There are 5 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 18 min

  1. Take the train from Kanpur Central (CNB) to Kalka (KLK) Hwh Dliklk Mail

$31 - $44

4 alternative options

Bus  •  22 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Kanpur to Agra
  2. Take the bus from Agra to Sarai Kale Khan
  3. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$33

Taxi  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kanpur to Shimla 532.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Kanpur to Shimla 532.4 miles

$85 - $130

Fly, taxi  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Kanpur (KNU) to Chandigarh (IXC) KNU - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$64 - $219

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kanpur to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹2,282 and takes 22 h 28 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Kanpur to Shimla is to taxi which costs ₹9,000 - ₹12,000 and takes 11 h 11 min.

More details

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.

More details

The distance between Kanpur and Shimla is 602 km. The road distance is 851.9 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Kanpur to Shimla without a car is to train which takes 17 h 18 min and costs ₹2,100 - ₹3,100.

More details

It takes approximately 17 h 18 min to get from Kanpur to Shimla, including transfers.

More details

Kanpur to Shimla bus services, operated by UPSRTC, depart from Kanpur station.

More details

The best way to get from Kanpur to Shimla is to train which takes 17 h 18 min and costs ₹2,100 - ₹3,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹2,282 and takes 22 h 28 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Kanpur Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 18 h 25 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

Kanpur to Shimla bus services, operated by HRTC, arrive at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Kanpur to Shimla is 852 km. It takes approximately 11 h 11 min to drive from Kanpur to Shimla.

Get driving directions

Jet Airways, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Kanpur Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

Search flights

Map of how to get from Kanpur to Shimla.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 376.2 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 18 min

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 55 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
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kanpur to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Kanpur to Chandigarh via Delhi, Srinagar
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kanpur to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Kanpur to Chandigarh via Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kanpur to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
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
$13
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kanpur to Shimla
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including What documents do I need to cross Niagara Falls?, Need to know: Eurostar and Best ways to travel around Australia - to help you get the most out of your next trip.