Located on the main line of Kolkata-Chennai, Cuttack railway station has a large number of fast trains operating from here, which connect Cuttack with some of the main cities in and around Orissa. A well connected network, affordable rates and convenience are some of the things that make railways a preferred mode of transportation to reach here. A large number of trains from cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore are available regularly from Cuttack.
The former capital of Orissa, Cuttack does not have its own airport. The nearest airport to this place is the Biju Patnaik airport of Bhubaneswar, located at a distance of about 25 from the center of the city. This airport has adequate number of airlines operating on regular basis, including Indian Airlines and some of the private operators as well. Going by air is definitely the best way of reaching here, as the airport of Bhubaneswar is connected with a number of cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai etc. From here the best way of reaching Cuttack is by hiring a taxi. These taxis are easily available outside the airport at affordable rates.
Cuttack is connected to rest of India by a vast network of National Highways. Frequent buses ply from Cuttack to some of the major cities of India. State government run buses mainly operate on route like Puri and Bhubaneswar. Nowadays some of the private bus operators have also come up with luxury or deluxe bus services to make your journey a more comfortable one.