Reykjavík Airport (RKV)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


  Passenger Guide


Reykjavík Airport, opened on March, 1940, is the second busiest in Iceland. It concentrates all domestic flights in the country, while international flights are operated from Keflavík airport. There are also flights to Greenland and the Faroe Islands.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 2 - Air Iceland Terminal and Eagle Air Terminal. Located next to each other and open Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm and weekends and holidays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: 420,000 passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +354 424 4000.


The airport is situated 5 km (3 miles) to the west of the city centre.

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What services does Reykjavík Airport (RKV) facilities include

The airport has ATMs and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- In the Air Iceland Terminal there is a coffee shop.
Baggage- In case of lost or damaged luggage, head to the offices of the appropriate airline.
Other Services- Baby changing room.


Accommodation near Reykjavík Airport (RKV)

Next to the airport is situated the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura. Other options nearby are:

Bed and Books B&B (0.6 km/0.4 miles)
Travel Inn (1.1 km/0.7 miles)
Bus Hostel (1.1 km/0.7 miles)
Smáragata Rooms (1.1 km/0.7 miles)
Igdlo Guesthouse (1.2 km/0.7 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Strætó (Tel +354 540 2700) operates services to different destinations inside the city. Line 15 stops near Air Iceland Terminal and run to Reykjavegur, Reykjalundur, Háholt, Álfatangi, Lágafellsskóli, Vesturlandsvegur, Grensás, Laugardalshöll, Hlemmur, Landspítalinn, Hjarðarhagi, Hofsvallagata and Flyðrugrandi. It operates from Mondays through Fridays between 6:35 am and 1:00 am, Saturdays from 7:35 am to 1:00 am and Sundays from 9:35 am to 1:00 am. Next to the enclosure is located the BSÍ bus terminal, where you can board buses to many locations in the area.
Flybus (Tel +354 580 5400) offers transfers to different popular destinations, such as Keflavík airport (45 minutes).
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Taxi - Cabs available outside the Arrivals area during scheduled flight times. Otherwise, inside the terminal there is a courtesy phone to request the service. The trip to the city centre takes around 10 minutes.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental counters inside the terminal.

Avis (Tel +354 591 4000 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +354 562 6060 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +354 568 6915 - Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sundays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +354 522 4420 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm)


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Parking services at Reykjavík Airport (RKV)

The enclosure has a free parking lot for short and long stays in front of the terminal building.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should notify their airline or travel agency about their particular needs at the time of their booking or at least 48 hours in advance.

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Latest updates: March 14, 2019