Tourist information center

There are two tourist information centers in the Vatnajokull Region, one in the visitor center in Skaftafell and one in the town Höfn.

·         Skaftafellsstofa Visitor Centre: Tel: +354 470 8300 |

·         Gamlabúð Höfn Visitor Centre: Tel: +354 470 8330



Scheduled flight

There is an airport 10 minutes from Höfn and scheduled flight between from Reykjavik  by Eagle Air all year, six days during summer and five days during fall, winter and spring. You can see the flight schedule here.

Scheduled buses

There are daily bus rides between Reykjavik and Hofn during summer and three times a week during winter. You can see the bus schedule here.

Car rentals

There are three car rental companies in Vatnajökull region, all based in Höfn.

Hertz - Agency for Hertz in the arear is Vatnajökull Travel in Höfn. Vatnajökull Travel provides tailermaid tours and transportation. It emphasises on transportation and travel packages in the region of Vatnajökull Glacier, offering unique travel experience all year round. Tel: 858-0470 | |

Bílaleiga Akureyrar - The agent for Bílaleiga Akureyrar is Jón Ingi Björnsson in Höfn. Tel: +354 840 – 6071 |

Avis - Agency for Avis in area is at N1 Vesturbraut in Höfn. Tel: 860-2440 |

Weather and road condition

The weather in Iceland can change with a short notice so it is helpful for tourists to follow the local weather, see here and road condition, see here.

Safe travel

If you plan on travelling in the wilderness of Iceland you should always prepare your journey well and make sure someone knows about your travels. Learn more about what measures you can take at this website,