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Vik is the southernmost village in Iceland, located off the Ring Road about 180 kilometers from Reykjavik. Despite its small size of about 300 people, it’s one of the largest villages in south Iceland and the largest for about 50 miles. There’s a supermarket, bank, post office, campground, hostel and three other lodging accommodations, plus a restaurant, church, and popular […]

Traveling to Vik from Reykjavik


Though Iceland is a small country (about the size of the US state of Ohio) it can be expensive to get around in. There’s no rail service, and few roads through the interior (which is completely inaccessible in winter) so to get from one side to the other, you’ll need to fly or drive around the 830-mile Ring Road, the […]

Getting Around in Iceland


Despite their close proximity to one another, it can be very expensive to travel between Iceland and Greenland. Only two airlines serve Greenland: Air Iceland which operates flights from several cities in Greenland to Reykjavik (and other locations in Iceland) all year round, and Air Greenland, which offers flights from Narsarsuaq or Nuuk to Reykjavik. >> more on flights to […]

Getting to Iceland from Greenland




From Scotland, travelers coming to Iceland have two options for a direct flight.  Icelandair, the nation’s flagship carrier, offers multiple daily flights from Glasgow to Reykjavik for 130-350 euros each way depending on when you go and how far in advance you book. The flight takes about three hours (you can also fly direct from Manchester, and London). If you […]

Getting to Iceland from Scotland


Travelers coming from London have perhaps the most choice when it comes to airlines to fly between London and Reykjavik…and that’s still not much. The largest carrier is Icelandair, which offers multiple daily flights between the two cities for 130-350 euros each way depending on when you go and how far in advance you book. The flight takes about three […]

Getting to Iceland from London



There aren’t too many airlines that fly to Iceland, and even fewer that would fall into the budget category, especially if you are coming from the US. In Europe, you have a few more options, with carriers like Finnair, SAS and Atlantic Airways offering flights to Reykjavik from Scandinavia. IcelandAir, the country’s flagship carrier connects over a dozen cities in […]

Low-Cost Airlines That Fly to Iceland


  Travelers coming from the UK have several options for how to get Reykjavik, depending on where in the UK they live. The largest carrier is Icelandair, which offers multiple daily flights between  Glasgow, Manchester, London and Reykjavik for 130-350 euros each way depending on when you go and how far in advance you book. The flight takes about three […]

Getting to Iceland from UK




Iceland’s only international airport is located in the southwest corner of the country, just outside the town of Keflavik. It’s about 45 minutes by car from Reykjavik, but unfortunately there is no public transportation between the city and the airport. There are a few rental car agencies located in the the terminal and (and you’ll find plenty of parking at […]

Getting from Reykjavik to Keflavik