There are 5 ways to get from Gothenburg to Iceland by plane, car ferry, car or bus

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

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) GOT - KEF

$130 - $314

4 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn
  2. Drive from Frederkishavn to Hirtshals
  3. Take the car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
  4. Drive from Seyðisfjörður to Reykjavík

Bus, drive, car ferry  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Marstrand färjeläge
  2. Drive from Marstrand färjeläge to Gothenburg
  3. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn
  4. Drive from Frederkishavn to Hirtshals
  5. Take the car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
  6. Drive from Seyðisfjörður to Mýrargata

Car ferry, drive via Mýrargata  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn
  2. Take the car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
  3. Drive from Seyðisfjörður to Mýrargata

$340 - $425

Car ferry, drive, bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn
  2. Drive from Frederkishavn to Hirtshals
  3. Take the car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
  4. Drive from Seyðisfjörður to Djúpivogur
  5. Take the bus from Djúpivogur to Höfn 62
  6. Take the bus from Höfn to Reykjavík 12

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Iceland?

Icelandair, Scandinavian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Gothenburg to Keflavík every 4 hours.

Airlines
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Gothenburg to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Gothenburg to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Bus operators
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Marstrand färjeläge
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Sterna
Phone
+354 551 11 66
Email
info@sternatravel.com
Website
icelandbybus.is
Bus from Djúpivogur to Höfn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
icelandbybus.is
Bus from Höfn to Reykjavík
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
icelandbybus.is
SBA-Norðurleið
Phone
+354 550 0700
Email
sba@sba.is
Website
sba.is
Bus from Djúpivogur to Höfn
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
sba.is
Ferry operators
Smyril Line
Website
smyrilline.com
Car ferry from Hirtshals to Seyðisfjörður
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$230 - $250
Schedules at
smyrilline.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gothenburg and Iceland is 1773 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Iceland is to fly which costs 1100 kr - 2800 kr and takes 6 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Iceland is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs 1100 kr - 2800 kr.

It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Gothenburg to Iceland, including transfers.