How to get here

There are two ways to get to Vestmannaeyjar, by ferry or by plane. The ferry Herjolfur sails up to five times a day from the harbour at Landeyjahöfn to Vestmannaeyjar and back again. The ferry ride takes approximately half an hour. Make sure to book in advance, especially if you intend to bring your car or motorcycle or caravan with you, as the ferry is very popular during summer when Icelanders are on holidays, too. The ferry Herjolfur can be found online and on facebook if you want to plan your trip early, and there is a bus servicing travellers wanting to get to Landeyjahöfn or back to Reykjavík, as well. Vetsmannaeyjar is only 20 minutes away from Reykjavik by plane. Eagle Air Iceland flies two times a day to and from Vestmannaeyjar. For further information please turn to Eagle Air Iceland‘s website where you can get detailed information on flight schedules and prices as well as book online. The tourist information in Vestmannaeyjar is also more than ready to assist you if you have any questions regarding your trip.

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 

+354 562 4200
Eagle Air, Reykjavik Airport, 101 Reykjavik

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

+354 481 2800
Herjólfur, Básaskersbryggju, 900 Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland