Moving to Shimla

Shimla is an ideal tourist destination. As such many people, after initially visiting Shimla wish to stay there permanently. So they consider moving to Shimla an attractive proposition.

Moving to Shimla by Road:
Moving to Shimla by road can be done by cars and buses. Below is given the distance between Shimla and major places:

Place    -    Distance
Kalka    -    80 Kms
Chandigarh    -    119 Kms
Delhi    -    370 Kms
Amritsar    -    342 Kms
Srinagar    -    787 Kms
Lucknow    -    867 Kms
Dalhousie    -    345 Kms
Kullu    -    235 Kms
Manali    -    280 Kms
Jaipur    -    629 Kms
Agra    -    568 Kms
Jubbal    -    131 Kms
Dehradoon    -    245 Kms
Kasuali    -    75 Kms

Buses can be availed from Chandigarh at every half an hour interval. However the time to move to Shimla can vary depending upon the speed of driving and the condition of weather.

Moving to Shimla by Train:
  • Shimla is well connected with Kalka by train. It takes a maximum of six hours to reach Shimla from Kalka. For the convenience of the passengers, there are about three to four trains that move between Kalka and Shimla. Also one can avail a Rail Car that runs only at this part of the country. The Kalka mail takes about a night to reach Kalka from Delhi.

The time table of the trains from Kalka to Shimla is given below:

Train numberDeparture from KalkaArrival at Shimla
1 KS 04:109:25
251 Up6:2011:30
255 Up11:5017:20
253 Up 07:3012:25
241 Up 05:3010:15
101 RMC11:4015:40

Shivalik Deluxe Express provides you with a very comfortable and luxurious journey as it stops only at selected stations and has got the facility of pantry service.

Shivalik Palace has got facilities for kitchen and refrigerator. The coach is decorated with well cushioned chairs and beds, wall carpets, music system, etc.

Moving to Shimla by Air:

The Jubbarhatti airport of Shimla is connected with the cities of Chandigarh, Kullu and Delhi.
  • Jagson airlines- Delhi to Shimla on Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Archana and KCV airlines- Delhi to Shimla on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Last Updated on : 29/05/2013

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