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There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Iceland by plane, train, car ferry or car

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Fly from Edinburgh  •  6 h 13 min

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

$91 - $320

2 alternative options

Train to Glasgow, fly  •  7 h 28 min

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

$146 - $402

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

$525 - $904

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Iceland is to fly which costs £70 - £250 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Iceland is to fly which costs £70 - £250 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Iceland is 805 miles.

It takes approximately 6 h 13 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 35 min.

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WOW air, KLM, Icelandair and two other airlines 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 13 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Iceland?

easyJet, WOW air and three other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Keflavík 3 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
WOW air
Website
wowair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $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
$40
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$61
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $160
Smyril Line
Website
smyrilline.com
Car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
Ave. Duration
47 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$220 - $235
Schedules at
smyrilline.com

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