Lucknow to Shimla Distance

Lucknow To Shimla

(Shimla To Lucknow)

Best way to travel from Lucknow to Shimla

Total distance 803 km
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This is all you need to know about travelling from Lucknow to Shimla. Shimla is also known as Simla. Here are the best possible ways to reach Shimla from Lucknow. Travelling for 803 kms by road from Lucknow will take you to Shimla. Only options to reach Shimla from Lucknow are by roadways railways and airways. Most preferred way of transport from Lucknow to Shimla is by bus.

Transport options from Lucknow to Shimla

Lucknow to Shimla By Bus: It is comfortable and easy to travel by bus as there are many buses available for travellers. Diverse set of bus types operate on this route. E. g. Volvo AC Multi Axle Semi-sleeper (2+2), AC sleeper (2+1), Volvo A/C Multi Axle Semi-sleeper (2+2). Check the availability of buses from Lucknow to Shimla. To reach Shimla from Lucknow, you can get into any government and private bus on this route.

Lucknow to Shimla By Train: Find complete information about Lucknow to Shimla train status, schedule, train timetable and train availability. Board train from Lucknow to Shimla, a journey of about 13 hours. Shimla is the nearest railway station.

Lucknow to Shimla By Car: If you prefer taking the road to reach Shimla from Lucknow, check the taxi guide here. The prices for hiring a car start at INR 5 per kilometre and varies as per your choice of the car. You will have to pay the toll extra, in addition to the fare.

Lucknow to Shimla By Flight: Find flights from Lucknow to Shimla, explore the availability and Book Flight tickets from Lucknow to Shimla. A number of flights fly directly between Lucknow to Shimla. It takes 1 hour to reach by flight. You can conveniently book prepaid cabs from the airport to reach your destination in Shimla. Shimla airport is the nearest airport near Shimla. It is about 9 kms from Shimla airport to Shimla.


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Raju Rastogi

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  • Raju Rastogi
  • Lives in Lucknow
  • 7 Reviews
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Raju Rastogi
3.9/7
Posted Apr 28, 2015 Apr 28, 2015
Mode of Transport:Bus
For our trip to Shimla we planned on going by bus to make it more exciting trip. So we booked this bus service. It was a nice and clean bus. The bus was big and seats were very comfortable to sleep with reckline. Journey hours were also less than expected. The driver was very good, he was not driving wild. This bus service added more value to our trip to Shimla.
Bus operator: Himachal Volvo Tour
Bus Type:
  • A/C
This bus has:
  • TV/Entertainment
  • Comfortable seats
  • GPS Tracking
  • Blanket
  • Pillow
  • Newspaper
  • Water Bottle
  • Charging Point
  • Reading Light
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  • 14 votes

Sunny Srivastava

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Sunny Srivastava
5.5/7
Posted Nov 13, 2014 Nov 13, 2014
Mode of Transport:Train
Yeah it was good journey, food quality of train has been improved to the moderate level. It takes almost 12 hours to reach Chandigarh. Then from there, lot of buses are available which go to Shimla frequently. So overall journey was good. It was night journey so could not see any places. But still feels good whatever I could come across. The train staff was good and I enjoyed a lot. Veg food is avail. Just its thali system in lunch as well as dinner. They are giving you 4 chapatis and daal, some gravy and pickle and water too. For almost 100 rs. Dont know if they have increased (you never know its railways) accommodation 3 tier ac I travelled was good, seats were in good condition. So did not get any problem regarding anything. Coach attendant was also there.
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Train name (Train no): Chandigarh Express (19307)
Tickets booked:
  • 7 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
  • On-time
  • Clean toilets
Boarding Station: Lucknow Junction
 6.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Chandigarh Junction
 5.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Trip Includes:  Rajdoot Hotel
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  • 66 votes

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Satish chandra
6/7
Posted Dec 6, 2013 Dec 6, 2013
Mode of Transport:Flight
Our flight from Lucknow-Delhi on 9 June 2013 was rescheduled just because there were not enough passengers on the flight we booked, we had a connecting flight from Delhi for Chandigarh, so we left early and had to wait for four hours in Delhi to catch our connection. Service on the flight and the service from ground staff was good.
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Airline name: Jet Konnect
Boarding airport:Lucknow
Rating:
6/7
Last airport:Chandigarh
Rating:
5/7
Trip Includes:  Doegar Hotel
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  • 32 votes

Lucknow to Shimla By Car/Taxi (598 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 10 5980
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 7176
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 7176
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 7774
Mahindra Xylo A/C 13 7774
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  • Trains
    • Total distance:598 km
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    • Total distance:598 km
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:598 km
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
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