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

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Fly Surat to Chandigarh, taxi  •  6 h 1 min

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

$155 - $631

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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

$22 - $35

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Fly Surat to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Surat (STV) to Dehra Dun (DED) STV - DED
  2. Take a taxi from Dehra Dun to Shimla

$163 - $654

Train to Vadodara, fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  8 h 42 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

$125 - $532

Train, taxi  •  24 h 47 min

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

$43 - $56

Drive  •  21 h

  1. Drive from Surat to Shimla 892.4 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Surat to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,700 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 ₹11,000 - ₹47,000 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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

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The best way to get from Surat to Shimla without a car is to train and taxi which takes 24 h 47 min and costs ₹3,100 - ₹4,200.

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

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Surat to Shimla bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Surat station.

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There is no direct flight from Surat Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Surat to Shimla bus services, operated by HRTC, arrive at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Surat to Shimla is 1428 km. It takes approximately 21 h to drive 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
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Surat to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Surat to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Surat to Dehra Dun via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Surat to Dehra Dun via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Surat to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Surat to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Vadodara to Chandigarh via Mumbai, Lucknow
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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 Surat to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Surat to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Surat to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Surat to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,100
Train operators
Indian Railways
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Surat to Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Ahmedabad to Delhi
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
$6 - $13
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
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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Jet Airways, Helitrans, Vistara and three other airlines offer flights from Surat Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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There are 698+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Surat to Surat Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs ₹220 - ₹270.

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