Find cheap flights to Reykjavik

Round-trip
1 adult
Economy
From?
To?
Sun 5/29
Sun 6/5

Deals available from 900+ travel sites.

About Flights to Reykjavik

Summary info about Reykjavik flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$164

Best Round-Trip Price

$275

Fastest flight time

5h 30m

Operated By

1 airline
The best one-way flight price to Reykjavik from United States in the last 72 hours is $164 (New Windsor Stewart to Reykjavik Keflavik Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Reykjavik from United States in the last 72 hours is $275 (New Windsor Stewart to Reykjavik Keflavik Intl).
The fastest flight to Reykjavik from United States takes 5h 30m (Boston Logan Intl to Reykjavik Keflavik Intl).
There is 1 airline operating flights to Reykjavik, including PLAY.

Cheapest flights to Reykjavik airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Reykjavik airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Reykjavik

Los Angeles (LAX) to Reykjavik (IS1)

Typically, flights to Reykjavik from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Reykjavik, which has an average price of $867

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO REYKJAVIK FROM LOS ANGELESSeptember11% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Reykjavik costs on average just $779 in September
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO REYKJAVIK FROM LOS ANGELESDecember12% more expensiveIt costs about $983 for flights to Reykjavik from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO REYKJAVIK FROM LOS ANGELESSeptember384% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Reykjavik from Los Angeles in September than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Reykjavik?

The world’s northernmost capital, Reykjavik boasts inspiring design and architecture, a rich arts and culture scene, and a host of outdoor activities and attractions. Its many museums, shops and restaurants, and vibrant nightlife options are sure to keep you entertained. The city experiences distinct summer and winter seasons. During the cold and wet winter months from November – March, the area is often blanketed in snow, and average temperatures drop to approximately 28 degrees Fahrenheit. You’ll need to dress in warm, thermal clothing, so bring your winter essentials such as boots, gloves and hats, to be comfortable while enjoying the attractions during this time of the year. An abundance of festivals and slashed rates on flights and hotels make up for the dark atmosphere and cold, wet climate. Traveling in sleds is not only popular, but also the easiest way to commute during this time. The summer months from June – August promise long days with almost 20 hours of daily sunshine, a phenomenon called the midnight sun. Pleasant average temperatures of 45 – 50 degrees Fahrenheit make it the perfect time to enjoy a host of outdoor activities, camps and events. The Northern Lights can be viewed from September – April, but the best time to see them is around the vernal equinox in March or the autumnal equinox in September.

Users booking trips to Reykjavik from London found flights 94% cheaper than the average price of flights to Reykjavik. To find the cheapest price to Reykjavik from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The month of October is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Reykjavik from United States, with most prices found around $329. The month of December is another great option to travel to Reykjavik, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $405.

Those flying to Reykjavik could potentially find better pricing at Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport (23 mi from Reykjavik city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Reykjavik Domestic Airport has an average price of $841 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Reykjavik. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.

Yes, you can get a flight to Reykjavik Domestic airport in Reykjavik (1.0 mi from Miðborg).

Reykjavik Keflavik Intl airport is 8.7 mi from Blue Lagoon in Reykjavik, making it the closest airport.



Reykjavik flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Reykjavik found recently by users on momondo
PLAY
Oct 20
SWF2:45 pmNew Windsor Stewart
5h 55m
KEF8:40 pmReykjavik Keflavik Intl
Oct 28
KEF11:15 amReykjavik Keflavik Intl
6h 20m
SWF5:35 pmNew Windsor Stewart
PLAY
Oct 27
SWF2:45 pmNew Windsor Stewart
5h 55m
KEF8:40 pmReykjavik Keflavik Intl
Nov 5
KEF11:30 amReykjavik Keflavik Intl
6h 30m
SWF6:00 pmNew Windsor Stewart
PLAY
Oct 27
SWF2:45 pmNew Windsor Stewart
5h 55m
KEF8:40 pmReykjavik Keflavik Intl
Nov 5
KEF11:30 amReykjavik Keflavik Intl
6h 30m
SWF6:00 pmNew Windsor Stewart
PLAY
Oct 20
SWF2:45 pmNew Windsor Stewart
5h 55m
KEF8:40 pmReykjavik Keflavik Intl
Oct 28
KEF11:15 amReykjavik Keflavik Intl
6h 20m
SWF5:35 pmNew Windsor Stewart
PLAY
Nov 5
SWF3:10 pmNew Windsor Stewart
5h 50m
KEF9:00 pmReykjavik Keflavik Intl
Nov 11
KEF10:30 amReykjavik Keflavik Intl
6h 30m
SWF5:00 pmNew Windsor Stewart
PLAY
Oct 27
SWF2:45 pmNew Windsor Stewart
5h 55m
KEF8:40 pmReykjavik Keflavik Intl
Nov 5
KEF11:30 amReykjavik Keflavik Intl
6h 30m
SWF6:00 pmNew Windsor Stewart

