- 1 How do I get from Reykjavik airport to the city?
- 2 How much is a taxi from Reykjavik to Keflavik airport?
- 3 Is there Uber in Reykjavik?
- 4 Are taxis expensive in Reykjavik?
- 5 Is the Blue Lagoon worth it?
- 6 Is Keflavik airport the same as Reykjavik airport?
- 7 Is Reykjavik a walkable city?
- 8 What is the best currency to take to Iceland?
- 9 Can you use euros in Iceland?
- 10 Can you drink Hotel tap water in Iceland?
- 11 What part of Reykjavik should I stay in?
- 12 What plug sockets do they have in Iceland?
- 13 What should you avoid in Iceland?
- 14 How much cash should I bring to Iceland?
- 15 Do I need cash in Iceland?
How do I get from Reykjavik airport to the city?
The best way to get from the airport to the city remains FlyBus and it runs after every arriving flight. However, you cannot take it back from Reykjavik to the airport. Other best options for airport transfers are a taxi (the most expensive option), a rental car, or a private airport transfer.
How much is a taxi from Reykjavik to Keflavik airport?
The price for a four-seater car is 13.500 krónur (88 euros/113 US dollars). An eight-seater car costs 16.900 krónur (110 euros/142 US dollars). Hreyfill taxi service also offers airport pick-up and drop-off.
Is there Uber in Reykjavik?
Uber in Iceland is not currently available. Reykjavik is the main hub for tourists and it is not that big. Iceland in general is a small a country and because so much of it is just land, Uber in Iceland will most likely never happen.
Are taxis expensive in Reykjavik?
Taxi prices in Iceland are quite high. With flag fall starting at around EUR 5.10, a short drive from the Central Bus Station to downtown Reykjavík will cost around EUR 15.50. Icelandic taxis are identified by the internationally recognized yellow roof sign, and they all use official mileage meters.
Is the Blue Lagoon worth it?
But if you’ve only got a few days in Iceland or want to visit several of the pools Iceland has to offer, Blue Lagoon can easily be worth the cost and hype. It may not be a hidden gem, but it may be exactly what you need to relax and enjoy your last day in Iceland.
Is Keflavik airport the same as Reykjavik airport?
“Is Keflavik airport the same as Reykjavik airport?” No! Keflavik is the international airport in the Reykjanes Peninsula while Reykjavik is strictly domestic flights only and based in the city center.
Is Reykjavik a walkable city?
Reykjavík is a small and walkable city with around 123,00 inhabitants.
What is the best currency to take to Iceland?
Currency: The currency in Iceland is the Icelandic króna (ISK). Many places (restaurants, bars, tourist attractions) will take US dollars, Canadian dollars, Euros, Norwegian, Swedish and Danish currencies. Payment: Icelanders usually pay for everything by credit or debit card.
Can you use euros in Iceland?
Currency. The currency used in Iceland is the Icelandic Krone (pronounced “krona”), ISK. Euro/Mastercard and Visa credit and debit cards are widely used. In larger towns and airports it is easy to withdraw cash through ATMs (cash machines).
Can you drink Hotel tap water in Iceland?
Yes, it is safe to drink the tap water and 95% of all water in Iceland comes from springs. It is in fact one of the cleanest and most delicious drinking water in the world.
What part of Reykjavik should I stay in?
The best area to stay in Reykjavik for first-time visitors is Miðborg (Midborg), the very center of the city. This is the perfect place to stay if you want to be in the center of the action, close to all the interesting sights and attractions!
What plug sockets do they have in Iceland?
For Iceland there are two associated plug types, C and F. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins and plug type F is the plug which has two round pins, with two earth clips on the side. Iceland operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
What should you avoid in Iceland?
Here is a list of a few things which are good to avoid while visiting Iceland, as recommended by a local.
- Don’t Leave Your Coat at Home.
- Don’t Underestimate the Weather.
- Don’t Get Caught in the Dark (or Light)
- Avoid Buying Bottled Water in Stores.
- Avoid Shopping at 10-11.
How much cash should I bring to Iceland?
My rule of thumb is to convert $200 to ISK when I land at Keflavik it’s useful for when you’re going out to bars, hot dog stands, or other places where you don’t want to spend more than a few seconds paying for things. That said, even in those places, they take cards, pretty much the entire country takes cards.
Do I need cash in Iceland?
No, you don’t need any cash in Iceland. And yes, you can pay everywhere by debit or credit card. Note that some places only accept credit cards with a 4-digit pin.