Delhi to Shimla Taxi Service

Delhi to Shimla Taxi Services

Shimla is the largest city of Himachal Pradesh and also the capital of the state, which is also referred to as the Queen of Hills. It has been one of the most popular destinations for tourists not only in India but also the foreigners. In the British era it was referred to as summer capital of India. The hill station has been serving the tourist with majestic views that’s why it’s so famous among the couples, honeymooners. Shimla is surrounded by the deodar, peak and pine trees which adds to the beauty of this town.

There are many places to go around in Shimla which include Jakhu Temple, Christ Church, Mall Road, Annadale, Chadwick Falls, Viceroy Lodge, Indian Advanced studies, summer hill etc. The hill station is not difficult to reach as it is well connected by roads to all the major cities of India. It also has a railway station which is also a UNESCO world heritage site. Now the question is how we should reach Shimla if we are in New Delhi. Delhi is the national capital of India so w2stravels provides one of the best Delhi to Shimla taxi services. We are always ahead of our competitors as we always provide the best fare when it comes to taxi.

We have the best and well maintained fleets of cars which are regularly serviced. We also have the most experienced drivers who have experience of driving in hilly areas and are well versed with the route.

Delhi to Shimla Taxi fare

If you want the experience of a lifetime, go with w2stravels for your trip to Shimla. Delhi to Shimla taxi fare depends upon if you are looking for Delhi to Shimla one way taxi or you want to accompany your car till the end of your trip if you are booking your car for a round trip from New Delhi. So we are providing you the prices for one way taxi and round trip taxi and also the cars which will be available for your journey to Queen of Hills.

Delhi to Shimla One Way Taxi Fare

If you are planning for a trip and you just require the taxi to drop you off at Shimla than you need to book a one way taxi from Delhi to Shimla. There are different cars available for your journey which all depends on your comfort and the type of car you prefer for the journey. Here is the bifurcation of the taxi price based on the cars available with w2stravels.

Car Models Hatchbacks (Indica/ Swift) Sedans (Swift Dzire/Etios) SUV (Innova)
Price Per Km Rs 9.5 Rs 10 Rs 13
Total Cost Rs 3300 (346 km) Rs 3500 (346 Km) Rs 4500 (346 Km)

Delhi to Shimla One Way Taxi Inclusion

On booking a one way taxi from Delhi to Shimla for one way trip, following services are included in your taxi costs:

  • Driver Allowance
  • Total Distance Covered : 346 Km
  • One time pickup from Delhi and Drop Off at Shimla
  • Toll and State taxes are included in the taxi price.

Delhi to Shimla Round Trip Taxi Fare

If you want your driver and car should stay throughout with you till you return to New Delhi, than you need to book a Delhi to Shimla round trip taxi. It’s better to book a round-trip taxi if you don’t want any local taxi to roam around Shimla. You will have the freedom to visit any place you like and also need not worry for bargaining with local taxi drivers to take you to various locations. Here is the price bifurcation for the round trip Delhi to Shimla taxi:

Car Models Hatchbacks (Swift/ Indica) Sedans (Swift Dzire/Etios) SUV (Innova)
Price Per Km Rs 8.5 Rs 9.5 Rs 12
Total Cost Rs 6100 (715 km) Rs 6800 (715 Km) Rs 8600 (715 Km)

Delhi to Shimla Round Trip Taxi Inclusions

During your round trip journey from Delhi to Shimla, these are things which will be included in your taxi fare.

  • Distance Covered: 715 km including return
  • Driver Allowance

Delhi to Shimla Round Trip Taxi Exclusion

Some of the charges which are not included in your taxi fare from Delhi to Shima round trip taxi are:

  • Fare after the given Distance: For Sedans: Rs 9.5/km extra travelled, For SUV’s: Rs 12/km for extra distance travelled.
  • You have to pay all taxes which include tolls and state taxes.
  • You will be charged Rs 500 by the driver or the night stay.

Delhi to Shimla Innova Price

Most of the people prefer Innova for their journey to the hill stations as it provides more leg space and is comfortable. Moreover you can carry more luggage as it has ample space. Delhi to Shimla innova price will depend you are booking the cab for one way trip or round way trip. Here are the price details of the taxi:

One Way Taxi Fare Round Way Taxi Fare
Rs 4500 (346 km for Rs 13/km) Rs 8600 (715 km for Rs 12/km)

Which car to hire for Delhi to Shimla?

It’s a really tough when we have to decide which car will be best suited for our trip. So we can guide you about that with some points

  • If you are a couple you can go for hatchback as it will be best for the two people to enjoy a comfortable journey.
  • If you are more than two people and maximum upto 4 you can go for a sedan as more people will have more luggage, so sedans are best suited for you.
  • For a family trip, you will need a big car or a family car we can say, so the SUVs will do the best job, therefore you can go with innova, innova crysta, ertiga etc.

