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How to get around North Iceland

Direct flights to North Iceland

Direct Flights to North Iceland are available all year round. 

-easyJet offers direct flights to Akureyri in North Iceland, from London Gatwick. Starting on 31st of October, flights are scheduled twice a week through March 2024.
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-Charter flights from the UK and Netherlands have been regularly offered in recent years. Voigt Travel, a Dutch travel agency, provides trips to North Iceland in both summer and winter.
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-Starting in July 2023, Edelweiss Air will start operating flights from Zurich to Akureyri. Offering seven departures in July and August, the airline plans on operating from June to September in 2023. The airline also flies to Keflavík, making it possible to combine flights from the two airports.
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-Icelandair operates domestic flights to Reykjavík airport, with multiple flights available daily. The airline also offers international flights to and from Keflavík International Airport, and booking a single ticket for both international and domestic flights from Reykjavík airport is possible. In October and November 2023, Icelandair offers connection flights to and from Akureyri and Keflavík International airport.
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-The Swiss travel agency Kontiki, is now offering travel packages to North Iceland in February and March 2024. These trips will include direct flights from Zurich to Akureyri. Kontiki and Visit North Iceland have been working together on projects for sustainable tourism development. In May 2022 a seminar was held in Akureyri with the local tourism companies and Kontiki participating. This work has now resulted in Kontiki offering winter trips to North Iceland.

Car rentals in North Iceland

There are plenty of car rentals all over the country. Some are part of an international chain and others are privately owned. Prices and quality may vary so it´s important to carefully examine all the possibilities.
Please note that there is one tunnel near Akureyri that is a toll tunnel. Please visit before you drive through them to pay the toll.

Public transportation

Buses go around the greater city area every day from early in the morning until late in the evening. The same bus company also has schelduled routes outside of the city. For frequent users, special bus cards are a good option but those who use the bus less frequently may want to purchase some bus tickets for a slight discount. You can also use this site and

Bike rentals North Iceland

Short and long term bicycle rentals as well as guided bicycle tours are available.

Ferries in North Iceland

Several ferries sail from the mainland to the local islands. The international ferrie Norræna also docs in Iceland, in Seyðisfjörður, which is in the east part of the country.

Domestic flights

Iceland has a few airlines, international ones as well as local. Flights can be booked through their websites or via telephone.
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