There are 8 ways to get from Reykjavík to Askja by plane, car or bus

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

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Fly to Akureyri, drive  •  5 h

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

$124 - $433

Cheapest option

Fly to Husavik, drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Reykjavik (RKV) to Husavik (HZK) RKV - HZK
  2. Drive from Husavik to Askja

$74 - $418

6 alternative options

Fly to Egilsstadir, drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Reykjavik (RKV) to Egilsstadir (EGS) RKV - EGS
  2. Drive from Egilsstadir to Askja

$117 - $424

Fly to Hornafjordur, drive  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Reykjavik (RKV) to Hornafjordur (HFN) RKV - HFN
  2. Drive from Hornafjordur to Askja

$102 - $466

Bus, drive via Ártún  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Ártún to Akureyri - Hof 57
  2. Take the bus from Akureyri - Hof to Skútustaðir 56
  3. Drive from Skútustaðir to Askja

$118 - $174

Bus Sterna, drive  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Reykjavík to Akureyri 60 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Akureyri - Hof to Skútustaðir 56
  3. Drive from Skútustaðir to Askja

$110 - $289

Bus Sterna, drive #2  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Reykjavík - Campsite to Akureyri 610
  2. Take the bus from Akureyri - Hof to Skútustaðir 56
  3. Drive from Skútustaðir to Askja

$121 - $170

Drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Reykjavík to Askja 385 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Reykjavík to Askja is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 8 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reykjavík to Askja is to fly and drive which costs $70 - $420 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Reykjavík and Askja is 265 km. The road distance is 616 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Reykjavík to Askja, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Reykjavík to Askja is 616 km. It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to drive from Reykjavík to Askja.

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Air Iceland offers flights from Reykjavik Airport to Akureyri Airport.

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Map of how to get from Reykjavík to Askja.
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  • Distance: 165.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

There is no direct connection from Reykjavík to Askja. However, you can fly to Akureyri then take the drive to Askja. Alternatively, you can fly to Husavik then take the drive to Askja.

Airlines
Air Iceland
Website
airicelandconnect.com
Flights from Reykjavik to Akureyri
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Reykjavik to Egilsstadir
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Eagle Air
Website
eagleair.is
Flights from Reykjavik to Husavik
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $380
Flights from Reykjavik to Hornafjordur
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
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
$75 - $110
Schedules at
straeto.is
Bus from Akureyri - Hof to Skútustaðir
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
straeto.is
Bus from Umferðarmiðstöðin to Akureyri - Hof
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
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
$65 - $95
Schedules at
icelandbybus.is
Bus from Reykjavík - Campsite to Akureyri
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
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
$130 - $230
Schedules at
sba.is

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