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

Recommended option

Taxi, fly to Chandigarh  •  16 h 17 min

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

$120 - $370

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 days 2 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

$49 - $65

4 alternative options

Taxi, fly to Kulu  •  18 h 23 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

$240 - $925

Taxi, fly to Dehra Dun  •  10 h 15 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

$135 - $385

Taxi, train  •  37 h 13 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

$84 - $105

Drive  •  25 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Gangtok to Shimla 1164.1 miles

$180 - $280

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 Chandigarh, then take the taxi to Shimla. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Bagdogra airport, fly to Kulu, then take the taxi to Shimla.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
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
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Kolkata, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Gauhati, Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Delhi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Bagdogra to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bagdogra to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Bagdogra to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
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
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Bagdogra to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Delhi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Bagdogra to Chandigarh via Kolkata, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
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
$14
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Jorethang to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sikkim to Shimla?

The distance between Sikkim and Shimla is 1159 km. The road distance is 1863 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sikkim to Shimla?

The cheapest way to get from Sikkim to Shimla is to bus and train which costs ₹3,200 - ₹4,400 and takes 2 days 2 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Sikkim to Shimla?

The quickest way to get from Sikkim to Shimla is to taxi and fly which takes 10 h 15 min and costs ₹8,500 - ₹26,000.

How long does it take to get from Sikkim to Shimla?

It takes approximately 16 h 17 min to get from Sikkim to Shimla, including transfers.