Travel information to Shimla

Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh sitauted at a chilling height of 2100 metres above the sea level is easily accessible by road, rail and air. With the fantastic roads cut across the hills, one can enjoy a fantasic care drive up to Shimla. If one wants to experience the fun of historic Toy Train running through 103 tunnels, one can enjoy a six hour journey from Kalka Railway Station to Shimla.

If your are coming to visit Shimla from distant states of India, it is advisable to have an air journey up to New Delhi and then you can opt by rail or road to Chandigarh. From Chandigarh there are dozens of buses (Volvo, Genral, Private and Govt. Owned) leaving to Shimla every now and then. It is just a 4 hour journey from Chandigarh to Shimla. You may also disembark yourself at Kalka, which is just 25 kms from Chandigarh towards Shimla. From Kalka experience the journey of majestic Toy train, running at a very slow speed, allowing you to capture the fantastic moments with the mountains, tunnels, pine trees etc. Once you reach Shimla, taxis, loacl buses are available to take you to all the nearby places. You can find a variety of hotels in Shimla for a comfortable stay.

Distance by Road To Shimla:
1. Delhi is 375 kms away from Shimla and is a 9 hour journey.
2. Chandigarh is 125 kms from Shimla and is a 4 hour journey.

Distance by Rail to Shimla:
1. Chandigarh Railway Station is 125 kms from Shimla.
2. Kalka Railway Station is just 90 kms from Shimla.

Distance by Air to Shimla:
1. Delhi airport is 395 kms away from Shimla.
2. Chandigarh airport is 130 kms from Shimla.
3. Jubbarhatti airport is 22 kms from Shimla.


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