Salem Bus Station is at a short distance from the Salem Junction Railway Station. Buses frequently ply from Salem to Yercaud (a hill station on the Servaroyan Hills). There are regular services to adjoining districts such as Erode, Namakkal, Coimbatore, Karur and Dindigul. Local buses are extensively available to get around places in Salem District. There is another bus station, Salem Bus Stand, which operates buses connecting the important villages such as Cauvery Peak, Valavanthi, Nagalur and Velakkadai.
Ashok Hotel, Hema International, and Mithila are the nearby hotels. Picturesque hill ranges, rocks and temples are the main attractions of Salem.
Private vehicles are also available for local travel.