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.

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Fly to Akureyri  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Akureyri (AEY) GOT - AEY

$264 - $779

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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas  •  6 h 21 min

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

$130 - $313

3 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  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 Reykjavík

Car ferry, drive via Mýrargata  •  2 days 13 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

$330 - $415

Car ferry, drive, bus  •  2 days 21 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

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

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

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The distance between Gothenburg and Iceland is 1773 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 48 min to get from Gothenburg to Iceland, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Gothenburg Airport to Akureyri Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Iceland is 1 h behind Gothenburg. It is currently 4:50 PM in Gothenburg and 2:50 PM in Iceland.

Lufthansa, Widerøe, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Akureyri Airport.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Gothenburg Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 65 kr - 80 kr.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Iceland.
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  • Distance: 1108 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 48 min

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Iceland?

Scandinavian Airlines, Icelandair and 12 other airlines fly from Gothenburg to Akureyri every 3 hours.

Airlines
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Akureyri via Copenhagen, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Gothenburg to Akureyri via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Gothenburg to Akureyri via Stockholm, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Akureyri via Frankfurt, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Gothenburg to Akureyri via Oslo, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Gothenburg to Akureyri via Amsterdam, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Gothenburg to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Gothenburg to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Gothenburg to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Air Iceland
Website
airicelandconnect.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Akureyri via Amsterdam, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Gothenburg to Akureyri via Stockholm, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 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, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Bus operators
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
$30 - $50
Schedules at
icelandbybus.is
Bus from Höfn to Reykjavík
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $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 - $65
Schedules at
sba.is
Ferry operators
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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