There are 5 ways to get from Vaishno Devi to Shimla by bus, night train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  16 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Katra to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 271

$15 - $19

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Night train  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the night train from Sh Mata V Devi Katra (SVDK) to Kalka (KLK) Svdk-Klk Exp

$34 - $49

Drive  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Vaishno Devi to Shimla 294.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly from Jammu, taxi  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Jammu (IXJ) to Chandigarh (IXC) IXJ - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$102 - $327

Taxi to Srinagar, fly, taxi  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vaishno Devi to Srinagar
  2. Fly from Srinagar (SXR) to Chandigarh (IXC) SXR - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$154 - $318

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vaishno Devi to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,400 and takes 16 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vaishno Devi to Shimla is to fly and taxi which costs ₹7,000 - ₹24,000 and takes 7 h.

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The distance between Vaishno Devi and Shimla is 299 km. The road distance is 470.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vaishno Devi to Shimla without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 22 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 16 h 22 min to get from Vaishno Devi to Shimla, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Jammu Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vaishno Devi to Shimla is 471 km. It takes approximately 12 h 14 min to drive from Vaishno Devi to Shimla.

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Air India Limited, Helitrans, Jet Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Jammu Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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There are 685+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vaishno Devi to Jammu Airport is to taxi which takes 2 h 43 min and costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,200.

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Map of how to get from Vaishno Devi to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 187 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 22 min

What companies run services between Vaishno Devi, India and Shimla, India?

HRTC operates a bus from Vaishno Devi to Shimla every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 15 h.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Jammu to Chandigarh via Srinagar
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Srinagar to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Jammu to Chandigarh via Srinagar
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Jammu to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Srinagar to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Jammu to Chandigarh via Srinagar, Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Srinagar to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Jammu to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $450
Train operators
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Katra to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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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