Flying to Reykjavík, Iceland from anywhere outside Iceland means you are actually flying to Keflavík, a 45 minute drive from Reykjavík. Reykjavík has its own airport but it appears to be used primarily for domestic flights and flights to Greenland – people actually go there! We had pre-arranged for a driver to meet us at Keflavík and drive us into Reykjavík; he charged 30 Icelandic Kroner per person.
Reykjavík is a very compact city and easily navigated on foot. In fact, through circumstance a number of days into our visit, we walked from the Reykjavík airport on the western edge of the city to our apartment on the eastern edge of the city in 45 minutes. (Picture 3 people running full-out to catch a bus that has no intention of waiting! Admittedly, it is very difficult to run full-out when laughing hysterically!) But I digress… Continue reading