The Westfjords are fairly remote region of Iceland, however, it is very accessible.
The quickest way to get to the Westfjords is by air, the flight from Reykjavík taking roughly 40-50 minutes, depending on the destination.
Air Iceland - www.flugfelag.is
Two daily flights to Ísafjörður all year round.
Eagle Air Iceland - www.eagleair.is
Two flights per week from Reykjavik to Gjögur and six flights per week to Bíldudalur.
Reykjavík to Ísafjörður, 455 km, paved road:
Reykjavík - Hvalfjörður (tunnel) - Borgarnes - Brattabrekka (road 60) - Svínadalur - Arnkötludalur (road 61) - Steingrímsfjarðarheiði - Ísafjarðardjúp - Ísafjörður
Reykjavík to Þingeyri, 408 km total, 271 km of paved road:
Reykjavík - Hvalfjörður (tunnel) - Borgarnes - Brattabrekka (road 60) - Svínadalur - Barðastrandarsýsla (road 60) - Dynjandisheiði - Hrafnseyrarheiði - Þingeyri
For a detailed bus schedule click here
Reykjavík - Hólmavík - available all year
Hólmavík - Ísafjörður - available during summer time, until 18. september. Book in advance!
Reykjavík - Brjánslækur via ferry Baldur - available all year
www.bus.is and www.seatours.is
Brjánslækur - Patreksfjörður - available during summer time, until 18. september. Book in advance!
The car ferry Baldur operates between Stykkishólmur and Brjánslækur. From June to August there are two departures from Stykkishólmur. During winter there is a daily departure from Stykkishólmur.
Visit www.seatours.is for more information.