Travel Information

Egilsstaastofa Visitor Center

Egilsstaastofa - Visitor center, is situated at Egilsstair Campsite.
Phone: +354 470 0750
E-mail:info@visitegilsstadir.is


Transportation

In town bus

Town bus run by the municipality is available free of charge on a route through Egilsstair and Fellabr. Schedule here.


Scheduled flight

Egilsstair International Airport is one of four airports in Iceland which fulfill requirements for international flights. The airport serves as an alternate airport for Keflavik Airport and is open 24 hours a day. The airport is located on Egilsstaanes peninsula, on the banks of Lagarfljt lake, midway between Egilsstair town and Fellabr town. See the flight schedule here.

The ferry Norrna - Smyril Line

The ferryNorrnaoffers weekly sailings to/from Denmark to Seyisfjrur in East Iceland with a stop at the Faroe Islands.

Car Rentals

There are four car rental companies in Egilsstair.

Hertz
, at Egilsstair airport, Phone: +354 522 4050 / +354 858 0450 / +354 858 0455.
E-mail: egilsstadir@hertz.is

Blaleiga Akureyrar, Lagarbraut 4 and at Egilsstair airport, Phone: +354 461 6070.
Emergency phone after closing hours: +354 840 6070.
E-mail: egilsstadir@hldur.is

Avis, at Egilsstair airport, Phone: +354 660 0623.
E-mail: erna@avis.is

Buses / Strt

Route 56: Akureyri - Egilsstair and Egilsstair - Akureyri. During the summer the bus leaves daily and 3-5 times a week in the winter. See the bus schedulehere.

SV-Aust.

Drives in East Iceland all year. Stops at: Borgarfjrur, Seyisfjrur, Egilsstair, Reyarfjrur, Eskifjrur, Neskaupsstaur, Fskrsfjrur, Stvarfjrur, Breidalsvk, Djpivogur and Hfn.
Price / Schedule.

SBA-Norurlei / Sterna

Sternahas a full circle bus passport as well as operating day tours. As a part of an full circle system SBA Norurleidrives fromAkureyri - Egilsstair - Hfn and also Hfn - Egilsstair - Akureyri. SBA Norurlei drives from June - September.

Route 62
Route 62a

Car - Self drive

The drive from Reykjavk to Egilsstair can be made in one day. You can either drive the northern route or the southern route. This is a great way to explore Iceland on your way to Egilsstair.

Taxi's

Jn Bjrnsson, Phone: 898 2625, e-mail:sputnik@simnet.is


Jn Eiur Jnsson, Phone: 892 9247, e-mail:joneidur@gmail.com



Guttormur Kristmannsson, Phone: 659 4828.


Weather and road condition

The weather in Iceland can change with a very short notice. We urge every traveller to follow the local weather news, seehereand road conditionhere.

Safe travel

When travelling in remote areas in Iceland you should always prepare your journey well and make sure that someone knows about your travels. You can get useful information about safe travel here.

Visit Egilsstair

Visit Egilsstair
Kaupvangur 17
700 Egilsstair
S. 470 07 50
info@visitegilsstadir.is

Egilsstair area

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