How To Reach Visakhapatnam
By Air: : The Visakhapatnam International Airport (Vizag Airport) located about 9 kilometers from the heart of the city along the N.A.D.X. Road is the major aviation base of the Coastal Andhra that provides the entire Visakhapatnam District with efficient air connectivity to a number of domestic and foreign destinations. Owned and operated by the Airports Authority of India in collaboration with the Indian Navy, the Visakhapatnam Airport happens to be one of the busiest airports of the state second only to the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport of Hyderabad. The chief airlines those cater services at the Visakhapatnam International Airport include Air India, IndiGo, Jet Konnect, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Silk Air, etc. The Vizag Airport is connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Tirupati, Kochi, Dubai and Singapore by air.
By Rail: The Visakhapatnam Junction positioned on the Chennai Central -Howrah Station Route and falling under the East Coast Railway Zone of the Indian Railways is located at the Gnanapuram area of the Visakhapatnam City that provides this ‘City of Destiny’ with an excellent connectivity to multitudinous intra and inter state destinations via rail route. The Visakhapatnam Junction is bequeathed with direct rail links to Secunderabad, Vijaywada, Tirupati, Bhubaneswar, Tiruchirappalli, Chennai, Trivandrum, Ernakulam, Kanyakumari, Coimbatore, Bangalore, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Surat, Okha, Jaipur, Bhopal, Allahabad, Lucknow, Ujjain, Gwalior, Indore, Kanpur, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Gaya, Amritsar, New Delhi, Varanasi, Patna, Puri, Howrah, Jammu Tawi, and many other stations. Some of the most worth mentioning trains plying on the Visakhapatnam Route include Godavari Exp, Visakha Exp, Falaknuma Exp, East Coast Exp, Janmabhoomi Exp, Duronto Exp, GaribRath, Link Exp, Samatha Exp, Swarna Jayanthi Exp, Hirakud Exp, Konark Exp, Pune - Bhubaneswar Exp, LTT Visakhapatnam Exp, Ratnachal Exp, Vijaywada - Visakhapatnam Exp, Coromandal Exp, Madras-Howrah Mail, Prasanthi Exp, Yeshwantapur Howrah Exp, Gurudev Exp, Thiruchurapalli Exp, etc.
By Road: Visakhapatnam reposed on the eastern coastline of India overlooking the endless stretch of the Bay of Bengal is connected to the rest of the country by road as a part of the Golden Quadrilateral Project of the Indian highways. NH 5 that bridges Chennai to Kolkata passes through Visakhapatnam and adjoins it to Srikakulam, Brahmapur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Haora and Kolkata to its northeast and to Rajahmundry, Vijaywada, Guntur, Nellore and Chennai to its southwest. APSRTC operated ordinary, luxury and Volvo buses as well as other private AC and Non AC buses ply from Visakhapatnam to Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Araku, Kakinada, Guntur, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Guntur, Tirupati, Bangalore, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Koraput, Rayagada, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, and other parts of the Andhra Pradesh and the neighboring states on a regular basis. Visakhapatnam is located about 68 km from Vizianagaram, 119 km from Srikakulam, 190 km from Rajahmundry, 280 km from Brahmapur, 349 km from Vijaywada, 384 km from Guntur, 442 km from Bhubaneswar, 468 km from Cuttack, 590 km from Hyderabad, 764 km from Tirupati and 881 from Kolkata.
By Sea: Visakhapatnam Port one of the largest and busiest sea ports of the country and a home to the oldest shipyard on the eastern Indian coast serves as the entryway to the state of Andhra Pradesh through seaway. This land-locked harbor is connected to the sea via a channel that is cut through rock and sand. The Vizag Port is bequeathed with three harbors namely Outer Harbor, Inner Harbor and Fishing Harbor. The fully mechanized berth EQ-8 and the berth EQ-9 are the two berths operating at the Inner Harbor of the Vizag Seaport. Passenger Ships ply from the Visakhapatnam Port to Port Blair every month. A one way cruise ticket to Port Blair from Visakhapatnam costs about 5000 INR.