By air: Risør is located midway between Kristiansand airport Kjevik and Sandefjord airport Torp.
By road: Risør is located approximately three hours drive from Oslo and 1,5 hours drive from Kristiansand along the E18.
By bus: There are several daily departures between Oslo, Kristiansand and Stavanger with bus. The buses stops by E 18 at Vinterkjær bus stop. From there either corresponding local bus or taxi to Risør (10 minutes).
By train: The nearest railway station to Risør is Gjerstad stasjon.