The nearest airport is located at Rajahmundry, about 65-km, from the city has services to Hyderabad, Chennai and Visakhapatnam. Air Deccan and Kingfisher Airlines are the two airlines operating here. The nearest International airport is at Visakhapatnam at a distance of 125-km and has the services of all major airline operators to all big cities in the country. A new international airport is being built by government of Andhra Pradesh midway between kakinada and Visakhapatnam in Kakinada Special Economic Zone (KSEZ).
Railway/ Rail Road
Kakinada has three railway stations namely Kakinada Junction(3km), Kakinada Port(8km) and Samalkot Junction(12km) which are situated along the Chennai- Howrah rail route of South Central Railway. There are a number of express and super fast trains that connect Kakinada with the important places of the country.
Good roads connect Kakinada with all the places within the state and also with major cities like Chennai and Bangalore. Transport by road from Kakinada to all the places of interest is in the form of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) buses.There are non-stop services to Visakhapatnam and Rajahmundry 365 days-a-year. City buses, Taxis, Autorickshaws are the major means of transport within the city.Private bus operators provide transport services to various parts of the country. National Highway-214 runs through the heart of the city.
Kakinada deep water port is the second largest in the state after Visakhapatnam and is operated by Kakinada Seaports Limited. Before the deep water port was built, the anchorage port was the largest of the forty minor-ports operating in India. It is well connected to all major sea-ports in the country. Currently both deep water port and older anchorage port operate side by side.