Akola has its own domestic airport known as the Akola Airport. The airport is situated at a distance of about 7 Km outside the main city on National Highway No- 6. Nagpur airport is the nearest international airport which is located at a distance of about 250 km from Akola. Airport Authority of India controls the operation of Akola Airport.
Maharashtra state transport buses are the cheapest means of transport for passengers planning to visit Akola. Frequent buses are available for the major cities such as Nagpur (248 Km), Indore (328 Km), Amravati (88 Km) and Nasik (397 Km). Luxury buses within reasonable amounts are available for passengers.
Akola railway junction lies on both the Mumbai-Bhusawal-Howrah rail line and the Kacheguda-Jaipur rail line. Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Okha, Surat, Nanded, Jodhpur, Bikaner and several other major stations have direct trains from Akola. Buses as well as cab facilities are available from the railway station for further travel.