Airports in Iceland

The main airports in the country included in our guide are listed below

Keflavík airportReykjavík Airport
CORONAVIRUS: Check the restrictions in force with your airline or by contacting the airport, taking into account its origin and destination. In the case of international flights you can see the situation of each country at International Map current country restrictions.

  Recommendations for travelers to Iceland

Information about Iceland
Population: 321,857 est 2013
Capital: Reykjavík 202,341 (metro area) est 2011
Official Languages: icelandic
The national flag of Iceland is Icelandair (FI)
Main cities: Reykjavík, Kópavogur, Keflavík, Akureyri, Hafnarfjörður


According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Iceland in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.

In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Iceland, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Iceland - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices


Currency: Icelandic króna (ISK)

Time Zone: (GMT+0)


Covid-19: Regulations for travel to Iceland

International travel to Iceland is allowed. You need to meet the requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Open with conditions

If a country outside of Europe (or countries in which the European Union has opened borders) has been visited or transited for more than 24 hours in the previous 14 days, travelers will need an `` essential reason '' to enter. This does not apply to residents of Iceland. The list of third countries that are allowed to enter can be found HERE

Vaccinated travelers, or those who have recovered in the past 180 days, can travel for any reason, including tourism. You can find a complete list of exemptions HERE

Exemptions are revoked if another country that is considered high risk has been visited or traveled for more than 24 hours in the previous 14 days. Travelers will not be allowed to enter. There are exemptions for citizens and residents who must be quarantined upon arrival, regardless of vaccination status. The list of high risk countries can be found HERE

Vaccinations and travel rules for vaccinated people

Those presenting a valid international vaccination certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, using an approved vaccine, are exempt from the tests on arrival and quarantine requirements. Vaccinated travelers must still provide a negative PCR or rapid antigen test, taken within 72 hours of departure. Vaccinated residents can also book a test within 48 hours of arrival by contacting a primary health care center or booking an appointment at All vaccinations approved by the European Medicines Agency or the World Health Organization. . Full details on accepted vaccinations and required documentation can be foundHERE

EU COVID digital certificate

Travelers can provide their EU digital certificate on paper or digitally as proof of vaccination, negative test result or prior recovery. Health documents provided in this way will not require additional verification on arrival. Full details on the EU digital certificate, including how EU residents can access their certificate, can be found HERE -european-vaccines / eu-digital-covid-certificate_en

Quarantine is in effect upon arrival

A COVID-19 test will be administered on arrival, travelers must be quarantined for 5 days and will be retested at the end of this period. If the chosen accommodation does not meet certain conditions, the travelers will be quarantined in a designated facility. More information can be found HERE Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing and quarantine requirements. Travelers and can provide proof of a positive PCR test, taken at least 14 days prior to departure and no more than 180 days prior to departure.

It is mandatory to submit medical certificate / proof

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided upon departure. This certificate must be in Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, or English. Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from the testing requirements and can provide proof of a positive PCR test, taken at least 14 days prior to departure and no more than 180 days, upon departure.

Additional documents required

A pre-registration form must be completed prior to departure and travelers are advised to download the 'Rakning C-19' mobile app.

For more details on the SITE of the Directorate of Health and Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management