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There are 3 ways to get from Stockholm to Hornstrandir by plane, bus or train

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Fly from Stockholm, bus, travel  •  14h 30m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) ARN - KEF
  2. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  3. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  4. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

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Train to Stockholm Skavsta, fly, bus, travel  •  20h 4m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Nyköping Centralstation
  2. Fly from Stockholm Skavsta (NYO) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) NYO - KEF
  3. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  4. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  5. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

Fly from Stockholm Bromma, bus, travel  •  17h 24m

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) BMA - KEF
  2. Take the bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
  3. Take the bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
  4. Travel from Hólmavík - Kaupfélag to Hornstrandir

Sweden → Iceland
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International entry into Iceland from Sweden

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Iceland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Iceland with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Iceland from Sweden

  • COVID-19 test upon arrival, followed by a 5-day quarantine and a second COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
This applies to arrivals from Sweden
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • COVID-19 test upon arrival, followed by a 5-day quarantine and a second COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Greenland
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Iceland

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Considerations leaving from Sweden

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Iceland from Sweden.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hornstrandir is 1700 (national) or 00354 544 4113.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hornstrandir is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hornstrandir is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1700 (national) or 00354 544 4113.

No, returning to Sweden from Iceland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Directorate of Health and The Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management.

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The distance between Stockholm and Hornstrandir is 2156 km.

It takes approximately 14h 30m to get from Stockholm to Hornstrandir, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 15m.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, Icelandair, Air Baltic and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs 278 kr.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Hornstrandir.
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  • Distance: 2155.5 km
  • Duration: 14h 30m

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and Hornstrandir, Iceland?

There is no direct connection from Stockholm to Hornstrandir. However, you can take the train to Arlanda Norra station, take the walk to Stockholm airport, fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, take the walk to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport, take the shuttle to Reykjavík, take the walk to Bsí, take the line 6 bus to Ártún, take the bus to Borgarnes, take the bus to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag, then take the travel to Hornstrandir. Alternatively, you can take the train to Nyköping Centralstation, take the walk to Nyköping Centralstation, take the line 515 bus to Skavsta flygplats, take the walk to Stockholm Skavsta airport, fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, take the walk to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport, take the shuttle to Reykjavík, take the walk to Bsí, take the line 6 bus to Ártún, take the bus to Borgarnes, take the bus to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag, then take the travel to Hornstrandir.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $350
Flights from Stockholm to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Stockholm to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $300
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Visby, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Stockholm Skavsta to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Stockholm Skavsta to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Stockholm Skavsta to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Krakow
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Stockholm to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $300
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Stockholm to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $300
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Helsinki, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $950
Ghodawat Aviation
Website
ghodawataviation.com
Flights from Stockholm Skavsta to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Helsinki, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Stockholm to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Riga
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stockholm Skavsta to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Bus operators
Strætó
Phone
+354 540 2700
Website
straeto.is
Bus from Ártún to Borgarnes
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
Strætó
Bus from Borgarnes to Hólmavík - Kaupfélag
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Strætó

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