Getting to Ísafjörður

There are of course alternative ways to travel to the Westfjords. Photo: www.gusti.is.
There are of course alternative ways to travel to the Westfjords. Photo: www.gusti.is.

Getting from Reykjavík to Ísafjörður


1.  Air travel: There are normally two scheduled flights daily from Reykjavík to Ísafjörður. They can be booked online at www.airiceland.is. Flights leave from Reykjavík domestic airport, not from Keflavík airport. You will save considerably by booking in advance. Once you arrive in Ísafjörður, you can take the FlyBus from the airport directly to your final destination in Ísafjörður town for ISK 1.000. The bus to Ísafjörður waits outside the airport after every landed flight. 

2. Public bus: Please follow the Visit Westfjords Official Travell Guide website for information about the bus timetable. Please get confirmed timings before making plans.

3. Rent a car: There are a number of car rentals in Reykjavík and then you can drive from Reykjavík to Ísafjörður.  There are two road ways and the distance is about 460 km.


 

Getting back to Reykjavík after the course

1. By plane (see directions above). The Flybus to the airport is scheduled for every flight. Ask at your accomodation or the staff of the University Centre for details. 

2. Public bus (see directions above).

3. Rent a car: There are a number of car rentals in Ísafjörður and then you can drive from Ísafjörður to Reykjavík.