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Ferries and boats

Ferries

There are four ferries operated with the support of the Icelandic Road Administration since they serve routes that are considered part of the “road system”.

 

MAINLAND – VESTMANNAEYAJAR ISLANDS

The ferry Herjólfur is the biggest one operating domestically in Iceland and goes from Landeyjahöfn / Þorlákshöfn, and to the Vestmannaeyjar islands.

 

 SNÆFELLSNES to WESTFJORDS

The ferry Baldur goes between Stykkishólmur in the west of Iceland, stops in Flatey island and continues across Breiðafjörður bay and to Brjánslækur in the Westfjords. 

 

 MAINLAND – HRÍSEY ISLAND

There is a ferry called Sævar that goes from Árskógssandur in the north and sails to the island Hrísey that sits in the middle of Eyjafjörður fjord. 

 

MAINLAND – GRÍMSEY ISLAND

The nothern most point of Iceland is Grímsey island. To get there you can take a ferry called Sæfari that goes from the town Dalvík

Boats

ÍSAFJÖRÐUR – HORNSTRANDIR RESERVE

To get to the nature reserve at Hornstrandir in the Westfjords you can take boats operated by Borea Adventures and Sjóferðir that run by a schedule.

Ferry to and from Iceland

If you don´t wan´t to fly, there is another option available when travelling or moving to Iceland.

 

DENMARK – ICELAND

The ferry Norröna goes between Seyðisfjörður in the east of Iceland and Denmark. 

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