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There are 3 ways to get from Dehradun to Shimla by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Dehradun to Haridwar Volvo
  2. Take the bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 221

$8 - $12

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Taxi  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dehradun to Shimla 147.4 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Dehradun to Shimla 147.4 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Dehradun to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹900 and takes 13 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dehradun to Shimla is to taxi which costs ₹2,600 - ₹3,200 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dehradun to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Dehradun and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Haridwar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 34 min.

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The distance between Dehradun and Shimla is 120 km. The road distance is 235.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dehradun to Shimla without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 34 min and costs ₹550 - ₹900.

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It takes approximately 13 h 34 min to get from Dehradun to Shimla, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dehradun to Shimla is 236 km. It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to drive from Dehradun to Shimla.

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There are 700+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 75 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Dehradun to Shimla via Haridwar in around 13 h 34 min.

Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Dehradun to Haridwar
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dehradun to Shimla
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
GTS Cabs
Phone
+91 8191008191
Website
gtscab.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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