Keflavik Airport is located in the western part of Iceland, close to the town of Keflavik and at some distance from the capital Reykjavik (50 kilometres / 31 miles). Icelandair is headquartered at the airport, the national flag carrier offers many connections to European and North American destinations. Most domestic flights depart from Reykjavik Airport, Iceland’s second busiest airport. Jet Nest in front of the terminal building is one of the many sculptures at Keflavik Airport.
Where is Keflavik Airport situated?
Keflavik Airport is situated west of the capital of Iceland. The airport and Reykjavik are connected by Route 41 (Reykjanesbraut).
How many terminals does Keflavik Airport have?
Keflavik Airport consists of one large terminal, called Leifur Eiríksson Air Terminal. The terminal is divided into two parts, namely Main Building and South Building.
The distance from Keflavik Airport to the centre of Reykjavik is 50 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of Reykjavik.
From KEF Airport to Reykjavik City centre by Car
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.
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.
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 Reykjavik is about ISK 18000.-. Book your taxi at Keflavik Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From KEF Airport to Reykjavik City centre by Taxi
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.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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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:
- Wizz Air
- Air Canada
- Scandinavian Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Reykjavik
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Things to do
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