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Cheapest Bus Ticket
₹ 1089
Last Bus
4:30 AM
Earliest Bus
4:00 AM
Avg. Bus Duration
3h 26m
From City
To City
Bus Amenties
Wifi, Water Bottle, Hand Sanitizer
No of Daily Buses
Bus Type
Volvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2), 2+2, BHARATHBENZ LUXURY SEMISLEEPER, AC, 2+2, Mercedes Benz Multi Axle Semi Sleeper, AC, Video, 2+2, Scania Multi-Axle Semi Sleeper, AC
Max Bus Fare
₹ 2179
Chandigarh to Shimla Bus Route Information
Cheapest Bus Ticket1089
Last Bus4:30 AM
Earliest Bus4:00 AM
Avg. Bus Travel3h 26m
From CityChandigarh
To CityShimla
Bus AmenitiesWifi, Water Bottle, Hand Sanitizer
No of Daily Buses4
Bus TypeVolvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2), 2+2, BHARATHBENZ LUXURY SEMISLEEPER, AC, 2+2, Mercedes Benz Multi Axle Semi Sleeper, AC, Video, 2+2, Scania Multi-Axle Semi Sleeper, AC
Max Bus Fare2179

Shimla Travel itinerary - Major attractions and food to try in Shimla

Are you considering visiting Shimla? This charming hill town in the Himachal Pradesh state of India is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers. With its quaint colonial architecture, breathtaking vistas, and delightful culinary scene, Shimla has plenty to offer any traveller. This comprehensive Shimla travel guide will highlight the must-see sights and mouth-watering cuisine you must sample during your visit.

To begin your journey, hop on a comfortable bus to Shimla. The scenic ride through winding mountain roads will treat you to panoramic views of the surrounding hills and valleys, making the journey a visual delight.

As you arrive in Shimla, you will be instantly captivated by its unique charm and beauty. One of the must-see attractions is Mall Road, the city's bustling heart. Stroll along this historic promenade with shops, cafes, and colonial-era structures. It's the perfect place to enjoy the pleasant weather while shopping for souvenirs or browsing traditional handicrafts.

Another popular destination is the Ridge, a vast open space on Mall Road. You can admire the breathtaking views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks and the picturesque green valleys. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the iconic Christ Church, a stunning neo-Gothic monument that adds to Shimla's colonial charm.

For nature lovers, a trip to Kufri and Mashobra is a must. These nearby hill stations offer stunning vistas, scenic pathways, and opportunities for adventure activities like skiing and trekking. Immerse yourself in the serenity of nature and explore these picturesque areas to experience the true essence of Shimla.

Shimla is also a paradise for food enthusiasts. Indulge in the flavours of Himachali cuisine, known for its simplicity and use of local ingredients. Take the chance to savour dishes like Madra, Chha Gosht, and Siddu, which are unique to this region. You can find these traditional delights at local diners and restaurants, allowing your taste buds to embark on a delightful culinary journey.

End your day with a warm cup of locally brewed tea while enjoying a mesmerising sunset from one of Shimla's viewpoints. The tranquil atmosphere and breathtaking views will leave you feeling peaceful and rejuvenated.

In conclusion, Shimla offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, colonial charm, and delectable cuisine. The town's places to visit and culinary delights promise a memorable travel experience. So, plan your trip, hop on a bus to Shimla, and immerse yourself in this enchanting hill town's allure that will leave an everlasting impression on you.

Major Boarding Points in Chandigarh

  • Sector 43 0pposite ISBT
  • Tribune Chowk
  • Chandigarh sec

Major Drop-off Points in Shimla

  • Bypass Crossing
  • Shimla By pass Crossing
  • Tara Devi Bus Stop

Buses from Chandigarh to Shimla

The first bus starts from Chandigarh at 4:00 AM, and the last bus leaves from Chandigarh at 4:30 AM. The minimum bus ticket booking fare is ₹ 1089 and goes up to ₹ 2179 depending on the bus type and timings. The bus journey from Chandigarh to Shimla is covered in approximately 3h 26m. Daily 4 buses operate from Chandigarh to Shimla. The actual time of travel depends on the scheduled day’s traffic and weather conditions.

Most zingbus buses  are Premium AC Buses for a comfortable commute between Chandigarh to Shimla. You can choose from different bus types on zingbus.

Chandigarh to Shimla Bus Types

zingbus has the following buses to choose from:

  • Volvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
  • 2+2, Mercedes Benz Multi Axle Semi Sleeper, AC, Video
  • 2+2, Scania Multi-Axle Semi Sleeper, AC

zingbus USP’s

zingbus brings you great travelling benefits with premium amenities to make every journey comfortable and safe:

Zero Cancellation Charges: Go worry-free with zingbus zero cancellation policy! Cancel your tickets anytime before the journey and get instant refunds.

Premium Lounges: Standing in long queues at a stranded bus stop is a thing of the past now. Now, wait at the zingbus premium AC lounges, enjoying a snack or a hot beverage while you wait for your ride.

Female Friendly: Worried about travelling alone? Relax! zingbus brings you a female-friendly travel option with female-specific seats, where you can choose to book your seats with another female co-passenger.

Affordable Prices: Get the best comfort ride at a very affordable price only with zingbus! Enjoy premium services without burning any holes in your pocket.

Insured Trip: Travellers who are directly booking with zingbus through the zingbus mobile or web application get to enjoy travel insurance benefits of up to 7.5 lakhs on every trip.

