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

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Bus via Selfoss  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Mjódd to Selfoss - N1 51 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Selfoss - N1 to Vík í Mýrdal 51
  3. Take the bus from Vík í Mýrdal to Skaftafell 51

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Fly, bus  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Reykjavik (RKV) to Hornafjordur (HFN) RKV - HFN
  2. Take the bus from Höfn í Hornafirði - Sundlaug to Skaftafell

2 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Reykjavík Campsite to Skógar South Coast to Skógar
  2. Take the bus from Vík í Mýrdal to Skaftafell 51

Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Reykjavík to Svartifoss 324 km

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The cheapest way to get from Reykjavík to Svartifoss is to bus via Selfoss which costs $45 - $75 and takes 7h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Reykjavík to Svartifoss is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reykjavík to Svartifoss. However, there are services departing from Mjódd and arriving at Skaftafell via Selfoss - N1 and Vík í Mýrdal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 9m.

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The distance between Reykjavík and Svartifoss is 239 km. The road distance is 324 km.

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The best way to get from Reykjavík to Svartifoss without a car is to bus via Selfoss which takes 7h 9m and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 7h 9m to get from Reykjavík to Svartifoss, including transfers.

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Reykjavík to Svartifoss bus services, operated by Strætó, depart from Mjódd station.

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The quickest flight from Reykjavik Airport to Hornafjordur Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Reykjavík to Svartifoss bus services, operated by Strætó, arrive at Skaftafell station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reykjavík to Svartifoss is 324 km. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Reykjavík to Svartifoss.

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  • Distance: 239.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 9m

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

You can take a bus from Reykjavík to Svartifoss via Selfoss - N1, Vík í Mýrdal, and Skaftafell in around 7h 9m.

Airlines
Eagle Air
Website
eagleair.is
Flights from Reykjavik to Hornafjordur
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $300
Bus operators
Strætó
Phone
+354 540 2700
Website
straeto.is
Bus from Mjódd to Selfoss - N1
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Strætó
Bus from Selfoss - N1 to Vík í Mýrdal
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
Strætó
Bus from Vík í Mýrdal to Skaftafell
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Strætó
Bus from Höfn í Hornafirði - Sundlaug to Skaftafell
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Strætó
Sterna
Phone
+354 551 11 66
Email
info@sternatravel.com
Website
icelandbybus.is
Bus from Reykjavík Campsite to Skógar
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
icelandbybus.is

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Eagle Air offers flights from Reykjavik Airport to Hornafjordur Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Svartifoss. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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