London to Reykjavik flights

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Cheap last minute flights to Reykjavik

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Departure Thu, 24 Aug Return Fri, 01 Sep
STN London
KEF Reykjavik
return from £277
Departure Fri, 25 Aug Return Tue, 29 Aug
LCY London
KEF Reykjavik
return from £289
Departure Tue, 22 Aug Return Wed, 23 Aug
LHR London
KEF Reykjavik
return from £157
Departure Tue, 05 Sep Return Sat, 09 Sep
LGW London
KEF Reykjavik
return from £82
Flight route information
Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland, is truly a stunning city with vivid architecture and cultural heritage.
Cost of living comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 136.56 ISK
British Pound Sterling Icelandic Króna
1 ISK = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 17 August 2017
Train
Local, one-way ticket
25%

Trains are 25% more expensive in Reykjavik than in London.

London
£2.5
Reykjavik
£3.13
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
4%

The average meal is 4% more expensive in Reykjavik than in London.

London
£15
Reykjavik
£15.67
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
53%

Taxis are 53% more expensive in Reykjavik than in London.

London
£3.2
Reykjavik
£4.91
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
47%

Coffee is 47% more expensive in Reykjavik than in London.

London
£2.63
Reykjavik
£3.86
( London airports
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 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
L 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.

Most popular flight routes from London to Reykjavik
Gatwick- Keflavik
return from £149
Heathrow- Keflavik
return from £162
Heathrow- Keflavik
return from £181
Gatwick- Keflavik
return from £196
Heathrow- Keflavik
return from £322
Gatwick- Keflavik
return from £397
Gatwick- Keflavik
return from £82
Heathrow- Keflavik
return from £448
Heathrow- Keflavik
return from £157
Gatwick- Keflavik
return from £186
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