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

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Taxi, fly  •  4 h 4 min

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

$104 - $383

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Bus  •  26 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Shimla ISBT Tutikandi to Katra 271
  2. Take the bus from Jammu to Pahalgam
  3. Take the bus from Pahalgam to Srinagar

$28 - $34

2 alternative options

Night train, bus  •  19 h 25 min

  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

Drive  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Shimla to Gulmarg 458.9 miles

$70 - $110

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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 19 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min 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 1 h 5 min.

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

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

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There are 17+ hotels available in Gulmarg. Prices start at $31 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: 4 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Shimla to Gulmarg via Katra, Jammu station, Jammu, Pahalgam, Srinagar, and Gulmarg in around 26 h 57 min.

Airlines
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Chandigarh to Srinagar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Chandigarh to Srinagar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Train operators
Bus operators
JKSRTC
Bus from Jammu to Pahalgam
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
jksrtc.co.in
Bus from Pahalgam to Srinagar
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
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
15 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shimla to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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