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Direct Flights to North Iceland are available all year round. 

From October 2024 through February 2025, easyJet offers flights from London Gatwick to Akureyri. The flights are scheduled twice a week and offer a whole new way of experiencing travel to Iceland during winter. If you arrive at Keflavík airport, domestic flights from Reykjavík airport with Icelandair are a good option for travel to North Iceland, with multiple departures every day. In the summer of 2024, Edelweiss will fly directly to Akureyri from Zurich weekly from June to August. In 2024, two travel agencies offer travel packages which include direct flights to North Iceland; Kontiki from Zurich and Voigt Travel from Amsterdam and Rotterdam.

North Iceland is the number one destination for winter activities, there are multiple attractions and tours available. Go skiing, off-piste or on groomed slopes and enjoy guided tours on Super jeeps, snowmobiles, snowshoes or dogsleds. Winter in North Iceland won't disappoint.

Edelweiss Air
In July 2024, Edelweiss Air will start operating flights from Zurich to Akureyri. Offering eleven departures from June to August, the airline now offers more flights compared to the successful summer of 2023. The airline also flies to Keflavík, making it possible to combine flights from the two airports.
Akureyri - Icelandair
Domestic flights from Reykjavík airport (located close to the city center) are the ideal solution for the fast-paced traveler, eager to arrive at their destination while enjoying some aerial views. Exploring the extraordinary North Iceland is less than an hour's flight away.  Akureyri in North Iceland is the country's second largest urban area and home to roughly 20,000 people. Nestled in the heart of Iceland's longest fjord, this charming town is the perfect mix of culture, nature, and adventure.   Icelandair flies regularly between Reykjavík and Akureyri, and between October 15th and November 30th, 2023, Icelandair will offer direct flights between Akureyri and Keflavík International Airport. These flights will be scheduled three times a week and the flight times are well suited for travel from Europe to Iceland. Read more about direct flights between Akureyri and Keflavík .  Icelandair also offers flights from Reykjavík to Ísafjörður in the Westfjords, a magnificent area that's truly off the beaten track with wild landscapes and amazing cliffside scenes, and Egilsstaðir in East Iceland, with its quiet fjords, forests, lakes, and mountains to explore. Seasonal flights are offered to Vestmannaeyjar, also known as the Westman Islands in South Iceland, but this spectacular archipelago is only a 20-minute flight from Reykjavík.  
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. easyJet will become the only UK airline to operate to Akureyri in North Iceland when flights launch from London Gatwick twice a week from 31st October. Dubbed ‘The Capital of the North’, the town lies in the fjord Eyjafjörður in North Iceland and is located a short drive from many of Iceland’s top natural, cultural and historical attractions. Visitors can enjoy whale watching, hiking, viewing the Northern lights and geothermal bathing, all while taking in the stunning scenery.

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easyJet offers direct flights to Akureyri in North Iceland from London Gatwick.

This is the first time the airline operates this route, offering a whole new chance to travel in Iceland in wintertime. A wide range of connecting flights is available to and from London Gatwick, making North Iceland an ideal winter destination. Flights are scheduled twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

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International and domestic flights with Icelandair

Icelandair operates domestic flights to Reykjavík airport, with multiple flights available daily. Booking a single ticket for connecting international flights via Keflavík International Airport and domestic flights via Reykjavík airport is possible.

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Edelweiss continues summer flights in 2024

Starting in June 2024, Edelweiss Air will operate flights from Zurich to Akureyri. Offering weekly departures, the airline will fly to Akureyri until August 2024. The airline also flies to Keflavík, making it possible to combine flights from the two airports.

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Travel agencies

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.
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Voigt Travel, a Dutch travel agency, provides trips to North Iceland in both summer and winter. The agency has vast experience in offering trips to destinations close to the Arctic Circle, for example,, Finland, Sweden, and Norway. Voigt Travel has offered trips to North Iceland since 2019.
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