How to Book a Chandigarh to Shimla Bus on the zingbus App?

Booking an online bus ticket from Chandigarh to Shimla is simple, fast, convenient, and affordable with zingbus.

If you’re looking to book a bus from Chandigarh to Shimla, you can follow the steps below:

  1. Download and sign-up with the zingbus apps or visit the zingbus website.
  2. Choose Delhi in the ‘From’ column and Manali in the ‘To’ column.
  3. Select the journey dates and click on ‘Search Buses’.
  4. Filter the options to your selected boarding point and drop-off points.
  5. Choose a suitable bus from the listed options.
  6. Once a bus is selected, pick your seats along with the boarding and drop-off points.
  7. Fill in the passenger details form.
  8. Choose an online payment method to make the payment via PayTM, Google Pay, UPI, Net banking, Credit card, Debit card, or Wallet.
  9. If you have a coupon code, apply it to avail of discounts on your journey.
  10. After you have made the payment, you will get the e-ticket and m-ticket via email and SMS. The e-ticket or m-ticket is a digital ticket that can be used in place of the printed ticket.
  11. All you have to do is show this ticket to the bus staff to board your Chandigarh to Shimla bus.
  12. You will receive all the details of your journey before the trip date along with OTP which will be checked by the Marshal before boarding the bus.

Cancellation and Rescheduling policy

zingbus has an easy cancellation policy that allows travellers to cancel their journey anytime after booking. However, the cancellation needs to be done before the journey starts; for further details,, please refer to the cancellation policy.

To reschedule your trip, you can cancel the existing booking and rebook your tickets.

Discount and offers

Traveling with zingbus is all about the best of service at affordable prices. You can get amazing deals in the form of coupons and zingcash while booking your Delhi to Manali ticket. To get the best of offers and discounts, keep an eye on our social media handles. Also, you can check our offer section for more exciting deals.

zingbus also gives out zingcash, which is a perk that is given to travellers as money in their wallet which can be redeemed during your ticket booking. zingcash can be easily earned while sign-up, through every referral, and on every return journey. This is exclusively available for users booking directly from the zingbus app or the web.

Customers can also enjoy discounts on their booking through popular payment wallets such as GooglePay, Amazon Pay, Phone Pe and Ola Money, etc. For more details,, visit the zingbus web or app to explore various options.

Chandigarh to Shimla Bus Booking - FAQ’s

Is it safe to travel to Shimla?

Yes, it's safe to commnute Shimla with zingbus. Most of the roads are well-maintained and operational on this route. Although your ride can be bumpy at times.

How many buses are running between Chandigarh to Shimla on a daily basis?

There are 4 buses running between Chandigarh to Shimla on a daily basis.

What's the ideal time to reach the zingbus boarding point/lounge before departure?

zingbus recommends that users reach the bus boarding point 15 minutes before the scheduled bus time. Furthermore, our customers can track their bus via the zingbus live tracking feature.

What are the advantages of online bus ticket booking?

There are several benefits of booking bus tickets online with zingbus. You can select your favourite seat, bus type, timings, ease of cancellation and various facilities offered by online bus providers, such as carbon-free journeys, travel insurance, and lounge access. Apart from that, you can get amazing bus ticket discounts by booking a bus online.

What is the distance and time to reach from Chandigarh to Shimla?

The distance between Chandigarh to Shimla is approximately 114, and it takes around 3h 26m to cover the journey.

Can I cancel the tickets once booked in Zingbus?

Yes, once the booking is successfully done, you can cancel your tickets any time before the journey. You can check the return and refund policy here.

Are sleeper buses available in Zingbus?

Yes, On zingbus sleeper buses are available on many of the routes. While booking Chandigarh to Shimla buses, you can easily check available bus type options and select your favourite seats as needed.

Can I reschedule my Chandigarh to Shimla bus ticket?

Yes, you can easily reschedule your bus tickets. To reschedule your Chandigarh to Shimla bus ticket, you need to enter the ticket details and choose a future date of travel. You must also confirm the rescheduled travel date and pay the ticket's price difference, if any.

Can I track the bus in real-time while travelling from Chandigarh to Shimla?

Yes, zingbus offers real-time tracking of buses on the website and app.

What are the payment options available for booking bus tickets from Chandigarh to Shimla?

You can pay for your bus ticket using a debit card, credit card, net banking, or wallets like Paytm, PhonePe and Google Pay.

If you still have any questions, please refer to our zingbus FAQ page here.

Top Bus Routes From Chandigarh

Top Bus Routes To Shimla

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Book your return tickets from Shimla to Chandigarh

zingbus prides itself on providing the highest quality bus service that is reliable, safe, and affordable. If you plan to travel to and fro intercity, zingbus can be your travel partner. Book your return ticket from Chandigarh to Shimla and enjoy a comfortable and safe journey.

Install the zingbus App to Book Chandigarh to Shimla Bus Tickets Online

zingbus prides itself on providing the highest quality bus service that is simple, fast, convenient, and affordable. All buses are sanitised before every trip for safe, insured & hygienic travel. All buses that run from Chandigarh to Shimla ensure the punctuality and safety of their passengers. For more information on Bus Timing, Route, Fare, Ticket Prices, Bus Types, etc - passengers can download the zingbus app. You can also go through our travel blogs to learn and prepare for your next trip.

- Updated on Jun 22, 2024