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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. 

-Niceair flies to Copenhagen and Tenerife, and from April 2023 to Alicante and Dusseldorf. Learn more: www.niceair.is/en

-Starting in May 2023, the German airline Condor will begin flying directly to Akureyri from Frankfurt weekly. The airline will also offer weekly flights to Egilsstaðir in East Iceland.
Learn more: www.condor.com

-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.
Learn more: www.voigt-travel.nl/ijsland-winter

-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. Learn more: www.icelandair.com

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 www.tunnel.is 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 publictransport.is and bus.is

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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