Need to get back to Reykjavik from the Highlands?
This Daily Highland Bus service is ideal for you. This service is an easy and comfortable way to head back to Iceland’s capital city after exploring the mountains terrain of the Central Highlands.
The pickup point for this bus service is at the parking lot by the cabin and campsite in Landmannalaugar.
Landmannalaugar is extremely popular with hiking and nature enthusiasts. It is located within the Southern Icelandic Highlands and boasts some incredible natural hot springs and beautiful hiking trails. A visit to Landmannalaugar will appeal to geology enthusiasts, as well as those who love for remote and serene areas.
The journey from the Highlands back to Reykjavik will take you through the challenging yet beautiful mountain roads, and onwards along the South Coast of Iceland.
Shortly after entering the paved road there are some stops for drop-offs at Rjúpnavellir resort and Leirubakki guesthouse. Once on route 1, there will be a couple of stops made in the small towns of Hella, Selfoss and Hveragerði to drop off passengers. Enjoy the magnificent views from the bus window, and sit back and relax as you make your way towards Reykjavik, where this bus will terminate.
The drop off sites in Reykjavík are the Orkan gas station by Kringlan mall, the City Hall downtown and the campsite in Laugardalur.
This shuttle is a comfortable and affordable way to get back to Reykjavík from the Highlands. This bus trip is perfect for those who are travelling through this part of the country without having the convenience of a 4x4 car. It also allows you to explore Iceland in-depth and visit off-the-beaten-track locations. These remote areas are what is best about travelling to Iceland and would enhance your trip.
Book your bus transfer soon as availability is limited in the peak summer season.
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This is a scheduled bus with no guide and no planned activity once we arrive. However, there is plenty of things to do and see once in Landmannalaugar. The wardens can give detailed information on long or short hiking trails and about attractions. Note that there is a small facility fee to use restroom and showers, which can be bought directly from wardens or online, here: https://www.fi.is/en/publications/adstodugjald-landmannalaugar
Snacks, food and basic supplies can be purchased at the local Mountain Mall café; however, we would recommend bringing some food and drinks for the journey.
The provider reserves the right to make changes to schedules for safety reasons, e.g. in the unlikely event of a weather storm.