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Reykjavik

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Reykjavik, view some of our deals below provided by PLAY
PLAY
Oct 13
SWF2:45 pmNew Windsor Stewart
5h 55m
KEF8:40 pmReykjavik Keflavik Intl
PLAY
Oct 13
SWF2:45 pmNew Windsor Stewart
5h 55m
KEF8:40 pmReykjavik Keflavik Intl
PLAY
Sep 8
SWF2:45 pmNew Windsor Stewart
5h 55m
KEF8:40 pmReykjavik Keflavik Intl

Which airlines fly to Reykjavik?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Reykjavik

Which airlines fly to Reykjavik?

When flying to Reykjavik from United States, momondo travelers will most often fly with one of these popular airlines: Icelandair, Delta, United Airlines or JetBlue. Depending on what airport in United States you fly from, you may be able to find flights with any of these popular airlines.


Airports near Reykjavik

Below you will find all the airports in Reykjavik along with the distance from the city center

How to get to downtown Reykjavik from the airport

Keflavik Airport (KEF)

Also known as Reykjavik-Keflavik Airport, KEF is approximately 31 miles southwest of Reykjavik. Here are a few options for getting from the airport into the Reykjavik city center.

Buses

Gray Line Iceland operates the Airport Express service between KEF airport and Reykjavik. Buses leave from the airport 35 – 45 minutes after each scheduled arriving flight. To book a seat, head to the Gray Line Iceland sales office in the arrivals hall. The journey to the city center takes approximately 45 minutes, and a one-way fare is 2,400 ISK, while a round trip costs 3,900 ISK. With a similar journey time and departures, you may also choose Flybus, with buses from the airport to BSÍ Bus Terminal in Reykjavik. The one-way fare on Flybus is 2,700 ISK. Strætó, the official public transport provider, operates local bus route #55 that runs from the airport to central Reykjavik, 9 times a day. The one-way fare is 460 ISK and travel time varies between 60 – 75 minutes, depending on the time of day. If you plan to rely on local buses for subsequent travel within the city, you might consider purchasing a one-day pass for 1,700 ISK.

Taxis

Several taxi companies operate outside KEF. Some companies like Hreyfill and BSR charge flat rates based on destination, while others run metered taxis. The ride to the city center take approximately 50 – 60 minutes. A flat rate taxi from Hreyfill will cost you 16,000 ISK for 1 – 4 passengers and 21,500 ISK for 5 – 8 passengers for a one-way trip. BSR taxis charges 13,500 ISK for 1 – 4 passengers, and 16,900 ISK for 5 – 8 passengers.

Car rentals

Only a handful of car rental companies operate from KEF. You can look for options and deals on car rentals with momondo.


Popular routes to Reykjavik

Most frequently searched flights to Reykjavik along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Chicago to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time6h 05m
Cheapest price$403
Boston to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time5h 15m
Cheapest price$313
New York to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time5h 50m
Cheapest price$284
Denver to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time7h 20m
Cheapest price$489
Seattle to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time7h 25m
Cheapest price$598
Los Angeles to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time11h 25m
Cheapest price$573
San Francisco to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time12h 00m
Cheapest price$564
Atlanta to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time9h 20m
Cheapest price$514
Minneapolis to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time6h 10m
Cheapest price$438
Miami to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time11h 23m
Cheapest price$547
Salt Lake City to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time11h 31m
Cheapest price$669
St. Louis to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time8h 44m
Cheapest price$644
Pittsburgh to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time14h 15m
Cheapest price$544
Toronto to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time9h 20m
Cheapest price$495
Cincinnati to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time16h 25m
Cheapest price$702
Rochester, New York to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time12h 22m
Cheapest price$708
Oslo to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time2h 50m
Cheapest price$329
Budapest to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time4h 40m
Cheapest price$111
Savannah to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time11h 15m
Cheapest price$618
Billund to Reykjavik Flights
Fastest flight time2h 55m
Cheapest price$312

How to travel around Reykjavik

Like most cities in Iceland, Reykjavik relies heavily on public transportation. The city’s focus on public transport is not only to help citizens and visitors get around efficiently, but also to promote environmentally friendly systems. Here is a rundown of the various options.

