Reykjavik City Card | 48 Hours

Reykjavik City Card | 48 Hours
Get to know Iceland's capital, Reykjavík, with a 48-Hour City Card.
See traditional Icelandic turf houses at Árbær Open Air Museum.
Explore Reykjavík's many museums with the 48-Hour City Card.
Have fun in the sun at one of Reykjavík's geothermal swimming pools.
Explore the wonderful sculpture museum in Laugardalur Valley with the City Card.
Travel to the nearby Kópavogur town, located in the greater Reykjavík area, with the City Card.
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Explore Reykjavík in-depth with the 48-Hour City Card. Not only will you be provided with free access to all City Museums and Galleries, but you'll also receive free entry to public transport and seven geothermal swimming pools. The 48-Hour City Card is perfect for those seeking to get the most out of both their time and budget while staying in Reykjavík.

The card is also valid for Reykjavík Family Park and Zoo and the ferry to Viðey Island. On top of that, it provides you with a discount to several privately run museums, sightseeing tours and selected restaurants.

Please bring your voucher to one of these locations:

Reykjavík City Hall,  Tjarnargata 11, 101 Reykjavík. Open weekdays 09:00-16:00.

Reykjavík Service Center, Borgartún 12-14. 105 Reykjavík. Open weekdays 09:00-16:00.

Árbær Open Air Museum, Kistuhylur, 110 Reykjavík. Open every day 13:00-17:00.

Reykjavík Maritime Museum, Grandagarður 8, 101 Reykjavík. Open every day 10:00-17:00.

Reykjavík Art Museum - Kjarvalsstaðir, Flókagata, 105 Reykjavík. Open every day 10:00-17:00.

Your adventure can start right away! Near the City Hall are both the Settlement Exhibition, where you can learn about the Viking settlers, and the National Museum. Just outside the City Hall is a bus stop so you can explore the wider city.

If you want, you can begin or end each day like a local and visit one of the seven geothermal swimming pools dotted around the city. Entry is free with the city card, and there is no better feeling than to breathe in the fresh air while soaking in the warm waters of a hot tub.

With the City Card, you can also receive discounts in a number of restaurants and shops, allowing you to fully enjoy Iceland’s capital city without having to worry too much about your budget.

So don't wait! Book the 48-Hour City Card now, for the smartest way of travelling and sightseeing in Reykjavík City. Check availability by choosing a date.

 


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Boat Trip, Cultural Activity
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum age: 6 years.
  • Languages: English
  • Attractions: Reykjavík, Faxaflói, Laugardalur, Viðey, Tjörnin, Árbær
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : Flexible.

Flexible

Please bring your voucher to one of these locations:

Reykjavík City Hall,  Tjarnargata 11, 101 Reykjavík. Open weekdays 09:00-16:00.

Reykjavík Service Center, Borgartún 12-14. 105 Reykjavík. Open weekdays 09:00-16:00.

Árbær Open Air Museum, Kistuhylur, 110 Reykjavík. Open every day 13:00-17:00.

Reykjavík Maritime Museum, Grandagarður 8, 101 Reykjavík. Open every day 10:00-17:00.

Reykjavík Art Museum - Kjarvalsstaðir, Flókagata, 105 Reykjavík. Open every day 10:00-17:00.

Included:
  • Entry to four Reykjavík City Museums

  • Entry to the National Museum and Gallery

  • Entry to four Reykjavík City Galleries

  • Access to the Viðey Ferry

  • Admission to Reykjavík Family Park and Zoo

  • Entry to all seven geothermal pools in Reykjavík

  • Use of all public transport in Reykjavík

  • Discounted admission at twelve independent museums and activities in Reykjavík

  • Discounted prices at 12 restaurants in Reykjavík

  • Discounted prices at two locally sorced handcraft stores in Reykjavík

  • Discounted prices at six tour operators offering tours from city centre

  • Discounted admission to seven other geothermal pools in the capital area

  • Meals


What to bring:
  • Camera

  • Good jacket


Good to know:

Please note that this card is for adults only.



