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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Volvo
  2. 221

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 4 min

  1. 147.4 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. 147.4 miles

$24 - $35

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
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
$6
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dehradun to Shimla
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
GTS Cabs
Phone
+91 8191008191
Website
gtscab.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dehradun and Shimla is 120 km. The road distance is 236 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dehradun to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹400 and takes 13 h 34 min.

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

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.

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