Everything you need to know about driving in Iceland. How do you drive in Iceland in the winter? How long does the day last? How can you stay safe on the roads? In the summer, our roads are ok, but they’re narrower than many people are used to, and there are some things best to avoid. So, we try our very best to tell you about the best ways to drive in Iceland.

Icelanders drive on the right side of the road.
6 August 2019
Driving in Iceland

Driving in Iceland: Which side of the road?

You arrive in Iceland, fresh-faced and full of wonder. And then you think to yourself: wait, which side of the road do I drive on in Iceland?

Liz connor is the #FeelingBlue winner
7 March 2019
Driving in Iceland

The #FeelingBlue winner had a blast in Iceland

Liz had been seriously unlucky for the last couple of years and we wanted to turn her luck around after hearing her story. It’s safe to say we accomplished that and Liz had the time of her life here in Iceland!

turf houses in Iceland
16 January 2019
Driving in Iceland
Practical info

A Memorable Iceland Vacation

When planning a vacation in Iceland, it is essential to make time for relaxation and spontaneity.

rental car in ICeland at a lake in winter
23 November 2018
Driving in Iceland

Driving in Iceland in January and February

Driving in winter can be tricky. If you are visiting Iceland in January or February this is the blog for you.

rental car in front of Blue Lagoon Iceland
2 October 2018
Driving in Iceland
Practical info

How Long Does it Take to Drive Around Iceland?

A lot of our customers ask us how long it takes to drive around Iceland and the answer is always the same: “Oh dear, hmmm … 2-100 days?” It’s an impossible question to answer.

Liz Connor FeelingBlue winner
27 August 2018
Driving in Iceland
Practical info

#FeelingBlue Winner Announcement!

We have a winner! Our #FeelingBlue video contest was immensely popular and after reviewing all the entries we've chosen Liz Connor as a winner.

Driver Guide navigation system
9 January 2018
Driving in Iceland

Driver Guide – the preventative road safety system

he system has already gathered some publicity in Iceland and overseas, for its unique value, quality, and level of innovation. While roads and road safety in Iceland has come a long way in the past few years and will continue to improve, we feel that the system is necessary and very helpful consider...

Gullfoss waterfall in winter
27 October 2017
Driving in Iceland
Practical info

For how long is it bright outside in Iceland during winter?

We often get asked for how long it’s bright outside in Iceland in the winter time. In the darkest time, which is November to January, we only get a few hours of daylight. So, if you’re traveling here during that time, use your daylight hours wisely!

river in Icelandic winter
26 October 2017
Driving in Iceland
Practical info

Are all attractions in Iceland open during winter?

If you’re referring to natural wonders, then no. Some parts of Iceland aren’t accessible during winter. While some tours may not be operating during winter, there are others that only operate during winter, like ice cave tours and other winter-related activities.