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Keflavik. Info, guide, direct flights to the airport. Getting to Reykjavik by bus


Keflavik is the most important international airport of Iceland, in terms of size and passenger traffic. In 2018, approximately 10 million individuals passed through Keflavik. The airport is located a short distance from the town of the same name, about 50km south-west of the capital.

Icelandair’s hub, it consists of three tracks and is served, almost exclusively, by international flights. Inside, you will find a wide selection of shopping, duty-free areas, bars and restaurants of national and international cuisine. The WI-FI line, extremely fast and reliable, is available for FREE in an unlimited way throughout the building; just choose the Kefairport-FreeWifi line to stay connected.

For the youngest, an entire area is available in the South building, gate C. Nearby, you will find some restaurants with menus for children. Strollers are available at different points in Keflavik airport.
People with reduced mobility, and all those who need special assistance, can apply for intervention 48 hours before arriving at the airport.

Keflavik Airport from TF-TIV

Photo ©, Eric Salard

Below is the list of the direct connections * with Keflavik International Airport


AUSTRIA: Salzburg, Vienna.
BELGIUM: Brussels.
CZECH REP: Prague.
DENMARK: Billund, Copenhagen, Vágar.
ENGLAND: Belfast–International, Birmingham, Bristol, London–Gatwick, London–Heathrow, London–Luton, London–Stansted, Manchester.
FINLAND: Helsinki.
FRANCE: Nantes, Paris–CDG, Paris–Orly.
GERMANY: Berlin, Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich.
HUNGARY: Budapest.
ICELAND: Akureyri
IRELAND: Dublin.
ITALY: Milan–Malpensa, Naples, Rome–Fiumicino, Venice, Verona.
NORWAY: Bergen, Oslo, Stavanger, Trondheim.
POLAND: Gdańsk, Katowice, Kraków, Warsaw–Chopin, Wrocław.
RUSSIA: Moscow–Domodedovo.
SCOTLAND: Edinburgh, Glasgow.
SPAIN: Alicante, Barcelona, Gran Canaria, Madrid, Málaga, Tenerife–South.
SWEDEN: Gothenburg, Stockholm–Arlanda.
SWITZERLAND: Geneva, Zürich.


CANADA: Montréal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson.
GREENLAND: Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Nuuk.
USA: Anchorage, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago–O’Hare, Denver, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York–JFK, Newark, Orlando, Portland (OR), Seattle/Tacoma., Vancouver, Washington–Dulles.


The Icelandic airport is connected with the capital through express buses, a public service, taxis and cars.


The Flybus or Airport Express station, are located outside the Arrivals hall of Keflavik airport, and is easily identifiable. In the terminal there are the official bus displays that indicate the next departures. The information office is present in the arrivals hall.
The journey to the capital lasts about 40 minutes on board modern and comfortable buses, equipped with wifi.
In the capital, the Flybus terminal is located at the BSÍ BUS TERMINAL, in the center. The first departure is at 04:00 and the last one at 21:30.

The standard Flybus fare ticket  (from 16 years upwards) costs 23.67€. Reduced for children from 12 to 15 years, 11.84€. Free for children up to 11 years.
The frequency of trips is about an hour.


The public service called Straeto, allows you to reach Reykjavík, Reykjanesbær town and the surroundings by bus. The bus operates every day, from the airport to Reykjavik, from Monday to Friday from 06:35 to 22:55. Saturday, from 06:55 to 22:55. Sunday and holidays, from 10:55 to 22:55. The adult ticket costs 1960kr (about 13€) for children from 12 to 17 years, 712kr, and for children up to 11 years, 304kr. Free for under 6.


Anyone wishing to rent a car will have a wide choice available between local agencies and international brands. Our advice is to book early, using this Comparative search engine; you can rent your car at the best available price.
Outside the terminal, you will find numerous taxi companies to reach the capital and any destination. If you travel in 4, the cost may not be too excessive compared to the Flybus. Always make sure beforehand of the rate to pay
Taxis always have a fixed cost of around 500kr for arrivals and departures from Keflavik airport. To these, it will be necessary to add the cost per kilometer and any surcharge for heavy luggage.

*The list is subject to change. All links, updated, are available on the official website. Before leaving, it is recommended to inquire about the provisions and rules on COVID-19 in Iceland. Timetables and connections are subject to change.

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