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There are 4 ways to get from Shimla to Banbasa by taxi, train, night bus or car

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Taxi, train  •  13h 1m

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Chandigarh (CDG)
  2. Take the train from Chandigarh (CDG) to Lal Kuan (LKU)
  3. Take a taxi from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Banbasa

$45 - $64

Cheapest option

Nightbus  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the nightbus from Shimla ISBT Tutikandi to Tanakpur 227

$8 - $19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  9h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Banbasa 353.1 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  9h 2m

  1. Drive from Shimla to Banbasa 353.1 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shimla to Banbasa is to nightbus which costs ₹550 - ₹1,400 and takes 10h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Shimla to Banbasa is to taxi which costs ₹8,500 - ₹11,000 and takes 9h 2m.

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The distance between Shimla and Banbasa is 365 km. The road distance is 564.9 km.

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The best way to get from Shimla to Banbasa without a car is to taxi and train which takes 13h 1m and costs ₹3,300 - ₹4,800.

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It takes approximately 13h 1m to get from Shimla to Banbasa, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shimla to Banbasa is 565 km. It takes approximately 9h 2m to drive from Shimla to Banbasa.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Banbasa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 228.2 miles
  • Duration: 13h 1m

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

There is no direct connection from Shimla to Banbasa. However, you can take the taxi to Chandigarh (CDG), take the train to Lal Kuan (LKU), then take the taxi to Banbasa. Alternatively, HRTC operates a vehicle from Shimla to Banbasa twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $15 and the journey takes 9h 58m.

Train operators
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Night bus from Shimla ISBT Tutikandi to Tanakpur
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shimla to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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