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

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Taxi, fly to Kulu  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jorethang to Bagdogra
  2. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Kulu (KUU) IXB - KUU
  3. Take a taxi from Kulu to Shimla

$232 - $966

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Bus, train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Gangtok to Siliguri
  2. Take the train from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Delhi (DLI)
  3. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$38 - $59

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Taxi, fly to Dehra Dun  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jorethang to Bagdogra
  2. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Dehra Dun (DED) IXB - DED
  3. Take a taxi from Dehra Dun to Shimla

$127 - $376

Taxi, fly to Delhi, train  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jorethang to Bagdogra
  2. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Delhi (DEL) IXB - DEL
  3. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Kalka (KLK)

$84 - $233

Taxi, train  •  36 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gangtok to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  2. Take the train from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Chandigarh (CDG)
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$74 - $93

Drive  •  25 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Gangtok to Shimla 1164.1 miles

$180 - $280

Questions & Answers

The distance between Sikkim and Shimla is 1159 km. The road distance is 1862.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sikkim to Shimla without a car is to taxi and train which takes 36 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 h 58 min to get from Sikkim to Shimla, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bagdogra Airport to Kulu Airport. The quickest flight takes 16 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sikkim to Shimla is 1863 km. It takes approximately 25 h 33 min to drive from Sikkim to Shimla.

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Jet Lite, Jet Airways, IndiGo Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Bagdogra Airport to Kulu Airport.

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There are 676+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sikkim to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 724.1 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 58 min

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

There is no direct connection from Jorethang to Shimla. However, you can take the taxi to Bagdogra airport, fly to Kulu, then take the taxi to Shimla. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Bagdogra airport, fly to Dehra Dun, then take the taxi to Shimla.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Gauhati, Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Bagdogra to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Bagdogra to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Gauhati, Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Bagdogra to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Bagdogra to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Bagdogra to Delhi via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Bagdogra to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Bagdogra to Delhi via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Bagdogra to Delhi via Paro
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Jorethang to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27

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