|Distance||2606 miles (4204 km)|
|Average plane ticket price||$420 (€338)|
Flights from New York City to Reykjavík cover the 2606 miles (4204 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this route for as low as $399 (€321), but the average price of plane tickets is $420 (€338).
Geographically, Reykjavik is the closest eurosopean capital to the US mainland and has always been a useful stopping point for transatlantic flights from New York. Since its dramatic volcanic scenery featured so prominently in the cult TV show Game of Thrones, Iceland has become an even more popular city break destination for American vacationers keen to view the volcanoes, geysers and Northern Lights celestial displays. The Icelandic national airliner offers a daily direct flight from New York to Reykjavik from two New York airports seven days a week, with a flying time of around five hours and thirty minutes. Departures are in the early evening, allowing passengers to arrive in Reykjavik in time for breakfast. Several airlines offer indirect flights to the Icelandic capital, with one change required en route, at a eurosopean airport. Most indirect connections are routed via London, but connections via Frankfurt am Main, Amsterdam or Helsinki are also available. These take considerably longer than direct services but increase the flight options to Reykjavik from New York airports.
The Icelandic national carrier Icelandair offers two daily flights from New York to Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport seven days a week, with one departing from John F. Kennedy International Airport and one from Newark Liberty International Airport. Several airlines offer indirect flights to Reykjavik from New York, routed through eurosopean hubs. with one change in transit. Options include American Airlines and British Airways services from New York JFK via London Heathrow Airport, United Airlines and British Airways departures from New York Newark, also via London Heathrow, and Singapore Airlines and Icelandair routes from New York JFK via Frankfurt am Main.
Icelandair's direct flight from New York to Reykjavik departing from Newark Airport is the fastest option on the 2,617 mile (4,212 kilometer) route north east from the US city, taking five hours and 30 minutes to complete the trip to Iceland. Icelandair's departure from JFK Airport takes five minutes longer to reach Reykjavik. The quickest indirect flight from New York to Reykjavik is a British Airways and American Airlines connection from New York JFK via London Heathrow, taking 1one hours and 35 minutes total journey time to Reykjavik. Other indirect flights to the Icelandic capital can take upwards of 1two hours depending on the route and the length of the layover between connections. For timetable clarity, it should be noted that Icelandic time is four hours ahead of New York time.
The Icelandair schedule offers two flights from New York to Reykjavik daily seven days a week, with one departing from Newark Airport and one from JFK Airport. Departure times for both flights are in mid-evening, arriving at the Icelandic airport early in the morning. There are also 12-14 daily indirect flights to Reykjavik from New York with one change in transit, including some morning departure times from the US city, but all involving some overnight travel.
Departure Airport: John F. Kennedy International Airport is situated in south Queens, 14 miles (20 kilometers) south east of downtown Manhattan, with public transit options including the New York subway to Jamaica or Howard Beach stations, where AirTrain shuttles complete the trip to the terminal, taking 45-60 minutes. Newark Liberty International Airport is nine miles (15 kilometers) south west of Manhattan, in New Jersey, with regular rail links on Amtrak and NJ Transit services taking about 30 minutes to reach the airport station from Midtown. Both airports have car rental desks, currency exchange bureaux, free WiFi, luggage storage services and food courts with a wide range of international restaurants, bars and fast food outlets. Shopping opportunities include designer fashion stores, sportswear outlets, electronics stores, news vendors and drug stores. Business travelers can make use executive lounges.
Arrival Airport: Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport is located on the south west coast of Iceland, about 31 miles (50 kilometers) south west of downtown Reykjavik. Public transportation transfers to the city include the Strætó public bus service, taking around one hour, or Flybus and Airport Direct express buses taking around 45 minutes. Facilities at the passenger terminal include car rental agencies, ATMs, business lounges, currency exchange desks and free WiFi. Dining options include a pizzeria, bakery, Scandinavian and international restaurants, coffee shops and a convenience store for groceries. The shopping mall includes duty free outlets, fashion stores, an eyeglasses store, gourmet food hall, and an Icelandic design and handicrafts gallery.
Travel between New York City, USA and Reykjavík, Iceland by plane is: Restricted.
International entry status: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United States
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Iceland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Reykjavík from New York City before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Reykjavík to New York City is: Restricted
Reentry to USA is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Iceland
What are the requirements?
The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your flight to New York City from Reykjavík here.
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