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There are 6 ways to get from California to Hornstrandir by plane or bus

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Fly from San Francisco, bus, travel  •  21h 51m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) SFO - KEF
  2. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  3. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  4. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

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Fly from Sacramento, bus, travel  •  21h 44m

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) SMF - KEF
  2. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  3. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  4. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

Fly from San Jose, bus, travel  •  22h 10m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) SJC - KEF
  2. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  3. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  4. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

Fly from San Diego, bus, travel  •  22h 11m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) SAN - KEF
  2. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  3. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  4. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

Fly from Fresno, bus, travel  •  21h 47m

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) FAT - KEF
  2. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  3. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  4. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

Fly from Oakland, bus, travel  •  22h 13m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) OAK - KEF
  2. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  3. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  4. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

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International entry into Iceland from United States

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Iceland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Iceland from United States

  • COVID-19 test upon arrival, followed by a 5-day quarantine and a second COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
This applies to arrivals from United States
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • COVID-19 test upon arrival, followed by a 5-day quarantine and a second COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Greenland
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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No, entry into Iceland from United States is currently restricted.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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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.

Yes, entry into United States from Iceland is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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It is approximately 6579 km to get from California to Hornstrandir.

It takes approximately 21h 51m to get from California to Hornstrandir, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 51m and has one stopover.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Scandinavian Airlines, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport.

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The best way to get from California to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 29 min and costs $8 - $10.

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Map of how to get from California to Hornstrandir.
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  • Distance: 6578.7 km
  • Duration: 21h 51m

What companies run services between California, USA and Hornstrandir, Iceland?

There is no direct connection from California to Hornstrandir. However, you can take the BART to San Francisco International Airport, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, take the walk to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport, take the shuttle to Reykjavík, take the walk to Bsí, take the line 6 bus to Ártún, take the bus to Borgarnes, take the bus to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag, then take the travel to Hornstrandir. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Terminal A, take the walk to Sacramento airport, fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, take the walk to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport, take the shuttle to Reykjavík, take the walk to Bsí, take the line 6 bus to Ártún, take the bus to Borgarnes, take the bus to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag, then take the travel to Hornstrandir.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Boston
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Detroit, Boston
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Los Angeles, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,000
Flights from Sacramento to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Los Angeles, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
14h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Los Angeles, Boston
Ave. Duration
15h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
17h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,000
Flights from Fresno to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $950
Flights from Fresno to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Los Angeles, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,000
Flights from Fresno to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Salt Lake City, Boston
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Denver, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Los Angeles, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
14h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Los Angeles, Boston
Ave. Duration
17h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,300
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Seattle
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Boston
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Portland
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Sacramento to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $3,800
Flights from San Jose to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Portland
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,800
Flights from San Jose to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Denver
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,800
Flights from San Diego to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Seattle
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,500
Flights from Fresno to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Fresno to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Fresno to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Fresno to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Portland
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Oakland to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Seattle
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$3,169
Flights from Oakland to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 9m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3,169
Flights from Oakland to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Portland
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3,169
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Sacramento to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
16h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,600
Flights from San Jose to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,600
Flights from San Diego to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Newark
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Fresno to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Fresno to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Boston
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Sacramento to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Boston
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Boston
Ave. Duration
16h 34m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $4,100
Flights from San Diego to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Boston
Ave. Duration
12h 13m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Flights from San Diego to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
16h 1m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Bus operators
Strætó
Phone
+354 540 2700
Website
straeto.is
Bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Strætó
Bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Strætó

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