Iceland has four airports while the capital Reykjavik has two; Reykjavik Airport and Keflavik International Airport. Keflavik International Airport is located approximately 30 miles from the centre of Reykjavik near the city Keflavik and is the main airport of the country. The smaller Reykjavik Airport is only 3 miles from the city and is used mainly for domestic flights and has shorter runways. With car hire from Keflavik International Airport, you can explore wondrous Iceland with its rugged landscape. Iceland is famous for its natural wonders such as scorching volcanoes, the northern lights and geothermal pools. To get the best deal on your car hire, book your car hire with Auto Europe. Auto Europe works with the world's leading car hire providers and has some of the best rates on the web.
Keflavik International Airport (KEF)
Official Name: Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport
Address:235 Keflavikurflugvollur, Keflavik, Iceland.
Location: The airport is located approximately thirty miles from the city.
Airlines operating at Keflavik International Airport: Air Berlin, Air Greenland, Air Iceland, Atlantic Airways, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, EasyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, Lufthansa, Niki, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Primera Air, Scandinavian Airlines, Thomson Airways, Transavia, Vueling, Wizz Air and WOW Air.
The airport has one large terminal that hosts an array of facilities. In the Departures hall you will find most of the eateries and shops, while at the arrivals hall there the car hire companies and some shops.
Most car hire suppliers have a desk in the terminal or an office within walking distance from the terminal. When you arrive, the supplier will explain where the car should be returned. In case you want to return the car outside of office hours, contact Auto Europe to check the availability and fees.
In the terminal there are several shops and chemist's shops. The airport has several restaurants in the main hall. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the airport.
Getting to the airport by car hire is easy as there is a motorway (41) from Reykjavik to the airport. You simply follow the motorway for 30 miles to arrive at the airport. With a car hire from Reykjavik Airport it will also be easy to visit other cities such as Isafjordur or Hofn . Please visit our driving information guide for more information regarding driving in Iceland.
By bus and taxi
Next to the arrivals hall there is a bus station where buses drive to the centre and back. It takes approximately an hour to get to Reykjavik by bus. On the other side of the arrivals hall you will find a taxi rank.
The airport has three paid car parks next to the terminal (P1, P2 and P3). The car park P3 is for long term parking and is located approximately 100 metres from the terminal. At P2 and P1 there are only limited parking spaces next to the Arrivals and Departures halls. In the city of Reykjavik parking your car hire is not an issue as there are plenty of car parks and off street parking