How To Reach Chail
By Air: : The Shimla Airport (Jubbarhatti Airport) located at Jubbarhatti approximately 72 kilometers from Chail is the nearest aviation base that provides this ‘jewel in the casket of the Himalayas’ with efficient air connectivity to rest of the country. Jagson Airlines and Kingfisher Airlines are the two major air carriers those cater services at the Jubbarhatti Airport. Commercial air shuttles ply from the Shimla Airport to Delhi and Kullu on a regular basis. Tourists can avail the state transport buses plying between Chail and Shimla or hire a cab to reach the Jubbarhatti Airport from Chail and vice versa. For the better air connectivity one can also prefer the Chandigarh Domestic Airport which is positioned about 106 km from Chail. The chief airlines those operate their flights at the Chandigarh Airport include Indian Airlines, Air Deccan, Jet Airways, GoAir, Kingfisher Airlines and MDLR Airlines. Directs flights from Chandigarh Airport ply to Delhi, Mumbai, Jammu and Srinagar. Connecting flights are also available from Chandigarh to Ranchi, Kolkata, Goa and several other destinations. State transport buses run between Chail and Chandigarh too or the tourists could rent a cab and opt for a more comfortable journey. A cab from Chail to Shimla costs around 1000 to 1200 INR whereas a cab from Chail to Chandigarh charges nearly 1200 to 1500 INR.
By Rail: The Kalka Railway Station (KLK) situated at Kalka roughly 80 kilometers from Chail is the nearest railway head from where myriads of trains ply to a number of important destinations of Himachal Pradesh and other Indian states. The Kalka Railway Station is connected to Solan, Barog, Shimla, New Delhi, Panipat, Kurukshetra, Ambala, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Bhatinda, Mathura, Agra, Firozabad, Kanpur, Allahabad, Ratlam, Jodhpur, Godhra, Vadodara, Surat, Mumbai, Gaya, Howrah, Shri Ganganagar, Patna, Barmer, etc. Some of the most worth mentioning trains operating from the Kalka Railway Station include Kalka Shimla Exp, Kalka Shatabdi, Kalka Mail, U A Toofan Exp, Himalayan Queen, Barmer Kalka Exp, Paschim Exp and Rail Motor. To reach the Kalka Railway Station from Chail tourists can either board a state transport bus headed towards Kalka or rent a cab which would cost around 750 to 1200 INR for a one way trip. Chandigarh Railway Station placed 101 kilometers from Chail is connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Lucknow, Chennai, Howrah, Jaipur, and many other Indian cities via rail route.
By Road: The mountainous civic of Chail clasped in the cradle of the sky-high Himalayan pyramids at the elevation of 2444 meters above the sea level is very well connected to the rest of the Himachal Pradesh through an all encompassing network of state and national highways. MDR 8 which passes through the Chail City meets MDR 13 near Sadhupul while it adjoins NH 22 near Kandaghat, Chambaghat and Solan. MDR 8 links Chail to Janedghat, Koti, Mundaghat and Kufri to its northeast and to Solan to its southwest. Direct buses (both state transport and private) ply from Chail to Sadhupul, Kandaghat, Kufri, Shimla, Solan, Barog, Parwanoo, Kalka, Panchkula, Pinjaur, Chandigarh, Delhi and several other destinations of Himachal as well as the neighboring states. The ticket rates differ as per the type of service (deluxe, ordinary, AC, Non AC, etc) you choose. Tourists can even rent a cab to reach Chail. An odyssey through the rambling hilly roads traversing through lush green Himalayan terrains is truly a delightful experience. Chail is located about 18 km from Sadhupul, 30 km from Kandaghat, 34 km from Kufri, 39 km from Solan, 40 km from Barog, 51 km from Shimla, 77 km from Parwanoo, 80 km from Kalka, 84 km from Pinjaur, 97 km from Panchkula, 109 km from Chandigarh and 344 km from Delhi.