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There are 6 ways to get from Panchkula to Shimla by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus HRTC  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Shimla 954

$2 - $5

5 alternative options

Bus RSRTC  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Panchkula Sector 9/16 to Isbt-17 2F
  2. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Shimla Super Luxury / ...

$3 - $4

Bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Shimla 51

$3 - $6

Taxi  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Panchkula to Shimla 71.3 miles

$21 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Panchkula to Shimla 71.3 miles

$11 - $17

Uber  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take an Uber from Panchkula to Shimla 71.3 miles

$18 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Panchkula to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹180 - ₹290 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Panchkula to Shimla is to taxi which costs ₹1,500 - ₹1,900 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Panchkula to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Housing Board Chowk and arriving at Shimla via Chandigarh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Panchkula and Shimla is 55 km. The road distance is 114.1 km.

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The best way to get from Panchkula to Shimla without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 8 min and costs ₹160 - ₹410.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Panchkula to Shimla, including transfers.

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Panchkula to Shimla bus services, operated by HRTC, depart from Chandigarh station.

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Panchkula to Shimla bus services, operated by HRTC, arrive at Shimla station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Panchkula to Shimla is 114 km. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Panchkula to Shimla.

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There are 690+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 34.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

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

HRTC operates a bus from Panchkula to Shimla 5 times a day. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min.

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
CTU
Bus from Panchkula Sector 9/16 to Isbt-17
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
chdctu.gov.in
Bus from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
chdctu.gov.in
RSRTC
Bus from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
Other operators
Uber Chandigarh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Panchkula to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
Premier
$17 - $22
Intercity
$18 - $24
UberGo
$15 - $19
HIRE
$17 - $23
UberXL
$23 - $30
HIRE XL
$30 - $45
POOL
$12 - $15
Taxi from Panchkula to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Estimated price
$21 - $25
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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