There are 9 ways to get from Nepal to Shimla by car, plane, taxi, train or bus

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

Drive to Gorakhpur, fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  20 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Siddharthanagar to Gorakhpur
  2. Fly from Gorakhpur (GOP) to Chandigarh (IXC) GOP - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$103 - $382

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Shimla  •  47 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Delhi (DLI)
  3. Take the bus from Delhi to Shimla

$37 - $49

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Fly Kathmandu to Chandigarh, taxi  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Chandigarh (IXC) KTM - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$145 - $350

Drive to Bagdogra, fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Kerabari to Bagdogra
  2. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Chandigarh (IXC) IXB - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$108 - $359

Fly Kathmandu to Delhi, train  •  8 h 32 min

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

$96 - $262

Drive, train  •  28 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxual Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
  3. Take the train from Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) to Kalka (KLK)

$51 - $82

Bus, train  •  46 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Delhi (DLI)
  3. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$43 - $51

Bus  •  46 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  2. Take the bus from Pokhara to New Delhi
  3. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$46 - $51

Drive  •  20 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Shimla 812.5 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nepal to Shimla is to bus and train which costs $35 - $50 and takes 47 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nepal to Shimla is to fly and taxi which takes 5 h 49 min and costs $140 - $350.

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The distance between Nepal and Shimla is 748 km. The road distance is 1300 km.

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It takes approximately 20 h 4 min to get from Nepal to Shimla, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Nepal and Shimla, India?

You can take a bus from Kathmandu to Shimla via Pokhara, New Delhi, Kashmiri Gate, and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate in around 46 h 51 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $550
Flights from Kathmandu to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Paro, Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Kathmandu to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $550
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi, Leh
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi, Pune
Ave. Duration
24 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Kathmandu to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Flights from Kathmandu to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi, Srinagar
Ave. Duration
25 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Kathmandu to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Kathmandu to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Kathmandu to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Kathmandu to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $550
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 Raxual Junction (RXL) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
Ave. Duration
22 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) to Kalka (KLK)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Delhi (DLI)
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
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
$14
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Hamrobus
Website
hamrobus.com
Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
hamrobus.com
bus
Bus from Pokhara to New Delhi
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29
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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