There are 7 ways to get from Madurai 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 Chandigarh, taxi  •  12 h 4 min

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

$119 - $405

Cheapest option

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

$50 - $67

5 alternative options

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

$139 - $430

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)

$94 - $377

Train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to H Nizamuddin (NZM) Tirukkural Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from H Nizamuddin (NZM) to Kalka (KLK) Snsi Klk Sup Exp

$68 - $97

Train, bus  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Haridwar Junction (HW) Dehradun Exp
  2. Take the bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 221

$56 - $69

Drive  •  39 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Shimla 1800.3 miles

$290 - $430

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

You can take a train from Madurai to Shimla via H 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
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Madurai to Delhi via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Madurai to Delhi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Madurai to Delhi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Madras, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Kochi, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Madurai to Delhi via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Madurai to Chandigarh via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Madurai to Dehra Dun via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to H Nizamuddin (NZM)
Ave. Duration
41 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from H Nizamuddin (NZM) to Kalka (KLK)
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
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
$45 - $65
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
$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
$14
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Madurai to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Mumbai to Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ahmedabad to Delhi
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Madurai to Shimla?

The distance between Madurai and Shimla is 2358 km. The road distance is 2880 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Madurai to Shimla?

The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹3,200 - ₹4,500 and takes 2 days 17 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Madurai to Shimla?

The quickest way to get from Madurai to Shimla is to fly and taxi which takes 10 h 2 min and costs ₹9,000 - ₹29,000.

Is there a direct bus between Madurai and Shimla?

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.

How long does it take to get from Madurai to Shimla?

It takes approximately 12 h 4 min to get from Madurai to Shimla, including transfers.