How to get here

From Keflavík Airport to Troll Peninsula

Hire car. Maps are necessary to ensure that visitors to Iceland have an enjoyable and safe journey. Ask for road maps and maps of Iceland at local tourist offices, bookstores or gas stations. Always take along a detailed map.

Taxi to Reykjavík and from there other modes of transportation to Troll Peninsula.

Buses to Reykjavík and from there other modes of transportation to Troll Peninsula.

From Reykjavík to Troll Peninsula

You can drive directly from Reykjavík to any location at Troll Peninsula. The distance and driving time depends on which route you take.

From ring road 1 there are two possibilities when travelling to Troll Peninsula.

Possibility 1; You can drive ring road 1 until reaching Skagafjörður. There you turn right at Varmahlíð, driving on until turning left at road number 76 that takes  you all the way to Siglufjörður. From Siglufjörður you can drive on to Ólafsfjörður and Dalvík.

Possibility 2; You can drive the ring road 1, through Skagafjörður heading towards Akureyri. At road number 82 you turn left, driving on until reaching Dalvík. From Dalvík you can drive on to Ólafsfjörður and Siglufjörður.

Distances:

  • Reykjavík – Siglufjörður: 387 km, estimated driving time 5 hours
  • Reykjavík - Dalvík: 413 km, estimated driving time 5 hours and 30 min.

  Distances between towns in Troll Peninsula

  • Siglufjörður - Ólafsfjörður: 15 km, estimated driving time 15 min.
  • Ólafsfjörður - Dalvík: 18 km, estimated driving time 20 min.
  • Dalvík - Siglufjörður: 33 km, estimated driving time 35 min.

Get more information on the website of the Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration.

Modes of transportation

The car is the most common mode of transport in Iceland and car rental agencies are to be found in most major towns, plenty in Reykjavík and Akureyri

Bus services operate three times a day the whole year around between Reykjavík and Akureyri (route 57).

There are daily domestic flights from Reykjavík to Akureyri.  Akureyri is within 40 min-1.10 min driving distance to most of the towns in Troll Peninsula.

From Akureyri to Troll Peninsula

It takes around 40 min to drive from Akureyri to Dalvík and 1 hour and 10 minutes to drive from Akureyri to Siglufjörður.

Bus services operate twice a day the whole year around (route 78 Akureyri – Siglufjörður).

The car is the most common mode of transport in Iceland and car rental agencies are to be found in most major towns, several in Akureyri.

From Seyðisfjörður to Troll Peninsula

It takes around 4 hours to drive from Seyðisfjörður to Troll Peninsula, through Akureyri.

Most of those arriving to Iceland by ferry have their own means of transport with them, however you can hire a car in Seyðisfjörður or travel by bus from Seyðisfjörður til Egilsstaðir and get a connecting bus from there to Akureyri and then on to Troll Peninsula.

Travelling tips!

When travelling around Iceland one must always pay a good attention to weather forecast and road conditions. It is espexially crucial during the winter time!!! We recommend that you check out these information on our website.