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

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Fly Mumbai to Chandigarh, taxi  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Chandigarh (IXC) BOM - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$72 - $277

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Bus  •  40 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Mumbai to Ahmedabad
  2. Take the bus from Ahmedabad to Delhi
  3. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$22 - $36

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Fly Mumbai to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  7 h 57 min

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

$90 - $370

Bus to Pune, fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Dadar to Pimpri-Chinchwad
  2. Fly from Pune (PNQ) to Chandigarh (IXC) PNQ - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$84 - $317

Train, taxi  •  29 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bandra Terminus (BDTS) to Chandigarh (CDG) Bdts - Cdg Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$46 - $59

Train, bus  •  37 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Dadar (DR) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) Amritsar Exp
  2. Take the bus from Ambala to Shimla Super Luxury / ...

$29 - $40

Drive  •  24 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Mumbai to Shimla 1061.2 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Mumbai to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,700 and takes 40 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mumbai to Shimla is to fly and taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹21,000 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mumbai to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Mumbai and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Ahmedabad and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 20 min.

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The distance between Mumbai and Shimla is 1414 km. The road distance is 1697.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mumbai to Shimla without a car is to train and taxi which takes 29 h 52 min and costs ₹3,400 - ₹4,400.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Mumbai to Shimla, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Mumbai Airport to Chandigarh Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mumbai to Shimla is 1698 km. It takes approximately 24 h 45 min to drive from Mumbai to Shimla.

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Map of how to get from Mumbai to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 883.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Mumbai to Shimla via Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate in around 40 h 20 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Mumbai to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Mumbai to Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Mumbai to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Pune to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Pune to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mumbai to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Flights from Mumbai to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Flights from Mumbai to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Pune to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mumbai to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from Mumbai to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from Pune to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Pune to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $600
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Mumbai to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Mumbai to Chandigarh via Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Mumbai to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mumbai to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Train operators
Bus operators
MSRTC
Website
msrtc.org.in
Bus from Dadar to Pimpri-Chinchwad
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
msrtc.org.in
RSRTC
Bus from Ambala to Shimla
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Mumbai to Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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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
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
$6 - $13
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
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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Vistara, Air India Limited, GoAir and two other airlines offer flights from Mumbai Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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There are 700+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mumbai to Mumbai Airport is to bus which takes 5 min and costs ₹8 - ₹10.

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