Cheapest car hire in Hofn Airport

  • Mini
    Toyota Aygo
    4 |
    1 |
    3 |
    From € 67.85
  • Economy
    Toyota Yaris
    5 |
    2 |
    5 |
    From € 72.97
  • Estate
    Volkswagen Golf Estate
    5 |
    5 |
    5 |
    From € 74.76
  • Compact
    Volkswagen Golf
    5 |
    3 |
    5 |
    From € 94.26
  • Standard
    Skoda Octavia
    5 |
    4 |
    5 |
    From € 113.08

*daily rates in Hofn Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

Useful things to know about Hofn Airport

  • Eagle Air has the only flight from Hofn Airport and it goes to Reykjavik.
  • Hofn is a small harbour town.
  • It is surrounded by the sea on three different sides.
  • The harbour has to be regularly dredged to allow ships in and out.
  • Around 2,300 people live in Hofn.
  • Is apprximately 120 km from Egilsstadir Airport.

Hofn Airport Mini Guide

Hofn Airport is a regional Icelandic airport which deals in domestic flights. It is located in is a small town in the south east of Iceland and has a tiny population of under two thousand people. Because the main industry of the town is fishing there is a sumptuous fresh lobster festival held in the first week of July. Icelanders know how to have fun and there is also a drink and fun festival which could be a good focus for your trip.

Hofn Airport

Tourism is also very popular in Hofn now, and there is the possibility of taking a tour to the nearby Vatnajokull glacier. If you want to see the glacier at your own pace without having to book on a tour, a hire car is a great option. The airport has connections mainly with the capital airport in Reykjavik. This small airport only has a single runway used by Eagle Air with a domestic flights schedule.

Hofn Airport Vatnajokull glacier

Hiring a car is a great way to find out more about the charms of this small fishing community, as well as the spectacular scenery that surrounds it. To find out more about Iceland driving, check out the Rhino Drive Smart Iceland page.

Hofn has the coordinates map longitude 65.15 north and map latitude 15.13 west so ask us for a sat nav system to help you find your way to and from this small town. Hofn is surrounded by stunning countryside easily accessible with a rental car and a good tourist map!

Latest Update from Hofn Airport:

28/05/12 - Hofn Airport is very small and serves only one daily route from Reykjavic. Passenger numbers are increasing and Eagle Air are considering introducing more flights.

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Hofn Airport (airport code HFN) is also known as Hornafjordur Airport. Hofn is located in the south east of Iceland and we offer rental vehicles from its regional airport. Hofn airport is a small airport with only one regular scheduled flight to Iceland’s capital.

However we get requests for car hire at Hofn Airport because the landscape around there is truly amazing. What is especially worth seeing is the biggest ice cap in Europe, Vatnajokull. This fantastic setting has been used in a number of James Bond movies as well as in Batman and Lara Croft films.

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