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Cheapest Bus Ticket
₹ 896
Last Bus
11:30 PM
Earliest Bus
10:50 PM
Avg. Bus Duration
7h 43m
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
₹ 1982
Delhi to Shimla Bus Route Information
Cheapest Bus Ticket896
Last Bus11:30 PM
Earliest Bus10:50 PM
Avg. Bus Travel7h 43m
From CityDelhi
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 Fare1982

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

Planning a getaway from Delhi to Shimla? Look no further! With zingbus, you’re set for a comfy and enjoyable ride to the beautiful hill station. Shimla’s cool climate, green hills, and colonial charm are waiting to be explored. It’s a world where calm meets excitement, offering every traveller something special.

Zingbus ensures your journey is smooth, offering cosy seats and all you need for a pleasant trip. We make booking your Delhi to Shimla bus ticket easy! With just a few clicks, you’re all set to enjoy the scenic views along the way, arriving in Shimla refreshed and ready to explore its beauty.

Hop on board with zingbus for a hassle-free travel experience, taking you from the hustle of Delhi to the peaceful and scenic views of Shimla with ease and comfort. Your memorable journey starts here!

Shimla – The Queen of Hills

Exploring Shimla’s Places to Visit:

The Ridge: Commence your Shimla adventure at The Ridge, a vibrant central hub boasting stunning views of the snow-capped Himalayas. Stroll through this bustling area adorned with colonial-era landmarks and immerse yourself in its lively ambience.

Mall Road:  Experience the essence of Shimla by taking a leisurely walk along the renowned Mall Road. Discover various shops, cafes, and restaurants offering diverse local handicrafts, warm woollens, and delightful souvenirs.

Viceregal Lodge: Delve into Shimla’s history with a visit to the Viceregal Lodge, once the summer residence of British rulers. Explore this architectural marvel’s grand halls and lush gardens, immersing yourself in its regal charm.

Read: Top 5 Places to Visit in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh here.

Food To Try in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh:

Himachali Cuisine: Treat your taste buds to the flavours of Himachali cuisine, celebrated for its unique blend of spices and ingredients. Sample mouthwatering dishes such as Dham (a traditional feast), Chha Gosht (spiced lamb curry), Siddu (steamed bread), and Tudkiya Bhath (a fragrant rice dish). These culinary delights provide a glimpse into the region’s rich cultural heritage.

Local Street Food: Immerse yourself in Shimla’s vibrant street food scene, where you can relish local favourites like Babrus (pan-fried bread) and Channa Madra (chickpeas in yoghurt gravy). Take advantage of the chance to satisfy your sweet tooth with Himachali specialities like Mittha (sweet rice) and Patande (pancakes).

Exploring Shopping in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh:

Lakkar Bazaar: Lose yourself in the lively ambience of Lakkar Bazaar, renowned for its exquisite wooden handicrafts and souvenirs. Discover intricately carved wooden artefacts, traditional Himachali caps, and cosy shawls showcasing the region’s artistic prowess.

Lower Bazaar: Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Lower Bazaar, a bustling marketplace offering a wide array of goods. Explore clothing, footwear, and electronics, and savour the aroma of local spices that fill the air.

With its breathtaking beauty and culinary treasures, Shimla promises an enchanting experience for every traveller. Immerse yourself in the serenity of this hill station, relish the local flavours, and create cherished memories that will linger long after you’ve bid farewell to this captivating destination.

You can also check our 5-day itinerary for Shimla, Himachal here.

Weather in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

The Weather condition remains cold during the winter season. The warmest month of the year was June, with an average temperature of 20.6 °C | 69.1 °F. January has the lowest average temperature of the year. It is 4.4 °C | 39.9 °F. Travellers can experience fresh snowfall in Shimla from Dec-Mid till Feb next year.

