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There are 2 ways to get from Akureyri Airport (AEY) to Svartifoss by bus or car

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Bus  •  15h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Akureyri - Hof to Mjódd 57
  2. Take the bus from Mjódd to Selfoss - N1 51 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Selfoss - N1 to Vík í Mýrdal 51
  4. Take the bus from Vík í Mýrdal to Skaftafell 51

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Drive  •  7h 39m

  1. Drive from Akureyri Airport (AEY) to Svartifoss 559.3 km
Akureyri Airport (AEY) → Svartifoss
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The cheapest way to get from Akureyri Airport (AEY) to Svartifoss is to bus which costs $110 - $160 and takes 15h 47m.

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The fastest way to get from Akureyri Airport (AEY) to Svartifoss is to drive. Taking this option will cost $120 - $190 and takes 7h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Akureyri Airport (AEY) to Svartifoss. However, there are services departing from Wilhelmínugata / Nonnahagi S and arriving at Skaftafell via Akureyri - Hof, Mjódd, Selfoss - N1 and Vík í Mýrdal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 47m.

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The distance between Akureyri Airport (AEY) and Svartifoss is 188 km. The road distance is 559.3 km.

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The best way to get from Akureyri Airport (AEY) to Svartifoss without a car is to bus which takes 15h 47m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 15h 47m to get from Akureyri Airport (AEY) to Svartifoss, including transfers.

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Akureyri Airport (AEY) to Svartifoss bus services, operated by Strætó, depart from Akureyri - Hof station.

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Akureyri Airport (AEY) to Svartifoss bus services, operated by Strætó, arrive at Skaftafell station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Akureyri Airport (AEY) to Svartifoss is 559 km. It takes approximately 7h 39m to drive from Akureyri Airport (AEY) to Svartifoss.

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There are three+ hotels available in Svartifoss. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 188.2 km
  • Duration: 15h 47m

What companies run services between Akureyri Airport (AEY), Iceland and Svartifoss, Iceland?

You can take a bus from Akureyri Airport (AEY) to Svartifoss via Miðbær, Akureyri - Hof, Mjódd, Selfoss - N1, Vík í Mýrdal, and Skaftafell in around 15h 47m.

Bus operators
Strætó
Phone
+354 540 2700
Website
straeto.is
Bus from Akureyri - Hof to Mjódd
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
Strætó
Bus from Mjódd to Selfoss - N1
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Strætó
Bus from Selfoss - N1 to Vík í Mýrdal
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
Strætó
Bus from Vík í Mýrdal to Skaftafell
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Strætó

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