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from London to Reykjavík

You can get from London to Reykjavík by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Reykjavík on 7 Dec we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:50London Luton Airport3h10 09:00Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport
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£631One-way
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05:50London Luton Airport3h10 09:00Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport
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£631One-way
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12:15London Heathrow Airport3h15 15:30Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport
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£1781One-way
11:30London Heathrow Airport11h00 22:30Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport
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£4141One-way
06:25London Heathrow Airport9h00 15:25Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport
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£4661One-way

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Tue
7 Dec
£53easyJet
Wed
8 Dec
£70easyJet
Thu
9 Dec
£60easyJet
Fri
10 Dec
£75easyJet
Sat
11 Dec
£29wizz air uk
Sun
12 Dec
£46easyJet
Mon
13 Dec
£81easyJet
Tue
14 Dec
£23wizz air uk
Wed
15 Dec
£67easyJet
Thu
16 Dec
£57wizz air uk
Fri
17 Dec
£119easyJet
Sat
18 Dec
£42wizz air uk
Sun
19 Dec
£200easyJet
Mon
20 Dec
£70easyJet
Tue
21 Dec
£26wizz air uk
Wed
22 Dec
£94easyJet
Thu
23 Dec
£79easyJet
Fri
24 Dec
£94easyJet
Sat
25 Dec
£124wizz air uk
Sun
26 Dec
£238easyJet

How to travel from London to Reykjavik?

Passengers will only find one direct route from London to Iceland, specifically Reykjavik, and that is by flying. Passengers can choose either direct flights or flights that require a stopover along the journey. Whilst direct flights are a lot quicker in duration, connecting flights will always tend to be cheaper in price. Trains are available but will only contribute to part of your journey. They will also tend to take you from destinations in London to differing airports around the UK.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Reykjavik?

If you are looking to find the cheapest option of travel from London to Iceland then you will find that this is with the use of flights. Flights that require 1 stopover are cheaper in price than flights that are direct. Other factors like your departing airport, what stopover location that you choose, and more, can influence the price of your flights. Alternatively, there are other money-saving options to help you save money on your travel. Passengers should always book with adequate time in advance to make sure that they are not facing last-minute inflation or prices. They should also alternate their travel by just a few days as some days or times of year can be putting the price of their travel higher.

What is the fastest way to travel from London to Reykjavik?

The fastest and cheapest option of travel from London to Iceland, specifically Reykjavik, is by flight. Flights are available directly between the two locations but also with a connecting location inbetween. Direct flights are quicker in duration and average at 3h 10min if you choose to depart from airports like London Stansted Airport (STN.) Although direct flights are faster, flights that require 1 stopover are commonly cheaper in price. Otherwise, the only other option of transport is via train and trains will only cover a portion of your journey and will take you from an appropriate location in London to a differing airport.

Reykjavik Blue Lagoon. Source: Shutterstock

Find the best tickets from London to Reykjavik and book with Omio

Choosing to book with Omio is the best option if you want a large selection of providers to choose fro and options of travel all in one glance. All on the same page of your travel search, passengers can see useful information like what type of transport is running between the two locations, the price of transport, the duration of travel, along with much more. Booking with Omio means that you have a large selection of providers to choose from, all of which tend to be from the leading companies. It’s also very common for you to have access to an e-ticket when you travel from London to Iceland, specifically Reykjavik. You can easily store your e-tickets in your Omio account, making filing and storing of all of your future tickets extremely easy to source.

Trains from London to Reykjavik

Passengers will not find a direct option of travel from London to Iceland, specifically Reykjavik, but instead trains that just cover a small portion of the journey. Trains most commonly run from London to suitable airports where a flight will then be boarded. Your train will depart from destinations like London Victoria Station, London Eurston Station, And London St Pancras International Station. Expect the train to reach popular airports like London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Birmingham Airport (BHX.) Depending on your departing and arriving stations, expect a duration to range from 24min to 1h 13min. The longest duration or travel is trains that run from London Euston Station to Birmingham International Station. Otherwise, the quickest option of travel is from London St Pancras International Station to Luton Station.

