Dhanbad is connected with almost all states through rail network.Grand Chord rail-line passes through Dhanbadjunction, it connects Howrah and New Delhi. Rajdhani Express, Duranto Express, Purva Express connects Delhi and Kolkata.
There is no public air-link at the Dhanbad airport. However,
this Airport is used for private small aircraft and helicopters.
The nearest public airports to Dhanbad are KaziNazrul Islam Airport(85 km), BirsaMunda Airport, Ranchi (140 km),
Gaya Airport (207 km), N.S.C.B. International Airport, Kolkata (269 km), and LokNayakJayaprakash Airport, Patna (271 km).