Cheap flights to Iceland

Thu, 17 Aug 2017. Last updated Fri, 30 Nov 2018 17:26

Cheap flights to Iceland are operated by Icelandair, Bluebird Cargo, Iceland Express, Air Iceland from different cities and countries around the world. With beautiful natural scenery, Iceland is an attractive destination of numerous international tourist

Iceland is an island in the north of Atlantic Ocean, close to the south of the Arctic Circle, in Europe. This country has an area of 103,000km² with the total population of more than 300 thousand people. Iceland is regarded as a part of Europe not belongs to North America, although in terms of geography and geology this country is located in both continents. Regarding to the other similar aspects, Iceland is one of Nordic countries of Scandinavia. Iceland is the second largest island in Europe and the 18th largest island in the world.

Iceland has many famous glaciers accounting for 11% of the total area of this country. Among them, Langjökull, Vatnajökull, and Hofsjökull are the largest glaciers. Some other glaciers are Mýrdalsjökull, Drangajökull, Eyjafjallajökull and Snæfellsjökull. In winter, Iceland is most covered by snow and ice. The climate in Iceland's Highlands is extremely harsh and barely heritable. The coastal region is the lowlands. The large bays has the length of up to 4970km. Icelanders mainly live in the coastal region.

According to the statistics, Icelanders largely follow Luther Church with over 85% of the population, more than 2% of people under Reykjavík religion, 1.5% of people under Hafnarfjorou religion and more than 2% of the population is followers of the Roman Catholic. Christianity has many small different groups accounting for nearly 3% of the population. The rest are non-religious and not specified.

Tourist attractions in Iceland

Suthureyri in Iceland

The first attraction in Iceland that tourists should visit is Reykjavik capital, one of the greenest and cleanest cities in the world. Coming to this city, tourists can ride bikes around the city, participate in interesting outside activities and visit architectural works imbued with the characteristics of Iceland. Tourists can visit romantic Tjornin Lake to watch and feed the flock of swans and ducks, or take the elevator to the top of Hallgrimskirkja Church where tourists can contemplate the panoramic view of the city and explore the beauty of surroundings as Thingholt, Vesturbear...

After visiting and exploring Reykjavik, tourists can continue their journey to the west of this beautiful country. Visiting Hvalfjörður, learning about the culture of the local people, seeing the gentle and romantic rivers and participating in the interesting activities are interesting things to do in the region. To the west, the country has the Europe's biggest cliff - Látrabjarg, the paradise for tourists who love to admire and learn about the species of birds. The rolling stone mountains have numerous natural colors like bright red, dark brown, from yellow to emerald green. The green meadows, the vast cotton fields and majestic mountains have created incredible beauty appealing tourists.

Hvalfjordur in Iceland

The north of Iceland is an ideal destination to explore and visit in winter. The immaculate white glaciers, the strange birds and diverse sea creature of this land will give tourists the new experiences. However, tourists should not go alone on the glaciers, because it is very vulnerable... In addition, Iceland owns many renowned waterfalls and hot-water springs. Therefore, tourists should not miss the opportunity to relax in hot-water springs, hot mineral water springs here.

Interestingly, the country is also known for beautiful lakes formed by the craters, and the most famous crater lake is Kerid crater lake in the southern Iceland. The lake is about 55m deep and 170m wide. Kerid is the unique crater lake because it was created due to the volcanic eruptions and volcanic rocks is red instead of black as usual. Those who love adventure should drop by Thrihnukagigur volcano. This volcano has been dormant for many years so tourists can go deep inside to discover and learn. Visiting the famous "golden waterfall" - Gullfoss, tourists can contemplate the exotic natural beauty when the water pours into the abyss. On fine days, the colorful rainbow appears in the blue sky making an extremely beautiful scenery.

Popular airports in Iceland

All Airports, Reykjavik (REK) - IcelandKeflavík International Airport, Reykjavik (KEF) - Iceland
Akureyri Airport, Akureyri (AEY) - IcelandReykjavík Airport, Reykjavik (RKV) - Iceland

Reykjavik Airport

Currently, there is some major domestic and international airports in Iceland serving daily flights to/ from Iceland. Tourists can choose flights from Iceland at some major airports such as:

Reykjavík Airport (Reykjavík)

Keflavík International Airport (Keflavík)

Vestmannaeyjar Airport (Heimaey)

Egilsstaðir  Airport (Egilsstaðir)

Akureyri Airport (Akureyri)

Currently, flights from Iceland to Vietnam have destinations at two largest airports in Vietnam including Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City) and Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi) with flights of reputable carriers in Asia and Europe. The major airlines operating cheap flights Iceland - Hanoi are Qatar Airways, Dragonair, British Airways, Air France, Cathay Pacific Airways... Meanwhile, airlines offering cheap flights Iceland - Ho Chi Minh City include Vietnam Airlines, British Airways, Air China, China Southern Airlines...

