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There are 5 ways to get from Gangānagar to Shimla by train, bus, taxi or car

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  •  9h 45m

  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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Train, bus  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the train from Shri Ganganagar (SGNR) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) Sgnr Hw Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ambala to Shimla Super Luxury / ...

$8 - $20

3 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  10h 1m

  1. Take a taxi from Gangānagar to Muktsar
  2. Take the bus from Muktsar to Chandigarh
  3. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Shimla 954

$50 - $64

Train, bus via Isbt-17  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the train from Shri Ganganagar (SGNR) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
  2. Take the bus from Ambala Cantt to Chandigarh
  3. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Shimla 954

$10 - $25

Drive  •  6h 31m

  1. Drive from Gangānagar to Shimla 278.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Gangānagar to Shimla is to train and bus which costs ₹550 - ₹1,500 and takes 9h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Gangānagar to Shimla is to drive which costs ₹3,300 - ₹4,900 and takes 6h 31m.

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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 9h 45m and costs ₹1,700 - ₹3,700.

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

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

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There are 705+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 213.6 miles
  • Duration: 9h 45m

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 9h 45m.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Shri Ganganagar (SGNR) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) to Kalka (KLK)
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RSRTC
Bus from Ambala to Shimla
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
Bus from Ambala Cantt to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Gangānagar to Muktsar
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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