Keflavik International Airport is the largest and only international airport in Iceland which operates flights from Europe and USA. It is located approximately 50km from capital city Reykjavik. The Keflavik airport is also often being called as Reykjavik International Airport or Reykjavik – Kefkavik airport.
Iceland air and low-cost Wow Air airlines have got their hubs at this airport. For Domestic flights use a Reykjavik Domestic Airport right in the city centre of Reykjavik.
The airport is open 24/7.
Keflavik Airport Transit
As many flight deals show, both IcelandAir and WowAir are offering relatively cheap flight connections from Europe to North America with layover in Keflavik Airport.
There is a very small, well-signed terminal in Keflavik, however during midnight's rush hour might get quite crowded. For flights to the USA it is one of the most convenient and fastests connecting/transit airports.
As per layover time, 40 - 50 minutes should be sufficient.
Keflavik Airport Transfer
There is a coach/bus service to and from Keflavik Airport.
- The trip from the terminal to Reykjavík takes approximately 45 minutes.
- located right outside the arrival hall
- the bus leaves every 35-40 minutes after the arrival of each flight (even if delayed)
There is a live timetable screen in the terminal.
Upon request, the bus will stop by Hotel Viking in Hafnarfjörður and Aktu taktu in Garðabær.
The bus stops at BSÍ Bus Terminal in Reykjavík. To be dropped off at your designated bus stop, hotel or guesthouse, buy a Flybus+ ticket.
You will change into a smaller bus for your customized drop off.
One way to Reykjavik Bus Terminal
3299 ISKcurrently £18.99
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- operates between Keflavík International Airport and Reykjavik City at Airport Direct’s Reykjavík Terminal located at Skógarhlíð 10.
- Bus leaves after the arrival of each flight (even if delayed)
- calls at Hamraborg, Kópavogur along the way
Also offers an option is to add a hotel connection in order to be dropped up or picked up at your accommodation or nearest bus stop.
Airport Direct also offers a premium service using only 8 person shuttles. This service is always door to door, meaning straight to your accommodation from Keflavík. No change of buses is required.
One way to Reykjavik Bus Terminal from ISK upto
4000 ISKcurrently £23.02
Door to door One way from
5990 ISKcurrently £34.48
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Accomodation near the airport
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