There are 6 ways to get from Naini Tāl to Shimla by train, taxi, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Chandigarh (CDG) Lku-Asr Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$34 - $50

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Night train, bus  •  19 h 1 min

  1. Take the night train from Haldwani (HDW) to Haridwar Junction (HW) Kgm Ddn Exp
  2. Take the bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 221

$11 - $26

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Chandigarh (CDG) Lku-Asr Exp
  2. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Shimla 954

$16 - $30

Taxi  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Naini Tāl to Shimla 330.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Naini Tāl to Shimla 330.3 miles

$50 - $80

Fly, taxi  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Pantnagar (PGH) to Chandigarh (IXC) PGH - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$77 - $278

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The distance between Naini Tāl and Shimla is 303 km. The road distance is 528.5 km.

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The best way to get from Naini Tāl to Shimla without a car is to train and taxi which takes 12 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 31 min to get from Naini Tāl to Shimla, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Pantnagar Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 16 h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Naini Tāl to Shimla is 528 km. It takes approximately 8 h 34 min to drive from Naini Tāl to Shimla.

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IndiGo Airlines, Jet Airways, Helitrans and Air India Limited offer flights from Pantnagar Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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There are 676+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Naini Tāl to Pantnagar Airport is to taxi which takes 43 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Naini Tāl to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 189.1 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 31 min

What companies run services between Naini Tāl, India and Shimla, India?

There is no direct connection from Naini Tāl to Shimla. However, you can take the taxi to Lal Kuan (LKU), take the train to Chandigarh (CDG), then take the taxi to Shimla. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Naini Tāl to Shimla via Lal Kuan (LKU), Chandigarh (CDG), Railway Crossing, Sector 8/18, and Chandigarh in around 13 h 52 min.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi, Leh
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi, Pune
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi, Jaipur
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Pantnagar to Chandigarh via Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Haldwani (HDW) to Haridwar Junction (HW)
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
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
$2 - $5
Schedules at
online.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
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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