Delhi to Shimla Car Distance

The Queen of Hills, Shimla is located at a distance of 342 km for Delhi via NH5. Here is the route map for Delhi to Shimla

Delhi to Shimla Route Map

Delhi-Karnal-Panipat-Kurukshetra-Ambala-Zirakpur-> Pinjore -> Kalka ->Dharampur -> Solan->Shimla

This is the route map for Delhi to Shimla. You can stop at murthal for having dinner or lunch or can stop at karnal haveli for refreshment. After that you can continue your journey to shimla. On the way you can stop at historic pinjore gardens, go to kasauli and then to Shimla. For Kasauli you have to get 10 kms right from the main Shimla highway.

Places to Visit in Shimla

Due to its cold and pleasant climatic conditions, Shimla is one of the most visited destinations in the country. Some of the places to visit when you are in shimla are:

The Ridge

Ridge is one of the most visited places in shimla. It is nothing but an open space that runs along the mall Road, Shimla. You can have a view of the spectacular himalayan ranges from the place. Moreover there is a church which is named as Christ Church which displays neo-gothic towering architecture. Along the church you will find the road going upwards which will take you to jakhoo temple. There is also the market if you go ahead on the ridge where you can shop for the various things which you can take as a souvenir from your trip to Shimla.

The Mall Road Shimla

Looking for a stroll or a walk in Shimla, then this is the best place. You can walk around the road as there is no traffic here which is not allowed by corporation. There are many shops here that’s why it is known as the business center of the city. You will get too many options to dine and eat here. And the point where Ridge and Mall Road meets is known as scandal point as it is the point where people like to gossip.

Viceregal Lodge or Indian Advanced Studies

You may have heard about various castles located in Europe. If you want to see one in India itself than it is in Shimla. The Viceregal Lodge Built by Sir Henry Irwin was completed in 1888 and was the first electronic buildings built in the country. Now this building have been used for promoting higher studies and known as Indian Advanced Studies. When you visit this place you will be overwhelmed by the structure and the beauty of the place.

Chadwick Falls

This natural waterfall is located at walking distance from Summer hills. This fall is at its best during the rainy season.


Annadale hosts the Army Heritage Museum where you can see various military equipment and the military person’s statues who sacrificed their lives for the country. There is also a level stretch of ground which is largest level ground which is used to hold fairs, cricket matches, football matches, golf, tennis and polo matches. There is also a helipad in the ground.

Jakhoo Temple

When you will be in Shimla, you will see the large statue of Lord Hanuman visible from every point of Shimla. The place of the statue is known as jakhoo temple. When you visit here, kindly keep your valuable belongings in your car as the monkeys here are very irritating who will put hands in your pockets.

Kali Bari Temple

Kali Bari Temple is at walking distance from the Mall Road which is dedicated to Goddess Kali was built by a Brahmin in 1845.

Sankat Mochan Temple

Another Temple of Lord Hanuman built in 1950 can be reached by going downwards from Tara Devi Hill.

Tara Devi Temple

This temple is located near Shoghi. You have to go upwards from Shoghi on the Mehli Road and after 2 kms you will reach the temple. If you look around from the temple you will get the views which are mesmerizing to eyes. If you are looking for a trek, you can go to Tara Devi Station and have a trek to Tara Devi Temple.

Important information About Shimla

Whenever you are travelling to Shimla you need to take care of some things which can come in handy when you are in the Queen of Hills

  • Best Time to Visit – March to June as weather is pleasant
  • If you want to enjoy Snowfall travel in the months of January to End of February
  • Avoid travelling in rainy seasons that is June to September
  • Have prior booking of your hotels to avoid any inconvenience.
  • Carry your id proofs for hotel check-ins.
  • Keep some medicines like aspirin, paracetamol and if you vomit in hilly areas try to keep a medicine for that.
  • For winter seasons carry warm socks, winter jackets, shawls etc
  • In summers carry sunglasses , sunscreen, moisturizers and some light jackets or pullover as it cools down considerably during evening.
  • Carry gumboots if you are going to shimla in snowfall months

Therefore we can summarize all the points in the following table along with some important numbers which can help you during your stay at Shimla.

Things To Carry Identity Proofs, Sunscreen Lotions, Body Moisturizers, Woolen Clothes, Gum Boots.
Emergency Numbers Shimla Police : 100

Ambulance : 102

District Control Room : 1077

Tourist Information Office (Shimla) : 0177-2658302, 0177-2652561

Best Months to Visit Shimla March – June
Best Months To Enjoy Snowfall in Shimla End Of December – Mid March
Places to Visit in Shimla Mall Road, Ridge, Shimla, Jakhoo Temple, Annadale, Christ Church, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Chadwick Falls, Scandal Point


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