Directions from Howrah to Shimla

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Recommended option

Fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Chandigarh (IXC) CCU - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$84 - $449

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  29 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to New Delhi (NDLS) Sdah Rajdhaniexp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$40 - $48

4 alternative options

Fly to Kulu, taxi  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Kulu (KUU) CCU - KUU
  2. Take a taxi from Kulu to Shimla

$215 - $845

Fly to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  10 h 33 min

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

$110 - $425

Train  •  34 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Kalka (KLK) Hwh Dli Klk Mai

$48 - $61

Drive  •  24 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Howrah to Shimla 1142.7 miles

$180 - $270

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Howrah to Shimla once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 32 h 50 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Kolkata to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Kolkata to Dehra Dun via Lucknow
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Kolkata to Dehra Dun via Bagdogra, Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Kolkata to Dehra Dun via Raipur, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Kolkata to Dehra Dun via Lucknow, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Kolkata to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Kolkata to Kulu via Gauhati, Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Kolkata to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Kolkata to Kulu via Pune, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Kolkata to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Kolkata to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kolkata to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kolkata to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kolkata to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Dehra Dun via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Dehra Dun via Chandigarh, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kolkata to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Kolkata to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Kolkata to Kulu via Pune, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
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
$14
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Howrah and Shimla is 1456 km. The road distance is 1828 km.

The cheapest way to get from Howrah to Shimla is to train and bus which costs ₹2,700 - ₹3,400 and takes 29 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Howrah to Shimla is to fly and taxi which takes 6 h 15 min and costs ₹5,500 - ₹31,000.

It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Howrah to Shimla, including transfers.