Buses

Strætó operates an extensive network of buses connecting all parts of the city. Regular fare for a single ride is 460 ISK, while a day pass with unlimited travel costs 1,700 ISK. You can also enjoy a sightseeing bus tour offered by Reykjavik Excursion. The tours cost between 9,900 ISK – 29,900 ISK per person depending on the package you select.

Taxis

Several taxi companies offer services in and around Reykjavik. The fares depend on which taxi company you choose and the distance traveled.

Driving

Many of the tourist attractions in Reykjavik are away from the city center. Driving is a convenient way to explore the city and its outskirts. However, if you intend to hire a car, it is advisable to familiarize yourself with the driving and safety rules of Iceland.


Start planning your trip to Reykjavik


Best things to do and see in Reykjavik

Things to do and places of interest in Reykjavik

Vibrant and colorful, Reykjavik caters to travelers with diverse preferences. You can pack your itinerary with a variety of activities and attractions related to art, history, culture, nature, food and shopping. Here are some suggestions on what to see and do when visiting Reykjavik.

  • Tour the popular visitor sites such as Hallgrímskirkja cathedral, Harpa concert hall, Sculpture and Shore Walk, and the iconic Sun Voyager sculpture.
  • Do the museum circuit. Visit museums such as the National Gallery of Iceland, National Museum of Iceland, The Settlement Exhibition, Culture House, the Árbaer Open Air Museum, the Saga Museum, and the Reykjavik Maritime Museum.
  • Go cycling, walking, hiking, fishing, boating, or simply relax and enjoy a picnic lunch in the beautiful parks, green spaces, and recreational areas in and around Reykjavik. The notable ones include Elliðaárdalur Valley, Krýsuvík Geothermal Area, and Viðey Island.
  • Your trip to Iceland is complete only after you’ve experienced the Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis. The breathtaking sight lighting up the night sky is especially brilliant in the winter months. Drive to the outskirts of the city to find darker skies, or join an organized tour that will drive you to the best viewing sites outside the city.
  • Drive along the 190-mile Golden Circle route that runs by the Thingvellir National Park. Check out the majestic Golden Falls and the geothermal Haukadalur Valley Strokkur geyser, gushing water 60 to 100 feet into the air every 5 minutes.
  • Walk around the bustling Old Harbor area, and sample meals and drinks from a variety of restaurants and bars. Don’t miss the lively entertainment and street performances.
  • Shop for clothes, souvenirs, and specialty foods, and sample delicious international cuisine along Laugavegur Street.
  • Relax in steaming, blue waters at the geothermal mineral spa Blue Lagoon, located about 30 miles southwest of Reykjavik, or visit some of the other thermal pools and spas in the city.

Tips and tricks for visiting Reykjavik

Appreciate the region’s wildlife and marine life

Reykjavik and its outskirts offers plenty of activities, including coastal bike tours and angling adventures to learn how to catch trout, the Icelandic way. You can also book a relaxed whale-watching tour, walk among rare animal species as part of a wildlife adventure tour, or visit some of the farms in the area that offer horseback riding tours on Iceland’s iconic, sturdy horses.

Invest in a Reykjavik City Card

It’s worth purchasing a Reykjavik City Card, which allows free entry to various museums, thermal pools, and other attractions. The card also features unlimited free use of public transport and ferries to Viðey Island, plus discounts and offers on a host of restaurants, tours and concerts. Cards are available for 24, 48, and 72-hour durations and the card cost for adults ranges from 3,800 ISK – 6,500 ISK.


Flights to other cities in Iceland

Lost the lust for Reykjavik? Check out some flights to other cities in Iceland

Why use momondo?

momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and agents so you can find and book the best deal on flights to Reykjavik. Millions of users trust and use momondo every year so you are in good company.

momondo does allow users to show only those flights to Reykjavik which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.

momondo offers useful filters to help you find the right flight. Choose specific flight times, airports or even what payment method you prefer. We have numerous options to help you book your ideal flight to Reykjavik.

Yes. momondo can track flight prices for Reykjavik and alert you when they change. Perform a search to set up the price alert. All that is required is a valid email address.


Here's why travelers choose to use momondo
Flexible Travel
momondo understands the need for flexibility and we have a filter specifically for flights with no change fees.
Expert Insights
Data driven insights designed to help you find a great flight deal. From the cheapest time to depart to how far in advance to book.
Price Alerts
Track the price of your preferred flight route and be notified when it changes.