There are 8 ways to get from Shimla to Banbasa by taxi, train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Taxi, train  •  13 h 1 min

  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

$46 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus, night train, taxi  •  19 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Shimla ISBT Tutikandi to Haridwar 221
  2. Take the night train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Lal Kuan (LKU)
  3. Take a taxi from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Banbasa

$27 - $44

6 alternative options

Bus, train, taxi  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Shimla to Chandigarh 954
  2. Take the train from Chandigarh (CDG) to Lal Kuan (LKU)
  3. Take a taxi from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Banbasa

$28 - $44

Taxi  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Banbasa 353.1 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Shimla to Banbasa 353.1 miles

$55 - $85

Taxi to Chandigarh, fly, train, taxi  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Chandigarh
  2. Fly from Chandigarh (IXC) to Delhi (DEL) IXC - DEL
  3. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Lal Kuan (LKU)
  4. Take a taxi from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Banbasa

$72 - $184

Train, fly to Pantnagar, taxi  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Kalka (KLK) to New Delhi (NDLS)
  2. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Pantnagar (PGH) DEL - PGH
  3. Take a taxi from Pantnagar to Banbasa

$80 - $379

Taxi to Kulu, fly, train, taxi  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Kulu
  2. Fly from Kulu (KUU) to Delhi (DEL) KUU - DEL
  3. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Lal Kuan (LKU)
  4. Take a taxi from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Banbasa

$165 - $626

Questions & Answers

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 13 h 1 min and costs .

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

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The quickest flight from Chandigarh Airport to Delhi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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

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

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Map of how to get from Shimla to Banbasa.
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  • Distance: 228.2 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 1 min

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, you can take the bus to Chandigarh, take the walk to Sector 8/18, take the line 206 bus to Railway Crossing, take the walk to Chandigarh (CDG), take the train to Lal Kuan (LKU), then take the taxi to Banbasa.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Chandigarh to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Chandigarh to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Chandigarh to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Delhi to Pantnagar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $310
Flights from Kulu to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Delhi to Pantnagar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $310
Flights from Kulu to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Chandigarh to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chandigarh (CDG) to Lal Kuan (LKU)
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Lal Kuan (LKU)
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Lal Kuan (LKU)
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kalka (KLK) to New Delhi (NDLS)
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Shimla to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from Shimla ISBT Tutikandi to Haridwar
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shimla to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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