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There are 4 ways to get from Solan to Kinnaur by bus, night train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the bus from Shimla to Recongpeo


Night train, bus

  1. Take the night train from Solan to Simla
  2. Take the bus from Shimla to Recongpeo


  1. Take a taxi from Solan to Kinnaur


  1. Drive from Solan to Kinnaur

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The most affordable way to get from Solan to Kinnaur is to night train and bus, which costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,200 and takes 10h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Solan to Kinnaur is to taxi which costs ₹6,500 - ₹8,500 and takes 5h 44m.

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The distance between Solan and Kinnaur is 145 km. The road distance is 277 km.

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The best way to get from Solan to Kinnaur without a car is to bus which takes 6h 43m and costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,100.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Solan to Kinnaur, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Solan to Kinnaur is 277 km. It takes approximately 5h 44m to drive from Solan to Kinnaur.

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There are two+ hotels available in Kinnaur. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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  • Distance: 145.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 43m

What companies run services between Solan, India and Kinnaur, India?

HRTC operates a bus from Shimla to Recongpeo once daily. Tickets cost ₹390 - ₹550 and the journey takes 5h 42m.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Night train from Solan to Simla
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Once daily
Estimated price
₹95 - ₹600
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Sleeper Class
₹95 - ₹130
Third AC (3A)
₹340 - ₹430
Second AC (2A)
₹470 - ₹600
Bus operators
Bus from Shimla to Recongpeo
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Once daily
Estimated price
₹390 - ₹550
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Solan to Kinnaur
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹8,500
Tour 2 Himachal
+91 98 16 24 37 42
Shimla Taxi
+91 70 18 64 78 20
Lahual Spiti Kaza Taxi
+91 94 18 60 56 54

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