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Keflavik Airport & Reykjavik Hotels: Economy Bus Transfer

1. Keflavik Airport & Reykjavik Hotels: Economy Bus Transfer

Relax on your holiday using a cost effective and efficient transfer, with professional and friendly drivers. With a fixed schedule coach transfer between Keflavík International Airport and Reykjavík bus Terminal, this is the easiest way to get about. This transfer between Reykjavík Terminal and Keflavík Airport takes approximately 45 minutes and all you have to do is sit back and relax. Upon arrival at Keflavík International Airport, locate the service desk outside the arrivals hall, and board your bus right in front of the airport. Buses are on time and depart according to the schedule in connection with every arriving passenger flight. When departing from Reykjavík, make your way to the easy-to-find Reykjavík bus terminal, or conveniently located bus stops in Kópavogur.  For an extra fee, add a hotel connection to your booking to get dropped off or picked-up at your accommodation or nearest bus stop. 

From Reykjavik or Keflavik: Blue Lagoon Transport

2. From Reykjavik or Keflavik: Blue Lagoon Transport

Relax and enjoy comfortable transport to the famous Blue Lagoon from Iceland's capital, Reykjavík, or the international airport in Keflavík. The transfer from Reykjavik to the Blue Lagoon includes a free bus connection to your hotel, guesthouse, or nearest bus stop. If you’re traveling onwards to Keflavík International Airport, be aware that the trip from the Blue Lagoon to Keflavík takes approximately 20 minutes. Please note that you have to book each leg separately, i.e. from Keflavik International Airport to Blue Lagoon (one leg) and Blue Lagoon to Reykjavik (one leg).

Reykjavík: Volcano Eruption Site and Reykjanes Hiking Tour

3. Reykjavík: Volcano Eruption Site and Reykjanes Hiking Tour

Update August 9th: The flow of new lava at Litli-Hrutur has stopped, at least for the time being. The area is still smoldering and is fascinating to visit. After a period on calm following eruption in 2012 and 2022, the Reykjanes Peninsula has awoken once more. In mid-July, a new volcano at Litli Hrutur erupted spewing lava and smoke over a vast area. Discover the beauty of volcanic landscapes in the Geldingadalur Valley on this day trip from Reykjavík. Walk past the eruption site Meradalir and Fagraadalsfjall Volcano areas to see the new lava fields. Capture photos at locations like Lake Kleifarvatn, The Bridge between Continents, and Gunnuhver Hot Springs. Start with a pickup in Reykjavík before heading on a scenic drive surrounded by breathtaking views. Stop by Lake Kleifarvatn to take in the black sand beach and surrounding mountains. Lace up your hiking boots and begin the long walk towards Litli Hrutur, north of Meradalir. Please note that the hike is of moderate to hard difficulty and takes around 2 hours each way. But please note that the route we take can vary depending on conditions on the day. We will always take you to the safest viewing point. This is a good moment to eat your packed lunch. Drive the Reykjanes Peninsula, where volcanoes have shaped the area, with immense ancient lava fields now covered by soft green lava moss. Continue to the Gunnuhver Hot Springs to breathe in steam from the boiling waters. Make your way to the oldest lighthouse in Iceland Reykjanes Lighthouse. Admire the cliffs and sea stacks formed by the Atlantic Ocean at the Valhnúkamöl Boulder Ridge. Finally, see the Bridge Between Continents which crosses a rift between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates. Get a picture of you walking across the bridge before returning to Reykjavík.

Reykjavik: Private Transfer to/from Keflavík Airport

4. Reykjavik: Private Transfer to/from Keflavík Airport

Book a reliable and convenient transfer between your accommodation in Reykjavik and Keflavík International Airport. Travel in a private car with a professional driver and benefit from free WiFi on board. Meet your driver and hop into a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Then, sit back and relax as your driver navigates the Icelandic roads, taking you to your destination without any hassle. Choose to book a one-way transfer to or from the airport, or opt for the round-trip option for ultimate convenience. 

Reykjavik: Guided Tour to Volcano and Reykjanes Geopark

5. Reykjavik: Guided Tour to Volcano and Reykjanes Geopark

Nature's marvels never cease to amaze, and the Reykjanes Peninsula is a testament to Iceland's unparalleled beauty. This region is a true geothermal wonderland, where dramatic landscapes, bubbling mud pools, sizzling hot springs, and intriguing geological formations await your eager eyes. As the earth's tectonic plates pull apart beneath your feet, you'll have a front-row seat to witness the raw power of nature that has shaped this mesmerizing terrain. Start your tour at the boiling mud pools and colorful landscapes of the Seltún Geothermal Area. Hike up to the volcano and take in the views of the fresh lava field formed in the recent eruptions. Stand astride the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, a remarkable geological boundary where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet on the Bridge between continents. This unique location offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to traverse between two continents! On the way back to Reykjavík stop by Gunnuhver, the largest mud pool in Iceland. Prepare to be mesmerized as you encounter the powerful geothermal forces of Gunnuhver. The roaring steam vents and bubbling mud pots create an otherworldly atmosphere, evoking the raw energy that lies beneath the Earth's surface.

