Keflavik Airport

General information

Keflavik Airport is located in the western part of Iceland, close to the town Keflavik and at some distance from the capital Reykjavik (50 kilometres). The main air carriers at Reykjavik Keflavik Airport are Icelandair and WOW air. The Jet Nest in front of the terminal building is one of the many sculptures at Keflavik Airport.

Location

Where is Keflavik Airport situated?

Keflavik Airport is situated west of Reykjavik. The airport and Reykjavik are connected by Route 41 (Reykjanesbraut).

How many terminals has Keflavik Airport?

Keflavik Airport consists of one large terminal, called Leifur Eiríksson Air Terminal. The number of passengers at Keflavik Airport has grown significantly in recent years, for this reason the current terminal was expanded in 2016.

Airport Map


Transportation

Car

The distance from Keflavik Airport to the centre of Keflavik is 50 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of Keflavik.

From KEF Airport to Keflavik City centre by Car
50 km
40 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Keflavik Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Keflavik Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Keflavik Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Keflavik Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Keflavik Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Keflavik is about ISK 17500.-. Book your taxi at Keflavik Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From KEF Airport to Keflavik City centre by Taxi
50 km
45 min
ISK 17500.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Keflavik Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Budget, Hertz, Avis, Europcar and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Keflavik Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Keflavik Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Keflavik Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Keflavik Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Keflavik Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Keflavik Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Icelandair (FI)
  • WOW air (WW)
  • easyJet (U2)
  • Eurowings (EW)
  • Norwegian (DY)

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Keflavik Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Airport Hotel Aurora Star, Keflavík

This hotel is only 100 metres from Keflavík International Airport and 25 minutes’ drive from the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa. WiFi and parking are free during your stay.

budget

The Base by Keflavik Airport, Keflavík

Situated in Keflavik, 36 km from Reykjavik, this accommodation offers air-conditioned hotel and hostel style rooms. There is free private parking. The property offers a library, game room and TV lounges.

Hotels in Reykjavik

Looking for the best hotels in Reykjavik? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Reykjavik Residence Apartment Hotel, Reykjavík

Reykjavik Residence combines hotel services with self-catering apartments that offer flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and modern kitchen facilities.

family

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura, Reykjavík

This eco-friendly hotel is next to Öskjuhlíd Hill’s quiet woods and 1 km from Nauthólsvík geothermal beach. WiFi and gym access are free. The in-house S

luxury

Hlemmur Square, Reykjavík

Hlemmur Square is set in a 1930s art deco building on Laugavegur, Reykjavík's main shopping street. Guets can choose from modern hotel and hostel rooms or aparthotel units. Free WiFi access is available.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Keflavik Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

KEF Airport: Reykjavik City Bus Transfer

Pre-book convenient and economic bus transfers between Keflavik Airport and Reykjavik city. Let the driver negotiate the Icelandic roads while you relax in a modern and comfortable coach. Pick-up and drop-off is offered at all major hotels upon request.

Activity

Icelandic Horse Riding Tour in Lava Fields

Head out of Reykjavik to Íshestar Riding Center in the Reykjavík area on a 1.5 to 2-hour horse riding excursion.

Tour & transport

Reykjavik: Golden Circle Full Day Tour with Kerid Crater

See the best of southwest Iceland on an 8-hour Golden Circle tour. Visit the spectacular Geysir area, and go to the cascades of Gullfoss Waterfall. Discover where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet in Þingvellir National Park.

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