• Icelandair Hotel Vik


  • There are no public railways but Iceland has a great bus service
  • Iceland’s public transportation is called Strætó
  • Consider buying the Reykjavík City Card, which gives you 24, 48 or 72 hours unlimited travel on the city busses, as well as admission to major attractions
  • Scheduled tourist buses are operated by private companies and run during summer only. These services have to be pre-booked
  • Flybus, Airport Direct and Airport Express connect with all flights
  • SBA-Nordurleid, based in Akureyri, serves northern Iceland
  • Click here for all bus numbers/routes

Things to see:

  • Sundlaugin pool
  • Katla volcano
  • Reyniskirkja Church
  • Voyages Friendship Statue
  • Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
  • Hálsanefshelliris Cave
  • Dyrhólaey
  • Hjörleifshöfði
  • Mýrdalsjökull Glacier


  • Vik is the Southernmost village in Iceland and the only place that offers services and supplies between Skógar and Mýrdalssandur
  • Vik can be found just over 100 miles from Reykjavik, located on the main ring road, also known as Route One
  • Iceland’s 827-mile Route 1, or Ring Road, circles the island and is paved all the way around
  •, run by the Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue, offers notifications on weather conditions such as snow, floods and heavy wind
  • Smyril Line operates a ferry service between Iceland and Demark from late March – late October, with stops over in the Faroe Islands.