There are 4 ways to get from Amritsar to Shimla by train, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Amritsar Junction (ASR) to Chandigarh (CDG) Asr Cdg Sup / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$28 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Amritsar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 142

$7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amritsar to Shimla 210.3 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Amritsar to Shimla 210.3 miles

$30 - $50

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 operators
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Amritsar to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 172 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Mega Cabs
Phone
+91 90 90 90 90 90
Website
megacabs.com

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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 ₹9,000 - ₹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.