Popular cities in Iceland

AkureyriReykjavik

Popular airlines in Iceland and to Iceland

China Southern Airlines -> 2,696 USDDeutsche Lufthansa <-> 595 USDTurkish Airlines -> 827 USDDelta Airlines <-> 3,901 USD
Thai Airways -> 757 USDAmerican Airlines <-> 7,490 USDUnited Airlines -> 1,974 USDHong Kong Airlines -> 3,040 USD
Klm Royal Dutch Airlines <-> 808 USDJuneyao Airlines -> 861 USDQantas Airways -> 452 USDCathay Pacific Airways -> 657 USD
British Airways -> 743 USDSingapore Airlines -> 610 USDQatar Airways -> 702 USDAustrian Airlines -> 853 USD
Malaysia Airline -> 653 USDAir Canada -> 1,961 USDAsiana Airlines <-> 2,262 USDRoyal Jordanian -> 2,964 USD

Icelandair, Bluebird Cargo, Iceland Express, Air Iceland and Sterling Airlines are five major airlines of Iceland. Among them, Icelandair is the national and largest airline of Iceland with the professional and prestigious fleet. The airline is presently offering cheap flights to Europe and cheap flights to America such as the US, Canada and so on.

Popular and low-cost airlines flying to Iceland are Air Berlin, Atlantic Airways, EasyJet, Germanwings, Icelandair operated by Air Iceland, Primera Air, Transavia France, Vueling, WOW air, Wizz Air, Scandinavian Airlines, EasyJet Switzerland, Delta Air Lines, Austrian Airlines, Alitalia, Aer Lingus, Adria Airways, British Airways, Norwegian Air Shuttle and some other airlines.

Popular flights to Iceland

CountryCity
Thailand -> Iceland 609 USDChiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Hat Yai, Phuket, Krabi, Khon Kaen, Lampang, Narathiwat, Trat, Ubon Ratchath, Surat Thani, Udon Thani
Vietnam -> Iceland 563 USDNha Trang, Da Nang, Hanoi, Haiphong
Lao, People's Dem. Rep. -> Iceland 1,051 USDLuang Prabang, Vientiane
Cambodia -> Iceland 642 USDSiem Reap
Taiwan <-> Iceland 2,016 USDTaipei

Tourists can book tickets to Iceland from popular destinations in Europe and some countries in Americas as below:

Country

City

Germany

Berlin-Tegel, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt, Munich, Berlin-Schönefeld, Billund

Ireland

Dublin

British

London-Heathrow, Belfast-International, Bristol, Edinburgh, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, Manchester, Birmingham, Boston

Norway

Oslo-Gardermoen, Bergen

Denmark

Copenhagen

Canary Islands

Tenerife-South

Gran Canaria Island

Gran Canari

Scotland

Aberdeen, Glassgow-International

Netherlands

Amsterdam

Belgium

Brussels

United States

Chicago-O'Hare, New York-JKF, Denver, Newark, Seattle/ Tacoma, Washington-Dulles, Baltimore

Canada

Admonton, Toronto-Pearson, Montréal-Trudeau

Finland

Helsinki

France

Paris-Charles de Gaulle

Sweden

Stockholm-Arlanda

Switzerland

Zürich

Faroe Islands

Vágar

Austria

Vienna

Spain

Alicante, Barcelona, Madrid

Italy

Milan-Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino

Other useful information

Reykjavik capital in Iceland

- Iceland has unique traditional dishes as sausages with raw materials mainly from the blood of lamb, fat, kidney combined with delicious wheat flour and oats; Hákarl is the shark meat fermented and Svid dish (stale jemmy), this strange dish can make tourists scared but the jemmy has much delicious meat. It is the most popular traditional dish in Iceland.

- Tourists can find many necessary items in Iceland's large commercial centers. However, tourists should remember that the shopping activities in this country often take place on several online shopping websites, tourists only need to order at websites and goods will be delivered quickly to the tourists' address. Tourists should buy antique jewelries or popular wool products in this country. Most goods in Iceland are imported from other countries, so the price is quite high.

- If tourists visit Iceland in winter, they should bring thick clothes, warm scarf, sneakers..., even if tourists travel to the country in summer, they should bring clothes with cool stuffs to move more comfortably. Iceland climate often has rain accompanied by strong wind.

- Tourists can travel to Iceland by plane or ship, depending on the country where tourists’ departure. But the most convenient means to Iceland is always by plane. When coming to Iceland, there are many transports for tourists to choose such as cars, buses or ferries. If traveling the bays of Iceland, ferry is the most popular mean.

- The official currency of Iceland is Krona (ISK). Payment can be accepted with credit card of Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club. Shopping centers often opens from Monday to Friday, from 09:00 to 18:00. Tourists should remember that shops will close on Sundays and many shops close on Saturdays in summer. 

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