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There are 7 ways to get from Indore to Shimla by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly Indore to Chandigarh, taxi  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Indore (IDR) to Chandigarh (IXC) IDR - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$102 - $447

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Bus  •  31h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Indore to Jaipur Express
  2. Take the bus from Jaipur to Shimla Super Luxury / ...

$12 - $28

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Fly Indore to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  9h 41m

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

$120 - $460

Train to Bhopal, fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  12h 4m

  1. Take the train from Indore Junction Bg (INDB) to Sant Hirdaram Nagar (SHRN)
  2. Fly from Bhopal (BHO) to Chandigarh (IXC) BHO - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$126 - $592

Train, bus  •  24h 15m

  1. Take the train from Indore Junction Bg (INDB) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) Malwa Exp
  2. Take the bus from Ambala to Shimla Super Luxury / ...

$22 - $31

Train, taxi  •  27h 2m

  1. Take the train from Indore Junction Bg (INDB) to Chandigarh (CDG) Chandigarh Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$40 - $52

Drive  •  16h 59m

  1. Drive from Indore to Shimla 724.4 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Indore to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹850 - ₹2,100 and takes 31h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Indore to Shimla is to fly and taxi which costs ₹7,500 - ₹33,000 and takes 6h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indore to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Indore and arriving at Shimla via Jaipur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 20m.

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The distance between Indore and Shimla is 942 km. The road distance is 1159.1 km.

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The best way to get from Indore to Shimla without a car is to train and bus which takes 24h 15m and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,300.

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It takes approximately 6h 49m to get from Indore to Shimla, including transfers.

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Indore to Shimla bus services, operated by RSRTC, depart from Indore station.

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There is no direct flight from Indore Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Indore to Shimla bus services, operated by RSRTC, arrive at Shimla station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Indore to Shimla is 1159 km. It takes approximately 16h 59m to drive from Indore to Shimla.

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  • Distance: 588.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 49m

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

You can take a bus from Indore to Shimla via Jaipur in around 31h 20m.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Indore to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Indore to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Indore to Chandigarh via Jaipur
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Indore to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Indore to Dehra Dun via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bhopal to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Bhopal to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Bhopal to Chandigarh via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Bhopal to Chandigarh via Jaipur
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Indore to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Indore to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Indore to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Bhopal to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Jet Lite
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Indore to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Indore Junction Bg (INDB) to Sant Hirdaram Nagar (SHRN)
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Indore Junction Bg (INDB) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Indore Junction Bg (INDB) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RSRTC
Bus from Ambala to Shimla
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
Bus from Indore to Jaipur
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
Bus from Jaipur to Shimla
Ave. Duration
14h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
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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Jet Lite, IndiGo Airlines and Jet Airways offer flights from Indore Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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There are 705+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Indore to Indore Airport is to line 7 bus which takes 7m and costs ₹11 - ₹14.

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