Cheap flights to Reykjavik

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Flights to Reykjavik in 2022

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Return fromRM 2,819From Kuala Lumpur to Reykjavik

Cheap flights to Reykjavik in June, July 2022

The best prices found for IS1 flights for June, July
19 Jul - 9 Aug
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

KEF

Reykjavik Keflavik Intl

3 stops

34h 05m
KEF

Reykjavik Keflavik Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

3 stops

44h 55m
RM 6,627

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 28/6/22

4 Jul - 10 Jul
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

KEF

Reykjavik Keflavik Intl

3 stops

29h 40m
KEF

Reykjavik Keflavik Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

3 stops

44h 35m
RM 6,873

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 30/6/22

19 Jul - 9 Aug
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

KEF

Reykjavik Keflavik Intl

2 stops

32h 55m
KEF

Reykjavik Keflavik Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

3 stops

44h 55m
RM 6,895

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 28/6/22

Reykjavik 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Reykjavik found for this year
14 Sep - 26 Sep
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

KEF

Reykjavik Keflavik Intl

2 stops

31h 15m
KEF

Reykjavik Keflavik Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

2 stops

27h 40m
RM 2,819

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 30/6/22

16 Nov - 22 Nov
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

KEF

Reykjavik Keflavik Intl

2 stops

47h 20m
KEF

Reykjavik Keflavik Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

2 stops

44h 35m
RM 3,149

Finnair

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Deal found 29/6/22

14 Sep - 26 Sep
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

KEF

Reykjavik Keflavik Intl

2 stops

31h 45m
KEF

Reykjavik Keflavik Intl

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

2 stops

27h 40m
RM 3,333

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 29/6/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Reykjavik?

The cheapest ticket to Reykjavik found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

RM 3,047

February

RM 2,995

March

RM 3,149

April

RM 3,382

May

RM 3,826

June

RM 3,456

July

RM 4,859

August

RM 4,059

September

RM 2,981

October

RM 3,237

November

RM 3,478

December

RM 4,024

September is currently the cheapest month to fly to Reykjavik. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

Its economic (and volcanic) woes have become well known over the past couple of years, but 2012 is shaping up to be one of the best years ever to take cheap flights to Reykjavik. easyJet is offering a new, three-times-per-week service from Luton, it was voted “Best” in Lonely Planet’s Travel Readers’ Choice award and Iceland is experiencing two “maximum cycles” – brighter and more intense Northern Lights and more volcano activity.

Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland and its position close to the Arctic Circle makes it the furthest north seat of a national government anywhere. However, its climate is not nearly as harsh as its location would suggest. Winter temperatures average just a few degrees Celsius below freezing.

Although the area has been populated since the 9th century, Reykjavik was not founded until the late 18th century making it a relatively young city, by European standards. Today its population of about 120,000 enjoys a thoroughly modern city with many natural amenities at its disposal.

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Reykjavik climate

Fresh arrivals aboard cheap flights to Reykjavík will be pleased to hear that the local climate is considerably milder than Iceland’s location just south of the Arctic Circle would suggest. This is the result of the Gulf Stream that flows along the southern and western coasts of the country and greatly moderates its winter temperatures. As a result these are just a few degrees Celsius below freezing at their lowest in December and January. However there is no disguising Iceland’s position during the summer months with the average highs in July and August reaching just 14 degrees Celsius.

When is the best time to fly to Reykjavik?

Peak season:

The peak season here extends from June to August when there is close to 24 hours daylight per day. July is the best time for whale and bird watching. Various festivals and celebrations also draw visitors to the city, among the most popular are Culture Night in August, the Winter Lights festival in February and the Festival of the Sea in June. By September, prices begin to fall and the days start to get much shorter.

Off season:

Although the Northern Lights are best seen between September and March, December is probably the height of the off-season not only because of the relative cold but also because the days are just four hours long.

Getting around Reykjavik

You can save a lot more money after your cheap flight to Reykjavik by using public transport. The bus system, Strætó, will take you around the city and the suburbs cheaply and quickly. They don’t run all day, but there are some night buses. 

Watch your budget when you’re out late at night because taxis can be expensive. It’s easy to walk around Reykjavik, so most people don’t rent a car. There are plenty of bike rental companies to be found, so consider a two-wheeler to get around.

What is good to know if travelling to Reykjavik?

  • At 914 metres high, Mt Esja is Reykjavik’s most outstanding feature and is also a popular hiking area among the locals. There are a number of routes to the top to choose from but regardless of how you get there, be sure to take in the stunning views of the city below.
  • Best known as the site of a summit between Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev in 1986 that effectively ended the Cold War, Hofdi House, built in 1909, is among the most beautiful buildings in Reykjavik. It was initially home to the French Consul in Iceland but has since hosted a number of famous guests including the Queen, Winston Churchill and Marlene Dietrich. These days it is used for official receptions and although it is not open to visitors, it can be viewed from the outside.
  • Hallgrimskirkja church is Reykjavik’s most prominent landmark and is visible from just about anywhere in the city. Designed by Gudjon Samuelson, it aims to resemble volcanic rock formations and took 40 years to build before the grand opening in 1986. At the front of the building is a statue of Leifur Eiriksson, also known as Leif the Lucky, who was the first European to discover America some time around the year 1000 AD. Needless to say he was a native son.
  • A few minutes from the city by boat, a visit to Videy Island is a must for travellers arriving on cheap flights to Reykjavík. Inhabited since the 10th century, the island was a destination for pilgrims during the middle ages and was the site of the local port and a government seat before its last inhabitant left in 1943.
  • The Pearl is a curious glass structure perched on top of a series of tanks that store the natural hot water of the area that in turn is used to heat the city. The dome houses a restaurant where the fine cuisine competes with the panoramic views of the city for visitors’ attention.

Reykjavik airports

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