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Cheapest Bus Ticket
₹ 110
Last Bus
10:00 AM
Earliest Bus
4:25 AM
Avg. Bus Duration
From City
To City
Bus Amenties
Wifi, Water Bottle, Hand Sanitizer
No of Daily Buses
Bus Type
Volvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2), Scania Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2), Scania A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2), Volvo 9600 A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
Max Bus Fare
₹ 2116
Kullu to Manali Bus Route Information
Cheapest Bus Ticket110
Last Bus10:00 AM
Earliest Bus4:25 AM
Avg. Bus Travel38m
From CityKullu
To CityManali
Bus AmenitiesWifi, Water Bottle, Hand Sanitizer
No of Daily Buses14
Bus TypeVolvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2), Scania Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2), Scania A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2), Volvo 9600 A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
Max Bus Fare2116

Kullu to Manali Bus Ticket

Kullu is a hamlet in Himachal Pradesh which attracts tourists throughout the year. Those who travel to Kullu often visit Manali for an enhanced experience. If you are planning a visit from Kullu to Manali, your best option is a bus.

It gives you a safe and comfortable mode to cover the distance and enjoy the mountain scenes along the way. A Kullu to Manali bus road distance is approximately 40 km, taking merely 40 minutes to 1 hour.

With Zingbus, you can book premium Kullu to Manali bus tickets at affordable rates. The seats are properly cleaned and sanitised before boarding for safety assurance.

Every passenger is provided with modern facilities like live tracking, charging point, water bottle, medical kit, air freshener, and blanket.

Our Kullu to Manali Volvo semi-sleeper buses never compromise on luxury. Confirm your Kullu to Manali bus travel with Zingbus today and make the most of your vacation.

Kullu to Manali Bus Ticket Price/Fare

Searching for affordable Kullu to Manali bus tickets? Head to Zingbus and choose your bus and seat type accordingly. Our Kullu to Manali bus ticket price/fare depends on the bus and seat type.

Commonly, a standard AC Kullu to Manali Volvo bus with seater options will be cheaper as compared to the ones with semi-sleeper and sleeper options.

These fares may also depend on the Kullu to Manali bus timings and seat availability.

You can browse through the available options and choose your Kullu to Manali bus online according to your budget and preference.

Kullu to Manali Bus Ticket Online

Book your Kullu to Manali bus ticket with Zingbus! At our online platform, you will get the most affordable choices without compromising on luxury. Also, booking with us is pretty easy.

Simply filter your requirements including source city (Kullu) and destination city (Manali). Select your travel dates and find out the available buses for the same. Pick out the best seats and pay through our secure gateway.

Once you have confirmed the Kullu to Manali bus ticket booking, even rescheduling and cancellation with us is seamless. In case there are any changes in your travel plan, you can cancel the tickets and get a 100% refund. No questions asked!

zingbus USP’s

zingbus brings you great traveling benefits, with premium amenities, to make you every journey comfortable and safe:

Zero Cancellation Charges: Go worry-free with zingbus zero cancellation policy! Cancel your tickets anytime before the journey and get instant refunds.

Free Wi-Fi: zingbus brings you free Wi-Fi service with an unmatchable speed. Binge-watch your favorite series, listen to music or play unlimited games, and get a full entertainment package during your trip.

Premium Lounges: Standing in long queues at a stranded bus stop is a thing of the past now. Now, wait at the zingbus premium AC lounges, enjoying a snack or a hot beverage while you wait for your ride.

Female Friendly: Worried about traveling alone? Relax! zingbus brings you a female-friendly travel option with female-specific seats, where you can choose to book your seats with another female co-passenger.

Affordable Prices: Get the best comfort ride at a very affordable price only with zingbus! Enjoy premium services without burning any holes in your pocket.

Insured Trip: Travellers who are directly booking with zingbus through the zingbus mobile or web application get to enjoy free travel insurance benefits of up to 7.5 lakhs, on every trip.

Boarding and Dropping Points from Kullu to Manali

Major Boarding Points in Kullu

  • Shani Deva Temple
  • Kullu bypass

Major Drop-off Points in Manali

  • zingbus Lounge Manali

Kullu to Manali Bus Booking - FAQ’s

Is it safe to travel to Manali?

Yes, it's safe to commnute Manali with zingbus. Most of the roads are well-maintained and operational on this route. Although your ride can be bumpy at times.

How many buses are running between Kullu to Manali on a daily basis?

There are 15 buses running between Kullu to Manali on a daily basis.

What's the ideal time to reach the zingbus boarding point/lounge before departure?

zingbus recommends that users reach the bus boarding point 15 minutes before the scheduled bus time. Furthermore, our customers can track their bus via the zingbus live tracking feature.

What are the advantages of online bus ticket booking?