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The city card was the PERFECT addition to my trip to Iceland. Part of my vacation involved driving around Iceland while I also took a bus into the city for some days. The city card paid for itself in bus fare alone, but the additional museum entries and discounts throughout the city allowed me to explore Iceland even more and learn about the history and culture. I would definitely recommend getting the city card for at least 48 hours (they have 24, 48, and 72 hours) because there's no way you could see all of the museums and everything in one day with how much they have to offer. I would get this again without a doubt for my next trip to Iceland!
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We booked the 8 day Ring Road and Golden Circle self Drive tour with the help of Melkorkka. She took our preferences and constructed a perfect combination of adventure and sightseeing. We ride Icelandic horses, hiked on a glacier with Troll expeditions, traveled inside a lava tube and enjoyed the thermal baths at Myvatn and Blue Lagoon. All of our bookings for our car, lodging and activities were flawless and suited to our tastes in every way. We wanted extra time in Reykjavik at the end which she also coordinated. The beauty of Iceland and genuine hospitality of everyone made our holiday great. The suggestions and directions helped us navigate without any challenges at all. Guide to Iceland deserves high praise for opening up Iceland for us!
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Easy to use and the experience un the Videy island was increíble
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I loved the two tours I booked specially the second one to schnaffels peninsula. The cook of the restaurant was wonderful as well as the food...so delicious!!!The landscapes are amazing. I don't mind about the weather. The worst for me are the high prices of your country.
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I ended up not having a chance to use the card but I would absolutely buy it again. Free admission to museums, free bus fare, discounts on restaurants, it’s an amazing deal. My only complaint is that I was never able to find a list of the restaurants.
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The city card is the best option to explore Reykjavík, you have free access to some museums and discount in others. Also you can use some buses for free. A great experience buying this card!
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The city card is the best deal in Reykjavík! We went to six museums, got discounts on food, and explored Viðey Island.
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I had an amazing time solo traveling in Iceland! I did a few tours, which all exceeded my expectations. I used the city card two days. It is good value for the money. I wish they would make the restaurant discounts more clear and which restaurants you need to make a booking for. The only problem I had was the bus system was quite confusing. I was able to make it out to videy island with the ferry. But I took a long walk back into the city center bc the buses were not clear or convenient for that location. Other than that, I had a marvelous time and everyone I met was quite friendly. Also, highly recommend the thermal pools with or without the city card! I went to the Reykjavik “indoor” pool and it was so relaxing after walking all day
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Hotel was great (Semari), very cosy and clean. the 3 day bus/attraction pass was great value for money. the maritime museum is very interesting so is the restaurant in there which serves traditional food which was very tasty. Was very disappointed with our tour operator GrayLine. no e mail off them to inform us that they had changed the pick up point for the norther lights tour, went to original pick up point, spotted notice and phoned Grayline only to be told the tour was cancelled after spending time to get there, never even got a cutesy e mail or phone call off them, called the next day to re book for that evening and was told that was cancelled too. spent 3 days and nights in Iceland which was a very interesting place but did not get to see the main thing I went there for and that was to see the northern lights. well worth visiting The Harpa, the museums, the Old Harbour, the Recycled House, City Hall. the Gullfoss waterfall, and a visit to the Blue Lagoon
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Amazing, only 5 days but Reykjavik and Iceland offer so much variety it was too short. The Northern Lights was the main reason I decided to go to Iceland, they duly showed up with an amazing display watched on a Northern Lights tour. There is so much to see in Reykjavik, especially walking. The Harpa, the weekend Flea market, the museums, the Old Harbour, The John Lennon Peace tower, the Recycled House, City Hall and the buzz of the shops and restaurants. A full day tour took us to the North Atlantic Rift, Game of Thrones location, the Gullfoss waterfall, an Icelandic horse farm, the Geysir, an extinct volcanic crater, and an unforgettable visit to the Blue Lagoon, driving back along the South coast through lava fields and a line of volcanoes. An amazing few days , I can only say I will have to return
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