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Beautiful hills of Shimla

How To Reach Shimla From Bangalore

Tourism in Shimla

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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India 
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Bangalore to Shimla Route

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Bangalore to Shimla----

One of the most convenient ways to cover Bangalore to Shimla distance is by air. Since there is no airport in the hill city, no direct Bangalore to Shimla flights operate on this route. One can take a flight from Chandigarh airport.  One can also reach from Bangalore to Shimla by train. There is no direct Bangalore to Shimla train but one can take a train to Kalka station. Owing to the large distance between the two cities, there are no Bangalore to Shimla buses as well.

 

 

Pay a visit to the “Queen of the Hills” on a holiday here where you can view scenic attractions, breathtaking landscapes, and the hill stations. Stroll around the majestic hillsides, shop for handicrafts and souvenirs at the Mall or the Ridge, eat some local delicacies and interact with the locals on this Shimla vacation. Some of the top things to do in Shimla include paragliding, skiing, ice skating, trekking, hiking and more. For those wondering how to reach Shimla from Bangalore, read below to find out how to travel by air, rail, and road.

 

 

 

Bangalore To Shimla By Air

There are no direct flights from Bangalore to Shimla and you will have to take a connecting flight from Bangalore to Chandigarh. Then take an Hrtc from Chandigarh to the hilly regions of Shimla for the journey of 120 km. Bangalore to Shimla flight duration is about 6 or 7 hours, which is inclusive of 3-hour drive to Shimla from Chandigarh Airport. Bangalore to Shimla flight distance is around 2087 km.

 

 

 

Bangalore To Shimla By Train

If you are traveling by train, you will have to take a train from Bangalore to New Delhi as there are no direct trains from Bangalore to Shimla. The Duronto Express is one such train that travels from Bangalore to Delhi. From here you can take a Hrctc to Shimla. This whole journey will take you about 44 hours.

 

 

 

Bangalore To Shimla By Road

 

There are no direct buses from Bangalore to Shimla and you can get here by first taking a flight from Bangalore to Delhi. Next, take a state transport bus from New Delhi to Shimla. Driving a car or bike would allow plenty of adventures along the way for the trip of Bangalore to Shimla distance by road. It might take more than 2 days to complete the one-way journey to Shimla from Bangalore by road.

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    Vinay Supyal

    Haldwani

    Vinay's 5 days trip to Shimla

    Thank you Mr.Ankit for suggesting such a beautiful itineraries. It was really a quality time that we spent during our trip to Shimla, Kullu and Manali. The hotels & food quality was not too good but not too bad as well. The cab provided by you and the guy Mr.Sonu was outstanding during the whole
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    Geetuarya

    Delhi

    Geetuarya's 3 days trip to Shimla

    I would like to thanks Ankit from The Ideal tours for providing best and convinenet package for 3 days and 2 Night for Shimla . The tour was awesome and during entire tour he was so helpful and arranged /solved all our issues quickly. He full filed all thing what he comitment. We again thanks Ide
    al Tour for this wonderful package to shimla. Regards Narmada Prasad.
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    Ankush Petale

    Nagpur

    Ankush's 5 days trip to Shimla

    It was very Nice jounery. Mr Suraj sir help me a lot to plan everything throughout this journey. Also we Enjoyed a lot here in a cool weather & beautiful scenes.I will recommended to others also to go with Ideal tours for perfect & well planned journey
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    Vpmunjal

    New delhi

    Vpmunjal's 4 days trip to Shimla

    Everything is good except that before finalizing the package, its details must be made crystal clear. The client should not be expected to read the fine print. In my case, we had been told that we would be provided with Innova ac cab but did not specify about the seating capacity. As a result it w
    as very uncomfortable as we had to be on the road for 10 hours, I had asked for including sightseeing of our choice within a radius of 45 km from our hotel. This was overlooked and sightseeing was decided without our concurrence. This resulted in the cab driver asking for extra payment for one additional sight that we visited.
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    Jitesh Kumar

    Kolkata

    Jitesh's 6 days trip to Shimla

    Journey from New Delhi to Shimla at night was very dangerous, as we followed some interior village route from Delhi to Haryana due to farmer protest. Please don't plan late night journey for other couples in future. Cab and the driver was very good. Shimla hotel was not up to the mark. Manali hotel
    was good. Overall, considering all points, I say my trip was memorable. *Include some adventure activities in your trip, it will help to get good feedback*. Adventure activities we performed in Shimla, Kulku Valley and Manali.
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    Sonalimundhe

    Aurangabad

    Sonalimundhe's 5 days trip to Shimla

    Me and my family, we are very much satisfied with the service and enjoyed lot. Khushi Raghav our travel assistant from travelvichar made our trip memorable, she helped us to find good deal. Everything went well. I am very much happy for choosing Traveltrangl.
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    Sarvesh Prabhu

    Bengaluru

    Sarvesh's 8 days trip to Shimla

    Our himachal trip in feb last week was very good. All hotels were good and food was excellent. Travel agent Meenakshi was very good. I asked for changes in the itinerary multiple times and also asked for change in the hotel multiple times and she politely and patiently worked on all the changes. Cab
    and driver Raj Patyal was very good. Couple of minor issues.. 1. Kamna Hill Resort in Shima was exceptional in terms of hospitality, view and food but the location was not that great. The location is far from mall road and the road is also not good. Our driver was from shimla so he was able to understand the instructions from hotel reception otherwise it would have been a nightmare to reach this place. Even the driver was frustrated with the location of this hotel. 2. Snow Peak Retreat in Manali did have a balcony but there was no privacy or view. The balcony was facing the hotel. From the balcony we could only see other rooms and their balconies. There was no mountain view from the balcony. 3. While booking the package, travel agent Meenakshi had convinced me that cab will be from their company and not from any third party vendor but of course that was not true. One day before the start of the trip there was some confusion as to who exactly our driver will be. Initially one driver had called but later someone else told me that he will not be my driver. Then another person called. When I asked him his car number he said he will not come but his brother will come. Ultimately the mess was sorted out and luckily the driver who showed up turned out to be good and the trip went very well.
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    Vinayries

    Mumbai

    Vinayries's 8 days trip to Shimla

    Hotel mount view booking was mismanaged and we are not happy with that. Overall good
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    Prashant Gupta

    Delhi

    Prashant's 5 days trip to Shimla

    A memorable trip to Dharamshala and Dalhousie. The hotel properties were quite amazing and this trip was nicely managed by the agent and Travel Triangle both. Would love to visit again with you guys. Thanks!
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    Jaganath

    Chennai

    Jaganath's 5 days trip to Shimla

    It was a really great trip . Enjoyed a lot . Thank you travel triangle and travel vichar. Will look forward to book more packages with you guys.

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    Is there any direct train from Delhi to Shimla?

     

    Though, there is no direct train available from Delhi to Shimla, you may board an express train from Delhi to Kalka, and then get on another train to travel from Kalka to Shimla.  

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