Nagapattinam is connected by buses to all the major towns and cities in Tamilnadu and also connected to cities in Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Regular bus services are available to Velankanni, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Chennai, Trichy, Pondicherry, Trivandrum and Thanjavur.
The railhead at Nagapattinam is well within city limits. Nagapattinam is
well rail connected to all major cities in India through Chennai and
Nearest airport to Nagapattinam is at Tiruchirappali at distance of about 150 kms. It is well connected to Chennai airport by regular flights. Taxi services are available from Tiruchirappalli to Nagapattinam for a fare of about Rs. 1700.