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NON A/C Seater Push Back
08:30 AM
05:15 PM
NON A/C Push Back (2+2)
08:30 AM
04:30 PM

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Rs 740




7 hr 45 m



Types of Buses from MANALI to SHIMLA

Bus TypeNumber of Buses
Non AC 2

Boarding Points in MANALI

Dropping Points in SHIMLA

Mall RoadGovt Bus Stand
ISBT ManaliShimla

Bus operators between MANALI to SHIMLA

There are several bus operators, which offer consistently great bus services on MANALI to SHIMLA route. All these bus operators offering bus services from MANALI to SHIMLA have their own terms and condition.


Manali to Shimla Bus

Shimla is the largest city and the capital of Himachal Pradesh. The city first became the capital of Punjab and was later made the capital of Himachal Pradesh after independence. Shimla is the principal cultural, educational and commercial hub of the state. Shimla has been a very popular hill station among all the Indian families and tourists set amidst beautiful hills and mystical woods for the last 50 years. The city still retains its old charm with beautiful colonial architecture, pedestrian-friendly mall road, and churches.

Shimla is the home to a number of buildings which are styled in neo-gothic and Tudorbethan architectures as well as multiple churches and temples. The main attractions of Shimla include the Viceregal Lodge, the Christ Church, the Jakhoo Temple, the Mall Road, the Ridge, and Annadale together forming the city center. It has the biggest natural ice skating rink in South Asia. Apart from being a tourist hub, it is also the educational hub with a number of prestigious colleges and research institutes. 

The weather is mostly pleasant with tourists often visiting in summers because the winters are cold with few days of snowfall from mid-December till February end. The climate in the city is cool during winters and moderately warm in summers & temperature ranges from -4 to 31 degrees Celsius.

Shimla is covered with many cities and nearby towns like Kufri, a hill-station that is mostly always covered with snow chains & is famous for the highest cricket ground and a huge palace, all this makes Shimla a must-visit destination. 

Bus operators from Manali to Shimla

There are 2 bus operators running 8 buses that will get you to Shimla from Manali in approximately 9 hours 12minutes. You have certain options as well to travel on different types of buses like Volvo,  AC, Non AC, Seater and Sleeper. Following is one of the best operators to choose from:-

        Himachal Road Transport C

        Tanishq Holidays Tours

Cost to reach Shimla from Manali

It takes 9hrs 12mins to reach Shimla from Manali. The cheapest fare for the trip is Rs.452 and the costliest fare for the same is Rs.699. 2 bus operators are scheduled for the trip covering a distance of approximately 248kms.

Himachal Road Transport C offers ORDINARY bus services and commences its journey at 7:03 am in order to reach the destination at 4:15 pm at the lowest fare of Rs.452.

Tanishq Holidays Tours, Tata Non AC Seater Pushback offers to take you to your destination at Shimla at 5:30 pm, starting from Manali at 8:30 am at the higher end of the cost range of Rs.699.

Himachal Road Transport C is the earliest departing bus which offers you HIMMANI DELUXE NON AC bus service at the price of Rs.558. They embark on their journey at 6:00 am to reach the destination at 3:30 pm in the morning.

Again, Himachal Road Transport C offers the last bus service which starts the journey at 9:30 pm and reaches Shimla at 4:23 pm offering you the ORDINARY bus services at a fare of Rs.473.

Manali to Shimla via Bus

You can reach Dharamshala fastest via Kullu- Pangan- Bandrol- Mandi- Kehnwal- Bilaspur- Solan- Shimla.

This route takes 6hrs 47mins approx. to cover a distance of 248kms in order to reach Shimla.

Other ways to get to Shimla

Airways- There is 1 flight to Shimla via Manali. Here is the list of the accommodation:-

        Air India- 1hr 10mins (non-stop)

Best hotels in Shimla

Use SMT for the bookings of best hotels by getting great discounts depending on the facility and services you choose. Here is a list of all the top accommodations:-

        Summit le Royale Hotel

        Hotel Baljees Regency

        Fairmount Shimla Forest Greens

        Kapil Hotel