An industry in Tarrant has easy access to all the modes of transportation. The major East/West Interstate 20/59 is within one mile and the major North/South Interstate 65 is just over four miles from Tarrant. State Highway 79 runs through the city and is called Pinson Valley Parkway in Tarrant. Alabama Highway 75 connects to Highway 79 just North of Tarrant, both highways penetrating Northeast Alabama.

Railroads have always been the backbone of the Tarrant industrial center with CSX and Southern Railroad serving the area. Piggyback service is available.

The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is adjacent to the city. A fixed base operation and hangar space is also available.