There are 6 ways to get from Shimla to Mount Everest by taxi, plane, bus, train 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 to Kathmandu, travel  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Chandigarh
  2. Fly from Chandigarh (IXC) to Kathmandu (KTM) IXC - KTM
  3. Travel from Kathmandu to Mount Everest

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Taxi, fly to Lukla  •  17 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Chandigarh
  2. Fly from Chandigarh (IXC) to Lukla (LUA) IXC - LUA

$182 - $336

4 alternative options

Taxi, fly to Bagdogra, travel  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Chandigarh
  2. Fly from Chandigarh (IXC) to Bagdogra (IXB) IXC - IXB
  3. Travel from Bagdogra to Mount Everest

Taxi, fly to Tumlingtar, travel  •  23 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shimla to Chandigarh
  2. Fly from Chandigarh (IXC) to Tumlingtar (TMI) IXC - TMI
  3. Travel from Tumlingtar to Mount Everest

Bus, train, drive, travel  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Shimla to Chandigarh 954
  2. Take the train from Chandigarh (CDG) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  3. Drive from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Yadong Xian
  4. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  5. Take the bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Zhangmu
  6. Travel from Zhangmu to Mount Everest

Bus, train, drive, travel via Old Delhi station  •  3 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Shimla ISBT Tutikandi to Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate 73
  2. Take the train from Delhi (DLI) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
  3. Drive from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Yadong Xian
  4. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  5. Take the bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Zhangmu
  6. Travel from Zhangmu to Mount Everest

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shimla and Mount Everest is 1005 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 56 min to get from Shimla to Mount Everest, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chandigarh Airport to Kathmandu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Mount Everest is 30 min ahead of Shimla. It is currently 6:17 PM in Shimla and 6:47 PM in Mount Everest.

Vistara, Nepal Airlines, IndiGo Airlines and Jet Airways offer flights from Chandigarh Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Mount Everest. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shimla to Mount Everest.
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  • Distance: 628.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 56 min

What companies run services between Shimla, India and Mount Everest, China?

There is no direct connection from Shimla to Mount Everest. However, you can take the taxi to Chandigarh airport, fly to Kathmandu, then take the travel to Mount Everest. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Chandigarh airport, fly to Lukla, then take the travel to Mount Everest.

Airlines
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Chandigarh to Lukla via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
16 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Flights from Chandigarh to Lukla via Sharjah, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Chandigarh to Lukla via Bengaluru, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Chandigarh to Lukla via Mumbai, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Chandigarh to Lukla via Srinagar, Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Chandigarh to Lukla via Delhi, Varanasi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Chandigarh to Tumlingtar via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Chandigarh to Tumlingtar via Mumbai, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Chandigarh to Tumlingtar via Indore, Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Chandigarh to Tumlingtar via Lucknow, Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
22 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Chandigarh to Tumlingtar via Jaipur, Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Chandigarh to Tumlingtar via Delhi, Varanasi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Chandigarh to Tumlingtar via Leh, Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Chandigarh to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Chandigarh to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Chandigarh to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Chandigarh to Bagdogra via Srinagar, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Chandigarh to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Chandigarh to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Chandigarh to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Chandigarh to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chandigarh to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Chandigarh to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Train operators
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 Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Zhangmu
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
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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