There are 5 ways to get from Amritsar to Shimla by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Amritsar Junction (ASR) to Chandigarh (CDG) Asr-Cdg Superfast / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$25 - $41

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Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Amritsar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 142

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Amritsar Junction (ASR) to Chandigarh (CDG) Asr-Cdg Superfast / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Shimla 954

$7 - $21

Taxi  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amritsar to Shimla 210.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Amritsar to Shimla 210.3 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amritsar and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Amritsar and Shimla is 225 km. The road distance is 336.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amritsar to Shimla without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Amritsar to Shimla, including transfers.

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Amritsar to Shimla bus services, operated by HRTC, depart from Amritsar station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amritsar to Shimla is 336 km. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from Amritsar to Shimla.

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There are 676+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Amritsar to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 140.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

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

HRTC operates a bus from Amritsar to Shimla every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 11 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from Amritsar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
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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