Flying from Reykjavik
Flights from Reykjavik depart from Keflavik International Airport (KEF). The airport is located roughly 50 kilometers southwest of Reykjavik in the city of Keflavik. Be aware that, because of changes to the baggage handling system, it is recommended that travelers arrive for their outgoing flights at least two to two and half hours before departure.
Keflavik International Airport Information
Keflavik International Airport (KEF) is equipped to offer its visitors a variety of services and amenities. Travel agents and tourist information are readily available should your vacation extend beyond your stay in Reykjavik. Before your flight, check out the restaurants and shops offering unique Icelandic food and goods. The airport also offers banking services, including currency exchange. Several airport hotels are available as well.
Getting to the Airport in Reykjavik
You have several options if you wish to take a taxi to the Keflavik International Airport. The drive between the airport and Reykjavik takes approximately 30-35 minutes depending on traffic. Ask at your hotel for available companies and contact information. An Airport Express bus to Keflavik International Airport picks up at Lækjartorg in Reykjavik’s downtown area and takes approximately 45 minutes to reach the airport.
Arriving in New York
New York City is a land of icons and monuments, celebrities and diversity. The first time you travel to New York you may believe you can complete your itinerary wish list, but chances are you’ll be booking your next flights to New York before your holiday is even complete.
First Time in New York
The majority of New York City is laid out in grid formation, making it relatively easy to find your destinations. Subways and taxis are popular ways to get from place to place within the city, or you can choose to walk and enjoy the sights.
Your New York
With so much to see and do, New York City really is what you choose to make it. Take to the streets of the city on foot and try street food from a range of cultural backgrounds, or book tickets to New York’s famous Broadway shows. Tour museums and art galleries, then enjoy the nightlife festivities at Times Square.
Making the Most of Your New York Holiday
Find flight deals to New York during the light tourism seasons in the spring and fall. Cheap hotels in New York are conveniently located near the JFK International Airport.