There are 6 ways to get from Haldwani to Shimla by train, bus, night train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Haldwani (HDW) to New Delhi (NDLS) Kgm-Ndls Shatabdi Exp
  2. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Kalka (KLK) Ndls-Klk- Shatabdi Exp / ...

$26 - $51

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Night train, bus  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the night train from Haldwani (HDW) to Haridwar Junction (HW) Kgm Ddn Exp
  2. Take the bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 221

$9 - $22

4 alternative options

Bus  •  17 h 30 min

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

$14 - $24

Taxi  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Haldwani to Shimla 323.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Haldwani to Shimla 323.8 miles

$50 - $80

Fly, taxi  •  17 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Pantnagar (PGH) to Chandigarh (IXC) PGH - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$74 - $276

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No, there is no direct bus from Haldwani to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Haldwani and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 30 min.

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The distance between Haldwani and Shimla is 309 km. The road distance is 518 km.

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The best way to get from Haldwani to Shimla without a car is to train which takes 11 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 44 min to get from Haldwani to Shimla, including transfers.

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Haldwani to Shimla bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Haldwani station.

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The best way to get from Haldwani to Shimla is to train which takes 11 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pantnagar Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 16 h and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Haldwani to Shimla is 518 km. It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to drive from Haldwani to Shimla.

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

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Map of how to get from Haldwani to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 193 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Haldwani to Shimla via New Delhi (NDLS) and Kalka (KLK) in around 11 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Haldwani to Shimla via Delhi and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate in around 17 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi, Leh
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi, Pune
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi, Jaipur
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Haldwani (HDW) to New Delhi (NDLS)
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
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irctc.co.in
Train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Kalka (KLK)
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Haldwani (HDW) to Haridwar Junction (HW)
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
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
Bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Haldwani to Shimla
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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There are 676+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Haldwani to Pantnagar Airport is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs .

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