New Delhi to Shimla Distance

New Delhi To Shimla

(Shimla To New Delhi)

Preferred Travelling Mode (Distance 352 Kms)

New Delhi to Shimla distance is 352 kms . Out of the 31 reviews shared by travellers, 27% prefer Bus, 22% prefer Train, 51% prefer Car or Cab respectively.

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S k mukherjee

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  • 4 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  289 readers
S k mukherjee
7/7
Posted 1 month ago Apr 26, 2018
Mode of Transport:Car
The road to Shimla from Delhi through GT Road is excellent. However, the extensive work for four leaning of the highway between Pinjore and Shimla is a hindrance. Once the work is completed this will be an excellent highway and reduce the travel time.
Car Type:
  • Hatchback
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:Grand Trunk Rd
Trip Includes:  Hotel Silverine  | Shimla
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Biswajeet Mishra

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  • Biswajeet Mishra
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 412 photos
  • 51 Reviews
  •  30 helpful votes
  •  63875 readers
Biswajeet Mishra
7/7
Posted Mar 27, 2017 Mar 27, 2017
Mode of Transport:Taxi
The road that we took to Shimla starting from new Delhi was just an unforgettable journey of our life, I travelled with my group of friends, now after leaving from newdelhi we crossed 100-150 kms crossing Harayna and more ahead then theres no words to express how I felt, seeing those might himalayan valleys and mountains, hills the risk taking roads too ., but still I bet you shall go for it, its just a worth visiting. When you come even for closer to Shimla town you may experience a snow fall. Actually I and my friends experienced a heavy snow fall that never happened in Shimla in 5 years before.
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Car Type:
  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:NH 1 and National Highway 22
Trip Includes:  | Shimla
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  • 3 votes

Abhinav Kumar

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  • Abhinav Kumar
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 357 photos
  • 226 Reviews
  •  200 helpful votes
  •  153351 readers
Abhinav Kumar
6.3/7
Posted Feb 18, 2017 Feb 18, 2017
Mode of Transport:Bus
Shimla is well connected with road ways. Though the hill train also go there, but that is quite time taking. Best possible way to reach Shimla is to take bus from Delhi as there are ;numbers of bus operators. Most of them operates overnight journey but if have much time and want to explore its beauty at best then I would suggest you to go Kalka first and then take toy train to Shimla. Kalka to Shimla take 6 hours in toy train passes through beautiful tunnels and valleys.
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Bus Type:
  • A/C
This bus has:
  • Comfortable seats
  • Water Bottle
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Prafulla Pattanayak

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  • Prafulla Pattanayak
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  • Lives in Rourkela
  • 12 photos
  • 24 Reviews
  •  28 helpful votes
  •  45352 readers
Prafulla Pattanayak
5.9/7
Posted Feb 5, 2016 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.
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Bus operator: Himachal Volvo Tour
Bus Type:
  • A/C
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Very nice hotel with lovely location. Nice staff, located at a great place where you can find connectivity to every place. Rooms good as per price. Lovely foods service but little expensive not so much heavy to pocket but after all food was tasty and hygienic. Location is also good and quite...more »
Trip Includes:  | Shimla | Jakhu Temple | The Mall
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Amitkumar Singh

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  • Amitkumar Singh
  • Lives in Wardha
  • 1 photo
  • 4 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
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Amitkumar Singh
6/7
Posted Jan 26, 2016 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.
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Car Type:
  • Sedan
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:Grand Trunk Rd
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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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Travel by Car/Taxi

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 10 2750
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 3300
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 3300
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 3575
Mahindra Xylo A/C 13 3575
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Shimla Packages

Many travel agents offer New Delhi to Shimla tour packages in various budget categories.

Shimla (3N)

3 Nights / 4 Days

Shimla (4N)

4 Nights / 5 Days

Shimla (2N)

2 Nights / 3 Days


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