There are 8 ways to get from Kanpur to Shimla by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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  •  17 h 8 min

  1. Hwh Dli Klk Mai

$32 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus via Aligarh  •  23 h 25 min

$24 - $28

6 alternative options

Bus  •  22 h 28 min

  1. 73

$34

Taxi  •  11 h 11 min

  1. 532.4 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. 532.4 miles

$85 - $130

Bus, fly to Kulu, taxi  •  17 h 57 min

  1. LKO - KUU

$205 - $995

Bus, fly to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  9 h 9 min

  1. LKO - DED

$75 - $205

Bus, fly to Delhi, train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. LKO - DEL

$51 - $126

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kanpur to Shimla once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 15 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kanpur to Shimla via Agra, Sarai Kale Khan, Nizamuddin station, Police Station Nizamuddin, Mori Gate Terminal, and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate in around 22 h 28 min.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Lucknow to Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Lucknow to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $160
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Kanpur to Agra
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Agra to Sarai Kale Khan
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Kanpur to Aligarh
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Alighar to Noida
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Kanpur to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
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 Kanpur to Shimla
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kanpur and Shimla is 602 km. The road distance is 852 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kanpur to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹1,600 - ₹1,900 and takes 23 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Kanpur to Shimla is to bus and fly and taxi which takes 9 h 9 min and costs ₹5,000 - ₹14,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Kanpur to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Kanpur and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Agra, Nizamuddin station, Police Station Nizamuddin and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 17 h 8 min to get from Kanpur to Shimla, including transfers.