How to Reach Selfoss - The Easiest Way to Reach Selfoss


  • By Air: The Keflavik International Airport in Reykjavik is 79kms away from Sefloss and flights to Iceland from almost all major cities like London, New York, Paris and others fly regularly. Copenhagen to Keflavik airport is the busiest route. Reykjavik is 50kms from the airport and accessible only by road.
  • By Bus: Selfoss is based on the Ring Road and is well connected by roads to Reykjavik and other south coastal towns. A lot of buses run from Reykjavik to Selfoss daily. Also a lot of Golden Circle buses run through Selfoss.
  • By Car: One can also book a taxi or rent a car from Reykjavik city and drive down to Selfoss.


  • By Bus: There are not many local Selfoss transport buses but inter-city buses have lots of stops within the city. But usually you’ll have to wait for a long time before one shows up.
  • By Taxi: Local taxi companies are available which provide cab facilities to people.
    • By Foot: The easiest and most preferable way of getting around is by walking. Distances aren’t too much and can be reached on foot easily.

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How to Reach Selfoss from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Hella to Selfoss 67.64 km 1 hour 7 mins
Mosfellsbær to Selfoss 83.53 km 1 hour 23 mins
Reykjavik to Selfoss 101.54 km 1 hour 41 mins
Kopavogur to Selfoss 102.15 km 1 hour 42 mins
Grindavik to Selfoss 159.84 km 2 hours 39 mins
Reykjanesbær to Selfoss 172.47 km 2 hours 52 mins
Hólar to Selfoss 281.69 km 4 hours 41 mins
Akureyri to Selfoss 370.86 km 6 hours 10 mins
Höfn to Selfoss 645.37 km 10 hours 45 mins
Cork to Selfoss 1897.16 km 31 hours 37 mins