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How to get here

The Westfjords are fairly remote region of Iceland, however, it is very accessible. 
 

By plane

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. 
 

By car

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
 

By bus

For a detailed bus schedule click here.
 
Reykjavík - Hólmavík - available all year
www.bus.is 
 
Hólmavík - Ísafjörður - available during summer time, until 18. september. Book in advance!
www.bus.is 
 
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!
www.wa.is 
 

By boat

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.

Westfjords of Iceland

Towns & Villages

The sparsely populated Westfjords region is home to more towns and villages than you might imagine – and each has its own unique atmosphere and attractions.
Get to know more about them here. 

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Map Bolungarvík Hnífsdalur Suðureyri Flateyri Ísafjörður Súðavík Þingeyri Bíldudalur Tálknafjörður Patreksfjörður Hólmavík Drangsnes Reykhólar Borðeyri Djúpavík Norðurfjörður Norðurfjörður