Delhi to Shimla Bus

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Delhi to Shimla Bus


Delhi to Shimla Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
HRTC 06:45 23:40 12 hrs 36 mins VIEW PRICE
Bhagya Shree Tour and Travel 22:30 22:30 8 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE
Laxmi Holidays 22:00 22:00 8 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) 20:30 21:00 9 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
MVA Travels 21:30 21:30 8 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE

Bus from Delhi to Shimla

The journey from Delhi to Shimla is smoothly covered by a bus in 9 hours. The time to travel is dependent on India’s traffic, roads and climatic conditions. There are operators running their buses between Delhi to Shimla bringing necessary travel convenience for several people in India. All buses are driven by experienced drivers ensuring safety during journey.

Bus From Shimla to Delhi Bus

If this isn’t a one-way journey, you can book your return tickets from Shimla to Delhi with ease. With a plethora of operators servicing this route, choose a bus that best meets your needs and requirements. You can even use the filter option to arrange the bus operators according to your preferred choice such as duration of travel, fare, seats available, etc. So, what are you waiting for? Book your Shimla to Delhi bus tickets with redBus.

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  • Kashmiri Gate
  • Civil Lines
  • Majnu Ka Tilla
  • Sindhu
  • Mandi House
  • Karnal By Pass
  • Majnu Ka Tila
  • R k Ashram Metro station
  • Dhaula kuan metro station
  • Majnu Ka Tila (India Oil Petrol Pump)
  • RK Ashram
  • Others
  • Delhi Cantt
  • Dhaula Kuan
  • Karol Bagh
  • Majnu Ka Tilla Snow Region Travels
  • Anand Vihar


  • Shimla
  • Victory Tunnel
  • Victory tunnel shimla
  • Shimla Bypasss Crossing
  • Victory Ternal
  • Waknaghat 9211794040
  • Shoghi 9211794040
  • By-Pass Crossing
  • Paradise Travels-Below Victory Hotel Victory Tunnel-S
  • Shimla crossing byepass
  • Bypass crossing
  • Near Victory Tunnel
  • Near Bus stand

Delhi to Shimla Bus Types

Various types of buses serving passengers from Bangalore (Bengaluru) to Chennai ensuring safety and comfort. A few bus services are:

  • Volvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
  • Volvo A/C Seater (2+2)
  • NON A/C Seater (2+2)
  • A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
  • Volvo I-Shift B11R Semi Sleeper (2+2)
  • A/C Seater (2+2)
  • Volvo Multi-Axle I-Shift B11R Semi Sleeper (2+2)
  • Volvo Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
  • Mercedes A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
  • Mercedes Benz A/C Business Class (2+2)
  • Benz Business Class A/C (2+2)
  • Mercedes Benz A/C (2+2)
  • Benz A/C Seater (2+2)
  • Mercedes Benz Multi-Axle (2+2)
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About Delhi

Delhi the capital city of India, is a city of varied distinctions. It is not only the political center of the country but is also a major tourist destination. Due to its unique distinction the city witnesses millions of travelers flocking to the city from all corners of the world. Delhi is a charming city and offers to its tourists a rare opportunity to enjoy old world charm of old Delhi and soak in the modern thrill of New Delhi. There is plenty to see and do in the city. Some of the major attractions of the city include the Red Fort, Jantar Mantar, Raj Ghat, India Gate and much more.

About Shimla

Shimla has a lot to offer to anybody who visits this place. Apart from conveniently located drop-off points, Shimla has a lot to offer that would entice anyone who visits this place. With a number of sites to visit and restaurants to raid, Shimla has it all. There are a ton of buses that run through Shimla and this ensures that Shimla is well-connected to the rest of the country. Don’t think twice, book your bus ticket online today


Q-1). Is there anything to consider while travelling by bus from Delhi to Shimla?
A: You should consider the fact that Shimla is located at a higher altitude. So, Delhi to Shimla bus ride can be a bit uncomfortable if you have motion sickness. The ride can get bumpy at times. You may want to keep some medicines with you if you have motion sickness. Also, it is better to travel from Delhi to Shimla distance by Volvo and avoid travelling on ordinary buses. Volvo buses are not too fast, and they are normally smooth at bends because of their long body. This will help ease motion sickness.
Q-2). How to book Delhi to Shimla Volvo buses?
A: Booking a Volvo from Delhi to Shimla is easy. There are reliable and comfortable services provided by HRTC. These buses depart from Delhi throughout the day from early morning (6.45 am) till late night (11 pm). There are Volvo services that run overnight trips which leave Delhi at 08:30 pm and reach Shimla by next morning at around 05:30 am. There are Volvo services by private operators as well. City Land Travels, Northern Travels, and Zing Bus run Volvo AC semi-sleeper buses. However, all of them run overnight trips, so you won’t have much flexibility regarding the time schedule.
Q-3). Which are the state-operated bus services from Delhi to Shimla?
A: The best option to travel to Shimla from Delhi is definitely the state-operated bus services. Not only they are frequent, but also comfortable and reasonable. Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) buses are quite frequent. Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) also operate some services along this route. non-A/C buses, Himmani Deluxe non-A/C buses, Himgaurav A/C, Himsuta A/C Volvo/Scania are some services operating from 06:30 am to midnight with buses departing to Shimla in every hour.
Q-4). What is Delhi to Shimla bus fare?
A: If you are looking for the cheapest option, you may go for a regular non-AC HRTC bus, which would cost you between Rs. 440 and Rs. 640. HSRTC Himsuta AC Volvo/Scania would cost you around Rs. 965. HPTDC’s Volvo AC seater bus would cost you around Rs. 950. If you are putting comfort first, then you should choose the Volvo services. Private Volvo tickets are available at around Rs.750 to Rs. 1,300.
Q-5). What is the Delhi to Shimla bus timings from ISBT?
A: At platform 7 and 8, you will get buses throughout the day (24 hrs) every 15 minutes. At Platform 39 you will get buses throughout the day (24 hours) in every hour. The first bus from Kashmiri Gate is HRTC Himsuta, which leaves at 06:45 am and the last bus, a regular non-AC bus departs at 11:40 pm. HRTC bus schedule is as given as 09:30 am, 11:00 am, 03:30 pm, 06:00 pm, 07:45 pm, 08:30 pm, 09:30 pm and midnight.
Q-6). Which are the main pickup points amongst private bus operators?
A: You may also note that there is only a single boarding point for HRTC buses, which is ISBT Kashmiri Gate, while HPTDC buses depart from the pickup point outside Himachal Bhawan. Private operators pick up from multiple boarding points. The main pickup points are Civil Lives, Dhaula Kuan, Mandi House, Majnu ka Tilla, Vidhan Sabha metro station, RK metro station, and Karol Bagh. There are other pick-up points also, which you can check with the private operator with whom you booked the ticket.
Q-7). What is the average time taken by buses on the Delhi to Shimla route?
A: The average time taken to reach Shimla from Delhi is about 10 hours. The road from Delhi to Shimla runs through hilly terrain and buses cannot run fast due to the sharp bends and uphill roads. The early morning buses run a bit faster and take about 9 hours to 9 hours 30 minutes to reach Shimla. The overnight buses take about 8 hours 30 minutes to reach the destination. Private operators like Northern Travels completes the trip in 8.5 hours. Volvo buses take approximately 9 hours to reach Shimla.
Q-8). Is there any discount available on the bus fare? How can I avail offer if I book through redBus?
A: redBus discounts giveaways on ticket rates give you more reasons to be happy. To avail the offer, log in to redBus and use the promo codes that pop up. Upon applying the promo code, you may get up to a 50% offer depending on the available offer.

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