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
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
- 19.June 2017
The Folk Museum of Vestmannaeyjar is a new museum built on old traditions. In addition to the many artifacts housed there, today’s technology gives the history and culture a new dimension. While the adults are learning about the stories of fishing, cliff hunting, the Eldfell eruption of 1973, and the Algerian pirate raid of 1627, the children can dress themselves in pirate costumes and search for hidden treasure in the pirate cave.
- 2.June 2017
The puffins are here!
In Vestmannaeyjar you have a great opportunity to see life puffins flying around the mountains and sitting in the cliffs.
- 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.