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London to Reykjavik flights

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Flight Duration Flights between London and Reykjavik take, on average, 3 h and 50 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between London with Reykjavik found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Gatwick is the departure airport operating flights between London and Reykjavik
Arriving Airport Flights departing London with Reykjavik as destination arrives at Keflavik

Cheap last minute flights to Reykjavik

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Departure Tue, 24 May Return Thu, 26 May
LON London
REK Reykjavik
return from £33
Departure Tue, 07 Jun Return Thu, 09 Jun
LON London
REK Reykjavik
return from £64
Flight route information
Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland, is truly a stunning city with vivid architecture and cultural heritage.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 165.76 ISK
British Pound Sterling Icelandic Króna
1 ISK = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 15 May 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 17% more expensive in Reykjavik than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Reykjavik is 24% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 4% more expensive in Reykjavik than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 16% more expensive in Reykjavik than in London.

London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
Reykjavik airports
  • ( Keflavik (KEF)
    How far from city centre: 24 miles
  • ( Reykjavik Domestic Airport (RKV)
    How far from city centre: 24 miles
K Distance: 1173 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London stands out as one of the most diverse cities in the world. With exciting activities and beautiful attractions, the city caters for every conceivable taste. The metropolis is home to some of the most interesting museums and art galleries in the world and most of them are free to explore. London has five major airports which cater for domestic, regional and international flights.

London Heathrow Airport is considered the busiest of all the airports, while London Gatwick Airport comes a close second. However, this doesn't mean that flights from Heathrow to Reykjavik are expensive or difficult to book.

Getting to London airport

You can go for a cheaper flight when you choose an airport other than Heathrow. Flights from London Luton or London Gatwick to Reykjavik are somewhat economical due to availability of low-cost carriers flying from these airports. Getting to these airports from the city is no stress at all.

You can take advantage of public transport services, such as a coach or the underground, for transportation to the airport. EasyBus Gatwick Airport transfers can transport you to the airport entrance from Central London or you could take the Gatwick Express train from London Victoria to the airport. From Luton Airport, a National Express coach departs from airport bays outside the terminal to Central London.

Arriving to Reykjavik

Reykjavik is a radiant city full of contrasts. The capital city of Iceland is situated in the southwestern part of Iceland and it is the largest city in the country. It is rich in history and culture, and features natural beauty and colourful buildings that will astound you.

This modern region is really inexplicably unique, surrounded by majestic landscapes, and is believed to be the most enduring and prehistoric settlements in Iceland. The vibrant and wild nightlife in the city is worth experiencing to see why it is nicknamed the "nightlife capital of the North". There is much to discover and explore in Reykjavik with so many things to see and do.

How to get to the city centre

Whether you are travelling from Heathrow or Gatwick Airport, all flights from London to Reykjavik are handled by Keflavík International Airport (KEF). Better-known as Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport, Keflavik Airport is the largest airport in Iceland and is located about two miles west of Keflavik, which is about 31 miles southwest of Reykjavik.

Getting to the city from Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport is easy. The most convenient way to transport to the city is Flybus, which departs the airport about 40 minutes after your flight and takes about 45 minutes to get to the city. You can also rent a car or get a private taxi at the airport arrivals area to transport you to the city.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Reykjavik

😷 Is it safe to travel from London to Reykjavik during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Iceland may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Reykjavik at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Reykjavik is 33£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Reykjavik expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Reykjavik costs an average of 4.44 GBP, 4% more expensive than London, with a fare of 4.25 GBP, while train tickets costs 17% more in Reykjavik: 2.98 GBP against 2.55 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.22 GBP in Reykjavik, 24% less than the 20.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 16% more expensive in Reykjavik, with an average of 3.77 GBP , while in London the coffee costs 3.24 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Reykjavik?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Reykjavik are January, October and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Reykjavik?
The best time of the year to go to Reykjavik when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Reykjavik from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, June and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Reykjavik.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from London to Reykjavik?
The total flight time between London and Reykjavik is of around 03:50 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,289 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Reykjavik compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Reykjavik's temperatures can go up to 16.9 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -6.56 ºC in Reykjavik, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Reykjavik have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between London and Reykjavik?
The main airport route flying between London and Reykjavik is: Luton International (LTN) to Keflavik (KEF). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Wizz Air UK.
  • Easyjet.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - Reykjavik flights between Stansted (STN) to Keflavik (KEF) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Easyjet.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Reykjavik are:
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Reykjavik are:
  • Scandinavian Airlines, stoping in Copenhagen for 80 minutes minimun.
  • Eurowings, with 325 minutes scale in Cologne.
  • Eurowings, with 325 minutes scale in Cologne.

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