The railway station is known as Tatanagar which is an important railway junction on the south eastern railway network.There are direct trains from/to all the major cities of India, viz., Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Ranchi, Patna etc. Kolkata and Patna are linked with super fast trains. You may also take a train to Dhanbad or Ranchi and then a taxi to Jamshedpur. It may take around four hours from Dhanbad to Jamshedpur and two and a half to three from Ranchi.
Regular bus services are available from Jamshedpur to Ranchi (140 km), Patna, Gaya, Kolkata (270 km),Hazaribag etc.
Jamshedpur is connected by road with most of the major cities in India. NH 32 connects Jamshedpur to Govindpur on NH 2 (Kolkata-Delhi) via Chandil, Chas and Dhanbad. NH 33 connects Chandil to Barhi on NH 2 (Kolkata-Delhi) via Bundu, Ranchi, Ramgarh and Hazaribagh and also in the opposite direction to Baharagora on NH 6 (Kolkata-Western India) via Mahulia. Kolkata is 270 km from Jamshedpur via Baharagora and Kharagpur. Ranchi is 140 km from Jamshedpur. The highyway from Ranchi is doubled laned but without a divider. Chandil is about 35 km from Jamshedpu.
Jamshedpur airport can be used for bringing in chartered planes but night landing facility is not available. The usage of airport is limited to chartered planes of TATA group .
Details of historical flight operations is as below :
From recent news, one can take flight from Kharagpur instead of Kolkata, since Aviation sector is going to commence dometic flights from Kharagpur’s Kalaikunda airbase, which can handle night landing also.
Non Scheduled Operators namely JACAIR (www.jacair.com) which operates Cessna Grand Caravan 208 B , SPIRIT Air , Northeast Shuttles have started in 2012