Getting to Breiðdalsvík

The tiny town of Breiðdalsvík is located in the heart of Iceland’s Eastfjords approximately 224 km (139 mi) from Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon in the South and 245 km (152 mi) from Lake Mývatn in the North. Many travelers enjoy visiting Breiðdalsvík by flying in one direction and driving in the other to discover sites along the Ring Road.

By Car

The tiny town of Breiðdalsvík is located along Iceland’s Ring Road (Highway 1) in East Iceland. The driving time between Breiðdalsvík and Reykjavík is approximately seven to eight hours. Breiðdalsvík GPS Coordinates: 64.7926° N, 14.0079° W. Breiddalsvik is about one hour’s drive from Egilsstadir. Road number 1 is the best way to get from Egilsstadir to Breiddalsvik driving along the fjords.

By Plane

The flight from the Domestic Airport in Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir Airport in East Iceland is approximately one hour. Icelandair offers 3-5 flights daily from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir. Breiðdalsvík is located approximately one hour’s drive south of Egilsstaðir Airport. Alternatively, some travelers may opt to fly from Reykjavik Domestic Airport with Eagle Air which offers 1-4 flights daily from Reykjavík to Hofn. Breiðdalsvík is located approximately two hours’ drive north of Hofn Airport.


By Ferry

The Smyril Line maintains a regularly scheduled cruise and car ferry service to Iceland from Denmark and the Faroe Islands. The town of Seyðisfjörður on the eastern coast is the arrival port for the Norræna ferry from Europe.

Breiðdalsvík is located approximately 1 hr. 20 min drive south from Seyðisfjörður.



We are happy to provide a transfer to Breiðdalsvík from Seyðisfjörður Harbor and Egilsstaðir Airport upon request.