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There are 2 ways to get from Höfn to Svartifoss by bus or car

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Bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Höfn í Hornafirði - Sundlaug to Skaftafell 51

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Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Höfn to Svartifoss 136.5 km
Höfn → Svartifoss
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The cheapest way to get from Höfn to Svartifoss is to bus which costs $21 - $30 and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Höfn to Svartifoss is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 1h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Höfn í Hornafirði - Sundlaug and arriving at Skaftafell. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Höfn and Svartifoss is 89 km. The road distance is 136.5 km.

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The best way to get from Höfn to Svartifoss without a car is to bus which takes 2h 20m and costs $21 - $30.

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The bus from Höfn í Hornafirði - Sundlaug to Skaftafell takes 1h 55m including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Höfn to Svartifoss bus services, operated by Strætó, depart from Höfn í Hornafirði - Sundlaug station.

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Höfn to Svartifoss bus services, operated by Strætó, arrive at Skaftafell station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Höfn to Svartifoss is 137 km. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Höfn to Svartifoss.

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There are three+ hotels available in Svartifoss. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 89.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 20m

What companies run services between Höfn, East, Iceland and Svartifoss, Iceland?

Strætó operates a bus from Höfn í Hornafirði - Sundlaug to Skaftafell 5 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 1h 55m.

Bus operators
+354 540 2700
Bus from Höfn í Hornafirði - Sundlaug to Skaftafell
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30

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