There are 3 ways to get from Shimla to Rishīkesh by bus, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
No, there is no direct bus from Shimla to Rishīkesh. However, there are services departing from Shimla ISBT Tutikandi and arriving at Rishikesh via Haridwar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 22 min.
The distance between Shimla and Rishīkesh is 155 km. The road distance is 278.1 km.
The best way to get from Shimla to Rishīkesh without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 22 min and costs .
It takes approximately 12 h 22 min to get from Shimla to Rishīkesh, including transfers.
Shimla to Rishīkesh bus services, operated by HRTC, depart from Shimla ISBT Tutikandi station.
Shimla to Rishīkesh bus services, operated by HRTC, arrive at Haridwar station.
Yes, the driving distance between Shimla to Rishīkesh is 278 km. It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to drive from Shimla to Rishīkesh.
There are 444+ hotels available in Rishīkesh. Prices start at $13 USD per night.
What companies run services between Shimla, India and Rishīkesh, India?
HRTC operates a bus from Shimla to Rishīkesh every 3 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 11 h.
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