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Trip from Delhi to Shimla

Shimla is one of the most popular tourist spots of India. Shimla which is about 370km from Delhi can be reached by bus, train or by air. So if you are looking for a family break or an adventure break, Shimla is one of the best places to visit.

trip from Delhi to Shimla
Altitude:
2202.00 Mts
Population: 1.25 million (Approx.)
Main Languages: Himachali (Pahari), Hindi and English
Distance from Delhi: 370 km
Best time to visit: April - August and December - January
STD Code: 0177

How to Reach Shimla from Delhi

By Air: The nearest airport to Shimla is at Jubbarhatti, which is 26 km from Shimla and is well connected to Delhi airport by daily flights. The airfares from Delhi to Shimla range between Rs.3000-Rs.3500.

Find below the flight schedule from Delhi to Shimla:

Flight No: Air India AI-9803
Departure Time: 00:40DEL
Arrival Time: 01:55 SLV

Flight No: Air India 9I-9803
Departure Time: 00:40 DEL
Arrival Time: 01:55 SLV

By Rail: Shimla is well connected to Delhi by railways and have daily trains from  New Delhi (NDLS), Delhi S Rohilla (DEE) and H Nizamuddin (NZM). 

One needs to get down at Kalka railway station, and from there one can either take the toy train to reach Shimla or taxi service is also available charging around Rs 1,800.

Train Schedule from Delhi to Kalka

12311 - NETAJI EXPRESS
09:10 PM DLI, Old Delhi Railway Station
03:00 AM KLK, Kalka Railway Station

12011 - KLK SHATBDI EXP
07:40 AM NDLS, New Delhi Railway Station
11:40 AM KLK, Kalka Railway Station

Covid Special Trains from Delhi to Kalka

02005 - New Delhi Kalka Shatabdi Special
05:15 PM NDLS, New Delhi Railway Station
09:15 PM KLK, Kalka Railway Station

02011 - New Delhi Kalka Shatabdi Special
07:40 AM NDLS, New Delhi Railway Station
11:40 AM KLK, Kalka Railway Station

22455 - SNSI KALKA EXP
07:10 AM NDLS, New Delhi Railway Station
12:10 PM KLK, Kalka Railway Station

02311 - Netaji SF Special
09:10 PM DLI, Old Delhi Railway Station
03:00 AM KLK, Kalka Railway Station

By Road: Shimla is well connected Delhi by road. Ordinary buses, deluxe and A/C Volvo buses are frequently available from Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) which charges somewhere where between Rs 216 to Rs 680 (approx.). 

Hired Taxi service is also available from Delhi charging between Rs 7,000 to Rs 10, 600 approx. (for a round trip).
Journey Time by Bus: 09:00 Hours
Journey Time by Car: 08:00 Hours

Find below the names of few important hotels in Shimla along with their contact details:

Woodville Palace Hotel Shimla (A Hertitage Property Since 1938)
Raj Bhawan Road, Himachal Pradesh 171002•088749 23456

Shimla Havens Resort
Village - Gahan, Gahan Road, Post, Summer Hill, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005•098160 91066

The Grand Welcome Hotel
Shoghi Bypass, Beolia, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171009•093186 23456

Shimla Havens Resort
4-star hotel
Village - Gahan, Gahan Road, Post, Summer Hill, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005•098160 91066

The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla
5-star hotel
Chaura Maidan Rd, Nabha, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004•011 2389 0606

Hotel Willow Banks Shimla
4-star hotel
100m from Tourism Lift, Mall Rd, Bemloi, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001•0177 265 8125

Snow Valley Resorts Shimla
4-star hotel
Ghora Chowki, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004•0177 263 3322

The Legacy Shimla
4-star hotel
The Legacy ( Bridge View Estate, The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001•062300 08600

Kamna hill resorts
4-star hotel
Gahan, Kalka Shimla Railway, Summer Hill, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005•092185 57741

Woodville Palace Hotel Shimla (A Hertitage Property Since 1938)
3-star hotel
Raj Bhawan Road, Himachal Pradesh 171002•088749 23456

Golden Fern Resort
Taradevi Rd, Bagh, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004•098050 84000


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