Iceland Orca & Aurora Group Tour – How to Get There


Which airport in Iceland do I need to book a flight to?

You will need to book a flight to KEFLAVIK AIRPORT (KEF),  Reykavik’s main international airport situated 50km southwest of the capital.

Many of our clients contact Kimberley Harris from The Flight Centre in Brighton for assistance with booking flights to Keflavik Airport (Kimberley is very familiar with our holidays and the needs of our guests and can help you find the most convenient flights). If you would like to contact Kimberley, her details are: Kimberley Harris, Account Manager, Flight Centre Business Travel, Hove. Telephone :01273 776 143  email:

Cheap flights to Keflavik Airport depart from Heathrow, Luton and Gatwick airports and some regional airports in the UK.

What flight times should I book to coincide with your transfers in Iceland?

Our transfer pick up and drop off points are Keflavik Airport and Reykavik City for this tour.


You can book a flight arriving at Keflavik Airport anytime during the day.
Please see our guidance below on what to do if your arrive with hours to spare before our transfer.

First pick up point ADD DATE:  KEFLAVIK Airport. Transfer departure time approx 7pm (local time). We will take you to the hotel via Reyjavik (3:30 hrs).

Second pick up point ADD DATE  – REYKJAVIK City ( en-route to our holiday destination from Keflavik airport) Transfer departure time approx 8pm (local time). We will take you direct to the hotel (3hrs).


We have 2 return transfer times – the first will be very early in the morning to coincide with flights departing from Keflavik Airport from 11am onwards. The other will be later to coincide with afternoon and early evening flights from Keflavik Airport. This second transfer will also go via REYKJAVIK CITY ( en-route to Keflavik airport) for people wishing to extend their stay in Iceland. See our guidance on this below.

If these transfer times are not suitable for you, we recommend staying at the airport at the Hotel Smari  ( which is situated right next to the airport. Rooms are very well sound proofed and the hotel is comfortable and reasonably priced.

Airlines that fly to Keflavic Airport in Iceland & flight booking  – is a great travel portal for comparing flight times and prices of different airlines. This is the website for Keflavik Airport. Please check their timetables for flights serving Keflavik from airports worldwide.


Entry requirements – Iceland

UK citizens do not require a visa to enter Iceland. Please check with the Icelandic Embassy if you are a citizen of a non-EU country to find out about Iceland entry requirements.

If you will be arriving in Keflavik Airport with hours to spare before or after our transfer…

Visit the Blue Lagoon for a relaxing few hours

If you arrive at Keflavik Airport with hours to spare before or after our transfer, we suggest a visit to the blue lagoon (23km away and 20 mins in a taxi from the airport). Visit for prices and to make a booking. We recommend the restaurant at the Blue Lagoon – it really is worth a visit.

Visit Reykjavik for the day

Alternatively, visit Reykjavik via taxi or public transport. Our transfer picks up from Reykjavik so we can collect you from our designated pick up point in the city after exploring. Please let us know if you are interested in starting your transfer from Reykjavik. We shall organise a minibus to take our guests from the airport to Reykjavik if we have a sufficient number of clients interested in visiting the city (reasonably priced).

Extend your holiday in Reykjavik before or after the tour

Alternatively, book accommodation in Reykjavik before or after your tour ensuring you are able to meet our transfer bus in Reykjavik (times above). You will need to arrange your own return transfers to Reykjavik from the airport. Please visit for information about transfers to Reykjavik from Keflavik Airport.

As mentioned above, we think a visit to the is really lagoon The Blue Lagoon is only 20 minutes away from the airport by road and taxis are available in front of the airport terminal in connection with all incoming flights. If you want to visit the Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik, your hotel reception staff can help with private transfers.

For more information about accommodation in Reykavik and what to do when you are there, visit

Hiring a car

If you wish to hire a car and drive to your holiday destination the following information is useful:

Driving in Iceland

How to book your holiday with us

Please visit the links on the left for more information and to view our how to book page.  You can also check availability online here.

If you would like to contact us please click here or telephone +44 (0) 1273 882778