Delhi to Shimla

Delhi to Shimla

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Instant Refundable
22:30
Delhi
9h bus ride in AC Seater
07:30
+1
Shimla
Instant Refundable
22:00
Delhi
9h 25m bus ride in AC Seater
07:25
+1
Shimla
Instant Fastest
06:20
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
1h 5m flight #AI9803 with Air India in Economy
07:25
SLV Simla Airport, Himachal Pradesh

From Delhi to Shimla by bus

Instant Refundable
22:00
Delhi
9h 25m bus ride in AC Seater
07:25
+1
Shimla
Instant Refundable
22:30
Delhi
9h bus ride in AC Seater
07:30
+1
Shimla

From Indira Gandhi Airport to Shimla by flight

Instant Fastest
06:20
DEL Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
1h 5m flight #AI9803 with Air India in Economy
07:25
SLV Simla Airport, Himachal Pradesh

Delhi to Shimla Schedule

Delhi to Shimla Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TravelODesk India Comfort Any time₹ 10,132
City Land Travels AC Seater 22:30 - 07:30₹ 1,198
Reo India Travels AC Seater 22:00 - 07:25₹ 1,157

Transportation from Delhi to Shimla

How to get from Delhi to Shimla

When you want to get from Delhi to Shimla, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about INR 12,608. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as INR 1,188.

How far is Delhi from Shimla?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Delhi to Shimla. Your trip will be a total of 224 miles (359 km). The flying distance is 173 miles (278 km).

How long does it take to get from Delhi to Shimla?

The travel time from Delhi to Shimla can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 5 to 10 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Delhi to Shimla?

The cost of the trip from Delhi to Shimla varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is City Land Travels: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as INR 1,188 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as INR 12,608.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Delhi to Shimla:

  • Bus tickets - INR 1,188 to INR 1,347;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from INR 10,012 to INR 12,608.

How many trips per day are there between Delhi and Shimla?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 22:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Delhi to Shimla any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Delhi to Shimla is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Delhi to Shimla. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as INR 10,012.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

The most popular transport from Delhi to Shimla

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Delhi to Shimla? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to catch a taxi.