Palembang many people use the buses and urban transportation as a means of transportation. In addition to using the bus and angkot, taxi transportation modes are also widely used community. There are several taxi companies operating in the city. In addition to taxis and urban transportation can be found at Palembang wheeler that serves as a transport housing, where every three-wheeler has a certain color codes may only operate in certain areas in the city of Palembang. As a town crossed by several major rivers, the people of Palembang also known water transport, called the monkey. Ketek is served by crossing the river through various docks along the River Musi, Ogan and Histories. Recently been opened commuter train lines are intended for students who serve Sriwijaya University-Indralaya Kertapati lines. In addition, in early 2010 and the city transportation route city buses in some parts of the city will be replaced by a new form of public transport buses Musi Trans similar to the Trans Jakarta bus in Jakarta. This will continue to be done gradually in other parts of the city in order to reduce the number of public transport in Palembang that more and more and no amount of control and reduce congestion because this vehicle has a special rate path that is separate from other vehicles.
Palembang has an International Airport International Airport of Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (SMB II). The airport is located in the northwest of Palembang, serving both domestic and international flights. The airport is also the embarkation pilgrimage for people of South Sumatra. Lines serving domestic flights Palembang to Jakarta, Bandung, Batam, Pangkal Pinang, and other cities, while international flights serving the Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Malacca, China, and Thailand.
Palembang has a toll road, the Great Wood-Airport Palembang Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, this highway speed up access to the airport and the Great Wood.
Palembang also has three main ports of New Boom, 36 Ilir Harbor, and Port of Tanjung Api Api. The third port serves to carry passengers using the ferry to Muntok (Bangka) and Batam. Currently under construction the port of Tanjung Api-api which serves to carry passengers and goods in and out of South Sumatra.