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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, taxi  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Kalka (KLK) Ndls-Klk- Shatabdi Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Kalka (KLK) to Shimla

$25 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus RSRTC  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Delhi to Shimla Super Luxury / ...

$7 - $19

6 alternative options

Bus HRTC  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$9 - $17

Taxi  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Delhi to Shimla 230.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Delhi to Shimla 230.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Chandigarh (IXC) DEL - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$51 - $151

Fly to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  6 h 43 min

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

$62 - $151

Fly to Kulu, taxi  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Kulu (KUU) DEL - KUU
  2. Take a taxi from Kulu to Shimla

$140 - $596

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Delhi to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹650 - ₹1,300 and takes 9 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Delhi to Shimla is to fly and taxi which costs ₹3,700 - ₹12,000 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Delhi and Shimla is 274 km. The road distance is 369.1 km.

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The best way to get from Delhi to Shimla without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5 h 41 min and costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,900.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Delhi to Shimla, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Chandigarh Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Delhi to Shimla is 369 km. It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to drive from Delhi to Shimla.

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Vistara, IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and Jet Airways offer flights from Delhi Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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There are 672+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Delhi to Delhi Airport is to Metro which takes 21 min and costs ₹17 - ₹60.

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Map of how to get from Delhi to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 171.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Delhi, India and Purani Koti (Mashobra), Bhekhalty Road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171007, India?

RSRTC operates a bus from Delhi to Shimla hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $16 and the journey takes 8 h 17 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Delhi to Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Delhi to Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Delhi to Chandigarh via Leh
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Delhi to Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $160
Flights from Delhi to Kulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Delhi to Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $160
Flights from Delhi to Kulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Train operators
Bus operators
RSRTC
Bus from Delhi to Shimla
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.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 Kalka (KLK) to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$20 - $24
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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