Iceland Car Rental

4.6 / 5

based on 206 reviews

Search for Rental Car in Iceland
Where to pick up
Return car at different location
Return car at different location

We compare all car rentals in Iceland!

Our booking engine finds the lowest prices from most car rental providers in Iceland. Compare all the leading companies in Iceland such as; Hertz, Avis, Alamo, Thrifty, Sixt, Europcar, Budget and Europcar. All our prices include insurance, taxes, roadside assistance, airport surcharge and unlimited mileage at most car rental companies.

We compare offers from different rental agencies in Iceland and find the best rates for rental cars. All rates for car rental in Iceland are on average 35% cheaper than booking direct.

We offer many different car rental options

So make a quote and save up to 50% on car rental in Iceland

Iceland rental car - travel information

Explore Iceland

Fancy taking a vacation in Iceland? Well, then you’ll need some information to help you along the way. Iceland is an island in Europe, and it is the least populated country on the continent with a population of 320,000 people. It is located at the meeting point of the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic Ocean.  Iceland is volcanically active as well as geographically active. It covers an area of 103,000 kilometres2 and its capital, Reykjavik is also the largest city thee. 

With its proximity to the Arctic Circle, Iceland enjoys variances in the daylight. In June, the sun sets at night briefly and it is never fully dark by break of dawn. In December, Iceland enjoys 20 hours of darkness.

The best time to explore Iceland is during summer. You get to enjoy the midnight sun which is a spectacular sight to say the least. You will lose track of time as the sun is still up at 11pm.

Places to visit and things to do in Iceland

Over and above the beautiful waterfalls in Iceland, there are other numerous attractions that will catch your eye.

The Geysir – In Iceland you get to see the origin of the geyser term. The Geysir is known to rise to 30 meters high. This Geysir forms a part of the golden circle which is a tour of the area from Reykjavik.

 The church of Hallgrimskirkja – this church is the most significant site in the capital of Iceland. It is built to resemble progression of organ pipes which finish at the top where there is a cross. You will also get to see the statue of Leifur Eiriksson at the front of the building.

  Turf farms – you will not miss to notice the presence of turf farms through out Iceland. These farm houses have the signature turf and grass on their roof, unlike any others in the world. 

The Gullfoss - this is the remarkable two tier waterfalls present at Gullfoss. It is am amazing sight to behold whatever time of year you visit Iceland. On the north, you will find the ice peaks and desert, bringing a contrast to the green leafy areas by the river. 

You can visit the capital for the best restaurants, cafes, pubs, and the partially colored wood house town. If you are a lover of the night life, then you will simply love the number of fun filled night clubs. The capital of Iceland is one of the trendiest worldwide as Icelanders are lovers of design, technology and architecture.    

Transportation around Iceland

There are quite a number of transport modes in Iceland.  Iceland has quite a ragged terrain and very few people. The main transportation mode is by car. You will not find any public railways but there are buses. The only way to enter or leave Iceland is by sea or air.

Car rental in Iceland     

In order to explore the amazing wonders Iceland has to offer, it makes sense to hire a car. With a car rental, you will easily tour Iceland at your own convenience without the hustles of taxis and the crowded buses. It is even possible to hire a car from the airport as there are car rental agencies at the airport terminals. It is also possible to get cheap car hire local agencies in Iceland.

It is important to note that there are two signs you should look out for on the roads as you drive your car rental:

  • malbik endar – meaning gravel road ahead
  • Einbreio br – meaning there is a single lane bridge ahead.

Remember to drive your car rental to the right and enjoy the amazing experience of driving in Iceland.

Read more

Some of our car rental companies available in Iceland

We offer a comparison of all the rent a car companies in Iceland:

    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    7.7 (121)
    from IDR 114238131 /day
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    7 (396)
    from IDR 139940312 /day
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    7.1 (1928)
    from IDR 101181269 /day
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    7.8 (119)
    from IDR 153670578 /day
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    7.2 (1516)
    from IDR 81903224 /day
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    7.1 (432)
    from IDR 236145770 /day
    • 3
    • 3
    • 3
    • 3
    • 3
    5.6 (526)
    from IDR 92277170 /day

Rental Car Reviews

9.4 / 10 Number of reviews: 103

Car rental facts in Iceland

  • What was the average car rental length for Iceland in the month May.

    In the month May, The average car rental length in Iceland was 7 days.

  • How much is the average car rental duration in 2022.

    The average car rental duration in 2022 is 6 days.

  • What is the most booked car rental type in Iceland?

    Currently the most booked car rental in Iceland is MINI.

  • What is the price of a car rental in Iceland?

    The average car rental price was last month 602 USD.

  • What is the average daily price for a car rental in Iceland?

    The average rental price last month was 86 USD per day.

  • What are the available car rental companies for Iceland?

    The available car rental companies in Iceland are: Alamo, goldcar, National, surprice, Enterprise, Green Motion, Fara, Route1, KEFCAR, Key Carrental, etc…

Popular car hire locations in Iceland

We offer the following Iceland car rental locations

Airport
  • Akureyri Airport
  • Egilsstadir Airport
  • Hofn Airport
  • Isafjordur Airport
  • Reykjavik Domestic Airport
  • Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport
  • Saudarkrokur Airport
  • Vestmannaeyjar Airport
City
  • Akureyri
  • Borgarnes
  • Hafnarfjordur
  • Keflavik
  • Reykjavik