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There are 3 ways to get from Grindavík to Silfra by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, line 15 bus, taxi  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Miðstöð to Bsí 55
  2. Take the line 15 bus from Gamla Hringbraut to Reykjabyggð 15
  3. Take a taxi from Reykjabyggð to Silfra

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Bus, line 15 bus, taxi via Reykjavegur  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Miðstöð to Bsí 55
  2. Take the line 15 bus from Gamla Hringbraut to Reykjavegur 15
  3. Take a taxi from Reykjavegur to Silfra

Drive  •  1h 20m

  1. Drive from Grindavík to Silfra 96.9 km

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The cheapest way to get from Grindavík to Silfra is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 1h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Grindavík to Silfra is to drive which takes 1h 20m and costs $21 - $35.

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The distance between Grindavík and Silfra is 79 km. The road distance is 96.9 km.

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The best way to get from Grindavík to Silfra without a car is to bus and line 15 bus and taxi which takes 3h 43m and costs $110 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Grindavík to Silfra, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grindavík to Silfra is 97 km. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Grindavík to Silfra.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Silfra. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 78.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 43m

What companies run services between Grindavík, Iceland and Silfra, Iceland?

There is no direct connection from Grindavík to Silfra. However, you can take the line 88 bus to Miðstöð, take the bus to Gamla Hringbraut, take the line 15 bus to Reykjabyggð, then take the taxi to Silfra. Alternatively, you can take the line 88 bus to Miðstöð, take the bus to Gamla Hringbraut, take the line 15 bus to Reykjavegur, then take the taxi to Silfra.

Bus operators
Strætó
Phone
+354 540 2700
Website
straeto.is
Bus from Miðstöð to Bsí
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Strætó
Bus from Gamla Hringbraut to Reykjabyggð
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Strætó
Bus from Gamla Hringbraut to Reykjavegur
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Strætó
Other operators
Taxi from Reykjabyggð to Silfra
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Taxi Reykjavik
Phone
+354 561 0000
Website
taxireykjavik.is
Reykjavík Taxi Travel
Phone
+354 898 6280
Website
reykjaviktaxi.is

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