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There are 8 ways to get from Maclas to Hornstrandir by taxi, plane, bus, train, car or car train

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Taxi to Grenoble, fly, bus, travel  •  16h 51m

  1. Take a taxi from Maclas to Grenoble
  2. Fly from Grenoble (GNB) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) GNB - KEF
  3. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  4. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  5. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

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Train to Lyon, fly, bus, travel  •  18h 43m

  1. Take the train from Saint-Clair - Les Roches to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) LYS - KEF
  3. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  4. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  5. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

Train, train to Geneva, fly, bus, travel  •  19h 46m

  1. Take the train from Saint-Clair - Les Roches to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) GVA - KEF
  4. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  5. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  6. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

Train, train to Clermont-Ferrand, fly, bus, travel  •  22h 39m

  1. Take the train from Saint-Clair - Les Roches to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand
  3. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) CFE - KEF
  4. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  5. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  6. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

Train, train to Paris Orly, fly, bus, travel  •  19h 29m

  1. Take the train from Saint-Clair - Les Roches to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Massy-Palaiseau-Grande-Cre
  3. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) ORY - KEF
  4. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  5. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  6. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

Train to Paris CDG, fly, bus, travel  •  19h 40m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) CDG - KEF
  3. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  4. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  5. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

Train, train to Zurich, fly, bus, travel  •  23h 3m

  1. Take the train from Saint-Clair - Les Roches to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  4. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) ZRH - KEF
  5. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  6. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  7. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

Drive, car train, travel  •  2 days 13h

  1. Drive from Maclas to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
  3. Travel from Hamburg Altona to Hornstrandir

France → Iceland
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International entry into Iceland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Iceland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Iceland with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Iceland from France

  • COVID-19 test upon arrival, followed by a 5-day quarantine and a second COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • COVID-19 test upon arrival, followed by a 5-day quarantine and a second COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Greenland
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Iceland

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Iceland from France.

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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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Iceland.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The distance between Maclas and Hornstrandir is 2839 km.

It takes approximately 16h 51m to get from Maclas to Hornstrandir, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Grenoble Airport to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h and has one stopover.

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easyJet, Icelandair and Wizz Air UK offer flights from Grenoble Airport to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport.

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Map of how to get from Maclas to Hornstrandir.
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  • Distance: 2838.9 km
  • Duration: 16h 51m

What companies run services between Maclas, France and Hornstrandir, Iceland?

There is no direct connection from Maclas to Hornstrandir. However, you can take the taxi to Grenoble airport, fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, take the walk to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport, take the shuttle to Reykjavík, take the walk to Bsí, take the line 6 bus to Ártún, take the bus to Borgarnes, take the bus to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag, then take the travel to Hornstrandir. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Saint-Clair-du-Rhône Gare St Clair - Les Roches, take the walk to Saint-Clair - Les Roches, take the train to Lyon Part Dieu, take the walk to Lyon Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, take the Rhonexpress to Lyon Airport, take the walk to Lyon airport, fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, take the walk to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport, take the shuttle to Reykjavík, take the walk to Bsí, take the line 6 bus to Ártún, take the bus to Borgarnes, take the bus to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag, then take the travel to Hornstrandir.

Airlines
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Grenoble to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $600
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Paris CDG, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $850
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Paris CDG, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lyon to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Lyon to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Paris Orly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Paris Orly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Geneva to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Paris Orly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Ghodawat Aviation
Website
ghodawataviation.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Grenoble to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via London Luton
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Saint-Clair - Les Roches to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Massy-Palaiseau-Grande-Cre
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St Clair Les Roches to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$8 - $13
Rail 1st Class
$16 - $24
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
Rail 1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
Rail 1st Class
$35 - $55
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$40 - $50
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$85 - $110
1st Class
$95 - $120
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
Strætó
Phone
+354 540 2700
Website
straeto.is
Bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Strætó
Bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Strætó
Other operators
Taxi from Maclas to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Taxis Valette
Phone
+33 4 75 33 14 79
Les Nouveaux Taxis
Phone
+33 4 75 32 42 28
Website
les-nouveaux-taxis.business.site
Taxi Saint-Etienne
Phone
+33 7 86 49 53 81
Website
taxi-saintetienne.fr
Atlantis Taxis
Phone
+33 6 08 60 74 93
Aalliance Taxis 42
Phone
+33 4 77 04 24 24

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