Bílaleiga Akureyrar was founded in 1966 and is a franchisee for Europcar car rental. Starting out with only five cars at one location in northern Iceland, it is now the largest car rental company in Iceland with a fleet of more than 4000 vehicles and rental locations all around Iceland. They strive to provide a quick, flexible, a superb and personal customer service. They have a large and outstanding team of motivated car rental experts which are ready to assist and advise you at any time.

Their broad fleet of new and well-maintained passenger cars, 4×4 vehicles, minibuses, luxury cars, cargo vans, campers, and motorhomes make Europcar an ideal choice when you need to rent a car in Iceland. Renting a car one-way is easy with the many rental locations around the country and they even offer pick-ups from your accommodation free of charge, if you are within the city limits. Their large agent network makes them accessible and easy to get in contact with at all times. Europcar puts in a lot of effort making sure your journey is safe, comfortable and enjoyable so they offer a wide variety of extra services and equipment, such as an additional driver, GPS or a child seat to name a few.

Bílaleiga Akureyrar/Europcar have built an unmatched reputation through the decades, with a great number of returning and satisfied customers. If you want a trustworthy and reliable car rental service with an extensive experience, Bílaleiga Akureyrar/Europcar is the one to go to. Their website is very useful, you can book your rental car online and arrange your transport before you arrive in Iceland. Please see:


Air Iceland is a dynamic company which aims to create a flexible yet powerful airline service servicing the North Atlantic countries. Air Iceland offers flights to six destinations within Iceland, covering the three major towns outside the capital Reykjavík, and three destinations in the Northeast of Iceland. From Reykjavík, we fly to Akureyri, Egilstaðir and Isafjordur, and from Akureyri, we fly to Grimsey, Thorshofn and Vopnafjordur.

Air Iceland offers flights to 5 destinations in Greenland. They fly to Nuuk and Kulusuk all year round but during summer and dog sledding season you can also get flights to Ilulissat on the west coast, Narsarsuaq in South Greenland and Kangerlussuaq on the west coast.

Air Iceland offers flights to the Faroe Islands all year round, in cooperation with Atlantic Airways. In conjunction with scheduled flights, Air Island offers travelers the experience of a day tour within Iceland to Akureyri in the North, Egilsstaðir in the east and Isafjordur in the west. And if Iceland is not enough, there is also the option of a day tour to Greenland, namely Kulusuk, which is certainly a fascinating tour giving a taste of Greenland.


The public transportation system in Iceland operates buses in and around the capital area as well as offering scheduled bus routes around major towns or villages of North Iceland. In addition, there is an abundance of bus companies in North Iceland offering transport between towns and villages. Some of the bus companies also offer visitors scheduled and guided sightseeing tours.