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FAQs about flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik

Is it possible to fly from Edinburgh to Reykjavik right now?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides essential info about travelling from Edinburgh to Reykjavik in these uncertain times. Here, you'll find everything from health guidelines to flying restrictions, as well as loads of other important information you should know about before you book a flight.

How long is a direct flight from Edinburgh to Reykjavik?

It typically takes 2 hours and 20 minutes, depending on type of aircraft used, wind direction and any air traffic delays. The total travel distance from Edinburgh to Reykjavik is 839 miles.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Reykjavik due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Reykjavik booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Edinburgh to Reykjavik flights?

Curious to discover the different ways to get by plane from Edinburgh to Reykjavik? Take a look at this list of the most popular flight routes:

  • Edinburgh Airport to KEF - 37 flights per week
  • GLA to Reykjavik Airport (KEF-Keflavik Intl.) - 5 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Edinburgh to Reykjavik?

Friendly service, extra legroom and a good rewards programme are some factors that differentiate an airline from another. While you'll find multiple air carriers offering flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik, these are among the best:

  • SAS with 47 flights every month.
  • EasyJet with 43 flights every month.
  • Lufthansa with 26 flights every month.
  • Vueling with 13 flights every month.
  • Delta with 13 flights every month.
  • Eurowings with 13 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Edinburgh to Reykjavik?

You've got a great deal of choice when it comes to flying from Edinburgh to Reykjavik. With approximately 5 flights running every day, the time to go is up to you.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing Icelandair, Wizz Air or Delta. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Edinburgh to Reykjavik is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Edinburgh to Reykjavik  

Every day between Edinburgh and Reykjavik,  flights from airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with , you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Edinburgh to Reykjavik — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Edinburgh to Reykjavik to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Place to stay after flight from Edinburgh to Reykjavik

Center Hotels Laugavegur

Center Hotels Laugavegur

3.5 out of 5
95-99 Laugavegur, Reykjavik
The price is £162 per night from 10 Aug to 10 Aug
Located in Downtown Reykjavik, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Laugavegur and Hallgrimskirkja. Reykjavik City Hall and Reykjavik Harbour are also within ...
4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)
"Sauber, modern, freundlich, gut gelegen und rund um super"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Center Hotels Laugavegur
Hotel Von

Hotel Von

3.5 out of 5
Laugavegur 55, Reykjavik
The price is £143 per night from 8 Aug to 8 Aug
Located in Downtown Reykjavik, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Laugavegur and Hallgrimskirkja. Reykjavik City Hall and Harpa are also within 15 ...
4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)
"Good location, friendly staff quite small and dark"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2020

Hotel Von
Miðgarður by Center Hotels

Miðgarður by Center Hotels

4 out of 5
Laugavegur 120, Reykjavik
The price is £167 per night from 29 Jul to 29 Jul
Located in the heart of Reykjavik, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Laugavegur and Hallgrimskirkja. Reykjavik City Hall and Reykjavik Harbour are also ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)
"This property offers a really good price and location. The pick up stop for all sightseeing tours was right outside the entrance, so very convenient. The high street was a few minutes walk, with good options for food and drinks. The staff was really friendly and helpful. We were celebrating a birthday ..."

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2019

Miðgarður by Center Hotels

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Eyja Guldsmeden Hotel

Eyja Guldsmeden Hotel

4 out of 5
Brautarholt 10-14, Reykjavik
The price is £196 per night from 27 Jul to 27 Jul
Located in the heart of Reykjavik, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Hofdi House, Laugavegur and Hallgrimskirkja. Laugardalslaug Geothermal ...
Eyja Guldsmeden Hotel
Reykjavik Residence Hotel

Reykjavik Residence Hotel

4 out of 5
Hverfisgata 60, Reykjavik
The price is £201 per night from 28 Jul to 28 Jul
Located in Downtown Reykjavik, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Laugavegur, Hallgrimskirkja and Harpa. Reykjavik City Hall and Reykjavik Harbour ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)
"We stayed in the one of the junior suites just located around the corner from the main hotel. The suite was spacious,clean and perfect for what we needed. We didn’t take up the breakfast option, instead we took a trip to the local Bónus store to buy provisions for breakfast and dinner. We had dressing ..."

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2018

Reykjavik Residence Hotel
Sand Hotel by Keahotels

Sand Hotel by Keahotels

4 out of 5
Laugavegur 36, Reykjavik
The price is £180 per night from 18 Aug to 18 Aug
Located in Downtown Reykjavik, this boutique hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Laugavegur and Hallgrimskirkja. Reykjavik City Hall and Reykjavik Harbour are ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (15 reviews)
"Ok would of liked a better room for our stay but all fine. Breakfast needed to be more than cold choices. Maybe scrambled eggs etc the food was nice and fresh. Just would of been nice to have a little hot products"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Sand Hotel by Keahotels
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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.