How To Reach Solan
By Air: Shimla Airport, located at Jabarhatti at the distance of approximately 50 kilometers from Solan is the nearest airbase from here. Kingfisher Airlines and Jagson Airlines provide air connectivity with Delhi and Kulu from Shimla Airport. After this airfield, the next closest airport from Solan is the Chandigarh Domestic Airport located about 70 kilometers away from here. A number of airlines that cater their services 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. To reach Solan either from Shimla or from Chandigarh tourists can rent a cab or avail the trains or state transport buses; the cheaper mode of transport. A cab from Shimla to Solan charges around 2500 INR while a cab from Chandigarh to Solan costs nearly 3000 INR.
By Train: Solan lies on the Kalka Shimla route of narrow gauge train. All the trains that ply from Kalka to Shimla stop at Solan. The ticket from Kalka to Solan costs around Rs 35. The trains that can be used for reaching Solan are Kalka Shimla Exp, Himalayan Queen and Shimla Kalka Passenger. Kalka in the state of Haryana is the nearest major railhead from Solan.
By Road: Solan is sited on the Kalka-Shimla National Highway No. 22 (the UNESCO World Heritage Site). Solan is located about 7 km from Barog, 22 km from Subathu, 23 km from Kiarighat, 27 km from Kasauli, 38 km from Rajgarh, 44 km from Kalka, 45 km from Chail, 45 km from Parwanoo, 50 km from Shimla, 53 km from Arki, 70 km from Chandigarh and 300 km from Delhi. Solan is easily accessible from all these destinations by the means of the state transport buses as well as private luxury and semi luxury buses. Moreover, rented taxis and cabs are also available to reach Solan via road.