There are several benefits of booking bus tickets online with zingbus. You can select your favourite seat, bus type, timings, ease of cancellation and various facilities offered by online bus providers, such as carbon-free journeys, travel insurance, and lounge access. Apart from that, you can get amazing bus ticket discounts by booking a bus online.

What is the distance and time to reach from Kullu to Manali?

The distance between Kullu to Manali is approximately 29, and it takes around 38m to cover the journey.

Can I cancel the tickets once booked in Zingbus?

Yes, once the booking is successfully done, you can cancel your tickets any time before the journey. You can check the return and refund policy here.

Are sleeper buses available in Zingbus?

Yes, On zingbus sleeper buses are available on many of the routes. While booking Kullu to Manali buses, you can easily check available bus type options and select your favourite seats as needed.

Can I reschedule my Kullu to Manali bus ticket?

Yes, you can easily reschedule your bus tickets. To reschedule your Kullu to Manali bus ticket, you need to enter the ticket details and choose a future date of travel. You must also confirm the rescheduled travel date and pay the ticket's price difference, if any.

Can I track the bus in real-time while travelling from Kullu to Manali?

Yes, zingbus offers real-time tracking of buses on the website and app.

What are the payment options available for booking bus tickets from Kullu to Manali?

You can pay for your bus ticket using a debit card, credit card, net banking, or wallets like Paytm, PhonePe and Google Pay.

If you still have questions, please refer to our zingbus FAQ page here.

Top Bus Routes From Kullu

Top Bus Routes To Manali

Kullu to Manali Bus Types

zingbus offers a wide range of bus services from Kullu to Manali. Daily 15 buses operate from Kullu to Manali. Below are the available bus types you can choose from while booking your Kullu to Manali Bus tickets.

  • Volvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
  • Scania Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
  • Scania A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
  • Volvo 9600 A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)

Places to Visit in Kullu

Kullu offers a plethora of beautiful locations and cultural sites. Begin your journey at the Raghunath Temple, dedicated to Lord Rama, which is at the heart of Kullu’s spiritual life.

Nearby, the Bijli Mahadev Temple stands as a marvel, known for its striking 60-foot-high staff that attracts divine blessings in the form of lightning.

For nature lovers, the Great Himalayan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a must-visit. It’s a sanctuary for numerous flora and fauna, offering trekking opportunities amidst breathtaking landscapes.

Adventure seekers can also explore the valleys of Kullu for paragliding, river rafting in the Beas River, and trekking along the Malana and Tosh trails.

Do not miss the opportunity to explore the charming villages of Kullu, like Kasol and Manikaran.

Kasol, often called the “Mini Israel,” is a vibrant hub of backpackers, whereas Manikaran is famous for its hot springs and sacred Sikh and Hindu sites. Whether you’re seeking spiritual solace, adventure, or a peaceful nature retreat, Kullu promises an unforgettable experience.

Places to Visit in Manali

Manali, a stunning hill station located in the Kullu Valley, is a blend of adventure and serene landscapes, making it an ideal destination for travellers.

Begin your exploration at the Hadimba Devi Temple, an ancient cave temple surrounded by a cedar forest, which stands out for its exquisite wooden carvings and tranquil setting.

For adventure enthusiasts, Solang Valley offers activities like paragliding, ziplining, and during winter, skiing and snowboarding. 

Not far from Solang, the Rohtang Pass offers breathtaking views and is a gateway to the Lahaul and Spiti valleys, though it’s accessible only from May to November due to heavy snowfalls.

A visit to the Vashisht Baths, where natural hot springs flow, offers a soothing experience. The stone temples dedicated to sage Vashisht and Lord Rama are also notable sights there.

For a more tranquil day, take a stroll by the Beas River or explore the Old Manali area, which is known for its laid-back cafes and small shops selling local handicrafts.

Lastly, the Manali Wildlife Sanctuary is a spot for nature lovers hoping to see indigenous wildlife and flora in a dense forest environment. Each of these locations encapsulates the charm of Manali, making it a memorable visit for both nature buffs and thrill-seekers.

Cafes, Restaurants and Food Places in Kullu

Kullu offers a delightful array of dining options that blend local flavours with international cuisine, perfect for replenishing after a day of exploring the valley’s natural wonders.

Sapna Sweets is an eatery which is famous among locals and visitors for tasting authentic Himachali cuisine. Their specialities, like the tangy chana madra and the steamed siddu, are a must-try for anyone wanting to delve into the regional palate.

Nestled comfortably in the heart of Kullu, Café Evergreen serves a variety of dishes, ranging from Indian to Continental to Israeli.

For those with a sweet tooth, the German Bakery offers a range of freshly baked goods. From croissants to muffins and hearty German bread, paired perfectly with a hot cup of coffee, this place promises a cosy ambience for a relaxing break.

