By Airways: Vishakhapatnam is well connected by Indian airlines and Jet airways with Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Bhubaneswar. The airport is 16 kms from the main city.
By Railways: Vishakhapatnam is well connected by railway with Chennai, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Kolkata and Bhubaneswar. Chennai has twice daily serices to Vishakhapatnam, while Kolkata-bound trains also transit through this city. New Delhi is connected daily by the Links express and twice weekly by the Swarnajayanthi express. The railway station is at Waltair, the old town, on the way to the port.
By Roadways: Vishakhapatnam is well connected by road with the major cities in the country. National highway no 5 (Haorah to Chennai)passes through Vishakhapatnam. The 45 km stretch on the Visakhapatnam to steel plant - Anakapalli road is considered to be most modern 4-lane high in the country.
Visakhapatnam, or Vizag as it was often called, is the best tourism destination in Andhra Pradesh. From Lakes to cool beaches, from beautiful hill ranges to caves and valleys, Visakhapatnam has them all. The district has many tourism spots that represent the culture and heritage of the true India.
Beaches : Dolphin Nose Ramakrishna Beach, Rishikonda Beach