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Cheap flights to Iceland from Australia in 2022

Find flights to see the Northern Lights with these deals on airfares to Iceland.

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More and more international tourists are joining in the chase of the Northern Lights across Iceland, all the while taking in volcanoes, hot springs, geysers and waterfalls. Australians can fly to the capital of Reykjavik via Europe, Canada and the Middle East.

The latest deals on flights to Iceland


Worldwide flights from $1,779 return

Verified 5 days ago Expires 6 Jul 2022
Available on select flights in 2022. Destinations include Athens, Dublin, London, Manchester and more. Sample fare is Perth-Dubai.

Up to 50% off worldwide flights

Available on select dates when you book Express Deals. Destination include Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA and more. T&Cs apply.

How much is a flight to Iceland from Australia?

It costs $1,423 on average to fly to Iceland from Australia, according to February 2022 data from Cheapflights.

When is the cheapest time to fly to Iceland?

May is the cheapest time to fly to Iceland. Although you're likely to miss the Northern Lights if you travel between May and August, you'll be met with decent weather to sightsee and avoid the crowds before the peak summer travel period.

How far in advance should I book my flights to Iceland?

We searched for upcoming departures and flights well in advance to see how much the price of flights fluctuates. Booking 20-24 weeks in advance gives you the greatest chance of securing a good deal. If you're planning on booking last-minute flights to Iceland, expect to fork out a lot more money for your journey.

Frequently asked questions about flights to Iceland

How long does it take to fly to Iceland?

This is approximately how much time you can expect to spend in the air when flying to Reykjavik from major Australian cities.

  • Brisbane: 28 hours
  • Sydney: 28 hours
  • Adelaide: 27 hours
  • Melbourne: 26 hours
  • Perth: 24 hours

Which airlines fly to Iceland from Australia?

A flight from Australia to Reykjavik involves at least two stopovers and you will likely have to fly with more than one airline on this journey. Popular cities you will be diverted through are Doha, Dubai, Toronto and Vancouver.

Where is the airport in Iceland?

All flights from Australia will land at Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport, located in Iceland's capital city of Reykjavik.

Do I need a visa to travel to Iceland from Australia?

If you hold an Australian passport, you do not need a visa to enter Iceland if you plan on staying for three months or less. It's important to check that your passport has at least six months' validity from the day that you plan to travel.

Yes, you will need proof of onward travel to enter Iceland.

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