Chandigarh to Kasauli (Bus & Train) Timings, Fare & Route

Hey there! Are you planning a trip from Chandigarh to Kasauli?

Wondering how to get to Kasauli from Chandigarh?

The distance from Chandigarh to Kasauli is approximately 60 kilometers by road, making Kasauli a popular weekend travel destination for the people of Chandigarh. You can plan your trip from Chandigarh to Kasauli by bus, cab, or even by train.

Yes! Let’s delve into the details of traveling from Chandigarh to Kasauli by train in the article.

If you’re contemplating your first trip to Kasauli and wondering, “Is Kasauli worth visiting?”

Kasauli happens to be the most beautiful and nearest hill station to Chandigarh. Renowned for its Kasauli Brewery, Christ Church, Monkey Point, the picturesque Sunset Point, and the magnificent hilltop Sanjeevni Hanuman Temple, Kasauli offers an array of attractions to explore and enjoy. With so much to see and experience, it’s clear why a visit to Kasauli is indeed worthwhile.

If you’re torn between choosing Shimla or Kasauli for your next trip, here’s a comparison:

Shimla, being larger and more developed than Kasauli, offers a wider range of attractions and activities. However, the distance from Chandigarh to Shimla is approximately 120 kilometers, and it takes around 4 hours to reach Shimla by road. Shimla is not typically considered a weekend destination, as you’ll need a minimum of 3 days to explore its many sights and experiences thoroughly.

On the other hand, Kasauli is a perfect weekend getaway from Chandigarh. Despite its smaller size, Kasauli offers a charming hill station experience just 60 kilometers away. With its scenic beauty, tranquil atmosphere, and various attractions, Kasauli provides an ideal setting for a short, rejuvenating weekend trip.

Also, If you are planning a trip to Manali in the near future the article Delhi to Manlai Travel Guide surely help you.

Chandigarh to Kasauli

Mostly, Travelers who like to travel to Kasauli surely have one question in mind, How is the road from Chandigarh to Kasauli?

It’s natural to have the question in mind because most of the travelers have fear in their mind regarding hill station roads, As the roads in hill stations are more dangerous and scary as compared to city roads or say Chandigarh roads.

The roads from Chandigarh to Kasauli are not that scary kind of hill station road, you can’t even notice that you are driving on a hill station road during traveling to Kasauli because It’s a National highway that connects Chandigarh to Shimla. So, till Dharmapur you get a perfect city Road and from Dharampur onwards for around 10km there is the curvey road but not to worry about they are just fine and perfect to drive The road are not soo scary like perfect hill station roads like Spiti valley or Rohtang Pass roads.

Chandigarh to Kasauli Distance

Chandigarh to Kasauli distance by Road is 60km

Chandigarh to Kasauli distance by Bus is 60km (Dharampur 50km then Kasauli 10km)

  • Chandigarh to Kasauli distance by Car is 50km(Take shortcut)
  • Chandigarh to Kasauli distance by train is 55km (Kalka 30km then Dharampur 25km then Kasauli(bus) 10k)

Chandigarh to Kasauli by road

Mostly, people prefer to travel by road to Kasauli from Chandigarh. As it’s a more convenient, affordable, and hassle freeway.

There is three option you can go with first your car another one is by hiring a taxi and the last one is by bus.

Chandigarh to Kasauli Route


The route from Chandigarh to Kasauli is pretty decent, but sometimes you may find some patches due to the four-lane Highway project NH5.

Chandigarh to Kasauli bus

Chandigarh to Kasauli bus

One of the best option to go with is by bus from Chandigarh to Kasauli.

It’s the cheapest option available. The frequency of buses to Kasauli from Chandigarh is awesome, You get a bus to Kasauli (Dharampur) every half an hour from ISBT Sector43 Chandigarh.

Don’t get confused with buses at ISBT Sector43 Chandigarh.

There is no direct bus available from Chandigarh to Kasauli. You have to follow the route Chandigarh-Dharampur-Kasauli. Every bus going toward Shimla from Chandigarh going through Dharampur. So you have to board the bus going towards Shimla to Reach Kasauli by bus

From Dharampur there is plenty of buses running toward Kasauli. The frequency of buses from Dharampur to Kasauli is pretty good, You get a bus on every 30minutes.

Chandigarh to Kasauli bus fare

As we have discussed you have to split your journey into parts to reach Kasauli from Chandigarh. So, let’s discuss the bus ticket price according to the route.

  • Chandigarh to Kasauli bus fare INR110/- (Total)
  • Chandigarh to Dharampur bus fare INR90/- (Ticket Price)
  • Dharampur to Kasauli bus fare INR20/- (Ticket Price)

The total bus fare for a round trip from Chandigarh to Kasauli is INR220/-

Chandigarh to Kasauli bus timings

Every bus going from Chandigarh to Shimla will go through Dharampur (Kasauli). So, Just don’t worry about Chandigarh to Kasauli bus timings, because every half an hour you get a bus running from Chandigarh to Shimla. Simply packs your bag and run towards ISBT Sector 43 Chandigarh to enjoy your weekend at Kasauli.

Chandigarh to Kasauli first bus departs around 4:00 AM Morning

Which bus to board for Kasauli from Chandigarh?

  • Delhi- Shimla
  • Haridwar-Shimla
  • Chandigarh-Shimla
  • Dehardun-Shimla

Every bus going toward Shimla will drop you at Dharampur (Kasauli). Which is at a 10km distance from Kasauli. Get another local bus from Dharampur to Kasauli at INR20/-

Now, You can also plan a trip from Chandigarh to Mussoorie by bus. Do check out the article Dehardun to Mussoorie by bus

Chandigarh to Kasauli cab

Travelers. who are traveling with their friends or for couple traveler Taxi from Chandigarh to Kasauli is the best suitable option.

So, that you can enjoy a hassle-free weekend at Kasauli without waiting for buses and taking as much halt as possible because the journey to Kasauli itself offers a lot to explore.

You can easily get a taxi from Chandigarh to Kasauli at INR2200/-

Chandigarh to Kasauli taxi fare INR2200/- to INR3000/-

Ola cab also provides their service from Chandigarh to Kasauli, Do check out their price, Maybe you get a discount for an outstation trip, It surely helps you save some bucks to have some Snacks at Kasauli!

Chandigarh to Kasauli train

Chandigarh to Kasauli train

If you are one of those travelers, Who get used too by traveling to Kasauli by bus and Car and want something exciting or thrilling. Then you must try Chandigarh to Kasauli (Shimla Toy Train Ride)

How can I go to Kasauli by train?

  • Visit Chandigarh railway Station.
  • Book ticket from Chandigarh to Kalka
  • Reached Kalka Railway Station.
  • Book a cab or Take a bus to Kasauli.
  • Still, want to travel by train?
  • Then Book a ticket at Kalka Railway Station
  • Book ticket from Kalka to Dharampur (Toy Train Ride)
  • From Dharampur take a local bus for 10km to Kasauli.

For, Chandigarh to Kasauli (Shimla Toy Train Ride) timings, do check out our detailed article Delhi to Shimla by Toy Train.

Chandigarh to Kasauli train ticket price

  • Chandigarh to Kasauli train ticket price INR50/- (Total Fare)
  • Chandigarh to Kalka train ticket price INR20/-
  • Kalka to Dharampur (Shimla Toy Train Ride) INR30/-

Note:- There are fewer Toy Train Rides available from Kalka to Shimla. So better check the article mentioned above for Chandigarh to Kasauli (Shimla Toy Train Ride) timings.

Happy Journey!

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