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Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport Information

 

Reykjavik (Keflavik) Airport Code – KEF

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Useful Telephone No’s: Airport Administration Office + 345 425 0680 and Police Office + 354 425 0655 Departures & Arrivals Info + 354 425-0777

Live light Information From Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport:

Reykjavik Airport Flight Arrivals

Reykjavik Airport Flight Departures

International & Domestic Airlines Flying To & From Reykjavik (Keflavik) Airport

Aigle Azur BH Air British Airways Futura Iberworld Iceland Express Icelandair LTUSAS Spanair Swiss International

Tax & Duty Free Shopping Available on Arrival !

Passengers flying in to the country are able to by make tax and duty free purchases from any of the shops in the lower part of the arrivals hall.

A Few Facts About Reykjavik International Airport

The present airport was built by the United States when they and the British occupied the country during WW2. During the war it was used only for military purpose.

In the 1950s it was used for civilian flights – mainly as a refuelling point for cross Atlantic flights. By this time it was completely enclosed ny the US Army base and passengers had to undergo military checks when entering or leaving. This situation continued until 1987 when a new civilian terminal was built outside the main base.

In September 2006 the Americans left Iceland and handed over the ownership of the Airport to the Iceland Government. Since then the terminal has been refurbished and expanded to twice its original size. The airport has seen an increase in passenger traffic of over 7% in the last year.

Airport Travel Transfer From Keflavik Airport to Central Reykjavik

 The Airport is 50 km southwest of the centre of downtown Reykjavik.

Passengers wishing to transfer to Reykjavik Domestic Airport which is in Central Reykjavik alongside the Iceland Capital Market should transfer via the BSI Bus Service The domestic Airport serves mainly Air Iceland, Eagle Air and charter services.

There are no rail services in Reykjavik and Iceland/ The jorney between the airport and the centre of the city road takes normally takes 45 minutes on good conditions. The town of Reykjanesbaer is a 10 minute drive away. There is a ‘Fly bus’ service that connects with all flight arrivals and flight departures.

Bus Connections with Arriving Flights: The Fly bus departs from outside the main terminal usually about 30 minutes after the flight has landed. Actual departure times of the bus are displayed in the terminal. The bus stops at the BSI Bus terminal in central Reykjavik. You can then transfer free of charge to the larger hotels, the city’s camping area and Youth Hostel.A single journey on the Fly bus Costs 1950 ISK.  This is the Fly bus companies official website https://www.flybus.is/flybus

Bus Connections with Departing Flights: There is a Fly bus service from the BSI Bus Terminal for all departing flights. You should check the departure time the day before you depart. It is advisable to book seats on these departure connections. Most hotels will do this for you. . A single Flybus Journey costs 1950 ISK/ This  Fly bus  official website https://www.flybus.is/flybus

Coach Services To The Blue Lagoon: There are several options for visitors wishing to visit the Blue Lagoon whether they are departing from the centre of Reykjavik or Reykjavik Airport. One of the these companies is Reykjavik Excursions  http://www.re.is/DayTours/BlueLagoon/

Net Bus Services A new and swift way of getting from the Airport to downtown Reykjavik is the Netbus. Netbus offers a special bundle of trips which includes Airport Transfers, Golden Circle and The Blue Lagoon and it works out as great value for money.  / The Netbus website is http://www.netbus.is

Taxi Transfers To And From The Airport to the City Centre A Taxi ride from the Airport to the City centre should cost about 8,000 ISK which is about 60 British pounds. Whether you ring a cab company or use one at the Airport, there is a fixed metre in all Taxi’s.

Information On Public Transport In Reykjavik

There are no rail or metro services in Reykjavik or Iceland

Bus Services In Reyjavik Reykjavik has a clean and reliable Bus system.  There are 28 bus and coach routes.  Hlemur and Laekjartorg are the main bus interchanges in downtown Reykjavik. The services generally operate from 7 am till Midnight at 20 minute intervals throughout the day. At the evenings and weekends, buses run at 30 minute intervals. Bus services on Sunday’s start at 10 am and finish at Midnight

Night Buses In Reykjavik  Reykjavik has no Night buses during the week and only a limited service at weekends  which operate from 2 am till 4 am. . Late night part animals should know that even though many Reykjavik Night Clubs stay open  till 5 am, the weekend night only night buses bus services cease at this time.

Bus Fares In Reykjavik A single bus fare costs 350 KR. The drivers do not give change for some strange reason, so be sure to have the right amount of cash on you.

For more information on bus services in Central and suburban Reykjavik check this website http://www.straeto.is/

BSI National Bus and Coach Terminal Reykjavik -BSÍ Vatnsmýrarvegi 10, 101 Reykjavík bsi@bsi.is Phone: 562 1011 This is the main bus terminal for all national coach services in Iceland/ The opening hours are from 04:30 till midnight every day.

Reykjavik Tourist Card  If you are staying outside the City Centre then your best bet may be to  purchase the Reykjavik Tourist Card. The card allows unlimited journeys on the bus, free trips to Museums and Internet use at your hostel. A one day Tourist Card will cost you 1200 KR, two days 1700 KR and 2200 KR for three day’s.

Taxis Services In Reykjavik Travelling By Taxi is the most expensive way of navigating around Reykjavik. The most reliable companies are Hreyfill-Baejarleioir tel no: 354-588-5522,  and BSR 354-561-0000. All their Taxi’s are metered to avoid any issues regarding price. The start fee is 600-700 KR  and 200-400 KR for every Kilometre after that. Taxi is your best and most realistic way of getting home late at night. You can either find a Taxi at the rank or ring and order one, either way there are no issues.

 

 

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