How to Reach IIT Mandi?

Mandi is very well connected through roads from Delhi and Chandigarh. Public transport of Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana roadways ply their buses on this route. Private luxury buses are readily available to travel on this route through the road. Most of the buses operate during night and reach Mandi early in the morning. One may easily hire a car from Delhi & Chandigarh to reach Mandi. Distance & average journey time from major cities to Mandi via road:
  • Delhi : 402 Km (8 hrs)
  • Chandigarh : 164 Km (3:30 hrs)
  • Ropar : 120 Km (2:30 hrs)
a) Local/ city transport IIT Mandi North campus is approximately 23 Km from Mandi bus stand. It takes 40-45 minutes to reach IIT Mandi campus from Mandi bus stand Himachal roadways, private buses & cars on rent are available to travel from Mandi bus terminal to Kamand or Salgi village. The buses normally ply during day time on regular intervals. Cars on rent are available from outside of Mandi bus station round the clock. Normal cab charges from Mandi bus stand to campus is between 800 to 1000 Rs.
b) Institute transport service Visitors/ Guests may request to book a car/cab from the institute. The service is subject to availability of vehicles.
The nearest railway stations are Kiratpur,Roprar and Chandigarh.
Nearest airport (One or two domestic flights from Delhi & Chandigarh)
  • Bhuntar airport district Kullu. Distance: 42 Km (1hr 30 minutes via road)
  • Gaggal airport district Kangra (Dharamshala): 175 Km (4hrs 30 min via road)
  • Chandigarh airport distance : 169 Km (3hrs 30 min via road)