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There are 7 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram 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.

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Fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Chandigarh (IXC) TRV - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$134 - $499

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Bus  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Mumbai
  3. Take the bus from Mumbai to Ahmedabad
  4. Take the bus from Ahmedabad to Delhi
  5. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$38 - $59

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Fly to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  9 h 36 min

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

$172 - $422

Train, taxi  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Kochuveli (KCVL) to Chandigarh (CDG) Kcvl Garib Rath
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$68 - $89

Train, bus via New Delhi  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to New Delhi (NDLS) Kerala Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Delhi to Shimla Super Luxury / ...

$50 - $73

Train, bus  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Ludhiana Junction (LDH)
  2. Take the train from Ludhiana Junction (LDH) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
  3. Take the bus from Ambala to Shimla

$53 - $78

Drive  •  43 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Shimla 1963.1 miles

$310 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹2,800 - ₹4,400 and takes 2 days 22 h.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Shimla is to fly and taxi which costs ₹9,500 - ₹37,000 and takes 8 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Trivandrum and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Bangalore, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Shimla is 2515 km. The road distance is 3140.9 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Shimla without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 days 8 h and costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,500.

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It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Shimla, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Trivandrum Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thiruvananthapuram to Shimla is 3141 km. It takes approximately 43 h 47 min to drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Shimla.

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  • Distance: 1572 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Shimla via Bangalore, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate in around 2 days 22 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Kochi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Kochi, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Kochi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Trivandrum to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Trivandrum to Dehra Dun via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Trivandrum to Dehra Dun via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Trivandrum to Dehra Dun via Bengaluru, Lucknow
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Trivandrum to Dehra Dun via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Trivandrum to Dehra Dun via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Lucknow
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Trivandrum to Dehra Dun via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Chandigarh via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $900
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kochuveli (KCVL) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to New Delhi (NDLS)
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Ludhiana Junction (LDH)
Ave. Duration
2 days 14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ludhiana Junction (LDH) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RSRTC
Bus from Delhi to Shimla
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
Bus from Ambala to Shimla
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Mumbai to Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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
$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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GoAir, Air Arabia, Air India Express and three other airlines offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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There are 690+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Trivandrum Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₹110 - ₹140.

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