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Kalka Railway Station

Kalka railway station is located at an elevation of 658 meters (2,159 ft) above sea level. Kalka is well connected to narrow guage to Shimla and also connected metros and big cities of India Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai, Mumbai and Amritsar to name a few by broad gauge rail links. Kalka to Shimla is 96 km distance and takes about 6 hrs. The journey is traveled by a toy train, and the experience of mini train is unmatched while the views in between are calming and spectacular. If you plan for Shimla trip then by Toy is the best way to visit in Shimla.

There are one main railway stations in Kalka namely Kalka (KLK).

Facilities at Kalka Railway Station  

For passengers there are so many facilities at Kalka railway station which include a retiring hall, a ticket counter, a reservation center, taxi stand, bus stand, and ATM and inquiry booth. Kalka Railway station pin code no. 133302

Retiring rooms at Kalka Railway Station

All the major stations en route Kalka-Shimla or Delhi-Kalka/ Chandigarh Railway have accommodation facility for tourists, as known as Retiring Rooms & dormitories which can be booked on ‘before come first serve basis’ on payment of prescribed charges. The retiring rooms booking can be directly done with the respective Station Masters.

Retiring room at Kalka: double bed 2 and number of beds in dormitory 4.

Kalka Train Booking

Bookings have to be done in advance especially in summer and winter, as large numbers of tourists are pouring during Dussehra holidays, Christmas Eve and New Year. Toy train advance bookings can be done online through a number of websites. Tickets can also be booked from affiliate websites of IRCTC or directly at Shimla Railway Station. For other cities like Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai, Mumbai and Amritsar train booking open two months advance. Please not that the Kalka Shimla toy train bookings open only one month in advance (except Shivalik Deluxe train, it will open three months before from travel date). 

Kalka Railway Station Contact no/Inquiry No.: 01733-281131

Distance from Shimla Railway station to nearby places

Kalka Railway station to Shimla

Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh is a major tourist destination and how to reach Shimla is not a big question as it is easily accessible by air, rail or road as the state capital and major tourist destination. The nearest town to Shimla is Kalka which is about 80 km from Shimla. Apart from this, Chandigarh is 113 kilometers. Chandigarh to Shimla can be reached via National Highway-22. The distance from Shimla to Delhi is about 370 km.

Kalka Railway station to Baddi 

Baddi India is an industrial town, it is Asia biggest Truck union and Asia biggest parama hub. The town lies on the border of Himachal Pradesh and Haryana states in the Shivalik Hills, From Kalka Railway station to Baddi distance is 26.5 km.

Kalka Railway station to Parwanoo

Spread along the Shivalik mountain range of the Himalayas, this mountainous region is rich in natural treasures. Tourists known for this place come here to enjoy trekking and hiking trails due to its favorable climate. It is an industrial city. Parwanoo situated at distance of 2.8 km from Shimla Railway Station.

Kalka Railway station to Chandigarh

Chandigarh is Union Territory of India and a major city of North India, the city is the capital city of both Punjab and Haryana state but is not included in these states. The city of Chandigarh is situated near the foothills of the Shivalik mountain range. According to the national government, it is one of the cleanest cities. From Kalka Railway station to Chandigarh distance is 28 km.

Kalka Railway station to Manali

Manali, on the one hand, the Beas River originating in the middle of the city, attracts tourists, on the other hand the green meadows, apple orchards and along with the folk songs make  Manali very attractive. From Kalka Railway station to Chandigarh distance is 277 km.

The following are some of the Kalka hotels near railway station.

Hotel The Lotus

Hotel The Lotus offers its guests access to Wi-Fi internet in the room amenities include a makeup mirror and a TV. This Kalka accommodation provides its guests with room service, laundry service, housekeeping service.

Address: Opp. Tehsil office, Railway Road, Kalka, Haryana, India

The Hotel Anant

The Hotel Anant at Kalka situated on the foot hills of Shivalik range, which is also the gateway to Himachal Pradesh, the land of GODS. Hotel Anant believes in best of the hospitality, care for our guests and providing best of the services.

Address: Near Municipal Gandhi Library Railway Road, Kalka

Golden Residency

Golden Residency` emphasizes on its patron’s comfort, it ensures best accommodation along with decent facilities. Nestling in the beauteous city of Kalka, this budget hotel is close to bus stand, railway station, airport and several other local transports.

Address: 700, Kalka – Shimla Rd, near HDFC Bank, Highway, Kalka, Haryana 133302

Content last updated in December 2019


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