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There are 2 ways to get from Mývatn to Hornstrandir by bus, taxi or plane

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Bus, travel  •  12h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Skútustaðir to Akureyri - Hof 56
  2. Take the bus from Akureyri - Hof to Borgarnes 57
  3. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag 59
  4. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

1 alternative option

Taxi, fly, travel  •  4h 35m

  1. Take a taxi from Mývatn to Akureyri
  2. Fly from Akureyri (AEY) to Isafjordur (IFJ) AEY - IFJ
  3. Travel from Isafjordur to Hornstrandir

Mývatn → Hornstrandir
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hornstrandir is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hornstrandir is 1 metre.

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: 28 Jul 2021
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The distance between Mývatn and Hornstrandir is 264 km.

The best way to get from Mývatn to Hornstrandir without a car is to bus and travel which takes 12h 16m and costs .

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It takes approximately 12h 16m to get from Mývatn to Hornstrandir, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Akureyri Airport to Isafjordur Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Icelandair offers flights from Akureyri Airport to Isafjordur Airport.

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Map of how to get from Mývatn to Hornstrandir.
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  • Distance: 264.2 km
  • Duration: 12h 16m

What companies run services between Mývatn, Iceland and Hornstrandir, Iceland?

There is no direct connection from Mývatn to Hornstrandir. However, you can take the travel to Skútustaðir, take the bus to Akureyri - Hof, take the bus to Borgarnes, take the bus to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag, then take the travel to Hornstrandir. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Akureyri airport, fly to Isafjordur, then take the travel to Hornstrandir.

Airlines
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Akureyri to Isafjordur via Reykjavik
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Bus operators
Strætó
Phone
+354 540 2700
Website
straeto.is
Bus from Skútustaðir to Akureyri - Hof
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Strætó
Bus from Akureyri - Hof to Borgarnes
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Strætó
Bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Strætó
Other operators
Taxi from Mývatn to Akureyri
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$200 - $240

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