Get ready to explore glaciers, volcanoes, waterfalls and more in incredible Iceland. Reykjanesbaer region is made up of Keflavik, Njardvik, Hafnir and Asbru, all located on the Southern Peninsula on the west side of the country. Hire a rental car to tour the region and its stunning surrounding landscape.
Travellers can cruise around Reykjanesbaer to visit hotspots like the Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll and the Viking World Museum. You’ll want to drive along the dramatic cliffs with a stunning view of the ocean, book a tour of Reykjanes to the black rocky beaches and check out GeoCamp Iceland.
Booking a Reykjanesbaer rental car
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A guide to Reykjanesbaer and Keflavik International Airport
Reykjanesbaer is a great place to start your Iceland adventure. To access the region, fly into Keflavik International Airport, the main transport hub for Iceland and located 50 kilometres from the capital, Reykjavik. Around 6 million travellers pass through Keflavik Airport each year. Enjoy free WiFi, duty-free shopping, multiple eateries and more at this award-winning facility. From the terminal, follow signs to the car rental parking area to grab your keys.
Guide to driving in Reykjanesbaer
Use our guide for driving tips, directions and parking in Reykjanesbaer.
Driving from Reykjanesbaer to Keflavik International Airport
Keflavik International Airport is only a 7-minute drive from Reykjanesbaer area. Head west from the Reykjanesbaer urban centre to Route 41 and take the roundabout to stay on the highway which will bring you to the airport.
Driving tips for your Reykjanesbaer rental car
Hire a 4x4 if you plan on going off the beaten path or driving in icy conditions in Reykjanesbaer. Arrive safe when you follow these driving tips:
● Drive on the right side of the road and overtake on the left.
● Take extra care if you will be driving in winter.
● Keep your petrol tank full if you are planning side trips as there are many remote sections with few services.
● Avoid driving in the dark, the roads are often narrow and poorly lit with just 2 lanes and no shoulders.
For more tips and rules of the road, check out the Iceland rental car page.
Parking options in Reykjanesbaer region and at Keflavik Airport
Towns in Reykjanesbaer offer on-street metered parking which costs around 80 to 150 ISK. Parking may be available at some hotels in the area, contact your accommodation provider to find out.
If you need to park at Keflavik Airport, there are short-term and long-term parking lots. Pay 500 ISK for the first hour in the short-term lot and 750 ISK for every additional hour. Long-term parking costs 1,250 ISK per day.
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