There are 8 ways to get from Vijayawada 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 to Kulu, taxi  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Vijayawada (VGA) to Kulu (KUU) VGA - KUU
  2. Take a taxi from Kulu to Shimla

$359 - $1,449

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  46 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Vijayawada Junction (BZA) to Haridwar Junction (HW) Dehradun Exp
  2. Take the bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 221

$39 - $49

6 alternative options

Fly to Chandigarh, taxi  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Vijayawada (VGA) to Chandigarh (IXC) VGA - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$148 - $583

Fly to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  9 h 31 min

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

$154 - $559

Fly to Delhi, train  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Vijayawada (VGA) to Delhi (DEL) VGA - DEL
  2. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Kalka (KLK)

$119 - $435

Train  •  34 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Vijayawada Junction (BZA) to H Nizamuddin (NZM) Tamil Nadu Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from H Nizamuddin (NZM) to Kalka (KLK) Snsi Klk Sup Exp

$53 - $78

Bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Vijayawada to Hyderabad
  2. Take the bus from Hyderabad 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

$48 - $63

Drive  •  30 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Vijayawada to Shimla 1302.6 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vijayawada to Shimla is to train and bus which costs ₹2,600 - ₹3,300 and takes 46 h 32 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Vijayawada to Shimla is to fly and taxi which takes 7 h 3 min and costs ₹10,000 - ₹40,000.

More details

The distance between Vijayawada and Shimla is 1661 km. The road distance is 2084 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 14 h 34 min to get from Vijayawada to Shimla, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Vijayawada to Shimla. However, there are services departing from Vijayawada and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi via Hyderabad, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14 h.

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

You can take a train from Vijayawada to Shimla via H Nizamuddin (NZM) and Kalka (KLK) in around 34 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vijayawada to Shimla via Hyderabad, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate in around 2 days 14 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Vijayawada to Chandigarh via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Vijayawada to Chandigarh via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Vijayawada to Chandigarh via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Vijayawada to Dehra Dun via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Vijayawada to Dehra Dun via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Vijayawada to Dehra Dun via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Vijayawada to Delhi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Vijayawada to Delhi via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Vijayawada to Delhi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Vijayawada to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Vijayawada to Kulu via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Vijayawada to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Vijayawada to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Vijayawada to Dehra Dun via Visakhapatnam, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Vijayawada to Dehra Dun via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vijayawada to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Vijayawada to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Vijayawada to Chandigarh via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Vijayawada to Chandigarh via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Vijayawada to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Vijayawada to Kulu via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Vijayawada to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Vijayawada to Delhi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Kalka (KLK)
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vijayawada Junction (BZA) to H Nizamuddin (NZM)
Ave. Duration
26 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from H Nizamuddin (NZM) to Kalka (KLK)
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vijayawada Junction (BZA) to Haridwar Junction (HW)
Ave. Duration
34 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Haridwar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Vijayawada to Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Hyderabad to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Mumbai to Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
Other operators
Taxi from Kulu to Shimla
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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