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There are 3 ways to get from Akranes to Reykjavík by car ferry or bus

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Recommended option

Car ferry  •  30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Akranes to Reykjavík

$22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Akratorg to Kringlan 57

$9 - $14

1 alternative option

Bus via Ártún  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Bæjarskrifstofan to Ártún 57

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Akranes to Reykjavík is to bus which costs $9 - $14 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Akranes to Reykjavík is to car ferry which costs $22 and takes 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Akratorg and arriving at Kringlan. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Akranes and arriving at Reykjavík. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Akranes and Reykjavík is 22 km.

The best way to get from Akranes to Reykjavík without a car is to car ferry which takes 30 min and costs $22.

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The car ferry from Akranes to Reykjavík takes 30 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Akranes to Reykjavík bus services, operated by Strætó, depart from Akratorg station.

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Akranes to Reykjavík bus services, operated by Strætó, arrive at Kringlan station.

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There are 429+ hotels available in Reykjavík. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Akranes to Reykjavík.
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  • Distance: 13.8 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Akranes, Iceland and Reykjavík, Iceland?

Strætó operates a bus from Akranes to Reykjavík once a week. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 50 min.

Bus operators
Strætó
Phone
+354 540 2700
Website
straeto.is
Bus from Akratorg to Kringlan
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
straeto.is
Bus from Bæjarskrifstofan to Ártún
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
straeto.is
Ferry operators
SeaTours
Phone
+354 433 2254
Email
seatours@seatours.is
Website
seatours.is
Car ferry from Akranes to Reykjavík
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
seatours.is

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