Practical Information


Ísafjörður, the venue for the CoastGIS 2018, is the largest township in the Westfjords of Iceland, a regional service center with a vibrant cultural life and stunning nature. More information on Ísafjörður and the Westfjords can be found at Visit Westfjords.

The Westfjords Tourist Information Office is located in the Edinborg Culture House in Ísafjörður. For information and assistance, please call (+354) 450-8060 or email at


How to get here 

If you are making travel arrangements from abroad there are several airlines flying to Iceland. All of them arrive at Keflavik International Airport, 40 minutes from Reykjavik Domestic Airport. From there you can fly with Air Iceland Connect to Ísafjörður which takes about 40 minutes.

You can also book a rental car directly from Keflavik. There are two ways to drive here. From Reykjavík to Ísafjörður via roads 60 and 61 along the east route of the Westfjords, 455 km paved road. Or via road 60 along the south-west route, 438 km, in parts unpaved.



For accommodation you can contact Hotel Ísafjördur, they have a special CoastGIS 2018 offer! Or you can have a look here for further options. 


If you have further questions, please contact We are happy to help. 



photo: Agust Atlason
photo: Agust Atlason