It is a world heritage site and has a small railway station well maintained and is located 5km from the center which provides a direct way to Bangalore. Trains from Bangalore, Bijapur and other cities stop there regularly. From Mumbai also you have two options Hussainsagar Express and Solapur-Hubli Express. Bijapur connects Badami by rail to several Indian cities including Mumbai, Bangalore, Hubli and Hyderabad.
There is no domestic or international airport in Badami. Nearest airport to Badami is Hubli Airport which is 90kms away from the main city. The Closest domestic airport for Badami is Belgaum which is at a distance of 190kms. The international airports which are connected to it are Hyderabad (413 km) and Bangalore (460 km). You can hire a taxi or bus to the city.
Badami has well connected roads. Buses are one of the most convenient and widely used means to travel to Badami. Daily bus service is available and the bus stand is located in the center of the town. Buses ply between Bijapur, Badami, Bidar and nearby cities and town. It is also connected to major cities of South India such as Bangalore, Mumbai, and Hyderabad. These buses have very reasonable fare and can be the best option to travel within the city.