There are 9 ways to get from Lucknow to Shimla by plane, taxi, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Kulu, taxi  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Kulu (KUU) LKO - KUU
  2. Take a taxi from Kulu to Shimla

$205 - $995

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  22 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Lucknow Nr (LKO) to Haridwar Junction (HW) Doon Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 221

$16 - $26

7 alternative options

Fly to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Dehra Dun (DED) LKO - DED
  2. Take a taxi from Dehra Dun to Shimla

$75 - $205

Fly to Delhi, train  •  9 h 34 min

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

$51 - $126

Train, taxi  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Lucknow Nr (LKO) to Chandigarh (CDG) Lko Cdg Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$36 - $50

Bus via Brijghat  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaisarbagh to Brijghat
  2. Take the bus from Sakauti to Kashmiri Gate
  3. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

Bus  •  27 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucknow to Delhi ordinary
  2. Take the bus from Delhi to Shimla

$16 - $20

Taxi  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lucknow to Shimla 550.8 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Lucknow to Shimla 550.8 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucknow to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,400 and takes 27 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucknow to Shimla is to fly and taxi which takes 7 h 28 min and costs ₹5,000 - ₹14,000.

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The distance between Lucknow and Shimla is 599 km. The road distance is 881 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 16 h 17 min to get from Lucknow to Shimla, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucknow to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Kaisarbagh and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Sakauti and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 15 min.

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

You can take a bus from Lucknow to Shimla via Brijghat, Sakauti, Kashmiri Gate, and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate in around 22 h 15 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 30 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 Kaisarbagh to Brijghat
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Sakauti to Kashmiri Gate
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 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
$14
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kulu to Shimla
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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