There are 3 ways to get from Reykjavík to Akureyri by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  48 min

  1. Fly from Reykjavik (RKV) to Akureyri (AEY) RKV - AEY

$105 - $397

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ártún to Akureyri - Hof 57 / ...

$55 - $190

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Reykjavík to Akureyri 240.8 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

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.

More details

The distance between Reykjavík and Akureyri is 249 km. The road distance is 385.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Reykjavík to Akureyri without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 24 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 48 min to get from Reykjavík to Akureyri, including transfers.

More details

Reykjavík to Akureyri bus services, operated by Strætó, depart from Ártún station.

More details

The best way to get from Reykjavík to Akureyri is to fly which takes 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 24 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Reykjavik Airport to Akureyri Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

Search flights

Reykjavík to Akureyri bus services, operated by Strætó, arrive at Akureyri - Hof station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Reykjavík to Akureyri is 385 km. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Reykjavík to Akureyri.

Get driving directions

Air Iceland offers flights from Reykjavik Airport to Akureyri Airport.

Search flights

Map of how to get from Reykjavík to Akureyri.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 155.4 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Reykjavík, Iceland and Akureyri, Iceland?

Air Iceland flies from Reykjavík to Akureyri 5 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.

Airlines
Air Iceland
Website
airicelandconnect.com
Flights from Reykjavik to Akureyri
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Bus operators
Strætó
Phone
+354 540 2700
Website
straeto.is
Bus from Ártún to Akureyri - Hof
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
straeto.is
Sterna
Phone
+354 551 11 66
Email
info@sternatravel.com
Website
icelandbybus.is
Bus from Reykjavík to Akureyri
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
icelandbybus.is
SBA-Norðurleið
Phone
+354 550 0700
Email
sba@sba.is
Website
sba.is
Bus from Reykjavik to Akureyri
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
sba.is

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How do I get from Sydney to Melbourne, Slovenia: Getting from Ljubljana to Lake Bled and 5 delightfully under-the-radar French towns you need to visit - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 105+ hotels available in Akureyri. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

More details