The best way to travel between the mainland and Vestmannaeyjar. Sailing time only 35 min.
Herjólfur sails 34 trips per week in summer schedule and 28 trips per week in winter schedule.
Herjólfur sails between Vestmannaeyjar and Landeyjarhöfn, sailing time is 35 min.
Passengers should arrive for check-in 30 minutes before the departure.
Herjolfur is 70,5 meters long and 16 meters wide. The ship has two 2,700 KW main engine. Cruising speed of the ship is 16 miles. The ship takes 388 passengers and 60 cars per trip.
The ship has a dining room, TV room and lounge. The cafeteria offering hot meals, sandwiches, snacks, cakes, coffee and other drinks.
Herjólfur one children's room with toys and television.
Benches are on deck for those who prefer to enjoy the scenery and the fresh sea air while.
Distance between Reykjavik and Landeyjarhöfn is 135 km.
Busses drive between Reykjavik and Landeyjarhöfn for more information www.straeto.is
Eagle air offers scheduled flights to Westmann Islands all year round. Eagle Air also
offers day tour to the island or can custom make longer tours to Westmann Island to
suit the travelers needs.
Eagle Air has been in operation since 1970 in the field of transport and tourism. We
offer scheduled flight five destinations in Iceland and is the Westmann Islands one of
the main destination. Eagle Air also offer day tours to this beautiful island and offers
the traveler the unforgettable chance to fly across the country for and adventure in
- 19.May 2016
This coming weekend, May 20– 21, Háaloftið will be hosting a large music celebration. Alongside this various restaurants in Vestmannaeyjar will be offering special three course menus and museums will also be hosting some musical events.
- 30.March 2016
Spring is the season
Spring is the season I love the most. Not only because the sun shines for longer time and the temperature rises, but rather because spring is the season when they open Landeyjahöfn.
- 25.January 2016
Ugly Food Festival
During the darkest and longest days it is always good to find some reason to celebrate. So why not celebrate just that? And how about celebrating by eating old and rotten food. Well the Icelanders call it Thorrablót or Þorrablót. The Viking festival is sometime called the "Ugly Food Festival" by foreigners and if you visit Iceland in late February you might be lucky enough to witness or take part in this strange festival.