Shimla To Dehradun

(Dehradun To Shimla)
Total distance 225 km
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Dehradun is situated at a distance of around 232 km from Shimla. Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand and known as Doon Valley, is well connected to Shimla by road and train. The best way to reach Dehradun from Shimla is by bus, which takes approximately 4 hours. The major places covered on the route are Shimla – 49km -> Solan – 63km -> Panchkula – 11 km -> Chandigarh – 83 km -> Nahan – 90 km -> Dehradun. This route has various multi-cuisine restaurants and dhabas serving Chinese, Indian and Continental food. Options range from Jaina Restaurant, McDonalds, and Pizza Hut to Nirula's. The highway also has numerous petrol pumps of IndianOil and HP.

Transport options from Shimla to Dehradun

Shimla to Dehradun By Bus: Take a direct bus from Shimla to Dehradun, which takes around 4 hours. The Dehradun bus stand is about 5 km from the city centre. Perfect for backpackers, individual travellers and young people.

Shimla to Dehradun By Car: By Cab: Hire a cab to reach Dehradun from Shimla, which takes about 3-4 hours. Cabs cost between INR9 and INR47 per kilometre. Recommended for group travel, travelling with kids and seniors as it is comfortable and saves time.

Shimla to Dehradun By Train: Take a direct toy train from Shimla to Kalka and take an express or superfast train from Kalka to Delhi. From Delhi take Shatabdi Express or a superfast train to Dehradun. The total journey takes about 17-18 hours, which is not recommended as it is time consuming and expensive.

Shimla to Dehradun By Flight: Not recommended as there are no direct flights to Dehradun from Shimla and indirect flights connect to Delhi.

Shimla to Dehradun By Car/Taxi (121 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 9 1089
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 12 1452
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 1452
Ford Ikon A/C 15 1815
Toyota Innova A/C 15 1815
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Road/Route Map For Shimla To Dehradun

Driving directions from Shimla to Dehradun
  • Bus
    • Total distance:121 km
    • Duration: 2 Hrs by Bus
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:121 km
    • Duration: 2 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
  • Trains
    • Total distance:121 km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:121 km
    • Nearest Airport:Dehradun
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