Ahmedabad to Shimla Flights

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To travel from Ahmedabad to Shimla, you need to board a flight scheduled to depart for Chandigarh. On reaching Chandigarh, you can travel to Shimla by bus or train. You can simplify your Shimla trip by travelling to Chandigarh on a connecting flight and taking a bus to Shimla from Chandigarh. Flights between Ahmedabad and Shimla operate via Chandigarh. You can also book return flights on this route. All the information you need about travelling from Ahmedabad to Shimla is available in the following sections.


About Shimla Airport

Thanks to its strategic location, the Chandigarh International Airport services many airlines, including Air India, IndiGo, etc. The airport has a separate terminal for domestic flights, while international flights operate from another independent complex. The domestic flights operating out of Chandigarh fly to major cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Amritsar, etc. Flights to cargo destinations across the country are also available.

About Shimla

Shimla is located in the Western Himalayas at 7,890 ft above sea level and is famous for its scenic beauty. Known by locals and tourists alike as the Queen of Hills, it is a perfect holiday destination offering the best experience to every traveller. Shimla is known as a Tiny Scotland due to its pleasant summer, resembling Scotlandís climate. Shimla is among the hundred Indian cities selected for focused development under the Smart Cities Mission.

Place to visit in Shimla


Annandale Shimla


Green Valley


Jakhoo Temple




Shimla-Kalka Train


The Ridge

About Ahmedabad Airport

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, commonly known as the Ahmedabad Airport, is located in the Hansol region, which is about 10 km from the city centre. This airport serves two cities, namely, Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. It has four terminals ñ Terminal 1 for domestic passengers and Terminal 2 for international flights. The remaining two terminals are used for secondary traffic and cargo. A well-connected aviation hub for various domestic and international airlines, the airport offers a range of passenger friendly amenities including pharmacy store, currency exchange, ATMs, spa services, duty-free shops etc. Prepaid autos, prepaid taxis and app-based cabs are available at the airport.

About Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is a city that is steeped in cultural and historical monuments, besides its festive elements that come alive during Uttarayan and Navaratri celebrations. Known as ëManchester of the Eastí, the city is a shopperís paradise, famous for its local handicrafts, tie-dye bandhani fabrics and finely embroidered dupattas, among others. Famous pilgrimage centres include Akshardham Temple, Jama Masjid, Swaminarayan temple, Sidi Saiyyed mosque, etc. The most intricate stepwells are another must-see aspect of the city, which is famed as a maze of lanes. A kite museum in the city also makes it a unique destination. For history buffs, there are places such as the Sabarmati Ashram and Lothal that are sure to bring alive a slice of the countryís glorious past to life.

Place to visit in Ahmedabad


Adalaj Stepwell


Kankaria Lake


Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary


Sabarmati Ashram


Sabarmati Riverfront


Swaminarayan Temple


Airport Information


Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Hansol, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380003


Shimla Airport, 33M8+9R9, Shimla, Jubbarhatti, Himachal Pradesh 171011

Frequently Asked Questions

To travel to Shimla, you have to land in Chandigarh and take a bus or train from Chandigarh to Shimla. Around 13 flights between Ahmedabad and Chandigarh operate every day.
The first flight between Ahmedabad and Chandigarh is IndiGo 6E 158|7331, and it departs at 4:10 am.
The last flight between Ahmedabad to Chandigarh is IndiGo 6E 984|315; it departs at 09:40 pm.
Around 13 connecting flights fly between Ahmedabad and Chandigarh.
The Ahmedabad Airport is called the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, and its code is AMD. The airport at Chandigarh is called the Chandigarh International Airport; the airport code is IXC.
IndiGo operates the maximum number of flights between Ahmedabad and Chandigarh.
The minimum time to fly from Ahmedabad to Chandigarh is 01h 30m.
There are no non-stop flights between Ahmedabad and Shimla.
You can take dry food items in your hand baggage.
The best time to travel from Ahmedabad to Shimla is summer.