There are 4 ways to get from Haridwar to Shimla by train, taxi, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Chandigarh (CDG) Hw Uhl Link Jshatabdi
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$27 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 221

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Haridwar to Shimla 180.7 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Haridwar to Shimla 180.7 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Haridwar to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹400 and takes 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Haridwar to Shimla is to taxi which takes 4 h 53 min and costs ₹3,200 - ₹3,900.

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The distance between Haridwar and Shimla is 160 km. The road distance is 289 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Haridwar to Shimla, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Haridwar and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

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

HRTC operates a bus from Haridwar to Shimla every 3 hours. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 11 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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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