The district is well connected by rail and road. The district head quarter Bardhaman (Burdwan /Barddhaman) is connected by rail and road with Kolkata and other towns of West Bengal . Burdwan has good railway Network with junction stations. A good number of trains pass through the district. Regular train services to Bardhaman are available from Howrah and Sealdah stations. Two different routes- the cord line and the main line are available from Howrah .
The district has extensive road network. The Grand Trunk Road (NH 2) passes through the district from Kolkata. The road traverses the district of 160 km running parallel with the Eastern Railway main line.