Car Rental at Keflavik International Airport

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  • 100% Refundable Deposit / Free Cancellation
  • No Hidden Fees
  • Airport Pickup in Reykjavík & Keflavík
  • Insurance Included
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"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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✈️ 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: €1,96/L
$8/gallon
🚘 Avg. time spent in Airport?: 60-90 minutes
  • Is it cheaper to rent a car at 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.

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My family and I had a great experience renting through Northbound.
Outstanding!

Rented a 4x4 in May 2024

Northbound rendered us a professional service. We are satiafied and can highly recommend them
Fantastic!

Rented a camper in May 2024

We loved the Toyota Corolla Cross hybrid which was quite similar to our own Toyota RAV 4 hybrid. Glad it was fuel efficient, extremely comfortable, and roomy for the 4 of us! Will definitely rent from Northbound again. Your office staff were on time,... informative, and friendly business professionals. Fuel efficiency in Iceland is important and happy that you offer hybrids in your fleet! With appreciation, John Coffenberg in Upstate New York
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Rented a 4x4 in May 2024

Northbound is a safe site where you can rent a car without any problems and very easily! If you have any questions or concerns, they respond to your email immediately! We had a 2024 Toyota 4x4 RAV4 GX from MY CAR. It is a spacious car with a very lar...ge trunk where all our luggage fit without any issues! I highly recommend both Northbound and My Car.
Outstanding!

Rented a 4x4 in May 2024

Staying and driving the 2019 Volkswagen Transporter from Camp easy was the best best car rental and accommodation experience that my girlfriend and I have ever experienced. The process in working with both Northbound and Camp East was very profession...al, to the point, and easy. The quality of the van provided was very nice and the time spent exploring Iceland was made very convenient due to all of the descriptions mentioned above. We would definitely recommend this experience to anyone.
Outstanding!

Rented a camper in Apr 2024

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