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

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Fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Patna (PAT) to Chandigarh (IXC) PAT - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$174 - $629

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Train, bus  •  31 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Haridwar Junction (HW) Kumbha Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 221

$21 - $31

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Fly to Kulu, taxi  •  13 h

  1. Fly from Patna (PAT) to Kulu (KUU) PAT - KUU
  2. Take a taxi from Kulu to Shimla

$462 - $1,542

Fly to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  8 h 16 min

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

$107 - $172

Train, taxi  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Chandigarh (CDG) Ppta - Cdg Super Fast Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$42 - $56

Train, bus via Charbagh  •  33 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction (DDU)
  2. Take the bus from Varanasi to Lucknow Charbagh Station
  3. Take the bus from Kaisarbagh to Brijghat
  4. Take the bus from Sakauti to Kashmiri Gate
  5. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$25 - $57

Drive  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Patna to Shimla 862.2 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Patna to Shimla is to train and bus which costs ₹1,500 - ₹2,300 and takes 31 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Patna to Shimla is to fly and taxi which costs ₹12,000 - ₹47,000 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The distance between Patna and Shimla is 991 km. The road distance is 1379.5 km.

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The best way to get from Patna to Shimla without a car is to train and taxi which takes 22 h 57 min and costs ₹3,100 - ₹4,100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Patna to Shimla, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Patna Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Patna to Shimla is 1380 km. It takes approximately 18 h 39 min to drive from Patna to Shimla.

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

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There are 719+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Patna to Patna Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₹130 - ₹160.

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Map of how to get from Patna to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 619.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

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

There is no direct connection from Patna to Shimla. However, you can take the taxi to Patna airport, fly to Chandigarh, then take the taxi to Shimla. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Patna airport, fly to Kulu, then take the taxi to Shimla.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Patna to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Patna to Chandigarh via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Patna to Chandigarh via Varanasi, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Patna to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Flights from Patna to Dehra Dun via Lucknow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Flights from Patna to Dehra Dun via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Flights from Patna to Dehra Dun via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Flights from Patna to Dehra Dun via Varanasi, Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Flights from Patna to Dehra Dun via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Patna to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Patna to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Patna to Kulu via Lucknow, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Patna to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Patna to Kulu via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,000
Flights from Patna to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Patna to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Patna to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Patna to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Patna to Kulu via Lucknow, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Patna to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Patna to Kulu via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Patna to Chandigarh via Delhi, Srinagar
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Patna to Dehra Dun via Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Haridwar Junction (HW)
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction (DDU)
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
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
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
UPSRTC
Bus from Varanasi to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Kaisarbagh to Brijghat
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Sakauti to Kashmiri Gate
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
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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