The zoo is located at a distance of 17 km from Cuttack and 20 km. from Bhubaneswar the State capital by road. The nearest railway station is Barang (East Coast Railway) which is less than 1 km away from zoo boundary. The Bhubaneswar Railway station is 18 km and Cuttack Railway station is about 15 km. from the zoo. The nearest Airport is Bhubaneswar which is about 20 km. far from the park. The Director, Nandankanan Zoological Park is in overall charge of Nandankanan zoo with head quarter at Mayur Bhawan, Saheednagar, Bhubaneswar.