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Public Transport

Information and a map of all public transport in Iceland can be found here.

From Keflavk Airport to Skagafjrur

Hire car. Maps are necessary to ensure that visitors to Iceland have an enjoyable and safe journey. Ask for road maps and maps of Iceland at local tourist offices, bookstores or gas stations. Always take along a detailed map.

Taxi to Reykjavkand from there other modes of transportation to Skagafjrur.

Buses to Reykjavk and from there other modes of transportation to Skagafjrur.

From Reykjavk to Skagafjrur

Ring road 1 lies directly through Skagafjrur, via Varmahl, from which it is only a 25min. drive to Saurkrkur, and ~40min. drive to Hlar or Hofss.It takes around 3 and a half hours to drive from Reykjavk to Varmahl.

There is another,relatively new road, over verfjall Mountain to Saurkrkur which reduces the distance between Reykjavk and Saurkrkur by around half an hour. Get more information on the website of the Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration.

The car is the most common mode of transport in Iceland and car rental agencies are to be found in most major towns, plenty in Reykjavk. There are three rental car companies (Avis,EuropcarandHertz) operating in Saurkrkur.

Bus servicesoperate twice a day the whole year around between Reykjavk and Akureyri via Saurkrkur (route 57).

There are daily domestic flights from Reykjavk to Akureyri. Akureyri is within 1-1.5 hours driving distance to most of the towns in Skagafjrur.

From Akureyri to Skagafjrur

It takes around 1 hour to drive from Akureyri to Varmahl and 1 hour and 20 minutes to drive from Akureyri to Saurkrkur.

Bus servicesoperate twice a day the whole year around (route 57 Akureyri Reykjavk via Saurkrkur).

The car is the most common mode of transport in Iceland and car rental agencies are to be found in most major towns, several in Akureyri. Avis,EuropcarandHertz have agents in Saurkrkur.

From Seyisfjrur to Skagafjrur

It takes around 5 hours to drive from Seyisfjrur to Skagafjrur.

Most of those arriving to Iceland by ferry have their own means of transport with them, however you can hire a car in Seyisfjrur or travel by bus from Seyisfjrur til Egilsstair and get a connecting bus from there to Akureyri and then on to Skagafjrur.

Distances:

  • Reykjavk Saurkrkur: 290 km
  • Reykjavk Varmahl: 294 km
  • Akureyri Varmahl: 94 km
  • Seyisfjrur Varmahl: 394 km

Distances between towns in Skagafjrur

  • Varmahl Saurkrkur: 24 km
  • Saurkrkur Hlar Hjaltadal: 31 km
  • Saurkrkur Hofss: 38 km
  • Varmahl Hlar Hjaltadal: 43 km
  • Varmahl Hofss: 49 km
  • Varmahl Ketils Fljtum: 82 km
  • Hofss Hlar Hjaltadal: 28 km
  • Hofss Ketils Fljtum: 30 km

Contact Us

Tel (+354) 455 6161
info@visitskagafjordur.is

It's a Short Distance to Anywhere

Akureyri - Skagafjordur 118 km

Reykjavik - Skagafjordur 290 km

Egilsstadir - Skagafjordur 383 km

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