There are 6 ways to get from Ludhiana to Shimla by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Ludhiana Junction (LDH) to Chandigarh (CDG) Asr-Cdg Superfast / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$23 - $39

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Ludhiana Junction (LDH) to Chandigarh (CDG) Asr-Cdg Superfast / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Shimla 954

$5 - $19

4 alternative options

Bus HRTC  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Ludhiana to Chandigarh
  2. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Shimla 954

$11 - $16

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ludhiana to Chandigarh
  2. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Shimla 51

$11 - $15

Taxi  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ludhiana to Shimla 133.8 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Ludhiana to Shimla 133.8 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ludhiana to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹750 - ₹1,200 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ludhiana to Shimla is to taxi which costs ₹3,300 - ₹4,000 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ludhiana to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Ludhiana and arriving at Shimla via Isbt-43 and Chandigarh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Ludhiana and Shimla is 127 km. The road distance is 214 km.

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The best way to get from Ludhiana to Shimla without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3 h 42 min and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,900.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Ludhiana to Shimla, including transfers.

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

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Ludhiana to Shimla bus services, operated by HRTC, arrive at Shimla station.

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Map of how to get from Ludhiana to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 79.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

You can take a bus from Ludhiana to Shimla via Chandigarh, Isbt-43, Sector 8/18, and Chandigarh in around 4 h 53 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
CTU
Bus from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
chdctu.gov.in
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
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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