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There are several different ways one can take to reach the destination of Austurland. Wether it's by plane, car or even on foot we are sure it will be a journey to remember! 

How to get to Austurland by plane?

The domestic airport in Reykjavik is located in the heart of the city. Icelandair offers daily flights from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir in Austurland, East Iceland.

Icelandair operates flights to Iceland from Europe and North-America. The international airport is situated in Keflavík about 40-50 minutes drive from the capital, Reykjavík.

How to get to Austurland by boat?

The ferry Norræna offers weekly sailings to/from Denmark to Seyðisfjörður in Austurland with a stop at the Faroe Islands.

Note that sailing dates vary between seasons.

The ferry between Neskaupstaður and Mjóifjörður sails twice a week over winter time (Oct 1 - May 31). Mondays and Thursdays from Mjóifjörður at 10:00 and back from Neskaupstaður at 12:30.



How to get to Austurland by car?

Your own (or rented) car. The drive from Reykjavík to East Iceland can be made in one day. You can either take the Northern or Southern route on road 1, or both!

Strætó BS. (Icelandic bus service)
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.