It is easy for tourists to travel by train to Ratnagiri as the city is well connected by rail network. The nearest railway stations are the Konkan Railway Station which is located at a distance of 55 km on the western approach and Kolhapur Terminus situated at a distance of 65 km on the eastern approach. A large number of Express trains are available from different stations making it easier for tourists to reach their destination.
Mumbai and Pune are connected with Ratnagiri by air. The airport is situated at a distance of 12 km from the city center. Visitors can hire a taxi to reach Ratnagiri from the airport. Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the nearest airport that is located in Mumbai at a distance of 340 km, well linked with all the major cities in India and abroad.
Ratnagiri is well linked by road to all the major cities of India. From different cities of Maharashtra, regular bus services are available to Ratnagiri. Various state owned and private buses operate from different cities such as Pune, Kolhapur or Mumbai connecting Ratnagiri with them. Luxury buses are available for the tourists who travel between Mumbai and Ratnagiri. The fare charged by these bus services is reasonable.