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There are 2 ways to get from Akureyri to Hornstrandir by bus or plane

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Bus, travel  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Akureyri - Hof to Borgarnes 57
  2. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag 59
  3. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

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Fly, travel  •  3h 39m

  1. Fly from Akureyri (AEY) to Isafjordur (IFJ) AEY - IFJ
  2. Travel from Isafjordur to Hornstrandir

Akureyri → Hornstrandir
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hornstrandir is 1700 (national) or 00354 544 4113.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hornstrandir is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hornstrandir is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1700 (national) or 00354 544 4113.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Akureyri and Hornstrandir is 214 km.

The best way to get from Akureyri to Hornstrandir without a car is to bus and travel which takes 9h 56m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 56m to get from Akureyri to Hornstrandir, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Akureyri Airport to Isafjordur Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Icelandair offers flights from Akureyri Airport to Isafjordur Airport.

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The best way to get from Akureyri to Akureyri Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs $16 - $20.

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Map of how to get from Akureyri to Hornstrandir.
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  • Distance: 213.9 km
  • Duration: 9h 56m

What companies run services between Akureyri, Iceland and Hornstrandir, Iceland?

There is no direct connection from Akureyri to Hornstrandir. However, you can take the bus to Borgarnes, take the bus to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag, then take the travel to Hornstrandir. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Akureyri airport, fly to Isafjordur, then take the travel to Hornstrandir.

Flights from Akureyri to Isafjordur via Reykjavik
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Bus operators
+354 540 2700
Bus from Akureyri - Hof to Borgarnes
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40

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