There are 3 ways to get from Rishīkesh to Shimla by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 221

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rishīkesh to Shimla 173.8 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Rishīkesh to Shimla 173.8 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Rishīkesh to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹400 and takes 13 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rishīkesh to Shimla is to taxi which takes 4 h 42 min and costs ₹3,100 - ₹3,700.

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The distance between Rishīkesh and Shimla is 155 km. The road distance is 278 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 6 min to get from Rishīkesh to Shimla, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rishīkesh to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Rishikesh and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Haridwar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 6 min.

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

HRTC operates a bus from Rishīkesh to Shimla every 3 hours. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 11 h.

Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rishīkesh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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