Getting to Iceland

There are always more and more airlines that maintain regular flights to Iceland. Some of the foreign airlines do not operate flights to the country during winter although there are always more who choose to offer scheduled flights the whole year. However, if you do not like to fly you can always take the ferry!

Travel to Iceland by Air

Icelandair offers scheduled flights from the following cities: All year: Brussels, Toronto, Vancouver, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Paris, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Dublin, Amsterdam, Bergen, Oslo, Stockholm, Zürich, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Boston, Chicago, Denver, New York City, Newark, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington D.C.

Play Airlines offers scheduled flights from the following destinations: Alicante, Amsterdam, Washington D.C., Barcelona, Berlin, Bologna, Boston, Brussel, Dublin, Gothenburg, Gran Canaria, Copenhagen, Lissbon, London, Madrid, Malaga, Mallorca, New York, Orlando, Paris, Prague, Salzburg, Stavanger, Stuttgart, Tenerife and Trondheim

Niceair is a new carrier starting direct year round scheduled services from the United Kingdom, Denmark and Spain to Akureyri, the gateway to Arctic Iceland

Delta Airlines offers scheduled flights to Iceland from New York.

Easy Jet offers scheduled flights to Iceland from the UK.

Norwegian maintains scheduled flights to Iceland from Oslo year-round.

SAS offers scheduled flights to Iceland from Oslo.

Approximate flight times from several cities:
Copenhagen, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Amsterdam to Reykjavik - approx: 3 hrs
New York, Boston, Minneapolis to Reykjavik - approx: 5-6 hrs

Travel to Iceland by Sea

Smyril Line maintains regular scheduled cruise ferry service to Iceland from Hirtshals in Denmark and Tórshavn in the Faroe Islands. The ferry arrives on the east coast in the beautiful small town of Seyðisfjörður. During the summer the ferry stops at more destinations than just Denmark, Faroe Islands, and Iceland.