By Air: International flights from Europe and United States (New York) land at Keflavik International Airport, which is about forty-five minutes from Reykjavik, the capital. Flying time from London is approximately two and half-hours, from New York five hours.
By Sea: The ferry between Iceland and Europe leaves from Hirtshals in Denmark and disembarks at Seydisfjordur on the east coast of Iceland. This is a car and passenger ferry and takes 2 to 3 nights depending on the schedule. The drive from Seydisfjordur to Reykjavik is approximately nine hours.
Iceland does not have a rail system and beware of the condition of the highways. Southern Iceland is serviced by a ring road called “The Golden Circle” with villages
By Car: Self drive - You will need an international drivers license and proof of third-party insurance. You may purchase a policy on arrival. Filling stations in and around Reykjavik are open 07:30 – 20:00 some until 23:00, further out of the main centre the opening hours may be erratic, and look for Automats for self-service.
Car Hire: These are found at the Airport or major towns.
By Air: Domestic airlines provide services during winter, as motoring may be difficult. Daily flights are scheduled in the summer to the most popular destinations.
By Bus: There is a comprehensive bus service throughout Iceland.