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Travel to Shimla

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Chandigarh to Shimla
119 km
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Delhi to Shimla
370 km
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Jaipur to Shimla
599 km
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Kanpur to Shimla
778 km
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Lucknow to Shimla
779 km
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Shimla By Train

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Shimla has a meter gauge railway station. It connects to the nearest broad gauge station at Kalka, which is at a distance of 89 km from Shilmla. Kalka has good connectivity from Chandigarh (Kalka Shatabdi), Ambala (Barmer Klk Exp), Delhi (Himalayan Queen), Mumbai (Paschim Express) and Kolkata (Howrah-Kalka). There are no direct trains from Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore. Taxi services are available from Kalka to Shimla and charge is about Rs 1,750. Kalka is well connected to all major cities in India by rail.
City Name Railway Station Distance
Kalka Kalka (KLK) 80 km
Chandigarh Chandigarh (CDG) 119 km
Ambala Cant Jn Ambala Cant Jn (UMB) 154 km
Delhi New Delhi (NDLS) 370 km

Trains to Shimla (SML)

Starting Station Train Arrival at Shimla Service Days
Kalka (KLK)
3 more trains
Klk Sml Pass
(52457)
09:20 AM
(duration: 5h 20m)
All Days
Rail Motor
(72451)
09:50 AM
(duration: 4h 40m)
All Days

Trains to Kalka (KLK)


Kalka train station is near Shimla and distance is 80 km
Starting Station Train Arrival at Kalka Service Days
Bandra Terminus (BDTS)
7 more trains
Paschim Express
(12925)
04:45 PM
(duration: 29h 10m)
All Days
Barmer (BME)
3 more trains
Barmer Klk Exp
(14888)
05:50 AM
(duration: 23h 5m)
All Days
Delhi S Rohilla (DEE)
4 more trains
Himalyan Queen
(14095)
11:10 AM
(duration: 5h 25m)
All Days
Howrah (HWH)
13 more trains
Hwh Dli Klk Mai
(12311)
04:30 AM
(duration: 32h 50m)
All Days
Shri Ganganagar (SGNR)
6 more trains
U A Toofan Exp
(13008)
05:50 AM
(duration: 8h 55m)
All Days

Trains to Chandigarh (CDG)


Chandigarh train station is near Shimla and distance is 119 km
Starting Station Train Arrival at Chandigarh Service Days
Chennai (MAS)
4 more trains
Dehradun Exp
(12687)
04:30 AM
(duration: 42h 45m)
Thu

Trains to Ambala Cant Jn (UMB)


Ambala Cant Jn train station is near Shimla and distance is 154 km
Starting Station Train Arrival at Ambala Cant Jn Service Days
Chennai (MAS)
4 more trains
Dehradun Exp
(12687)
03:30 AM
(duration: 41h 45m)
Thu
Pune (PUNE)
1 more train
Jhelum Express
(11077)
01:20 AM
(duration: 32h)
All Days

Trains to Delhi (NDLS)


Delhi train station is near Shimla and distance is 370 km
Starting Station Train Arrival at Delhi Service Days
Bangalore (SBC) Karnataka Exp
(12627)
10:30 AM
(duration: 39h 10m)
All Days
Chennai (MAS)
3 more trains
Grand Trunk Exp
(12615)
06:20 AM
(duration: 35h 5m)
All Days
Tamil Nadu Exp
(12621)
07:00 AM
(duration: 33h)
All Days
Mumbai (CSTM)
8 more trains
Punjab Mail
(12137)
09:15 PM
(duration: 25h 35m)
All Days
Pune (PUNE)
1 more train
Jhelum Express
(11077)
08:45 PM
(duration: 27h 25m)
All Days

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Shimla By Air

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Shimla’s Jubbarhatti Airport is nearly 25 km away from the heart of the city. Taxi is available from airport to City and fare is around Rs 450. Daily Kingfisher flights are available from Delhi and are moderately priced (Rs 4,000-6,000). Delhi International airport is the nearest major airport. Delhi airport is connected to all major cities in India and many cities abroad. The distance of Shimla to Delhi is about 357 km. A/C taxi services are available from Delhi to Shimla, costing about Rs 7,500.

Shimla By Bus

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HPRTC buses offer bus connectivity from all cities in Himachal Pradesh to Shimla. Frequent ordinary and deluxe bus services are available from Delhi to Shimla. Overnight buses are available from Delhi (360 km, 9 hours, Rs 900 for AC Volvo bus) and Chandigarh (120 km, 4 hours and Rs 500 for AC Volvo bus).
From Type of Bus Fare (Rs) Bus Provider
Delhi (Delhi)
2 more buses
Ordinary Service 216 HRTC
Deluxe 424 HRTC
Deluxe 465 HRTC

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Comments
wll shimla is good place to visit in august around 10th of aug to 12th aug....plz rep
Posted by Shivam yadav 1 year, 22 days ago
Delhi to shimla how to go suppose that i want to go by train
delhi to shimla how to go suppose that i want to go by train
Posted by gopal gupta 2 year, 4 months ago
By train go to Delhi to Shimla how to go & how many time will take
Posted by vinita 2 year, 3 months ago
I wish to reach in Shimla from New Delhi by Train. please extend your good suggestion
Posted by R C RAJKONWAR 2 year, 2 months ago
Chennai to shimla how to go
chennai to shimla how to go
Posted by santhosh 2 year, 4 months ago
You better stroll on mall nothing else
Posted by Rangoli 3 year, 31 days ago
We have already book 07 personas railway ticket to visit shimla on...
We have already book 07 personas railway ticket to visit Shimla on 20.07.2011.so give us economic hotel detials and local trips fares for one day on 20.07.2011 from 11.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.same day. we are from Bangalore, Karnataka:state.
Posted by Mr.M.Lokesh, Bangalore Karnataka 3 year, 2 months ago
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