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There are 9 ways to get from Darbhanga to Shimla by plane, taxi, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Darbhanga to Chandigarh, taxi  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Darbhanga (DBR) to Chandigarh (IXC) DBR - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

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Train, night bus  •  31h 35m

  1. Take the train from Darbhanga Jn to Ambala City 14673 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Ambala to Shimla Ambala - Shimla

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Train to Patna, fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Darbhanga Jn to Hajipur Jn
  2. Fly from Patna (PAT) to Chandigarh (IXC) PAT - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

Fly Darbhanga to Dharamsala, taxi  •  19h 27m

  1. Fly from Darbhanga (DBR) to Dharamsala (DHM) DBR - DHM
  2. Take a taxi from Dharamsala to Shimla

Fly Darbhanga to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  9h 21m

  1. Fly from Darbhanga (DBR) to Dehra Dun (DED) DBR - DED
  2. Take a taxi from Dehra Dun to Shimla

Fly Darbhanga to Delhi, train  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Darbhanga (DBR) to Delhi (DEL) DBR - DEL
  2. Take the train from New Delhi to Kalka

Train  •  26h 54m

  1. Take the train from Darbhanga Jn to New Delhi 12561 / ...
  2. Take the train from New Delhi to Kalka 12005 / ...

Train, bus  •  31h 44m

  1. Take the train from Darbhanga Jn to Gorakhpur
  2. Take the bus from Gorakhpur to Delhi
  3. Take the bus from Delhi to Shimla

Drive  •  19h 11m

  1. Drive from Darbhanga to Shimla 1456.2 km

Darbhanga to Shimla by train, walk and night bus

The journey time between Darbhanga and Shimla is around 31h 35m and covers a distance of around 1405 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Indian Railways and Intrcity Smartbus, the Darbhanga to Shimla service departs from Darbhanga Jn and arrives in Shimla. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
31h 35m Average Duration
₹1,284 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Darbhanga to Shimla is to train and night bus which costs ₹1,200 - ₹3,300 and takes 31h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Darbhanga to Shimla is to fly and taxi which costs ₹7,000 - ₹17,000 and takes 5h 54m.

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The distance between Darbhanga and Shimla is 1014 km. The road distance is 1456.2 km.

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The best way to get from Darbhanga to Shimla without a car is to train which takes 26h 54m and costs ₹2,100 - ₹5,500.

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It takes approximately 5h 54m to get from Darbhanga to Shimla, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Darbhanga Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darbhanga to Shimla is 1456 km. It takes approximately 19h 11m to drive from Darbhanga to Shimla.

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Helitrans, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Darbhanga Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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There are 162+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Darbhanga to Darbhanga Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs ₹230 - ₹280.

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Map of how to get from Darbhanga to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 1014 km
  • Duration: 5h 54m

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

You can take a train from Darbhanga to Shimla via New Delhi and Kalka in around 26h 54m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Darbhanga to Chandigarh via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹22,000
Flights from Darbhanga to Chandigarh via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹22,000
Flights from Darbhanga to Chandigarh via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹19,000
Flights from Darbhanga to Chandigarh via Kolkata, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹25,000
Flights from Darbhanga to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹14,000
Flights from Darbhanga to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹21,000
Flights from Patna to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹12,000
Flights from Patna to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹12,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Darbhanga to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹20,000
Flights from Darbhanga to Dharamsala via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹13,000 - ₹30,000
Flights from Darbhanga to Dharamsala via Delhi, Jaipur
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹22,000
Flights from Darbhanga to Dharamsala via Mumbai, Jaipur
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹13,000 - ₹29,000
Flights from Darbhanga to Dharamsala via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹16,000 - ₹33,000
Flights from Darbhanga to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹19,000
Flights from Darbhanga to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,500 - ₹11,000
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Darbhanga to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹14,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Darbhanga Jn to Hajipur Jn
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹170
Third AC (3A)
₹440 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹750
Train from New Delhi to Kalka
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹950
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹180 - ₹230
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹750 - ₹950
Train from Darbhanga Jn to New Delhi
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹500 - ₹2,400
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹500 - ₹700
Third AC (3A)
₹1,300 - ₹1,700
Second AC (2A)
₹1,900 - ₹2,400
Train from Darbhanga Jn to Gorakhpur
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹220 - ₹1,200
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹220 - ₹290
Third AC (3A)
₹650 - ₹850
Second AC (2A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Train from Darbhanga Jn to Ambala City
Ave. Duration
26h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹2,600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹550 - ₹700
Third AC (3A)
₹1,400 - ₹1,800
Second AC (2A)
₹2,000 - ₹2,600
Bus operators
Intrcity Smartbus
Website
12go.co
Bus from Gorakhpur to Delhi
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹950 - ₹1,800
Schedules at
12go.co
Bus from Delhi to Shimla
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹650 - ₹1,200
Schedules at
12go.co
Night bus from Ambala to Shimla
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹726
Schedules at
12go.co
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Estimated price
₹1,900 - ₹2,400
RS Taxi Service
Phone
+91 99 88 83 76 36
Website
chandigarhtaxiservice.net
Rana cabs
Phone
+91 90 41 41 21 41
Website
ranatravelschandigarh.com
Mr. Singh Cab
Phone
+91 98 55 85 49 99
Website
mrsinghcab.com

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