By Air: Keflavik International Airport is the largest airport, servicing international flights. Reykjavík Airport is just south of the city centre and services domestic flights.
By Sea: There are two ports in Reykjavík, the old harbour docks cruise ships and Sundahofn east of the city is the cargo port. There is a ferry service between Iceland and Europe leaving from Denmark and docking on the east coast at Seydisfjordur. This ferry is for passengers and vehicles, the drive to Reykjavík is about nine hours.
Iceland does not have a rail system and beware of the condition of the highways.
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 Reykjavík 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. The bus service is clean and reliable. Make sure you have the correct fare, as the drivers do not give change. Needing to transfer to another bus, you may ask for an exchange ticket (skiptimioi), which is valid for 75 minutes. Main interchanges are Hlemmur and Laekjartorg in central Reykjavík. Note the last buses leave around 23:00 and there is no bus service at night.
Tourist Card: This allows you unlimited travel on the busses and includes free access to some museums and in some hostels free Internet.
By Taxi: All taxis are metered, clean and comfortable. There is a start fee and per kilometer.
By Bicycle: There are many hire outlets in and around the city centre with a good network of cycle paths linking the city.