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

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Recommended option

Night train, bus  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the night train from Pathankot Cantt (PTKC) to Chandigarh (CDG) Svdk-Klk Exp
  2. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Shimla 51

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the night train from Pathankot Cantt (PTKC) to Kalka (KLK) Svdk-Klk Exp
  2. Take the train from Kalka (KLK) to Simla (SML) Klk-Sml Shivalik Deluxe / ...

$7 - $30

4 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Pathānkot to Amritsar 15
  2. Take the bus from Amritsar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 142

$9 - $11

Night train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the night train from Pathankot Cantt (PTKC) to Kalka (KLK) Svdk-Klk Exp

$24 - $39

Taxi  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pathānkot to Shimla 202.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Pathānkot to Shimla 202.4 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pathānkot to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹650 - ₹750 and takes 13 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pathānkot to Shimla is to taxi which costs ₹8,500 - ₹11,000 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Pathānkot and Shimla is 194 km. The road distance is 323.8 km.

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It takes approximately 12 h 51 min to get from Pathānkot to Shimla, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pathānkot to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Pathānkot and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Amritsar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pathānkot to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Pathankot Cantt (PTKC) and arriving at Simla (SML) via Kalka (KLK). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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

You can take a bus from Pathānkot to Shimla via Amritsar in around 13 h 49 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Night train from Pathankot Cantt (PTKC) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Pathankot Cantt (PTKC) to Kalka (KLK)
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kalka (KLK) to Simla (SML)
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
CTU
Bus from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
chdctu.gov.in
RSRTC
Bus from Pathānkot to Amritsar
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Amritsar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Pathānkot to Shimla
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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