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There are 3 ways to get from Shimla to Kinnaur by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Shimla to Recongpeo 556

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  5h 3m

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Kinnaur 233.7 km

Drive  •  5h 3m

  1. Drive from Shimla to Kinnaur 233.7 km

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The cheapest way to get from Shimla to Kinnaur is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and takes 6h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Shimla to Kinnaur is to taxi which costs ₹5,500 - ₹7,000 and takes 5h 3m.

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The distance between Shimla and Kinnaur is 130 km. The road distance is 233.7 km.

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The best way to get from Shimla to Kinnaur without a car is to bus which takes 6h 4m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Shimla to Kinnaur, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shimla to Kinnaur is 234 km. It takes approximately 5h 3m to drive from Shimla to Kinnaur.

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There are two+ hotels available in Kinnaur. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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  • Distance: 130.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 4m

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

HRTC operates a bus from Shimla to Recongpeo once daily. Tickets cost ₹390 - ₹550 and the journey takes 5h 42m.

Bus operators
Bus from Shimla to Recongpeo
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Once daily
Estimated price
₹390 - ₹550
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Shimla to Kinnaur
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹7,000
Tour 2 Himachal
+91 98 16 24 37 42
Shimla Taxi
+91 70 18 64 78 20
Lahual Spiti Kaza Taxi
+91 94 18 60 56 54

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