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 (Avis,áEuropcaráandáHertz) 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).
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.
- 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