There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Iceland by plane, train, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Edinburgh to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) EDI - KEF

$92 - $320

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) GLA - KEF

$146 - $401

Fly Edinburgh to Akureyri  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Akureyri (AEY) EDI - AEY

$392 - $877

Train, car ferry, drive  •  3 days 15 h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
  3. Drive from IJmuiden to Hirtshals
  4. Take the car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
  5. Drive from Seyðisfjörður to Mýrargata

$526 - $911

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Iceland is to fly which costs £65 - £250 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Iceland is to fly which costs £65 - £250 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Iceland is 805 miles.

It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Edinburgh to Iceland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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WOW air, Atlantic Airways and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Iceland.
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  • Distance: 805.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Iceland?

easyJet, WOW air and Atlantic Airways fly from Edinburgh to Keflavík once daily.

Airlines
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Akureyri via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Akureyri via Oslo, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to Akureyri via Manchester, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Akureyri via London Heathrow, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Akureyri via Berlin Tegel, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Akureyri via Stockholm, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Akureyri via Dublin, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
WOW air
Website
wowair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Atlantic Airways
Website
atlantic.fo
Flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Sorvagur
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Air Iceland
Website
airicelandconnect.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Akureyri via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$41
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$62
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $170
Smyril Line
Website
smyrilline.com
Car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
Ave. Duration
47 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$220 - $240
Schedules at
smyrilline.com

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