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There are 8 ways to get from Kanpur to Shimla by bus, plane, taxi, 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.

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Bus to Lucknow, fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Kanpur to Lucknow Charbagh Station
  2. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Chandigarh (IXC) LKO - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$87 - $313

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Kanpur to Mathura
  2. Take the bus from Mathura to Noida Depot
  3. Take the bus from Delhi to Shimla

$18 - $32

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Bus to Lucknow, fly to Kulu, taxi  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Kanpur to Lucknow Charbagh Station
  2. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Kulu (KUU) LKO - KUU
  3. Take a taxi from Kulu to Shimla

$225 - $996

Bus to Lucknow, fly to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Kanpur to Lucknow Charbagh Station
  2. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Dehra Dun (DED) LKO - DED
  3. Take a taxi from Dehra Dun to Shimla

$80 - $206

Fly Kanpur to Delhi, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Kanpur (KNU) to Delhi (DEL) KNU - DEL
  2. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Kalka (KLK)

$49 - $168

Train  •  17 h 28 min

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

$29 - $41

Taxi  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kanpur to Shimla 532.4 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Kanpur to Shimla 532.4 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Kanpur to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,400 and takes 25 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kanpur to Shimla is to bus and fly and taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹23,000 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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

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The best way to get from Kanpur to Shimla without a car is to train which takes 17 h 28 min and costs ₹2,100 - ₹3,100.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Kanpur to Shimla, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kanpur to Shimla is to train which takes 17 h 28 min and costs ₹2,100 - ₹3,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,400 and takes 25 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Lucknow Airport to Chandigarh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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GoAir, Jet Airways and Air India Limited offer flights from Lucknow Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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There are 700+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kanpur to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 376.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kanpur to Shimla once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 16 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kanpur to Shimla via Mathura, Noida Depot, Sector 16, Rajiv Chowk, Kashmiri Gate, and Delhi in around 25 h 9 min.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Lucknow to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
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 Goa, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
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 Goa, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Lucknow to Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Lucknow to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Lucknow to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kanpur to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $130
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Kanpur to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Kanpur to Mathura
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Mathura to Noida Depot
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
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 Kanpur to Kanpur Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₹80 - ₹100.

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