Travelling through railways is regarded as a convenient and economical way of reaching the city. The closest railway station is the Macherla railhead, which is located near the dam. This station, which is present at a distance of about 24 km, is served by regular train services. Nagarjunsagar has good connectivity with different cities of Andhra Pradesh. Different trains which help the tourists with their journey are Visakha Express, Bhavnagar Terminus- Kakinada Express and many more. Another railway station is located in Guntur, which is 125 km away from Nagarjunsagar. From the station travelers can easily hire a taxi in order to reach their preferred location.
The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, located in Hyderabad helps domestic as well as international tourists to reach the city. The airport is present at a distance of about 163 km from Nagarjunsagar; therefore the city can be accessed easily from the air terminal with the help of prepaid taxis. Different air service providers are Air India, Jet Connect, Spice Jet and Jet Airways. A trip by air can help a person in saving upon his travelling time which can be used for visiting all the important attractions that has made the city of Nagarjunsagar so popular.
A large network of motorable roads helps in connecting Nagarjunsagar with other towns and cities, which lie in its proximity. Privately owned as well as state government run buses help the tourists to travel in a comfortable manner. Tourists can also opt for AC, Volvo as well as deluxe buses.