Jagannath Puri is connected by Air, Rail and Road.
State Capital Bhubaneswar is the nearest Airport otherwise known as "Biju Pattnaik Airport". The distance is 65 K.Ms from Puri and can be covered in an hour by car.
Indian Air lines operates flights from Delhi, Calcutta, Visakhapatna, Hyderabad, Raipur, Mumbai and Chennai.
Puri is well connected by Railways. Trains are from Kolkata (Howrah jn), New Delhi, Ahmedabad, etc. It is also a major railhead on the East Coast Railway, bifurcated from Khurda Road Jn. The Railway Station of Puri is in The heart of the town and near to all hotels. If you arrive by train go to the Odishan State Tourist counter at the station for advice, they are usually very helpful and speak English. The MCO Booth is also quite helpful. Locals speak Odiya. Due to the presence of people from various parts of India there would not be a language problem. Hindi is also widely used. Some locals even speak Bengali.
Only 60 Kms. away from Bhubaneswar by State Highway No-8,Puri has got a 35 Km Marine drive road way to Konark.The State Capital is situated on both sides of Calcutta-Madras National Highway No-5.
Getting around in Puri
You can use cycle or auto rickshaws but agree a price before you set off. There are places on C.T Road where you can hire an Enfield motorbike; good if you want to drive along the coast to Konark (Sun Temple). A cycle rickshaw is in the range of 15-80 rupees (depending on the distance).