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Car Rental at Keflavik International Airport

Compare lowest prices with over 30 local and major car rentals at Keflavik Airport Iceland. Free shuttle service available and lowest price match guaranteed!

  • 100% Refundable Deposit / Free Cancellation
  • No Hidden Fees
  • Airport Pickup in Reykjavík & Keflavík
  • Insurance Included
"Wonderful experience renting thru Northbound. The whole experience was flawless. Shuttle was already at the airport waiting for us. The pick-up location is around 10 minutes away from the airport and it took us 5 minutes picking the vehicle up."
- Prabhash rented a vehicle in June 2023

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Why rent a car at Keflavík International Airport with us?

We can offer you the variety of car rentals that service directly at Keflavík Intl. Airport, either get picked up directly after your flight or take a shuttle bus straight to the car rental's offices

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Seamless vehicle collection right at the airport, so you can start your journey without delay.

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We offer the best deals for over 30 major & local car rentals near Keflavik Airport in Iceland.

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✈️ Will I land in Reykjavík?: No, all international flights go through Keflavík Airport
💰 Average Rental Price: $54/day
🧒 Terminals: Single Terminal
🛡️ Shuttle Service?: Yes
Avg. Gas Price: €1,88/L
🚘 Avg. time spent in Airport?: 60-90 minutes
  • Is it cheaper to rent a car at the airport or away from the airport?

    When you book a car rental with a service that offers free pick-up and drop-off to and from the airport, like we do, you get the convenience of an airport rental without the additional airport fees. This makes it a cost-effective choice.

    Furthermore, booking your car rental in advance can also help you secure the best rates. So, you can enjoy the convenience of immediate access to your vehicle upon arrival and save money at the same time.

  • How to drop off a rental car at KEF airport?

    Dropping off your car hire at the airport is simple & straightforward. Most car rental companies have clearly marked return areas at, or near, the airport. There will be a free shuttle bus that takes you to the departure terminal after the rental vehicle has been inspected. It always a good idea to check the specific drop-off instructions provided when you pick up the car.

    Remember to allow enough time before your flight to return the car due to rental car drop-off procedures.

  • How to pick up a rental car at KEF airport?

    Picking up a rental car at Keflavik Airport involves going to the car rental company's counter, which is either located in the arrivals area or a short shuttle ride away. There, you'll present your reservation details, driver's license, and, when needed, a credit card. After completing the paperwork, you'll be directed to the pick-up area where your rental car will be waiting.

  • How long to does it take to get through KEF airport customs?

    The time it takes to get through customs at Keflavik Airport can vary depending on several factors, including the time of day, the number of incoming flights, and the efficiency of the customs staff. However, Keflavik Airport is known for its efficiency, and most travelers report getting through customs relatively quickly.

  • What types of vehicles can I rent at Keflavik Airport?

    At Keflavik Airport, you can rent a wide range of vehicles, including hatchbacks, family cars, 4x4 jeeps, SUVs, minivans, campers, and motorhomes. Whether you're looking for a compact car for city driving, a 4x4 for exploring Iceland's diverse terrains or accommodation on wheels we've got you covered.

  • Are most car rentals located near the airport?

    Yes, the rental area for most car rental companies at KEF Airport is conveniently located near the main terminal building. This is to provide easy access for travelers who are arriving in Iceland. Some car rental companies even have their offices within the airport itself or offer free shuttle services to their nearby locations.

    This makes it easy for customers to pick up their rental vehicle quickly after their flight lands.

  • Are Reykjavík (RKV) Airport and Keflavik (KEF) Airport the same?

    No, Reykjavík and Keflavik are different airports. Keflavik (KEF) is the main international airport, while Reykjavík (RKV) is a smaller domestic airport.

Real Reviews from Real Customers

Over 12.000+ reviews from our customers

Outstanding customer service from start to finish. Unfortunately we had a puncture but the regular support and help from George was superb. Finding several garages on our route to repair the tyre and being available both quickly and out of hours. Th...ank you George. I wouldn’t use anyone else other than Northbound for car hire in Iceland

Rented a 4x4 in Oct 2023

Best rental experiance. I always hire a car when I travel and this has been the easiest I have ever done. For the first time the process for renting is exactly what is said on the website there was no hidden terms and both northbound and star was alw...ays avaliable if I needed them. The price was more that fair. Star car rental service was brilliant straight collection and within 10 min we was on our way in our car with all the information we needed l. The staff were of great assistance and the car provided was in great condition. I can honesty say this is my first positive review of a car rental because it is the first time I got what I paid for. When I re visit iceland this will be my first choice for a car.

Rented a 4x4 in Oct 2023

Everything was perfect since the moment the booking was done. I received an email explaining everything I need to know to pick up the car and return it. We got a delay in our flight and when we got to Keflavik airport couldn't find nobody waiting... for us but it was solved phoning the contact number I received in the email and the guy popped up within a minute! Every guy from Ring had been really nice and they are on WhatsApp to assist in anything you need. At our return we phoned them to ask to please be ready to take on a quick ride to the airport and everything was nicely done! I will recommend northbound and ring to everyone!

Rented a 4x4 in Oct 2023

My experience with northbound was great! It was a very easy check-in process. The staff was friendly and helpful. The vehicle itself was in great condition and ran wonderfully! The checkout process was easy and seemless. Thank you!

Rented a hatchback in Oct 2023

I originally went through northbound as a third party supplier for campeasy as they let you put down a deposit and pay the rest at a later date. I could not be happier with this company and will 100% chose them again. CampEasy was also an excellent c...ompany to work with, the van was comfortable, cozy and was perfect for our 2 weeks in Iceland. Customer service from northbound I cannot fault, they literally replied to any email or request within minutes.

Rented a camper in Oct 2023

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