How to reach
Mandi is well connected by road to other places. From Chandigarh (200 km) one can travel by road to Mandi via Bilaspur. This would take about 5-6 hours. Shimla, Pathankot, Delhi, Dharamsala and Manali are all connected to Mandi by road. Mandi is actually the heart of Himachal since all buses passing from north to south and from east to west touch Mandi.
Air: The nearest airport is Bhuntar (Kullu) about 57-km from Mandi.
Train: The nearest railway stations are Joginder Nagar and Shimla by narrow gauge train, Chandigarh and Kalka by broad gauge train which are connected by regular bus services. From Pathankot the narrow gauge railway connects Joginder Nagar, which is 55-km from Mandi.