Get back to nature and explore the breathtaking town with a car hire in Keflavik. Famous for it's picturesque seaside, cliffs, valleys and stunning landscapes, the town is a perfect to tour at your own pace in a vehicle. During the 1960s and 70s, Keflavik was renowned as a big source of musicians and is also known as bítlabærinn or ''The Beatle Town''. You can find out more about Iceland's musical history by visiting the famous Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll. Auto Europe offer pick up locations at both the airport and down town so collecting your vehicle will be easy. Through our partnerships with a large range of suppliers we are able to bring you rental vehicles at the lowest possible prices.
The traffic in Keflavik is quite orderly. The only way from airport to the town is by road, therefore picking up your car hire from Keflavik airport is a smart choice. In Iceland you drive on the right side of the road and overtake on the left. The metric system is in use and the speed limit is 30-50 km/hour in populated areas, 80 km/hour on gravel roads in rural areas and 90 km/hour on paved roads. Younger children and infants must be seated in car-safety seats. When driving in your car hire in Keflavik the car headlights must be switched on at all times, day or night. Our guide to driving in Iceland may help you with general information valid throughout the country.
There are many parking options such as specialized parking zones, car parks, parking lots and on street parking. Parking meters accept coins only, whereas ticket dispensers in pay-and-display zones accept both coins and credit cards. There are no tolls in Iceland although there is a fee of approximately ISK 1,000 to use the Hvalfjord Tunnel.
Keflavik is located in the Reykjanes region in south-west Iceland. Its population is often combined with the nearby town of Njarðvík at 15,129 people. The climate is subpolar oceanic with cool summers and cold winters. There is no dry month but July is the month that gets the least amount of precipitation. Winter temperatures average just above freezing point, and summer temperatures are cool to mild.
Keflavik Airport (KEF)
Keflavik International Airport is located 1.7 miles west of the city centre.
Telephone: +44 1534 446000
Iceland is an amazing island to explore by car, but to make the most of all its volcano's, waterfalls, coastlines and varied landscapes, then a campervan from Keflavik with Auto Europe is the ideal solution. Our motorhomes are very comfortable and economical, so why not opt for one and enjoy the northern lights from the comfort of your home on four wheels.