Reach Sambalpur through Rail - Sambalpur has two railway stations, the main Khetrajpur and the Sambalpur Road Station. The main station is about 3 km from the city centre whereas the second one is a little closer and most trains also stop here.
The daily trains departing from Sambalpur main station-Kolkata (12 hrs): Koraput-Howrah Express (8006,1640); Puri (6 1/2 hrs): Tapaswini Express. Jharsguda Railway Station, about one hour journey by bus from Sambalpur provides connections for Mumbai and Delhi (via Katni).
Sambalpur by Bus - There are also two bus stands (Govt. and the private), about 3 km from the city centre, the main VSS Marg Bus stand, Private bus stand. The private stand has more regular services to major towns in the area. Regular buses go to Bhubaneswar, Puri and Cuttack. Private operated 'Video Coaches' also leave at night from Sambalpur's main roads for Bhubaneswar and Raipur (in Chhattisgarh).
Taxis and auto rickshaws are available for visiting the places of interest and for excursions.