There are 4 ways to get from Gangānagar to Shimla by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Shri Ganganagar (SGNR) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) Sgnr Hw Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) to Kalka (KLK) Ndls-Klk Shatabdi Exp / ...

$24 - $50

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Bus  •  17 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Sri Ganganagar to Amritsar 15
  2. Take the bus from Amritsar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 142

$9 - $15

2 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Gangānagar to Shimla 278.7 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, fly, taxi  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Sri Ganganagar to Amritsar
  2. Fly from Amritsar (ATQ) to Chandigarh (IXC) ATQ - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$91 - $370

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No, there is no direct bus from Gangānagar to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Sri Ganganagar and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Amritsar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 7 min.

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The distance between Gangānagar and Shimla is 342 km. The road distance is 445.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gangānagar to Shimla without a car is to train which takes 9 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 45 min to get from Gangānagar to Shimla, including transfers.

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Gangānagar to Shimla bus services, operated by RSRTC, depart from Sri Ganganagar station.

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The best way to get from Gangānagar to Shimla is to train which takes 9 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from Amritsar Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gangānagar to Shimla is 446 km. It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to drive from Gangānagar to Shimla.

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

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Map of how to get from Gangānagar to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 213.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Gangānagar to Shimla via Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) and Kalka (KLK) in around 9 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gangānagar to Shimla via Amritsar in around 17 h 7 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Amritsar to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Amritsar to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Amritsar to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Shri Ganganagar (SGNR) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) to Kalka (KLK)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RSRTC
Bus from Sri Ganganagar to Amritsar
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Amritsar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
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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