The Nearest airports are Swami Vivekananda International Airport, Raipur (265 K.M) and Biju Pattnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar (300 K.M). A new airport is being constructed at the industrial township of Jharsuguda (50 K.M) & Nearest Air strip is at Jamadarpali (10 K.M)
Sambalpur is one of the Divisional headquarters of East Coast Railways. There are four Railway stations namely Sambalpur (Khetrajpur), Sambalpur Road (Fatak), Hirakud and Sambalpur City in Sambalpur. There are direct Train Connections to all metros and prominent cities across India.
National Highway 6 connecting Mumbai to kolkata passes through Sambalpur & Sambalpur is Connected to Bhubaneswar through Natinal Highway 42. There are also two bus stands (Govt. and the private),Govt Bus stand is situated at Laxmi Talkies Chhaka and Private Bus stand is located at Ainthapali, about 3 km from Govt Bus stand. The private stand has more regular services to major towns in the area. Taxis and auto rickshaws are available for visiting the places of interest and for excursions.