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

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Line 15 bus, taxi

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Hlemmur C to Reykjavegur
  2. Take a taxi from Reykjavegur to Silfra

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  1. Take a taxi from Kópavogur to Silfra


  1. Drive from Kópavogur to Silfra
Kópavogur → Silfra

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Silfra is 1700 (national) or 00354 544 4113.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Silfra is subject to regional advice.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1700 (national) or 00354 544 4113.

Last updated: 22 Mar 2023
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The cheapest way to get from Kópavogur to Silfra is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kópavogur to Silfra is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Kópavogur and Silfra is 41 km. The road distance is 53.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kópavogur to Silfra without a car is to line 15 bus and taxi which takes 1h 42m and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m to get from Kópavogur to Silfra, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kópavogur to Silfra is 53 km. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Kópavogur to Silfra.

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There are six+ hotels available in Silfra. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kópavogur to Silfra.
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  • Distance: 41.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 42m

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

There is no direct connection from Kópavogur to Silfra. However, you can take the line 1 bus to Hlemmur C, take the line 15 bus to Reykjavegur, then take the taxi to Silfra. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Silfra.

Bus operators
+354 540 2700
Bus from Hlemmur C to Reykjavegur
Ave. Duration
34 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Other operators
Taxi from Reykjavegur to Silfra
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Taxi Reykjavik
+354 561 0000
Reykjavík Taxi Travel
+354 898 6280

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