A direct flight to Reykjavik will take between 2 and a half hours and three hours, depending on the flying conditions. Most flights depart from Gatwick and Heathrow, with up to two flights each day. Both of these airports can be easily reached via the motorway. By train, the 'Gatwick Express' takes travellers from central London to Gatwick in around 45 minutes, with four trains an hour. The Piccadilly Underground service runs from central London to all terminals of Heathrow in around an hour. The main carriers for a cheap flight from London to Reykjavik are Easyjet, IcelandAir, and WOW Air. Despite being a reasonably small capital city, there are still plenty of things on offer for tourists. It is a great city to wander around and is also extremely safe. The top sights that the city offers are the modern concert hall and the uniquely shaped Hallgrimskirkja church. Lake Tjornin is also very pretty as it surrounded by some very colourful typical Icelandic houses. Just 40 minutes from Reykjavik is the famous Blue Lagoon which is definitely well worth a visit.
International flights to Reykjavik arrive at the nearby Keflavik airport. From there, regular shuttle buses take travellers from every flight across the lava fields to Reykjavik. This journey takes under an hour, and the buses can also be booked to stop at any destination in Reykjavik, enabling you to be dropped at the door of your hotel. ith its unique natural beauty, vibrant nightlife, famed safety, and friendly English-speaking locals, Reykjavik is the perfect holiday destination for lone travellers, groups of friends, families, and romantic couples alike.