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There are 5 ways to get from Guwahati to Shimla by plane, taxi, train or bus

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

Recommended option

Fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Chandigarh (IXC) GAU - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$111 - $392

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Train, bus  •  37 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Guwahati (GHY) to New Delhi (NDLS) Rajdhani Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$36 - $52

3 alternative options

Fly to Kulu, taxi  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Kulu (KUU) GAU - KUU
  2. Take a taxi from Kulu to Shimla

$284 - $1,145

Fly to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  9 h 47 min

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

$124 - $405

Train, taxi  •  43 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Guwahati (GHY) to Chandigarh (CDG) Dbrg-Cdg Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$53 - $67

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guwahati to Shimla is to train and bus which costs ₹2,600 - ₹3,800 and takes 37 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guwahati to Shimla is to fly and taxi which costs ₹8,000 - ₹29,000 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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The distance between Guwahati and Shimla is 1523 km.

The best way to get from Guwahati to Shimla without a car is to train and bus which takes 37 h 51 min and costs ₹2,600 - ₹3,800.

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It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to get from Guwahati to Shimla, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Gauhati Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Gauhati Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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There are 697+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Guwahati to Gauhati Airport is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs ₹320 - ₹390.

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Map of how to get from Guwahati to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 951.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

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

There is no direct connection from Guwahati to Shimla. However, you can take the taxi to Gauhati airport, fly to Chandigarh, then take the taxi to Shimla. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Gauhati airport, fly to Kulu, then take the taxi to Shimla.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Gauhati to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Gauhati to Chandigarh via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Gauhati to Chandigarh via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Gauhati to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Gauhati to Dehra Dun via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Gauhati to Dehra Dun via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Gauhati to Dehra Dun via Bagdogra, Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Gauhati to Dehra Dun via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Gauhati to Dehra Dun via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Gauhati to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Gauhati to Kulu via Imphal, Delhi
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Gauhati to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Gauhati to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Gauhati to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Gauhati to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Gauhati to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Gauhati to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Gauhati to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Gauhati to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Gauhati to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Train operators
Bus operators
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 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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