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There are 5 ways to get from Shimla to Gulmarg by taxi, plane, night train, bus or car

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, fly  •  3h 59m

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Chandigarh
  2. Fly from Chandigarh (IXC) to Srinagar (SXR) IXC - SXR

$104 - $383

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Shimla to Chandigarh
  2. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Jammu
  3. Take the bus from Jammu to Srinagar

$36 - $49

3 alternative options

Night train, bus  •  19h 25m

  1. Take the night train from Kalka (KLK) to Jammu Tawi (JAT)
  2. Take the bus from Jammu to Pahalgam
  3. Take the bus from Pahalgam to Srinagar

$44 - $60

Bus, taxi  •  22h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Shimla ISBT Tutikandi to Katra 122
  2. Take a taxi from Katra to Yousmarg

$118 - $152

Drive  •  11h 57m

  1. Drive from Shimla to Gulmarg 458.9 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Shimla to Gulmarg is to bus which costs ₹2,600 - ₹3,600 and takes 23h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Shimla to Gulmarg is to taxi and fly which costs ₹7,500 - ₹29,000 and takes 3h 59m.

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The distance between Shimla and Gulmarg is 418 km. The road distance is 734.2 km.

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The best way to get from Shimla to Gulmarg without a car is to night train and bus which takes 19h 25m and costs ₹3,200 - ₹4,500.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Shimla to Gulmarg, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Shimla to Gulmarg is 734 km. It takes approximately 11h 57m to drive from Shimla to Gulmarg.

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IndiGo Airlines and GoAir offer flights from Chandigarh Airport to Srinagar Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Gulmarg. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shimla to Gulmarg.
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  • Distance: 261.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 59m

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

You can take a bus from Shimla to Gulmarg via Sector 22/17, Isbt-43, Chandigarh, Jammu, and Srinagar in around 23h 16m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Chandigarh to Srinagar
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Chandigarh to Srinagar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Train operators
Bus operators
JKSRTC
Bus from Jammu to Pahalgam
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
jksrtc.co.in
Bus from Pahalgam to Srinagar
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
jksrtc.co.in
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Shimla ISBT Tutikandi to Katra
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
RSRTC
Bus from Shimla to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chandigarh to Jammu
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Jammu to Srinagar
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
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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