Konark, an ancient town famous for its sun temple, can be accessed easily with the help of different trains. The closest railway station lies in Puri, which is present at a distance of about 31 km from the city. The Puri railway station is linked with all the major Indian cities with the help of frequent train services. Various trains which operate to and from the Puri station are Purshottam Express, Nandan Kanan Express, Guwahati Express and Prasanthi Express. These trains are available on all days of the week. From the station, tourists can easily hire a taxi to reach Konark.
Tourists can reach Konark with the help of the nearest airport which is located at Bhubaneswar. The Bhubaneswar airport is present at a distance of about 64 km from the city of Konark and is linked with all the major Indian cities. Regular flights help in connecting Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi and Kolkata with Bhubaneswar. From outside the airport, tourists can take a taxi to reach the beautiful city of Konark.
Different state and national highways link Konark with Bhubaneswar and Puri, forming the popular “Golden Triangle of East”. The road journey to Konark can be an enriching one as the tourists get a chance to come across the incomparable beauty of the region. Private and state owned buses help the tourists to reach their destination comfortably. Tourists can also opt for deluxe and AC buses. So plan a trip to Konark by road and experience the magnificent views.