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Last minute flights to Reykjavik

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Departure Fri, 06 Sep Return Sun, 15 Sep
STN London
KEF Reykjavik
return from £405
Departure Sat, 31 Aug Return Mon, 09 Sep
LTN London
KEF Reykjavik
return from £85
Departure Thu, 05 Sep Return Mon, 09 Sep
LHR London
KEF Reykjavik
return from £118
Departure Mon, 02 Sep Return Fri, 06 Sep
LGW London
KEF Reykjavik
return from £151
Route information
Discover the most useful information about London and Reykjavik to organise your travel.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 153.44 ISK
British Pound Sterling Icelandic Króna
1 ISK = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 17 September 2019
Train
Local, one-way ticket
21%

Trains are 21% more expensive in Reykjavik than in London.

London
£2.5
Reykjavik
£3.02
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
9%

The average meal is 9% more expensive in Reykjavik than in London.

London
£15
Reykjavik
£16.39
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
9%

A taxi fare in Reykjavik is 9% cheaper than in London.

London
£5
Reykjavik
£4.53
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
34%

Coffee is 34% more expensive in Reykjavik than in London.

London
£2.76
Reykjavik
£3.69
( 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
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
) Reykjavik airports
  • ? Reykjavik Domestic Airport (RKV)
    How far from city centre: 24 miles
  • ? Keflavik (KEF)
    How far from city centre: 24 miles
L Distance: 1173 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Reykjavik

How long is the London flight to Reykjavik?

The flight duration is a little over 3 hours with a flight path of 1,175 miles.

Is there a time change from London to Reykjavik?

This depends on the time of year you travel. During the winter months, London and Reykjavik have the same time, GMT. However, Reykjavik has no daylight saving times, so when the UK is in BST, Reykjavik is one hour behind.

How early should I arrive at the airport?

You should aim to arrive around 2 hours before your departure time

Which airlines fly from London to Reykjavik?

There are a number of airlines which fly between London and Reykjavik, offering everything from last minute cheap flights to first-class executive travel. Here are just a selection of some of the airlines from which you can choose your flight.

How to find cheap flights from London to Reykjavik

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When is the best time to fly from London to Reykjavik?

  • September to January: Nights feel magically endless with sunrise just before midday and dusk at mid-afternoon. While cold, this can be the perfect time to visit the city for its world-famous New Year celebrations. You’ll also see the spectacular Northern Lights at their best this time of year.
  • May to August: the snows usually break around May. This is the perfect time of year to enjoy the seasonal whale watching. The warmest temperatures are felt between June and August. Enjoy summer festivals and the great outdoors!

Airports in London

Useful information about London Gatwick

How to get to the airport:

  • Train: Gatwick Express from London Victoria Rail Station. Single fares start from £16 and journeys take around 30 minutes.
  • Bus: National Express and Megabus are the major operators. Journeys from central London will take about 90 minutes and cost £10.
  • Taxi: From central London, expect to pay between £20 and £40, with a journey time of a little under 90 minutes.

Services are open from 0400-2100 daily. You will find a whole host of shops, bars and restaurants offering everything you’ll need, including left luggage, free wi-fi, etc. There are no facilities for smokers once you pass security, so your last chance will be outside either of the North or South terminals.

Useful information about London Heathrow

How to get to the airport:

  • Metro/London Underground: Heathrow Terminal Stations 1-3, 4 and 5, all on the Piccadilly Line. Anytime fares are from £6 and take less than an hour from central London.
  • Train: Paddington Rail Station. Single fares start from around £20 and journeys take around 30 minutes.
  • Bus: National Express from London Victoria. Journeys will take about 90 minutes and cost £10.
  • Taxi: From central London, expect to pay between £20 and £30, with a journey time of a little under an hour.

Services are open from 0500-2200 daily. You will find a whole host of shops, bars and restaurants spread across the different terminals. Heathrow has a number of outdoor smoking facilities.

Useful information about London Luton

How to get to the airport:

  • Train: St. Pancras Rail Station. Single fares start from around £16 and journeys take around 45 minutes.
  • Bus: Greenline (not direct route) and National Express from London Victoria. Journeys will take between 70-90 minutes and cost around £10.
  • Taxi: From central London, expect to pay between £20 and £30, with a journey time of a little under an hour.

Services are open from 0500-2030 daily. While not as large as the other London airports, it still has shops, restaurants, etc. to get any last minute essentials. The only smoking area is outside the front entrance.

Airports in Reykjavik

Useful information about Reykjavik International Airport

How to get to the airport:

Reykjavik International Airport only has road access.

  • Bus/coach: FlyBus journeys take about 45 minutes, costing from around £20.
  • Taxi: Expect to pay up to £50 on trips, with a journey time of a little under 45 minutes.

The airport is open 24-hours, although some of the shops and cafes have restricted opening times. Please see their individual websites. The only smoking area is outside the front entrance.

What to do and visit in Reykjavik

  • Golden Circle Tour - the grandest of Iceland's tour routes, you will take Thingvellir National Park, The Great Geysir and Gullfloss Watterfall, all of which are wonders of nature.
  • Blue Lagoon - Swimming in this geothermal spa is something everyone should do once in their lifetime.
  • Whale watching - The best time for this is April through September. With a bit of luck, you will get to see orcas, minkes, humpacks and blue whales.
  • Hiking - Iceland offers many hiking routes of various lengths, so there will certainly be a route to your liking.
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