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Indian Railways Indian Railways
Refundable Recommended
10:40
SML Shimla
5h ride in train #52456
5
15:40
KLK Kalka Railway Station, Chandigarh
Indian Railways Indian Railways
Refundable Recommended
09:40
SML Shimla
6h 10m ride in train #52444
15:50
KLK Kalka Railway Station, Chandigarh
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Shimla Hotel Transfer, Himachal Pradesh
35m taxi ride in Comfort
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Kalka, Haryana

From Shimla to Kalka Railway Station by Trains

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Indian Railways Indian Railways
Refundable Recommended
09:40
SML Shimla
6h 10m ride in train #52444
15:50
KLK Kalka Railway Station, Chandigarh
Indian Railways Indian Railways
Refundable Recommended
10:40
SML Shimla
5h ride in train #52456
5
15:40
KLK Kalka Railway Station, Chandigarh
Indian Railways Indian Railways
Refundable
14:15
SML Shimla
5h 50m ride in train #52458
5
20:05
KLK Kalka Railway Station, Chandigarh
Indian Railways Indian Railways
Refundable
17:25
SML Shimla
4h 40m ride in train #52460, FC - First Class Sleeper
22:05
KLK Kalka Railway Station, Chandigarh
Indian Railways Indian Railways
Refundable
17:55
SML Shimla
4h 55m ride in train #52452, FC - First Class Sleeper
4
22:50
KLK Kalka Railway Station, Chandigarh
Indian Railways Indian Railways
Refundable
18:35
SML Shimla
5h ride in train #52454
23:35
KLK Kalka Railway Station, Chandigarh

From Shimla to Kalka Railway Station by Buses

HRTC HRTC
Instant Refundable
11:00
Shimla
2h 30m bus ride in Non-AC Seater
13:30
Kalka, Karnataka

From Shimla Hotel Transfer to Kalka Railway Station by Taxis

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Shimla Hotel Transfer, Himachal Pradesh
35m taxi ride in Comfort
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Kalka, Haryana
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Shimla Hotel Transfer, Himachal Pradesh
35m taxi ride in Van 6pax
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Kalka, Haryana

Transport types between Shimla and Kalka Railway Station

Shimla to Kalka Railway Station Schedule

Shimla to Kalka Railway Station Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TravelODesk India Comfort Any time₹ 3,500
Indian Railways CC - AC Chair Class 09:40 - 15:50₹ 725
Indian Railways CC - AC Chair Class 10:40 - 15:40₹ 725
Indian Railways 2S - Second Sitting Class 14:15 - 20:05₹ 465
Indian Railways FC - First Class Sleeper 17:25 - 22:05₹ 725
Indian Railways CC - AC Chair Class 18:35 - 23:35₹ 725

Shimla to Kalka Railway Station destination reviews

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MZ
4
train #52452 FC - First Class Sleeper, Indian Railways, Nov 7, 2019
Good service generally , seats a bit hard , but hey the fantastic views and scenery made up for this . Enjoyed the stops at stations with snacks and drinks . Very good value considering this toy train journey is unique . Thanks very much to India railways and staff.
DC
5
train #52458 2S - Second Sitting Class, Indian Railways, Nov 22, 2019
Prompt and very comfortable.

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How to get from Shimla to Kalka Railway Station

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

  • Train
  • 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 Train 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 4,673. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as INR 465.

How far is Shimla from Kalka Railway Station?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Shimla to Kalka Railway Station. Your trip will be a total of 54 miles (86 km). The flying distance is 25 miles (39 km).

How long does it take to get from Shimla to Kalka Railway Station?

The travel time from Shimla to Kalka Railway Station can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 7 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Shimla to Kalka Railway Station?

The cost of the trip from Shimla to Kalka Railway Station varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Indian Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as INR 465 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 4,673.

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

  • Train tickets - INR 465 to INR 1,060;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from INR 3,505 to INR 4,673.

How many trips per day are there between Shimla and Kalka Railway Station?

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 11 trains per day.

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

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Shimla to Chandigarh. 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 3,505.

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

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Shimla to Kalka Railway Station

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Shimla to Kalka Railway Station? 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:

  • 1000 users enjoyed a train ride.