Major Boarding Points in Delhi

  • Zingbus Lounge Majnu ka Tilla
  • I S B T kashimiri gate metro station
  • Laxmi Holidays Office
  • Mahipalpur flyover starting point
  • Dhaula Kuan
  • R K Ashram
  • Kashmiri Gate Metro Gate No
  • majnu ka tila
  • Karnal By paas
  • Kundali Bordar

Major Drop-off Points in Shimla

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

Delhi to Shimla Bus tickets

Are you looking for a convenient and safe mode of transportation from Delhi to Shimla? Look no further as zingbus offers a comfortable commute to Shimla. The first bus starts from Delhi at 10:50 PM, and the last bus leaves from Delhi at 11:30 PM.

The Delhi to Shimla Bus ticket fares start from ₹ 896 and goes up to  ₹ 1982 depending on the bus type and timings.  With zingbus app, you can get up to 200 INR OFF on Delhi to Shimla Volvo bus ticket prices.

All zingbus buses are premium AC Buses for a comfortable commute between Delhi to Shimla. You can choose from different bus types on zingbus. They are sanitised after every trip to keep them safe for travellers. The distance between Delhi and Shimla is approximately 359, and it takes around 7h 43m to cover the journey. The travel time may vary depending on traffic, road, and climatic conditions.

However, you can rest assured that proficient and experienced drivers will drive all buses to ensure a safe journey. Compared to HRTC and other private bus operators, zingbus offers a more comfortable and safest bus option for your trip from Delhi to Shimla.

Book your bus ticket now and enjoy a stress-free and comfortable journey.

Delhi to Shimla Bus Types

zingbus offers a wide range of bus services from Delhi to Shimla. Daily 4 buses operate from Delhi to Shimla. Below are the available bus types you can choose from while booking your bus tickets to Shimla.

  • 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! You can cancel your tickets anytime before the journey and get an instant refund.

Premium Lounges: Standing in long queues at a stranded bus stop is a thing of the past. 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 book seats with another female co-passenger.

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

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

How to book Delhi to Shimla Bus Tickets on the zingbus

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

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

  1. Download and sign up with the zingbus app or visit the zingbus website.
  2. Choose Delhi in the ‘From’ column and Shimla in the ‘To’ column.
  3. Select the journey dates and click on ‘Search Buses’.
  4. Filter the options according to your boarding and drop-off points.
  5. Choose a suitable bus from the listed options.
  6. Pick your seats and the boarding and drop-off points once a bus is selected.
  7. Fill out the passenger details form.
  8. Choose an online payment method to make the payment, such as 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 instead of a printed one.
  11. All you have to do is show this ticket to the bus staff to board your Delhi to Shimla bus.
  12. You will receive all your trip details before the trip date, along with an OTP, which the Marshal will check 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 trip starts. For further details, please refer to the cancellation policy.

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

Get Affordable Delhi to Shimla Bus Ticket Prices at!

Unlock unbeatable bus ticket prices for your journey from Delhi to Shimla at We offer budget-friendly options without compromising on comfort or quality: experience hassle-free booking, reliable service, and a smooth ride at pocket-friendly prices.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to save big on your Delhi to Shimla bus travel. Our Bus fare starts from ₹ 896 and goes up to ₹ 1982 for Delhi to Shimla bus route.

For discounts on buses from Delhi to Shimla, zingbus brings many offers from time to time. These include new user offers, first-time app user offers, bus route-specific discounts, and payment partner offers.

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

Delhi 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 Delhi to Shimla on a daily basis?

There are 4 buses running between Delhi 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 Delhi to Shimla?

The distance between Delhi to Shimla is approximately 359, and it takes around 7h 43m 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 Delhi to Shimla buses, you can easily check available bus type options and select your favourite seats as needed.

Can I reschedule my Delhi to Shimla bus ticket?

Yes, you can easily reschedule your bus tickets. To reschedule your Delhi 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 Delhi 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 Delhi 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 questions, please refer to our zingbus FAQ page here.

Top Bus Routes From Delhi

Top Bus Routes To Shimla

Book your return tickets from Shimla to Delhi

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 Shimla to Delhi and enjoy a comfortable and safe journey.

Install the zingbus App to Book Delhi 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 sanitized before every trip for safe, insured, & hygienic travel. All buses that run from Delhi 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. Review our travel blogs to learn and prepare for your next trip.

- Updated on May 22, 2024