire a cab or take a bus up to Jammu, which is about 50 km from Katra. From Jammu take a direct bus to Manali, which takes around 7 hours. The Manali bus stand is about a kilometre away from the Manali city centre. Travelling by bus is ideal for backpackers and individual travellers.

Katra to Manali By Car: Hire a cab or take a car from Katra to Manali, which takes around 7 hours. The cost of cab ranges from INR8 to INR25 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Recommended for families with kids and seniors as well as for group travellers.


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  • Rohit
  • Lives in Delhi
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Posted Jun 11, 2015 Jun 11, 2015
Mode of Transport:Taxi
Awesome view throughout the journey. Full paisa vasool ride. We reached Manali via Dharamshala and kullu. During ride, experience snowfall between Kullu and Manali, which is awesome. Nice road, dhabas and awesome view. Mountain road is also awesome.
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