Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka
The district is connected by air through the Mangalore International Airport at Bajpe. Airlines such as Air India, Spice Jet, and IndiGo offer daily flights to national and international destinations near the Persian Gulf.
The Southern Railway connected Mangalore with Calicut (Kozhikode) along the coastline. This railway line helped connect the district with other places of the Madras presidency during the colonial rule.
The district has five national highways connecting parts of Karnataka and India. NH- 66 connects the district with Udupi, Karwar, Mumbai, Goa, Kochi, and Thiruvananthapuram.
The Dakshina Kannada district has a seaport at Panambur named New Mangalore Port. The seaport managed by New Mangalore Port Trust handles cargo, timber, petroleum, and coffee exports. It is one of the major seaports of India.