The cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Durg, Farrukhabad, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Indore, Jabalpur, Jalgaon, Jamshedpur, Jaipur, Jhansi, Khajuraho, Lucknow, Nagpur, Pune, Raipur, Srinagar and Surat are all connected to this city by a network of rail lines since Kanpur is the largest railway station of the North – Central Railways.
With eighteen railway stations within the city limits namely Kanpur Central, Anwarganj, Bithoor, Bhimsen Junction, Govindpuri or Kanpur South, Chakeri, Chandari, Kalyanpur, Mandhana, Kanpur Bridge (Left Bank), Panki, Rawatpur, Rooma, Sersaul, Unnao Junction and also the Kanpur SMU CBSA, tourists have a lot of options when it comes to travelling to Kanpur by train.
The Kanpur airport currently has flights going to and coming from the cities of Delhi and Mumbai at the present. However, the nearby Lucknow International airport can give tourists a much wider set of options when it comes to visiting Kanpur by air.
Kanpur is connected to a number of cities by bus thanks to the large number of National highways which pass through it. Kanpur’s Inter State Bus Station (ISBT) which has been officially renamed the "Shaheed Major Salman Khan Bus Station" or the "Jhakarkati Bus Station" as it is locally known is the biggest bus station in the city, along with the other bus stations, namely the Akbarpur Depot, Azad Nagar AC Bus Depot, Bagvantnagar Depot, Chunniganj Depot, Fazalganj Bus Depot, Juhi or Kidwai Nagar Depot, Kanpur Central MS Depot, Unnao Depot and the Vikas Nagar RML Depot.