Rivera of Uruguay is well accessible from the nearby cities and towns of Santana do Livramento, Sauzal and Cerro Caqueira. The nearest airports of Presidente General Don Oscar d Gestido, Tacuarembo and Artigas International, also provide regular flight services to and from various parts of the globe and provide an easy chance to reach Rivera.
Rivera is placed over the bordering regions of Santana do Livramento which is a Brazilian city. The only international square of the world, namely, the Plaza Internacional, is constructed at the Frontera de la Paz between the cities of Rivera and Santana do Livramento. His structure reminds of the peaceful relationship between the two cities.