There are 4 ways to get from Amritsar to Shimla by train, taxi, bus or car
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What companies run services between Amritsar, India and Shimla, India?
HRTC operates a bus from Amritsar to Shimla every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 11 h.
Train from Amritsar Junction (ASR) to Chandigarh (CDG)
- Avg. Duration
- 4 h 10 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $5 - $17
- Book at
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Amritsar to Shimla?
The distance between Amritsar and Shimla is 225 km. The road distance is 336 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Amritsar to Shimla?
The cheapest way to get from Amritsar to Shimla is to bus which costs ₹450 and takes 11 h.
What is the fastest way to get from Amritsar to Shimla?
The quickest way to get from Amritsar to Shimla is to taxi which takes 4 h 54 min and costs ₹11,000.
Is there a direct bus between Amritsar and Shimla?
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amritsar and arriving at Shimla ISBT Tutikandi. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h.
How long does it take to get from Amritsar to Shimla?
It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Amritsar to Shimla, including transfers.