There are 7 ways to get from Madurai to Shimla by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Chandigarh (IXC) IXM - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$115 - $401

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Bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Madurai 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 to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  10 h 2 min

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

$128 - $414

Fly to Delhi, train  •  10 h 22 min

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

$90 - $371

Train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM) Cape- Nzm Tirukkural Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM) to Kalka (KLK) Snsi-Klk Superfast Exp

$61 - $86

Train, bus  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Haridwar Junction (HW) Mdu-Ddn/Cdg Exp
  2. Take the bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 221

$49 - $63

Drive  •  39 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Shimla 1800.3 miles

$290 - $430

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No, there is no direct bus from Madurai to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Madurai and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Bangalore, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

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The distance between Madurai and Shimla is 2358 km. The road distance is 2880.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Shimla without a car is to train which takes 2 days 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 59 min to get from Madurai to Shimla, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Madurai to Shimla is to train which takes 2 days 1 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 17 h.

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There is no direct flight from Madurai Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Shimla is 2880 km. It takes approximately 39 h 54 min to drive from Madurai to Shimla.

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Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madurai Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 1473.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Madurai to Shimla via Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM) and Kalka (KLK) in around 2 days 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madurai to Shimla via Bangalore, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate in around 2 days 17 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Madras, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Madurai to Delhi via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Madurai to Delhi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Madurai to Delhi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madurai to Delhi via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Madurai to Delhi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Madras, Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Madurai to Delhi via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madurai to Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Madurai to Delhi via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madurai to Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madurai to Delhi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $7,500
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Kalka (KLK)
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM)
Ave. Duration
41 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM) to Kalka (KLK)
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Haridwar Junction (HW)
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Madurai to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Mumbai to Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ahmedabad to Delhi
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.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 Madurai to Madurai Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs .

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