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

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Fly from Trivandrum, taxi  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Chandigarh (IXC) TRV - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$134 - $499

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Bus  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Mumbai
  3. Take the bus from Mumbai to Ahmedabad
  4. Take the bus from Ahmedabad to Delhi
  5. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$38 - $59

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Fly from Calicut, taxi  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Chandigarh (IXC) CCJ - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$123 - $420

Fly from Kochi, taxi  •  8h 37m

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Chandigarh (IXC) COK - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$112 - $634

Train, taxi  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the train from Kochuveli (KCVL) to Chandigarh (CDG) Kcvl Garib Rath
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$68 - $89

Train, bus via Nizamuddin station  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM) Kerala Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Delhi to Shimla Super Luxury / ...

$50 - $74

Train, bus  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Ludhiana Junction (LDH)
  2. Take the train from Ludhiana Junction (LDH) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
  3. Take the bus from Ambala to Shimla

$53 - $78

Drive  •  43h 47m

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Shimla 1963.1 miles

$310 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Kerala to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹2,800 - ₹4,400 and takes 2 days 22h.

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The quickest way to get from Kerala to Shimla is to fly and taxi which costs ₹9,500 - ₹37,000 and takes 7h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kerala to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Trivandrum and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Bangalore, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22h.

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The distance between Kerala and Shimla is 2308 km. The road distance is 3140.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Shimla without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 days 8h and costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,500.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from Kerala to Shimla, including transfers.

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Kerala to Shimla bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Trivandrum station.

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There is no direct flight from Trivandrum Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 20m and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kerala to Shimla is 3141 km. It takes approximately 43h 47m to drive from Kerala to Shimla.

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Map of how to get from Kerala to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 1442.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 19m

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

You can take a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Shimla via Bangalore, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate in around 2 days 22h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Kochi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Calicut to Chandigarh via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Calicut to Chandigarh via Dubai
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Calicut to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Calicut to Chandigarh via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Calicut to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Kochi to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Kochi to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Kochi to Chandigarh via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Kochi to Chandigarh via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Kochi to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Kochi to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Kochi to Chandigarh via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Calicut to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Kochi to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Kochi to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Calicut to Chandigarh via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Kochi to Chandigarh via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Calicut to Chandigarh via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Jet Lite
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kochi to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kochuveli (KCVL) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM)
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Ludhiana Junction (LDH)
Ave. Duration
2 days 14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ludhiana Junction (LDH) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RSRTC
Bus from Delhi to Shimla
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
Bus from Ambala to Shimla
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Mumbai to Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ahmedabad to Delhi
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
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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Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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There are 705+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Trivandrum Airport is to taxi which takes 6m and costs ₹110 - ₹140.

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