Right-of-way or right of way may refer to:
- A situation in which although a parcel of land has a specific private owner, some other party or the public at large has a legal right to traverse that land in some specified manner. The term likewise refers to the land subject to such a right. An easement is an example.
- A public right-of-way, a right of way which permits the public to travel over it, such as a street, road, sidewalk, or footpath.
- In fencing, priority granted to the first person to properly execute an attack
- Right of Way (album), a musical album by Ferry Corsten
- Legal requirement to obtain permission from the property holder before access is granted (eg: installing telecommunications cable)