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How to reach Shimla !..

By Air:
Shimla Airport is at Jubbarhatti, 23 kms from city and is connected to Chandigarh, Kullu, Delhi. It has daily flights from Delhi and Kullu. On Tuesday and Thursday Jagson Airlines flies Delhi-Shimla-Kullu-Gaggal and return. Archana and KCV fly between Delhi and Shimla on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

By Train:
Shimla is connected to Kalka (96 kms) on Meter Gauge and it takes around 6 Hrs from KALKA to reach SHIMLA. There are 3-4 trains daily from Kalka to Shimla and vice-versa. Shivalik Express is luxury Deluxe Train on this route with less halts and pantry facility. One can also travel through Rail car (one of its kind mainly running on this route in india only). The overnight Kalka Mail from Delhi reaches Kalka in the early morning and that is the time to catch connecting trains on the splendid narrow-gauge train to Shimla. There are 103 tunnels on the route with longest being 1.2 K.M. long.

 

Train No. Departure Kalka Arrival Shimla
1 KS 04:10 09:25
251 Up 06:20 11:30
255 Up 11:50 17:20
253 Up 07:30 12:25
241 Up 05:30 10:15
101 RMC 11:40 15:40
By Road:
Shimla is connected by road to all the major towns. The chart below shows the distance between the Major Towns and Shimla and duration of journey
 
Location Distance (Kms) Location Distance (Kms)
Kalka 080 Mandi 143
Chandigarh 119 Palampur 235
Ambala 166 Sarahan 175
Delhi 370 Sangla 230
Agra 568 Kalpa 244
Amritsar 342 Nako 324
Jammu (via Pathankot) 482 Tabo 374
Srinagar 787 Rohru 100
Jaipur 629 Jubbal 131
Lukhnow 867 Hatkoti 109
Dharmshala (via Mandi) 270 Chirgaon 137
Dharamshala (via Hamirpur) 235 Chail 043
Dalhousie 345 Kasuali 075
Chamba 401 Renuka 165
Kullu 235 Dehradoon 245
Manali 280    
 
 
   
 
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