Borgarnes travel guide

Borgarnes Tourism | Borgarnes Guide

You're Going to Love Borgarnes

With a population of 1,759, Borgarnes is a must-see destination in West, Iceland. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Borgarnes to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Borgarnes

Borgarnes in November
Estimated hotel price
$61
1 night at 3-star hotel
Borgarnes in November
Estimated hotel price
$61
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Borgarnes in July, when the average temperature is 51.8 °F, and the highest can go up to 59 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 24.8 °F, with an average temperature of 30.2 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in September, when precipitation is around 3.9″. In contrast, May is usually the driest month of the year in Borgarnes, with an average rainfall of 1.2″.

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How to Get to Borgarnes

Plane

Although Borgarnes doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Reykjavik Domestic (RKV), which is located 28 miles from Borgarnes.

Car

Another option to get to Borgarnes is to pick up a car rental from Reykjavik, which is about 27 miles from Borgarnes. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Ice Rental 4x4, among others, in Reykjavik.

Plane

Although Borgarnes doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Reykjavik Domestic (RKV), which is located 28 miles from Borgarnes.

Car

Another option to get to Borgarnes is to pick up a car rental from Reykjavik, which is about 27 miles from Borgarnes. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Ice Rental 4x4, among others, in Reykjavik.

Airports near Borgarnes

Airlines serving Borgarnes

Lufthansa
Good (4,689 reviews)
KLM
Good (837 reviews)
SWISS
Good (955 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,650 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,234 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,567 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (484 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,601 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,416 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,995 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,024 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (855 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (802 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,787 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,571 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (959 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (192 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Borgarnes

Most booked hotels in Borgarnes

Fossatún Country Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (9, 1215 reviews)
$158+
Fossatún Sunset Cottage
3 stars
Excellent (9.1, 99 reviews)
$78+
Hotel Varmaland
3 stars
Excellent (8.7, 1154 reviews)
$165+
Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages - Sleeping Bag Accommodation
0 stars
Excellent (8.6, 2458 reviews)
$72+
Hotel Hafnarfjall
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, 2955 reviews)
$147+
Lækjarkot Rooms and Cottages with Kitchen
0 stars
Good (7.4, 2177 reviews)
$138+

Renting a car in Borgarnes

Expect to pay $8.71 per gallon in Borgarnes (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $104.48 and $139.30.

Expect to pay $8.71 per gallon in Borgarnes (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $104.48 and $139.30.