There are 4 ways to get from Jalandhar to Shimla by train, taxi, night train 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  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Jalandhar City (JUC) to Chandigarh (CDG) Asr Cdg Sup / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$27 - $43

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the night train from Jalandhar Cant (JRC) to Kalka (KLK) Svdk Klk Exp
  2. Take the train from Kalka (KLK) to Simla (SML) Rail Motor / ...

$4 - $29

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jalandhar to Shimla 160.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Jalandhar to Shimla 160.4 miles

$26 - $40

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

There is no direct connection from Jalandhar to Shimla. However, you can take the train to Chandigarh (CDG) then take the taxi to Shimla. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Jalandhar to Shimla via Kalka (KLK) in around 10 h 10 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Jalandhar City (JUC) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Jalandhar Cant (JRC) to Kalka (KLK)
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kalka (KLK) to Simla (SML)
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Jalandhar and Shimla is 153 km. The road distance is 257 km.

The cheapest way to get from Jalandhar to Shimla is to night train and train which costs ₹290 - ₹2,000 and takes 10 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Jalandhar to Shimla is to taxi which takes 3 h 45 min and costs ₹4,500 - ₹5,500.

No, there is no direct train from Jalandhar to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Jalandhar Cant (JRC) and arriving at Simla (SML) via Kalka (KLK). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Jalandhar to Shimla, including transfers.