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

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  •  9h 31m

  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

Cheapest option

Taxi, fly to Lukla  •  16h 38m

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

$182 - $336

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Taxi, fly to Bagdogra, travel  •  11h 7m

  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

Bus, train, drive, travel  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the bus from Shimla to Ambala
  2. Take the train from Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  3. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu
  4. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  5. Take the bus from Lhasa Beijiao Passenger Transport Terminal to Zhangmu
  6. Travel from Zhangmu to Mount Everest

Night bus, train, drive, bus, travel  •  3 days 6h

  1. Take the night bus from Shimla ISBT Tutikandi to Chandigarh 229 / ...
  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 Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
  5. Take the bus from Lhasa Beijiao Passenger Transport Terminal to Zhangmu
  6. Travel from Zhangmu to Mount Everest

Bus, train, drive, travel via Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)  •  3 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from Shimla to Delhi
  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 Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
  5. Take the bus from Lhasa Beijiao Passenger Transport Terminal to Zhangmu
  6. Travel from Zhangmu to Mount Everest

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shimla to Mount Everest is to taxi and fly which costs ₹13,000 - ₹25,000 and takes 16h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Shimla to Mount Everest is to taxi and fly which costs ₹13,000 - ₹25,000 and takes 16h 38m.

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The distance between Shimla and Mount Everest is 1005 km.

It takes approximately 9h 31m 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 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Mount Everest is 30m ahead of Shimla. It is currently 7:28 PM in Shimla and 7:58 PM in Mount Everest.

Vistara, Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines and two other airlines 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: 9h 31m

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
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Chandigarh to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Chandigarh to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Chandigarh to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Chandigarh to Bagdogra via Srinagar, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Chandigarh to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Flights from Chandigarh to Kathmandu via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Chandigarh to Kathmandu via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Chandigarh to Lukla via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
14h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Flights from Chandigarh to Lukla via Jaipur, Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Chandigarh to Lukla via Mumbai, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Chandigarh to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Chandigarh to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chandigarh (CDG) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
34h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Delhi (DLI) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
32h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RSRTC
Bus from Shimla to Ambala
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
Bus from Shimla to Delhi
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Lhasa Beijiao Passenger Transport Terminal to Zhangmu
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
checi.cn
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Night bus from Shimla ISBT Tutikandi to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
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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