Cheap Flights from London to Reykjavik
Flight information London to Reykjavik
Cheapest return price last month
Flights per week
Average flight time, total distance 1178 miles
Most popular airline last month
Reykjavik Keflavik and Reykjavik Domestic
Airlines that fly from London to Reykjavik
Wow Air, British Airways, Icelandair and EasyJet all offer direct flights from London to Reykjavik. British Airways depart from London Heathrow. Icelandair, Wow Air and EasyJet all depart from London Gatwick. EasyJet also offer direct flights from Stansted and Luton.
It is recommended that you arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before your flight to Iceland is scheduled to depart.
London Gatwick is split into North and South terminals. Icelandair and EasyJet flights depart from Gatwick’s North Terminal. Wow Air flights depart from the South Terminal.
The departure lounges for both terminals are well equipped with lots of facilities. Shops range from high street standards like Boots and WHSmith to more exclusive boutiques like Harrods and Ted Baker. There is a selection of fast food outlets and restaurants like Wagamama and Jamie’s Italian offering more substantial fare.
There are a number of terminals at London Heathrow. British Airways flights for Reykjavik leave from Terminal 5.
Facilities in the departures hall include a currency exchange, internet kiosks and a duty free store. Other shops include Boots, WHSmith, Burberry, Gucci and Hugo Boss. Dining options range from Costa Coffee and Pret A Manger to Giraffe and Carluccio’s.
There is just one terminal at Stansted Airport and once you’ve reached the departures lounge, you’ll find shops including Boots, WHSmith, Next and Hamleys and food outlets including Burger King, Starbucks and a Wetherspoon’s pub.
London Luton Airport
Luton Aiport has just one terminal. Like Stansted Airport, Fast Track security passes are available and can be bought from kiosks outside the security area.
The departure lounge is home to a currency exchange, internet stations, a games area and a good selection of shops. Food options include Pret A Manger, Est Bar, Frankie & Benny’s and Benugo.
Reykjavik International Airport
Reykjavik Airport is around six kilometres from Reykjavik city centre. The airport has just one terminal building.
Transportation options are all located out of the main terminal building but are connected by walkways. Passengers can choose from a number of shuttle buses travelling into the city centre. The journey takes around 45 minutes and tickets can be bought from desks inside the arrivals hall. Taxis can be found outside the terminal building. Car hire from Reykjavik Airport is also available. Budget, Avis, Hertz and Europcar all have desks in the car rental area.
What to Expect in Reykjavik
Reykjavik is decidedly chilly when compared with the UK. Summer temperatures don’t venture above 14°c and in winter they hover between 3°c and -2°c. During the depths of winter, the nights are long, with just four hours of daylight each day. March is Reykjavik’s rainiest month but there is much less rain throughout the year than in London.
Iceland is part of the European Economic Area but still uses its own currency, the Icelandic Krona. Visitors will find that eating out in Reykjavik can be more expensive than in London. Supermarket shopping if you’re self-catering can also prove pricey although public transport is significantly cheaper.
Reykjavik is one hour behind the UK.
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.