There are 3 ways to get from Reykjavík to Grindavík by bus, taxi or car

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Line 1 bus, line 55 bus, line 88 bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Kringlan to Fjörður 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Fjörður to Miðstöð 55
  3. Take the line 88 bus from Miðstöð to Grindavík - Aðalbraut 88

$16 - $25

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reykjavík to Grindavík 31.4 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Reykjavík to Grindavík 31.4 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Reykjavík to Grindavík. However, there are services departing from Kringlan and arriving at Grindavík - Aðalbraut via Fjörður and Miðstöð. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Reykjavík and Grindavík is 42 km. The road distance is 50.3 km.

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The best way to get from Reykjavík to Grindavík without a car is to line 1 bus and line 55 bus and line 88 bus which takes 3 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Reykjavík to Grindavík, including transfers.

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Reykjavík to Grindavík bus services, operated by Strætó, depart from Kringlan station.

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Reykjavík to Grindavík bus services, operated by Strætó, arrive at Grindavík - Aðalbraut station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reykjavík to Grindavík is 50 km. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Reykjavík to Grindavík.

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There are 69+ hotels available in Grindavík. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from Reykjavík to Grindavík via Fjörður and Miðstöð in around 3 h 14 min.

Bus operators
Strætó
Phone
+354 540 2700
Website
straeto.is
Bus from Kringlan to Fjörður
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
straeto.is
Bus from Fjörður to Miðstöð
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
straeto.is
Bus from Miðstöð to Grindavík - Aðalbraut
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
straeto.is
Other operators
Taxi from Reykjavík to Grindavík
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Reykjavík Taxi Travel
Phone
+354 898 6280
Website
reykjaviktaxi.is
Taxi Reykjavik
Phone
+354 561 0000
Website
taxireykjavik.is

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