Offering both a scenic view and a diverse menu, Johnson’s is where you can savour the local delicacy of trout, enjoy a wood-fired pizza, or select from their varied wine list.

Cafes, Restaurants and Food places in Manali

Manali’s culinary scene is as diverse and inviting as its landscapes where visitors can enjoy both local and international cuisines. Café 1947, located beside the serene Manalsu River, is a perfect spot for Italian and continental fare.

It is known particularly for its live music nights and relaxing ambience. For those craving a taste of local Himalayan food, The Corner House in Old Manali serves up regional dishes such as thukpa and momos alongside a stunning view of the mountains.

For a unique dining experience, Johnson’s Cafe is a must-visit, with its inviting wooden interiors and an extensive menu that includes freshly caught trout, local Himachali dishes, and excellent Italian cuisine.

Those looking for a casual spot with a mix of Indian and Western dishes might enjoy Drifter’s Cafe in Old Manali, known for its laid-back vibe and a wide selection of books and board games.

Shopping Places in Manali

Manali offers a vibrant shopping experience, with its bustling markets and quaint shops ideal for picking up local handicrafts, souvenirs, and apparel. The Mall Road is the central hub for tourists, lined with shops selling woollen clothing, intricately designed shawls, and handcrafted wooden items.

It’s also a great place to sample local snacks and sweets while you shop. For a more colourful and authentic shopping spree, head over to the Tibetan Market where you can find unique Tibetan handicrafts, rugs, and exquisite silver jewellery.

For those interested in more traditional and organic products, Old Manali Market offers an array of handmade soaps, local herbs, and teas. 

The smaller, more intimate nature of this market allows for leisurely browsing and the opportunity to interact with local artisans.

Each shopping destination in Manali not only provides a chance to buy unique products but also to soak in the local culture and traditions.

How to book Kullu to Manali Bus Tickets on the zingbus

Booking an online bus ticket from Kullu to Manali is simple, fast, convenient, and affordable with zingbus.

If you’re looking to book a bus from Kullu to Manali, you can follow the steps below:

  1. Download and sign up with the zingbus app or visit the zingbus website.
  2. Choose Kullu in the ‘From’ column and Manali in the ‘To’ column.
  3. Select the journey dates and click on ‘Search Buses’.
  4. Filter the options according to your boarding and drop-off points.
  5. Choose a suitable bus from the listed options.
  6. Pick your seats and the boarding and drop-off points once a bus is selected.
  7. Fill out the passenger details form.
  8. Choose an online payment method to make the payment, such as Paytm, Google Pay, UPI, Net Banking, credit card, debit card, or wallet.
  9. If you have a coupon code, apply it to avail of discounts on your journey.
  10. After you have made the payment, you will get the e-ticket and m-ticket via email and SMS. The e-ticket or m-ticket is a digital ticket that can be used instead of a printed one.
  11. All you have to do is show this ticket to the bus staff to board your Kullu to Manali bus.
  12. You will receive all your trip details before the trip date, along with an OTP, which the Marshal will check before boarding the bus.

Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy

zingbus has an easy cancellation policy that allows travellers to cancel their journey anytime after booking. However, the cancellation needs to be done before the trip starts. For further details, please refer to the cancellation policy.

To reschedule your trip, you can cancel the existing booking and rebook your tickets.

Get Affordable Kullu to Manali Bus Ticket Prices at!

Unlock unbeatable bus ticket prices for your journey from Kullu to Manali at We offer budget-friendly options without compromising on comfort or quality: experience hassle-free booking, reliable service, and a smooth ride at pocket-friendly prices.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to save big on your Kullu to Manali bus travel. Our Bus fare starts from ₹ 120 and goes up to ₹ 2380 for Kullu to Manali bus route.

For discounts on buses from Kullu to Manali, zingbus brings many offers from time to time. These include new user offers, first-time app user offers, bus route-specific discounts, and payment partner offers.

Customers can also enjoy discounts on their bookings through popular payment wallets such as GooglePay, Amazon Pay, PhonePe, Ola Money, etc. For more details, visit the zingbus website or app to explore various options.

Book your return tickets from Manali to Kullu

zingbus prides itself on providing the highest quality bus service that is reliable, safe, and affordable. If you plan to travel to and from other cities, zingbus can be your travel partner. Book your return ticket from Manali to Kullu and enjoy a comfortable and safe journey.

Install the zingbus App to Book Kullu to Manali bus tickets online

zingbus prides itself on providing the highest quality bus service that is simple, fast, convenient, and affordable. All buses are sanitized before every trip for safe, insured, & hygienic travel. All buses that run from Kullu to Manali ensure the punctuality and safety of their passengers.

For more information on bus timing, route, fare, ticket prices, bus types, etc., passengers can download the zingbus bus booking app. Review our travel blogs to learn and prepare for your next trip.

- Updated on May 19, 2024