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There are 6 ways to get from Shimla to Delhi by taxi, plane, train, bus or car

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Taxi to Chandigarh, fly  •  3h 23m

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Chandigarh
  2. Fly from Chandigarh (IXC) to Delhi (DEL) IXC - DEL

$50 - $147

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Bus  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Shimla to Delhi Super Luxury / ...

$4 - $16

4 alternative options

Taxi to Kulu, fly  •  5h 20m

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Kulu
  2. Fly from Kulu (KUU) to Delhi (DEL) KUU - DEL

$143 - $589

Train  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Kalka (KLK) to New Delhi (NDLS) Klk-Ndls Shatabdi Exp / ...

$22 - $36

Taxi  •  5h 25m

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Delhi 223.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  5h 25m

  1. Drive from Shimla to Delhi 223.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Shimla to Delhi is to bus which costs ₹310 - ₹1,200 and takes 8h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Shimla to Delhi is to taxi and fly which costs ₹3,700 - ₹11,000 and takes 3h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shimla and arriving at Delhi. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 16m.

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The distance between Shimla and Delhi is 273 km. The road distance is 357.6 km.

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The best way to get from Shimla to Delhi without a car is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Shimla to Delhi, including transfers.

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Shimla to Delhi bus services, operated by RSRTC, depart from Shimla station.

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The best way to get from Shimla to Delhi is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹310 - ₹1,200 and takes 8h 16m.

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

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Shimla to Delhi bus services, operated by RSRTC, arrive at Delhi station.

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Map of how to get from Shimla to Delhi.
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  • Distance: 170.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 23m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Shimla to Delhi twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $15 and the journey takes 4h 5m. Alternatively, RSRTC operates a bus from Shimla to Delhi hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $16 and the journey takes 8h 16m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Chandigarh to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Chandigarh to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Kulu to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Chandigarh to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Chandigarh to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kulu to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Train operators
Bus operators
RSRTC
Bus from Shimla to Delhi
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Shimla ISBT Tutikandi to Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shimla to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Shimla to Delhi is 358 km. It takes approximately 5h 25m to drive from Shimla to Delhi.

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

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