New Delhi to Shimla

Shimla is located at about 372 km from Delhi. Shimla formerly known as Shimla, it is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, located in northern India. It is well-connected to Delhi by roadways and railways. However, the best way to travel from Delhi to Shimla is by car, a journey of around 6 hours. Some of the important places covered on the way are Delhi - 97 km -> Panipat - 35km -> Karnal - 71km -> Ludhiana - 61km -> Panchkula - 41km -> Solan - 49 -> Shimla. On the route, several petrol pumps of Bharat Petroleum, Indian Oil and HP, apart from hospitals and pharmacies, ATMs and road-side dhabas are located.

Transport options from New Delhi to Shimla

New Delhi to Shimla By Car: Take a cab from Delhi to Shimla, which takes around 3 hours. The cost of cab ranges from INR 9 to INR 97 per km, depending upon the type of car. Ideal for families, senior citizens and groups.

New Delhi to Shimla By Bus: Take a direct bus from Delhi to Shimla, which takes over 6 hours. Super deluxe buses are available from Delhi. Shimla bus stand is located in the heart of the city. Ideal for backpackers, individual travellers and groups

New Delhi to Shimla By Train: Take a direct express train from Delhi to Shimla that takes over 7 hours. Shimla is connected to Delhi by a broad gauge up to Kalka. Ideal for groups and families.

New Delhi to Shimla By Flight: Take a flight from Delhi to Shimla. There are regular flights from Delhi to Shimla. From the airport, taxi services to reach te city centre are available. Ideal for families, senior citizens and groups.

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Prafulla Pattanayak

Prafulla, Rourkela,
Explorer
23 Reviews | 1 View

Amazing trip

Feb 5, 2016
Mode of Transport: Bus

In love wit Himachal. I enjoyed alot. We went to mall road of both Shimla and Manali. Shimla is so peaceful that I wanted to stay. As well as it is a peaceful and nearest to nature place for those people who wants awesome experience.

Bus go via chandigarh. Starts from ISBT and one time halt at chandigarh for 20 minutes. Nice dhaba is for food. Overall, experience is good.

    • Bus Type:
    • A/C
Amitkumar Singh

Amitkumar, Wardha,
Scout
4 Reviews | 1 View

Superb journey

Jan 26, 2016
Mode of Transport: Taxi

It was amazing journey by car from new delhi to shimla. Inroute you will get to visit mountains, ghats, toy train route. Amazing atmosphere. Tunnels and rock fall in route. Dangerous but loving journey. In route we halted to visit pinjore garden. It's a calm place and loving nature here.

    • Car Type:
    • Sedan
    • This route has:
    • Petrol pumps
    • Accomodation
    • Food/Dhabas
    • Clear Signages
    • Route Taken:
    • Grand Trunk Rd
Anuj Ahuja

Anuj, Yamunanagar,
Scout
2 Reviews | 2 Views

A good journey

Nov 27, 2015
Mode of Transport: Train

A very awesome journey on the small tracks connecting Kalka to Shimla with the amazing views arriving after the Solan station and under passing through the 103 tunnels on the route.

We enjoyed a lot watching the beautiful scenery in our journey and really got entertained in the 5 hours journey.

Watching the tracks which we can cross in just one step was totally a new thing to our mind which enthusiast us more for our adventure.

All over the journey was very through the train just you need to be prepared for your food on your own and you must be enjoying the views in the journey

    • Tickets booked:
    • 30 days prior
    • This train has:
    • On-time
    • This station has
    • Food available for purchase
    • Books/Newspaper to buy
    • Prepaid auto/taxi
    • This station has
    • Food available for purchase
    • Books/Newspaper to buy
Amit Kumar

Amit, Karnal,
Tourist
1 Review | 2 Views

Volvo made the journey comfortable

Nov 2, 2015
Mode of Transport: Bus

There are so many ways to go anywhere but this time I choose the Volvo bus, Volvo buses are the best option for travelling, I think so. it provide us all the basic facilities. The behaviour of staff member is also nice. Overall I am happy !

Finally, I can say that our enjoyment of journey depends on how we travel mean by bus or any other vehicle not on the roads.

    • Bus Type:
    • A/C
    • This bus has:
    • TV/Entertainment
    • Comfortable seats
    • GPS Tracking
    • Water Bottle
    • Charging Point
    • Reading Light
Ram Yadav

Ram,
Scout
3 Reviews | 7 Views

On time arrival

Oct 27, 2015
Mode of Transport: Train

The journey was comfortable. We enjoyed the toy train ride. It arrives in the morning at Kalka and takes around 2 hours to reach Shimla. From Shimla you can take plenty of cars on hire to the hotel. You will love the train passing by small stations. The toy train also halts at an intermediate stations for a break. Do not forget to get down and enjoy the valleys but get back in the train as it does not stops long.

    • Tickets booked:
    • 60 days prior
    • This train has:
    • Veg. Food
    • On-time
    • Clean toilets
    • This station has
    • Food available for purchase
    • Prepaid auto/taxi

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