There are 8 ways to get from Allahabad to Shimla by bus, plane, taxi, train or car

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Bus to Lucknow, fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Allahabad to Lucknow Charbagh Station
  2. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Chandigarh (IXC) LKO - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$87 - $314

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Bus  •  30 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Allahabad to Lucknow Charbagh Station
  2. Take the bus from Lucknow to Delhi
  3. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$20 - $35

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Bus to Varanasi, fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Malaka to Mirzapur
  2. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Chandigarh (IXC) VNS - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$86 - $308

Fly Allahabad to Delhi, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Allahabad (IXD) to Delhi (DEL) IXD - DEL
  2. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Kalka (KLK)

$79 - $309

Fly Allahabad to Chandigarh, taxi  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Allahabad (IXD) to Chandigarh (IXC) IXD - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$244 - $359

Bus to Lucknow, fly to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Allahabad to Lucknow Charbagh Station
  2. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Dehra Dun (DED) LKO - DED
  3. Take a taxi from Dehra Dun to Shimla

$80 - $207

Train  •  20 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Allahabad Junction (ALD) to Kalka (KLK) Hwh Dliklk Mail

$33 - $44

Drive  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Allahabad to Shimla 654.4 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Allahabad to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Allahabad and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Charbagh, Lucknow, Old Delhi station and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 31 min.

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The distance between Allahabad and Shimla is 778 km. The road distance is 1047 km.

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The best way to get from Allahabad to Shimla without a car is to train which takes 20 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 6 min to get from Allahabad to Shimla, including transfers.

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Allahabad to Shimla bus services, operated by UPSRTC, depart from Allahabad station.

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The best way to get from Allahabad to Shimla is to train which takes 20 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 30 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Lucknow Airport to Chandigarh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Allahabad to Shimla bus services, operated by HRTC, arrive at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Allahabad to Shimla is 1047 km. It takes approximately 14 h 3 min to drive from Allahabad to Shimla.

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GoAir, Jet Airways and Air India Limited offer flights from Lucknow Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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Map of how to get from Allahabad to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 486.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 6 min

What companies run services between Allahabad, India and Shimla, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Allahabad to Shimla once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 19 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Allahabad to Shimla via Lucknow Charbagh Station, Charbagh, Kaisarbagh, Lucknow, Delhi, Old Delhi station, ISBT Kashmere Gate, and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate in around 30 h 31 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Lucknow to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Allahabad to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $330
Flights from Lucknow to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Lucknow to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Allahabad to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Flights from Lucknow to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Lucknow to Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Lucknow to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Allahabad to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Lucknow to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Allahabad to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Malaka to Mirzapur
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 172 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Mega Cabs
Phone
+91 90 90 90 90 90
Website
megacabs.com

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