How to get to East Iceland by plane?
The domestic airport in Reykjavik is located in the heart of the city. Air Iceland offers 3-5 flights daily from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir in East Iceland.
The ferry Norræna offers weekly sailings to/from Denmark to Seyðisfjörður in East Iceland with a stop at the Faroe Islands.
The ferry between Norðfjörður and Mjóifjörður sails twice a week over wintertime (Oct 1 - May 31). Mondays and Thursdays from Mjóifjörður at 10:00 and back from Norðfjörður at 12:30.
Drives in East Iceland all year. Stops at: Borgarfjörður, Seyðisfjörður, Egilsstaðir, Reyðarfjörður, Eskifjörður, Neskaupstaður, Fáskrúðsfjörður, Stöðvarfjörður, Breiðdalsvík, Djúpivogur and Höfn.
Route 56 drives: Egilsstaðir - Akureyri and Akureyri - Egilsstaðir all year. In the summer they drive daily and 3-5 times a week during the winter.
SBA-Norðurleið / Sterna
Sterna has a full circle bus passport as well as operating day tours. As a part of an full circle system SBA Norðurleið drives from Akureyri- Egilsstaðir - Höfn and also from Höfn – Egilsstaðir – Akureyri. SBA Norðurleið drives from the 1st of June until the 10th of September 2014.
The drive from Reykjavik to Egilsstaðir can be made in one day. You can either drive the northern route or the southern route.
Bjarni Hávarðsson, phone 893-3450
Sturlaugur Stefánsson, phone 852-2227
Gunnar Th Gunnarsson, phone 844-9133
Tour operators in the East
Click here to see all the tour operators in the east.
Travel agents offering tours to East Iceland: