The Westfjords are in the far northwest of Iceland a sparsely populated, rugged territory intertwined by fjords.

Other destinations

  • Hornstrandir nature reserve

  • Dynjandi waterfall

  • Látrabjarg bird cliffs

  • Vigur

Getting there

By plane

  • Air Iceland flies from Reykjavík to Ísafjörður.

  • Eagle Air flies from Reykjavík to Gjögur and Bíldudalur.

By bus

  • Stjörnubílar has scheduled buses from Hólmavík three times a week and Ferry Baldur three times a week to Ísafjörður. Buses start June 1st and stop 31st August.

By boat

  • Ferry Baldur sails from Stykkishólmur to Brjánslækur all year around, once a day in winter and twice a day in summer.


  • Ísafjörður

  • Bolungarvík

  • Hólmavík

  • Patreksfjörður

  • Suðureyri

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