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Direct flights to North Iceland from the UK and Denmark

You're Due North for an unforgettable experience. Niceair now offers flights directly to Akureyri from London and Copenhagen.
Niceair North Iceland
Niceair North Iceland

Niceair has now opened for bookings on their website, flying directly to North Iceland from London. Copenhagen and also Tenerife in the summer of 2022. This new airline is based in Akureyri, the "capital of the North" and will start operating in early June.

Aiming to bring travelers to North Iceland, as well as offering outbound flights for the locals, the founding of the airline has been in preparation for over two years. It will fly year-round, giving travelers a unique chance of an unforgettable winter experience in North Iceland, where options for accommodation, food, and activities are vast.

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North Iceland is an all-year-round destination filled with energy, magic, and tranquillity. Local travel agencies and tour operators provide quality service, and vast accommodation options are available. Friendly locals make visitors feel welcome.

Explore geothermal areas, impressive waterfalls, canyons, and glacial rivers. Make sure you experience popular activities such as whale watching and bathing in various geothermal pools. In vibrant towns, you can taste local food in different restaurants and cafés after a day well spent out in pure and vast nature.

Showcasing the Northern Lights over Akureyri

A humpback whale jumping in North Iceland

The Arctic Henge sculpture located in North Iceland


Enjoy the midnight sun in summer, and in winter, you have a 90% chance of seeing the northern lights during a five-night stay.

North Iceland is the leading winter destination for Icelanders. Try skiing from mountaintops down to the Atlantic Ocean, in designated ski areas, or by heliskiing. Hike on snowshoes to discover frozen waterfalls and visit exotic locations dogsledding, on snowmobiles, or in super jeeps.

Skiing Peak to Sea in North Iceland

Super Jeeps on snow in North Iceland

Viewing platform in front of Dettifoss Waterfall in North Iceland


Discover two magnificent tourist routes in North Iceland. On the Arctic Coast Way, travel between fishing towns and villages, going off the beaten path to discover some of the remotest areas in North Iceland, close to the Arctic Circle. On the Diamond Circle, you will be astounded by some of the rarest and most stunning sights and views of unearthly landscapes.