There are 5 ways to get from Surat to Shimla by plane, taxi, 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

Fly from Surat, taxi  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Surat (STV) to Chandigarh (IXC) STV - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$146 - $632

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Bus  •  34 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Surat to Ahmedabad
  2. Take the bus from Ahmedabad to Delhi
  3. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$30 - $37

3 alternative options

Train to Vadodara, fly, taxi  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Surat (ST) to Vadodara Junction (BRC)
  2. Fly from Vadodara (BDQ) to Chandigarh (IXC) BDQ - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$126 - $534

Train, taxi  •  25 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Surat (ST) to Chandigarh (CDG) Goa Smprk K Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$45 - $58

Drive  •  21 h

  1. Drive from Surat to Shimla 892.4 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Surat to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹2,100 - ₹2,600 and takes 34 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surat to Shimla is to fly and taxi which costs ₹10,000 - ₹45,000 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The distance between Surat and Shimla is 1183 km. The road distance is 1427.9 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Surat to Shimla, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Surat to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Surat and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Ahmedabad and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 36 min.

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Surat to Shimla bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Ahmedabad station.

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Map of how to get from Surat to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 739.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from Surat to Shimla via Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate in around 34 h 36 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Surat to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Surat to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Surat to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Surat to Chandigarh via Delhi, Srinagar
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Surat (ST) to Vadodara Junction (BRC)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Surat (ST) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Surat to Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ahmedabad to Delhi
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
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
$13
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 172 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Mega Cabs
Phone
+91 90 90 90 90 90
Website
megacabs.com

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