Reykjavik/Keflavik: Blue Lagoon Private Transfer

6. Reykjavik/Keflavik: Blue Lagoon Private Transfer

Indulge in a stress-free transfer to the renowned Blue Lagoon from either Reykjavík, Iceland's capital, or Keflavik International Airport, with comfortable and relaxing travel guaranteed. In case you're headed to Keflavik International Airport, keep in mind that the journey from the Blue Lagoon takes around 20 minutes. Please note that you need to reserve each segment separately - one for the transfer from Keflavik International Airport to Blue Lagoon and another for the transfer from Blue Lagoon to Reykjavik.

From Reykjavik: Private Transfer to KEF Airport in Iceland

7. From Reykjavik: Private Transfer to KEF Airport in Iceland

Wait inside of your hotel or Airbnb as our driver will call you upon arriving at your location. Then, get into the car when the driver arrives and start the drive to Keflavik International Airport. Sit back in comfort and style inside an elegant car and take in the view of mountains, waterfalls, and volcanic rock formations along the way. Arrive at the airport with plenty of time to spare so you can check in for your flight without any stress. Benefit from a door-to-door service, a professional driver, and free rescheduling if your flight is delayed or canceled. Contact customer support if you have any questions about the transfer.

From KEF Airport: Private Transfer to Reykjavik in Iceland

8. From KEF Airport: Private Transfer to Reykjavik in Iceland

Be contacted by the agent upon booking, who will get your flight details and drop off location in Reykjavik. Driver will get in touch with you right upon your arrival, as the team keeps tracking your flight. Begin your Iceland adventure by meeting your driver at the airport and board a modern vehicle to start your journey. Experience breathtaking views of Iceland’s distinctive landscape, including waterfalls and volcanic formations. Let go of any stress and relax on a stress-free trip, perfect for the start of a pleasant holiday. Reach your accommodation in no time, be dropped off, and get right to the fun part of your trip.

Keflavik Airport: Private Transfer to/from Reykjavik

9. Keflavik Airport: Private Transfer to/from Reykjavik

Take the hassle out of arriving in or departing Iceland with this private airport transfer from Keflavik Airport to Reykjavik, or vice versa. Enjoy a convenient and comfortable service featuring free WiFi, music, and air conditioning. For arrival transfers, get welcomed at the airport by your driver, and enjoy a trouble-free arrival alongside 24/7 customer support with 24-hour flight radar tracking. In the event of a flight delay, the driver will wait for 30 minutes to 1 hour. After meeting your driver, sit back and relax as the driver will drop you off at your hotel or other accommodations, saving you the time of waiting for coaches and the effort of lugging around your luggage. For departure transfers, have no worries about missing your flight with a pre-arranged transfer. Get picked up at your accommodation, load your bags, then make your way to the airport in time for your flight.

Reykjavík: 7-Course Teppanyaki Tasting Menu with Fire Show

10. Reykjavík: 7-Course Teppanyaki Tasting Menu with Fire Show

Take your taste buds on an adventure with a 7-course teppanyaki tasting menu with this in Reykjavík, the land of ice and fire. Be welcomed with a sake cocktail (or a similar drink) and be amazed as your chef performs a volcanic flame show while crafting your meal. Have chance to taste the best of Icelandic ingredients, including the famous Icelandic langoustine (lobster), salmon (fish), and free-range Icelandic Lamb, grilled on a teppanyaki table. Treat yourself with a special meal at the only teppanyaki restaurant in Iceland. Watch a unique teppanyaki-style food tasting show and try a sake cocktail. Admire the chef's skill as they bend the fire to their will to create a mouthwatering menu. Located a modern glass building area in the Reykjavik city center (only 200 m away from historic landmark Höfði house and Fosshotel Reykjavik), the restaurant is not far from the ocean. In winter, you can also view the northern lights from the nearby light house by the ocean. Dig into a menu (sample menu) of Icelandic beef carpaccio, tempura Icelandic langoustine (lobster) in homemade lava sauce, premium Japanese rice, mixed fresh vegetables, Icelandic arctic charr with teriyaki sauce, Icelandic free range lamb with pepper sauce, and traditional blueberry Skýr yogurt.

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4.6 / 5

based on 536 reviews

The staff at the main (orange) desk inside the airport as you come out of arrivals were super friendly and helpful! I needed additional transport from Reykjavik Bus Terminal to B14 Hostel, which they ran a service via smaller buses for a very reasonable 1,100 Króna. They were well organised (even when I was put on the wrong bus, they quickly realised and made sure I was on the correct one!), and got me to my final destination. Would highly recommend if it's your first trip to Iceland as it was a very pleasant experience and journey that took about an hour as I was the last stop.

A comfortable trip from Keflavik airport to our hotel in Reykjavik and back. Our driver for both journeys, Martinez (unsure of spelling, apologies), was lovely and punctual and drove very safely on the icy roads. We would definitely contact him again when we return to Iceland.

Had an amazing time in Iceland for our son’s 21st birthday! The transfer was seamless and our driver very friendly and helpful - would definitely recommend :-)

Very good. It would be nice if the exact bus stop number could be given in the future.

Driver was fabulous. On time and very polite. Would definitely use again!