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Airports in Iceland

Keflavik International Airport (KEF)


The largest airport in Iceland, Keflavik International Airport is located just two miles (3.1km) outside of Keflavik, and 31 miles (50km) from central Reykjavik. Keflavik International Airport is the primary airport for international flights to Iceland, operating routes to destinations including New York, London, Amsterdam, Seattle, Washington DC, Paris, Barcelona and Oslo.

The facility is small, with a single terminal (named for famous Icelandic explorer Leifur Eiríksson). Keflavik International Airport is known for its efficient processing times and friendly staff, however, and there is a selection of shops and restaurants, as well as fine Icelandic artworks on display at the Reykjanesbær Art Museum.


The airport is situated 31 miles (50km) southwest of Reykjavik.

Getting to the city

The Flybus service leaves Keflavík Airport 35 to 40 minutes after the arrival of each flight, stopping first at the BSÍ Bus Terminal and then proceeding to Hafnarfjörður and Garðabær en route to Reykjavik.

There are onward transfers aboard smaller buses available to all major hotels, the Youth Hostel, Laugardalur camping area, and the domestic airport at the BSÍ Bus Terminal. Taxi companies also operate from a rank outside the arrivals hall.


No GMT offset.


Tel: +354 425 6000

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Keflavik International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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