Buses are the only mode of public transport to the district and run from all major towns within the state as well as from those outside it. Bilaspur lies on the NH-205 highway which is Chandigarh Manali Highway. It is 86 km away from Shimla, the state capital, and 405 km from Delhi. The nearest airports with daily scheduled flights are from Bhunter in Kullu District and Gaggal in Kanga District. Manali, a major tourist attraction in Himachal Pradesh, is located 195 km from Bilaspur. Mandi, 70 km away, contains the Zonal headquarters of the district. Most of the long route buses that service Bilaspur are run by the state owned HRTC; local routes are operated by private bus operators.