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There are 4 ways to get from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 5 min

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

$85 - $380

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Bus Strætó  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ártún to Akureyri - Hof 57
  2. Take the bus from Akureyri - Hof to Egilsstaðir - Tjaldsvæðið 56

$115 - $163

Bus Sterna  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Reykjavík to Akureyri 60 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Akureyri to Egilsstaðir 62

$115 - $288

Drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir 404.6 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir is to fly which costs $85 - $380 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir. However, there are services departing from Ártún and arriving at Egilsstaðir - Tjaldsvæðið via Akureyri - Hof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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The distance between Reykjavík and Egilsstaðir is 377 km. The road distance is 647.3 km.

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The best way to get from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 55 min and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir is to fly which takes 2 h 5 min and costs $85 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 10 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Reykjavik Airport to Egilsstadir Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir bus services, operated by Strætó, arrive at Egilsstaðir - Tjaldsvæðið station.

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Map of how to get from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir.
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  • Distance: 235.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

Air Iceland flies from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir via Akureyri - Hof in around 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air Iceland
Website
airicelandconnect.com
Flights from Reykjavik to Egilsstadir
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
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
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straeto.is
Bus from Akureyri - Hof to Egilsstaðir - Tjaldsvæðið
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
straeto.is
Bus from Umferðarmiðstöðin to Akureyri - Hof
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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 - $90
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icelandbybus.is
Bus from Akureyri to Egilsstaðir
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Schedules at
sba.is

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Yes, the driving distance between Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir is 647 km. It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to drive from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir.

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Air Iceland offers flights from Reykjavik Airport to Egilsstadir Airport.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Egilsstaðir. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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