Getting there

Iceland Air and Iceland Express both have flights to Keflavik Airport, 52km west of Reykjavik. Flybus coaches and taxis transfer to and from Reykjavik.

The national carrier, Icelandair (, has regular direct flights to London. British Airways ( has up to five flights a week from London. For cheaper airfares, try Iceland Express (, a low-cost airline with daily flights from Reykjavik to London.


Getting around

Being such a small country, Iceland is relatively easy to get around during the warmer months, at least, however, with such inclement weather, last-minute flight cancellations and changes to road conditions are to be expected.

Buses and flights to all major centres operate during warmer months. Internal flights ( often work out cheaper than bus travel (

Hiring a car or 4WD between three or more people will often work out cheaper still. Visit Hertz (, Avis (, Europcar (, or Budget (

During colder months however, flying is often the only practical option.

To find up-to-date road conditions visit

Organised tours operate across Iceland however it is advisable to book in advance especially during peak tourist season of July and August.