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Flights to Akureyri

Connecting to Akureyri, Iceland's ‘Capital of the North,’ is easier than ever with a short and simple connection in Keflavík International Airport (KEF) when travelling from Icelandair's European gateways. These seasonal flights to Akureyri Airport (AEY) are operated by Icelandair's domestic sister airline, Air Iceland Connect, and can be booked exclusively via Icelandair in conjunction with international flights to and from Iceland.

From October 3rd to May 30th, flights from Keflavík to Akureyri are available four times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and Sundays.

Flights from Akureyri to Keflavík are available Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Departures and arrivals are aligned with Icelandair’s European network; passengers travelling to Akureyri from the US and Canada will transit to Reykajvík Domestic Airport (RKV). Transport to Reykjavík Domestic Airport can be arranged in advance here

Air Iceland Connect flights from Reykjavík to Akureyri are available daily. For more info click here


Population: 18,191Area: 125 km²Transportation: It's a walking city and you can get everywhere you like on foot. However, for longer excursions, buses travel in the area.Currency: Icelandic KronaTrendy Neighborhoods: City Center

Guardian of the north

Akureyri is Iceland’s second largest urban area after the capital area of Reykjavík, with a population of about 17,500. A naturally beautiful town, it is situated on one of the longest fjords in the country and features a mild climate with summer temperatures up to 25°C.

On the Arctic edge

Why travel to Akureyri? It provides the perfect mix of culture, nature and adventure. You can spend time wandering the quaint shops and cafes then enjoy fishing, hiking or even skiing all in the same day. You can relax in the local geothermal pools and play a round of golf under the midnight sun. In the evening try one of the numerous restaurants specializing in seafood, Icelandic lamb and other local delicacies.

Natural wonders of the north

Akureyri makes the perfect base for exploring many of Iceland’s most famous natural wonders. The easily accessible Mývatn area is home to one of Iceland’s most beautiful lakes and geological wonders. Also nearby are the Jökulsárgljúfur area of Vatnajökull National Park, and the village of Húsavík, known for its whale-watching trips. From Akureyri you can also take a short flight or the ferry to the island of Grímsey and step across the Arctic Circle!