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In general

Iceland is situated in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, only about 3 hours flight from many European cities and about 6 hours flight from the east cost of the United States.

Akureyri Airport

Akureyri International Airport is one of four international airports in Iceland and the only one located in North Iceland. It is open all year round.


The only taxi service in Akureyri is called BSO. It is in the centre of town and provides service 24/7.


The Islands of Hrísey and Grímsey both are a part of the municipality of Akureyri. You can get there by using the ferries.

City Bus - Free of Charge

We recommend our guests to travel by our free of charge local city buses. The buses drive from kl. 6.25 to 23.03 weekdays and from 12.16 to 18.03 weekends and holidays.

Car Rentals

There are several car rentals available in Akureyri. Below you find a list of the companies with contact information.

Domestic travel

Several options are available for transportation between Reykjavík (and Keflavik international airport) and Akureyri as well as other destinations within North Iceland and Akureyri.

International travel

Several airlines offer scheduled routes to Iceland (Keflavik International Airport) on whole year basis, from destinations in Europe and USA, see list below.

ÁS Guest House

ÁS Guest House is a two floor lodging with a “home away from home” feeling. The accommodations, part of a three floor house built on the side of a hill overlooking the fjord, are suitable for individuals, families, and small groups.

Wave Guesthouse in Hrísey

Wave Guesthouse offers accommodation in 4 double rooms with made up beds. All general equipment available. Shared bathroom, lounge and kitchen. The guesthouse is located in Hrísey, the Pearl of Eyjafjordur, which is renowned for its tranquility and natural beauty.