Kalka to Shimla by Bus

The roads of Himachal Pradesh are well connected with all major cities of Northern India. Kalka serves as an important transit station because it is the last broad gauge station on Delhi, Ambala and Chandigarh. Kalka is situated on the national highway 22 between Chandigarh and Shimla.

Kalka is the main point to the neighboring states of Himachal Pradesh.

Kalka to Shimla by bus

Shimla is 90 Kms far from Kalka that takes 3:00 to 3:30 hours to reach Shimla. As Kalka lies on national highway 22, therefore all buses that go from Kalka to Shimla come from Chandigarh bus stand. Chandigarh is the major initiating point towards Shimla or entire Himachal Pradesh. 24 hour bus services are available for Shimla. In spite of ordinary buses deluxe and Volvo bus service are also available on Kalka Shimla route.

Kalka to Shimla Fare by Bus

Kalka to Shimla fare by ordinary bus is Rs.100 and by deluxe bus it is Rs. 200.

Kalka Shimla Distance by bus

Kalka is at a distance of 90 Kms from Shimla. As the terrain is hilly, therefore it takes 3:00 to 3:30 hours to reach Shimla. One can enjoy the beautiful views of green lush valleys and mountains on the way to Shimla.

Kalka Shimla Road

Kalka is located on national highway 22 between Chandigarh and Shimla. Therefore the roads are well connected with Shimla from Kalka. The terrain is mostly hilly but the roads are excellent and the drive is very smooth. You will not feel a single moment of bored on the way. The hilly areas started immediately after crossing Kalka and one can enjoy the picturesque views of mountains and valleys.

Kalka to Shimla travel suggestion by Bus

As all buses come from Chandigarh than there are very less chances to get proper seats in Kalka. In that case it is advisable to take bus from Chandigarh. If you don’t have any reliable source than you can go for other option you can hire taxi from Kalka taxi union.

It will be helpful in many ways; firstly you don’t have to look for seats. Secondly it will take less time to reach Shimla. Moreover your journey will be more comfortable as compared to bus.


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