Train travel from London to Reykjavik with ThamesLink, Avanti West Coast & London Midland

Your train provider can differ depending on a number of reasons. Your provider will differ depending on factors like what kind of day that you travel, your departing station, your arriving station, and more. No matter what provider that you choose, passengers can enjoy great onboard facilities and expect good service from staff. On average, passengers can find 3 providers that cover the different routes. Passengers will find that either London Midland or Avanti West Coast will travel form London Euston Station to Birmingham International Station. Whilst Avanti West Coast will cover a direct route between the two locations, London Midland will instead just cover part of the route from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham International Station. Alternatively, ThamesLink will cover suitable routes to Luton Station from destinations like London St Pancras international Station.

Reykjavik Northern Lights. Source: Shutterstock

Flights from London to Reykjavik

Passengers who are hoping for travel from London to Iceland, specifically Reykjavik, can choose from a number of options. Flights are the only direct option of travel between the two locations. Alternatively, passengers can also choose routes that also include the use of trains. Trains will tend to run from London to an alternate airport that does not originate in London. Departing airports in London tend to include London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London City Airport (LCY), and London Stansted Airport (STN). Your flights will always reach the main and serving airport in Reykjavik, also known as Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport (KEF.) Passengers will find that flights are the quickest and also the cheapest option of train between London and Iceland.

Flying from London to Reykjavik with easyJet, British Airways, and RyanAir

Travel between London and Iceland, specifically Reykjavik, is available with a number of popular airlines. However, the most common and the most travel is usually covered by the providers or easyJet, British Airways, and RyanAir. Passengers can commonly choose from either direct flights or flights that require stopovers. Flights tend to run on demand and are most frequent during weekdays.

The most popular destinations for connecting flights tend to include Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Glasgow Airport (GLA), Geneva Airport (GVA), Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Zurich Airport (ZRH), Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), Munich Airport (MUC), and more. Depending on what stopover location you choose, and how long your layover is, you can expect a variation in your duration. Duration with one stopover usually tends to average at 8h 25min. Whereas a direct flight is just 3h 10min.

To Reykjavik by train/flight – travel tips

Reykjavik is a great choice of destination, no matter who you are choosing to travel with. Those who are travelling with friends will find lots of exciting venues to help enjoy their time in the optimism. This is most common when they use the leading venues like the top bars, clubs, and restaurants.

Otherwise, all men, women, and children, can enjoy the top attractions. Enjoy the top family-friendly attractions like Harpan, Sun Voyager, Icelandic Phallological, National Museum of Iceland, Perlan, Reykjavik Art Museum, The Settlement Exhibition, The National Gallery of Iceland, Saga Museum, Whales of Iceland, along with much more.

Alternatively, those who are travelling with friends should consider visiting some of the top bars in the Capital. These bars include Skùli Craft bar, Lebowski Bar, Kaffibarinn, Dillon Whiskey Bar, Pablo Discobar, Miami Bar Reykjavik, The English Pub, The Irishman Pub, and more. No matter how you choose to spend your time in Reykjavik, you’ll be quickly anticipating your return and Reykjavik will be waiting to have you.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Reykjavík, Iceland from London, United Kingdom currently allowed?

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Reykjavík, Iceland is: Restricted.

Is international entry into Reykjavík from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Reykjavík, Iceland from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Reykjavík, Iceland?

The government of Iceland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between London and Reykjavík closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to London, United Kingdom from Reykjavík, Iceland due to COVID-19?

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Iceland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Iceland?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Iceland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Iceland?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 05/12/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Reykjavík.

What is the distance from London to Reykjavík?

You should expect to travel around 1170 miles (1887 km) from London to Reykjavík.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from London to Reykjavík ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Reykjavík often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Berlin. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Reykjavík itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Reykjavík and any of these top destinations today!

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