Flights to Reykjavik

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Flights to Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavík is the capital and largest city of Iceland. The city is well known around the world as the one of the cleanest, greenest and safest in the world. It was founded in 1786 as an official trading town and later became a national centre of commerce, population and governmental activity.

The main international airport in Reykjavik is the Keflavík International Airport.

  • 50 km to central Reykjavik
  • A taxi ride to central Reykjavik costs around RM608 (Icelandic kr15010.19) and takes about 50 minutes
  • The Airport Express bus service operated by Gray Line Iceland offers transport to Reykjavik 45 minutes after each scheduled flights. Prices start from RM98 (Icelandic kr2,400)


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Best Time to Visit Reykjavik

The best time to visit Reykjavik depends on what you are looking for from this ever-popular city.

In the summer, the temperatures are warmer and be wowed by the midnight sun, giving you 24 hours of daylight.

For hiking, the best season is in July and August, when the rainfall is the lowest.

Lastly, for Northern Lights chasers, the best time to visit is February, March, September and October where the Northern Lights activity is the strongest.

Things to do in Reykjavik

What to see in Reykjavik

Understand Reykjavik’s history from the Settlement Exhibition, consisting of the unearthed Viking longhouse of the area’s earliest inhabitants. The National Museum also offers a look at the country’s treasured historical artefacts.

Take in the sights of snow-topped mountains and seas at Reykjavik’s vast countryside. For the art lovers, the Reykjavík Art Museum and National Gallery display contemporary art by both emerging and globally famous Icelandic artists.

What to eat in Reykjavik

The city has a bustling nightlife and a diverse food scene, where you can get your hands on Icelandic cuisine, tapas, hot dogs and hip burger joints. For a truly Icelandic dish, try fermented shark, commonly known as the national dish of Iceland. Taste rye bread baked by being buried in the ground close to a hot spring and skyr, a cultured dairy product made from cheese. 

Day trips from Reykjavik

Travellers should make time to see the wondrous natural phenomena around Reykjavik. Head to the South Coast to see waterfalls, beaches and glaciers or the Jokulsarlon Lagoon to see the large glacial lake located near Vatnajokull National Park. You can also sign up for tours to see incredible locations where popular TV series “Game of Thrones” was shot.

This information is correct as of 30 July 2017.


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