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Keflavik Airport, Keflavik, Iceland
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Hyundai i10 or similar
Hyundai i10
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
NuCarrentals
$22.44 / per day
Economy
Renault Clio or similar
Renault Clio
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Surprice
$37.17 / per day
Compact
Opel Astra or similar
Opel Astra
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Goldcar
$51.69 / per day
Standard
Suzuki Jimny or similar
Suzuki Jimny
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$55.83 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Intermediate
Dacia Duster 4WD or similar
Dacia Duster 4WD
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Lava Auto
$93.54 / per day
Minivan
HYUNDAI H1 or similar
HYUNDAI H1
  • 8x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Alamo
$159.02 / per day
Premium
Mitsubishi Pajero or similar
Mitsubishi Pajero
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Europcar
$209.67 / per day
Luxury
Land Rover Discovery or similar
Land Rover Discovery
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Enterprise
$289.91 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel information

Language
Icelandic,
English
Currency
ISK
Country code
354
Average car rental length
6 days
Economy car rental price
$62.72 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 km/h
56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.04%
Keflavik Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Keflavik Airport and start exploring Iceland! The airport is 50 km from Reykjavik, but it mainly serves the capital, which is the country’s largest city and its cultural center. Reykjavik has top-notch photography, art, and history museums and beautiful parks like Laugardalur Park and the sculpture garden behind the Einar Jónsson Art Museum.

The city’s small, but there’s always something to do—a concert, a festival, a theater performance to enjoy. If you’re up for something more active, there are plenty of hiking trails to explore. At the right time of year, you can watch the northern lights. You can even go whale watching near the city.

Reykjavik is a great destination, but there’s a lot more to see in Iceland. Why not get a longer term car rental and extend your vacation? Explore Iceland’s pristine north or the secluded beauty and fjords in the east. Learn more about Iceland’s unique nature and enjoy the breathtaking landscapes. Don’t be afraid to visit a volcano! And make sure you take a dip in some natural hot springs. You can even pick up your rental car at Reykjavik Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start planning your Iceland adventure today!

Keflavik Airport is also called Reykjavík–Keflavík Airport and Keflavíkurflugvöllur.

Top international routes

  • London
  • Copenhagen
  • New York City
  • Oslo
  • Boston
  • Paris

Main airlines

Icelandair, WOW Air, easjJet, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Wizz Air, and British Airways

Terminals

The single passenger terminal is made up of the North Building and the South Building.

Location

Keflavik Airport is 50 km (31 miles) southwest of the national capital, Reykjavík. Route 41 connects the airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

RightCars, GreenMotion, Europcar, SIXT, Alamo, and Enterprise

Car rental desks

You’ll find most in the arrivals hall.

Services and Facilities

There are a number of restaurants and bars, stores and duty-free shops, a bank with an ATM, and a children’s play area. Keflavík Airport offers special assistance to disabled passengers. A luggage storage service is located next to the airport bus station and can be reached by foot in about three minutes. Its business hours depend on the season. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

N1 is at Hafnargata 86. It can be reached in about five minutes and is open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. There are other gas stations nearby and on the way to Reykjavík.

Airport info

Rating
7.9
  • Getting to the airport 7.2
  • Departure and check-in 7.2
  • Terminal facilities 7.2
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 7.2
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.7
  • Lounge 5.6

Keflavik Airport (KEF)

  • IATA: KEF
  • ICAO: BIKF
  • Airport name: Keflavik Airport (KEF)
  • Airport type: Public / Military / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 52 m / 171 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Passengers (per year): 8,755,352
  • Distance from City: 1.9 miles / 3 km SW of town
  • Airport Hours:
  • Phone: +354-425-0600

Top 5 Locations near Keflavik Airport

36.1 km / 22.5 miles away
231.8 km / 144.1 miles away
283.4 km / 176.1 miles away
416.3 km / 258.6 miles away

When are car rental prices cheapest at Keflavik Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Keflavik Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Keflavik Airport
$70.84
January
$71.42
February
$63.83
March
$59.78
April
$50.50
May
$60.89
June
$88.19
July
$82.81
August
$50.15
September
$44.79
October
$44.79
November
$44.79
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Keflavik Airport is October when prices for an Economy class start from $44.79. You can see that this is 27% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 49% cheaper than renting a car in July (when rental prices start at $88.19 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Keflavik Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in January the average rental period is 6 days, while in May, the average rental period is only 5 days.
Average Rental Length at Keflavik Airport
6
January
6
February
6
March
6
April
5
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
5
September
5
October
5
November
5
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Keflavik Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Keflavik Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in April.
Keflavik Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
117%
January
88%
February
82%
March
67%
April
115%
May
121%
June
139%
July
136%
August
91%
September
86%
October
85%
November
74%
December

Our Customers Reviews

April 4, 2019
Way cheaper than Reykjavik and closer to the blue lagoon and loads of other cool stuff. Airport was much quiet too. Would highly recommend as a base to explore such a lovely country from!
March 29, 2019
Our second visit, this time we did the south coast, beautiful scenery, waterfalls glaciers, black beaches.
March 18, 2019
My friends and I rent a car and our first destination was Blue Lagoon which was less than 30 minutes drive. Totally worth it!!

Top 13 Suppliers for Keflavik Airport in 2019

SIXT
Exceptional 9.2
00354 5 402 222
Blikavöllur 5, 235 Reykjanesbær
National
National
Exceptional 9.2
003545199300
ARNARVOLLUR,
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
5199300
ARNARVOLLUR,
NuCarrentals
Excellent 8.8
00354 771 4200
Njardarbraut 11, Reykjanesbaer
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+3544250300
KEFLAVIK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Ace Rent a car
Excellent 8.5
+354-567-3000, 317-248-7251
Flugvellir 6. 260 Reykjanesbær
Lava Auto
Lava Auto
Excellent 8.5
+354 788 4080 / +354 519 4141
Idavellir 11, 230
Alamo
Excellent 8.3
00354 5 199 300
Arnarvollur 4, 235 Reykjanesbaer, Iceland
RightCars
Excellent 8
+3545716040
Meet & Greet
Goldcar
Very good 7.5
0034 965 233 425; 354 773 7079
Blikavellir 3, 235, Keflavik, Iceland
Goldcar
Very good 7.3
0034 965 233 425; 354 773 7079
Blikavellir 3, 235, Keflavik, Iceland
GreenMotion
Very good 7.2
00354 5 625 888
Vesturbraut 10, 230 Keflavik
Surprice
Surprice
Very good 7
00-354-7874444
Blikavöllur 3 - 235 Keflavik Airport

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