The cheapest and easiest way to get from Keflavik airport to the apartment is by renting a car. Most car rentals will let you pick the car up at the airport and drop it off in Reykjavik if you wish to. It takes around 45-50 minutes to drive from Keflavik International Airport to Nes Residence, which is just 3km/1.8 mi west of Reykjavik city center. The house is on the right side of the street and you will find free parking on both sides of the street. View detailed directions here.
The Flybus departs approx. 35-40 minutes after each flight arrival and stops at BSI Bus Station. Flybuses are located right outside the terminal building. One way ticket costs 2.500 ISK.
BSI Bus Station Address: Vatnsmýrarvegi 10, 101 Reykjavík. To get from the Bus Station to the apartment a taxi is recommended.
There are always taxis waiting outside the terminal building. The cost for a taxi from the airport to the apartment runs from 16-17.000 ISK. Often there are taxis at the Bus Station BSI, but if there aren’t, you can call a taxi from inside of the bus station for free. The cost for a taxi from the bus station to Nes Residence is around 2-3.000 ISK.
Hreyfill Taxi: +354 588 5522
BSR Taxi: +354 561 0000
FREE PARKING ON BOTH SIDES OF THE STREET
There is a key box on the right side by the entrance, it is very simple to operate:
1. Slide the black shutter door to reveal the dials
2. Choose the code sent to you by e-mail
3. Press down on the release button to open the box
4. Remove keys from the box
5. Close compartment door
6. Scramble the combination dials to lock the door and conceal your combination
The larger key is for the house door and the other one is for the apartment. On the left in the entry hall is the door to your apartment.
Please note that checkout time is at 11am on the day of departure.
Please leave the keys on the table and let the apartment door stay open as you leave.
If you are arriving late, Hagkaup is a good choice, just 500m away. Bónus and Krónan are in the same street, about 5 minutes drive away, Bónus is the low-budget option and Krónan is more like a supermarket.
Wine, beer and spirits are sold in government run stores called Vínbúðin. At Keflavik airport you can buy alcohol tax- and duty-free. The arrival store is located right next to baggage claim and is always open if there is a flight either departing or arriving.
The nearby liquor store, Vínbúðin, is in the same building as Hagkaup, open Mon – Thu 11-18, Fri 11-19 and Sat 11-18.