There are 5 ways to get from Ludhiana to Shimla by train, taxi, bus, night 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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Train, taxi  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Ludhiana Junction (LDH) to Chandigarh (CDG) Intercity Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$25 - $42

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the night train from Ludhiana Junction (LDH) to Kalka (KLK) Svdk Klk Exp
  2. Take the train from Kalka (KLK) to Simla (SML) Rail Motor / ...

$3 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 49 min

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

$14 - $17

Taxi  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ludhiana to Shimla 133.8 miles

$45 - $60

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 ₹950 - ₹1,200 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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

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

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Ludhiana to Shimla, including transfers.

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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 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ludhiana to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Ludhiana Junction (LDH) and arriving at Simla (SML) via Kalka (KLK). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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

You can take a bus from Ludhiana to Shimla via Chandigarh, ISBT-43, Aroma, and Chandigarh in around 4 h 49 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Ludhiana Junction (LDH) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Ludhiana Junction (LDH) to Kalka (KLK)
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kalka (KLK) to Simla (SML)
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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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