Travelers can reach Sawantwadi with the help of frequent rail service provided till the Samantha road railway station, which is the closest railhead located at a distance of about 28 km. This is an important railway station which is connected to various cities, including Bangalore, Hubli and Belgaum. Various trains such as H. Nizamuddin- Trivandrum Central Rajdhani Express, Kochuveli Mumbai LTT Garib Rath Express and many others help the tourists to cover the distance in a comfortable manner. From the railway station, vacationers can take a bus in order to reach Sawantwadi.
Dabolim Airport, which operates as a military airbase as well as civil airport, is the closest air terminal and is situated at a distance of 22 km from the city of Sawantwadi. Another airport is located in Belgaum and travelers can reach Sawantwadi from this airport by covering a distance of around 64 km. The nearest international airport is located in Bangalore. Various operators help in connecting different parts of the world with the airport. With the presence of different ways to reach Sawantwadi, tourists can easily travel to the city.
Maharashtra State Road Transport Cooperation (MSRTC) buses help in connecting Sawantwadi with different cities and towns which lie in its proximity. Even private service providers offer different types of buses for the convenience of the tourists and tourists have the option of travelling in Volvo, deluxe or luxury buses. Vacationers travelling from different cities, such as Kolhapur, Margao, Ratnagiri and Goa can reach Sawantwadi easily with the help of frequent bus services.