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Public Transport

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

From KeflavÝk Airport to Skagafj÷r­ur

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 ReykjavÝkáand from there other modes of transportation to Skagafj÷r­ur.

Buses to ReykjavÝk and from there other modes of transportation to Skagafj÷r­ur.

From ReykjavÝk to Skagafj÷r­ur

Ring road 1 lies directly through Skagafj÷r­ur, via VarmahlÝ­, from which it is only a 25min. drive to Sau­ßrkrˇkur, and ~40min. drive to Hˇlar or Hofsˇs.áIt takes around 3 and a half hours to drive from ReykjavÝk to VarmahlÝ­.

There is another,árelatively new road, over Ůverßfjall Mountain to Sau­ßrkrˇkur which reduces the distance between ReykjavÝk and Sau­ßrkrˇkur 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 ReykjavÝk. There are three rental car companies (AvisEuropcaráandáHertz) operating in Sau­ßrkrˇkur.

Bus servicesáoperate twice a day the whole year around between ReykjavÝk and Akureyri via Sau­ßrkrˇkur (route 57).

There are daily domestic flights from ReykjavÝk to Akureyri. áAkureyri is within 1-1.5 hours driving distance to most of the towns in Skagafj÷r­ur.

From Akureyri to Skagafj÷r­ur

It takes around 1 hour to drive from Akureyri to VarmahlÝ­ and 1 hour and 20 minutes to drive from Akureyri to Sau­ßrkrˇkur.

Bus servicesáoperate twice a day the whole year around (route 57 Akureyri ľ ReykjavÝk via Sau­ßrkrˇkur).

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. AvisEuropcaráandáHertz have agents in Sau­ßrkrˇkur.

From Sey­isfj÷r­ur to Skagafj÷r­ur

It takes around 5 hours to drive from Sey­isfj÷r­ur to Skagafj÷r­ur.

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

Distances:

  • ReykjavÝk ľ Sau­ßrkrˇkur: 290 km
  • ReykjavÝk ľ VarmahlÝ­: 294 km
  • Akureyri ľ VarmahlÝ­: 94 km
  • Sey­isfj÷r­ur ľ VarmahlÝ­: 394 km

áDistances between towns in Skagafj÷r­ur

  • VarmahlÝ­ ľ Sau­ßrkrˇkur: 24 km
  • Sau­ßrkrˇkur ľ Hˇlar Ý Hjaltadal: 31 km
  • Sau­ßrkrˇkur ľ Hofsˇs: 38 km
  • VarmahlÝ­ ľ Hˇlar Ý Hjaltadal: 43 km
  • VarmahlÝ­ ľ Hofsˇs: 49 km
  • VarmahlÝ­ ľ Ketilßs Ý Fljˇtum: 82 km
  • Hofsˇs ľ Hˇlar Ý Hjaltadal: 28 km
  • Hofsˇs ľ Ketilßs Ý Fljˇtum: 30 km

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It's a Short Distance to Anywhere

Akureyri - Skagafjordur 118 km

Reykjavik - Skagafjordur 290 km

Egilsstadir - Skagafjordur 383 km

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