Getting to Iceland
When organising flights, most participants will need to add one day at the start and end of the placements to allow time for the bus journey to and from Thórsmörk. The Thórsmörk bus leaves the Reykjavik BSI Coach Terminal at 08:00 on the placement start date.
Flights to Iceland
This is a link to the list of the airlines operating services to Iceland (Keflavik airport). We recommend comparing prices and booking tickets early.
Ferry to Iceland
If you are looking for an alternative to flying, it is possible to travel to Iceland by ferry. The Smyril Line operates a services from Denmark and the Faeroes to Seyðisfjörður on the east of Iceland. We include a link to seat61.com to guide you through the process. Please note that there are limited bus connections to Seyðisfjörður and that it will take a day to get from the port to Reykjavik or Thórsmörk .
Getting to Reykjavik from Keflavik Airport
Keflavik Airport is about 50km from Reykjavik and there are regular bus services to which operated for all incoming flights. The journey time to Reykjavik is about 45 minutes and buses drop-off at the city’s hotels, guesthouse and hostels, simply ask when you buy your ticket. There are two companies operating airport services. Their ticket offices can be found in the airport arrivals area and buses depart from nearby:
- Reykjavik Excursions Flybus (Keflavik – Reykjavik BSÍ Coach Terminal)
- Iceland Excursions Airport Express
Map of the BSÍ Coach Terminal