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Iceland: COVID-19 Travel Information

Information for flying from the UK to Iceland

This information is provided for customers flying to Iceland from the UK. From here you can see the latest infection numbers, entry requirements, travel restrictions, and availability for flights and hotels.

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Current Time in Reykjavík: 30 Oct 2020 02:24 am
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Currently in Reykjavík it is 5°C with broken clouds
1 Pound Sterling (GBP) = 182.70 Iceland Krona (ISK)

COVID-19 Statistics

Total Cases 4,719
New Cases 48
Population 341,973
Last Updated 30 Oct 2020 02:19am
UK to Iceland

Travel Availability

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Entry Requirements

Tests Required to enter (Book Online)
Quarantine While awaiting test results
Mask Required
Public Transportation Operating
Restaurants Open under restrictions
Disclaimer: The information on this page is provided by a third-party and therefore we can not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information. It is imperative that you confirm entry restrictions, either from the UK Government website, or your travel operator.

Travel

General:

Iceland is almost back to normal, and borders with EU and Schengen countries are now open.

Can I travel to Iceland?

Iceland's borders are open for those arriving from the EU and Schengen member countries, as well as the following countries, white-listed by the EU:
  • Australia 🇦🇺
  • Canada 🇨🇦
  • Georgia 🇬🇪
  • Japan 🇯🇵
  • New Zealand 🇳🇿
  • Rwanda 🇷🇼
  • South Korea 🇰🇷
  • Thailand 🇹🇭
  • Tunisia 🇹🇳
  • Uruguay 🇺🇾
Passengers are required to fill out a pre-registration form before departure to Iceland

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Iceland?

Travelers arriving to Iceland are required to choose between the following options:
  • Submit to two screening tests for COVID-19, separated by five days’ quarantine until the results of the second test are known, or
  • Not to undergo border screening but instead to spend 14 days in quarantine after arrival

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Iceland?

Travelers arriving to Iceland are required to choose between the following options:
  • Submit to two screening tests for COVID-19, separated by five days’ quarantine until the results of the second test are known, or
  • Not to undergo border screening but instead to spend 14 days in quarantine after arrival
    • The arrival screening will be at the traveler's expense - 9,000 ISK (~$65 USD) if registered in advance, or 11,000 ISK (~$80 USD) if paid on arrival.

Is public transportation open in Iceland?

Public transportation in Iceland is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Iceland?

Restaurants in Iceland are open under social distancing rules. Bars are closed.

Are businesses and attractions open in Iceland?

Non-essential businesses and attractions in Iceland are closed again, due to a spike in COVID-19 cases.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Iceland?

Wearing face masks is required when social distancing can't be maintained.--Sources:
    1. https://www.covid.is/english
    2. https://www.utl.is/index.php/en/about-directorate-of-immigration/news
    3. https://www.inspiredbyiceland.com/article/iceland-and-covid19-coronavirus
    4. https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/news/iceland-to-lift-entry-restrictions-for-residents-of-15-third-countries/
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