By Air - Raipur Airport aka Mana Airport (70 km) is the nearest airport to reach Dhamtari. Raipur is connected by air to major cities such as Mumbai, Hyderabad, Delhi, Bhopal and Ahmedabad. Tourists can hire local taxis for a fare of Rs. 7-10 per kilometer from the airport to Dhamtari city.
Railway route - Dhamtari Railway Station is a narrow gauge line with only a selected number of trains halting here. Raipur Railway Station at 70 km is the nearest junction that is well connected to major towns like Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi and Nagpur, etc. Metered taxis, buses and autos are available for rent from the station to reach any part of the city.
Bus route - Dhamtari has its own bus station located in the heart of the city. Regular bus services from CSRTC are available to surrounding cities such as Kavardha, Kanker, Raipur and Bilaspur. Of late, inter- state services too are available that are operating to other states such as Orissa and Maharashtra.
Road route - Dhamtari is well connected with nearby cities such as Raipur, Champa, Janjgir and Jashpurnagar. Private cabs too could be considered for a budget travel from prominent places to and from Dhamtari. The city is situated along National Highway 43 (NH 43).