Rättvik is situated 48 kilometers from the airport in Mora. There are no transfer buses from the airport to Mora, so your options for travel to Rättvik are taxi, bus or rental car. There are no shuttle buses to the city center of Mora, so a rental car or a taxi are your best options to get to the city center of Mora. Taxi is a pricy option, but there are a number of local taxi companies like Morataxi  or Monalis Taxi . Another option is to take a taxi in to the center of Mora and then catch bus 132 of Dalatrafik  taking you to Rättvik. For rental cars from Mora airport, some of the major car rental companies like Avis, Europcar and Sixt have offices in Mora.
The easiest way to reach Rättvik is by road or by train. It's about three and a half hours from the capital Stockholm and about half an hour less from Arlanda, Stockholm's major international airport. Railway tickets can be bought at the website of the Swedish railway company SJ .
Bus is in general the cheapest way of reaching Rättvik from other cities, the biggest intercity bus company is Swebus Express . Another good option is Masexpressen , running between Stockholm and the major towns of Dalarna. Both companies offer free WiFi onboard air-conditioned coach buses.
Rättvik, being a small town of just a few thousand permanent residents, is very walkable. The beaches, the downtown area and some accommodation options are all within just a few minutes walk. However, other hotels and some sites of cultural and natural interest are a few kilometers away from the central parts of Rättvik. For those places, the regional bus company  offers bus service to many of the areas outside of Rättvik's downtown area as well as many of the smaller towns nearby. Renting a car is also an option, where companies like Hyrbilen  and gas stations like OKQ8  offer rental cars in Rättvik.
Rättvik is located on the shore of lake Siljan and has a long history of tourism. In 1894, Sweden's first tourist hotel was built in Rättvik. It is still today a popular town for spending a summer vacation.
Rättvik is well-known for its traditional handicraft. Beyond the ubiquitous Dalahorse Rättvik is also known for the "mörksugga", a mythical being often used to scare children, is found in most handicraft shops. Rättvik and the surrounding areas also have strong traditions of producing hand-made ceramics.