There are 5 ways to get from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Shimla by bus, night train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Katra to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 271

$8 - $12

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Night train  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the night train from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Kalka (KLK) Svdk-Klk Exp

$24 - $37

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Shimla 266.7 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Jammu, taxi  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Jammu (IXJ) to Chandigarh (IXC) IXJ - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$80 - $301

Taxi to Srinagar, fly, taxi  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Srinagar
  2. Fly from Srinagar (SXR) to Chandigarh (IXC) SXR - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$164 - $329

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No, there is no direct bus from Jammu Tawi (JAT) station to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Jammu station and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Katra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h.

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The distance between Jammu Tawi (JAT) and Shimla is 280 km. The road distance is 426.7 km.

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The best way to get from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Shimla without a car is to bus which takes 17 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 h to get from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Shimla, including transfers.

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Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Shimla bus services, operated by HRTC, depart from Katra station.

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There is no direct flight from Jammu Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Shimla bus services, operated by HRTC, arrive at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Shimla is 427 km. It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to drive from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Shimla.

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Air India Limited, GoAir, Helitrans and three other airlines offer flights from Jammu Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 174.9 miles
  • Duration: 17 h

What companies run services between Jammu Tawi (JAT), India and Shimla, India?

HRTC operates a bus from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Shimla every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 15 h.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Jammu to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $450
Flights from Jammu to Chandigarh via Srinagar, Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Jammu to Chandigarh via Srinagar, Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Srinagar to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Jammu to Chandigarh via Srinagar
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Srinagar to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Train operators
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Katra to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
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Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
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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The best way to get from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Jammu Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs .

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