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Recommended option

Taxi, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gorakhpur to Narwana Junction (NRW)
  2. Take the train from Narwana Junction (NRW) to Chandigarh (CDG)
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$41 - $61

Cheapest option

Train  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Barwala (BXC) to Dhuri Junction (DUI)
  2. Take the train from Dhuri Junction (DUI) to Kalka (KLK)
  3. Take the train from Kalka (KLK) to Simla (SML)

$9 - $47

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gorakhpur to Shimla 194.1 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Gorakhpur to Shimla 194.1 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The distance between Gorakhpur and Shimla is 234 km. The road distance is 311 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gorakhpur to Shimla is to train which costs ₹600 - ₹3,200 and takes 13 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Gorakhpur to Shimla is to taxi which takes 4 h 47 min and costs ₹3,400 - ₹4,200.

It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Gorakhpur to Shimla, including transfers.

What companies run services between Gorakhpur, Haryana, India and Shimla, India?

You can take a train from Gorakhpur to Shimla via Barwala (BXC), Dhuri Junction (DUI), and Kalka (KLK) in around 13 h 33 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Narwana Junction (NRW) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Barwala (BXC) to Dhuri Junction (DUI)
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Dhuri Junction (DUI) to Kalka (KLK)
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kalka (KLK) to Simla (SML)
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Gorakhpur to Narwana Junction (NRW)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$14 - $17

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