There are 3 ways to get from Reykjavík to Akureyri by plane, bus or car
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Fly • 48 min
$105 - $397
Bus • 6 h 24 min
$55 - $190
1 alternative option
Drive • 4 h 59 min
$60 - $90
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Reykjavík to Akureyri is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 4 h 59 min.
The quickest way to get from Reykjavík to Akureyri is to fly which costs $100 - $400 and takes 48 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ártún and arriving at Akureyri - Hof. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 24 min.
The distance between Reykjavík and Akureyri is 249 km. The road distance is 385.2 km.
The best way to get from Reykjavík to Akureyri without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 24 min and costs $55 - $190.
It takes approximately 48 min to get from Reykjavík to Akureyri, including transfers.
Reykjavík to Akureyri bus services, operated by Strætó, depart from Ártún station.
The best way to get from Reykjavík to Akureyri is to fly which takes 48 min and costs $100 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $190 and takes 6 h 24 min.
The quickest flight from Reykjavik Airport to Akureyri Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.
Reykjavík to Akureyri bus services, operated by Strætó, arrive at Akureyri - Hof station.
What companies run services between Reykjavík, Iceland and Akureyri, Iceland?
Air Iceland flies from Reykjavík to Akureyri 4 times a day. Alternatively, Strætó operates a bus from Reykjavík to Akureyri twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 6 h 24 min. Two other operators also service this route.
Flights from Reykjavik to Akureyri
- Ave. Duration
- 45 min
- Every day
- Estimated price
- $100 - $750
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More Questions & Answers
Yes, the driving distance between Reykjavík to Akureyri is 385 km. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Reykjavík to Akureyri.
Air Iceland offers flights from Reykjavik Airport to Akureyri Airport.
There are 104+ hotels available in Akureyri. Prices start at $86 USD per night.