Train journey is highly preferred by tourists as it is quite affordable and convenient as well. Located at a distance of around 150 km form Ranchi, the town of Chaibasa has its own railway station which comes under the South Eastern Zone. This station is although a not very big station, but it is very well connected to the city of Kolkata and a few other places as well. Most of the trains going to Ranchi or Jamshedpur halt at Chaibasa as well. Another option is the Tatanagar Railway Station, which is located at a distance of around 53 km from Chaibasa.
If you are planning to travel to Chaibasa by air, then arriving at Ranchi is the most viable option, as Chaibasa does not have an airport. The Ranchi airport is located at a distance of around 150 km from Chaibasa and being connected with some of the major cities of India, like Delhi, Kolkata Mumbai and Patna, one can easily reach here. Upon arriving here, you can hire a taxi, which are easily available outside the airport, to reach your destination.
As national highway 75 is in proximity to the Chaibasa city, travelling by bus is also a preferred option available for tourists. State government run buses (JSRTC) ply regularly on a large number of routes from Chaibasa, connecting it to other major cities, like Jamshedpur. Private bus operators offer their services on this route, assuring a comfortable and convenient journey for the travelers.