Getting here
Mývatn is situated in North Iceland, right by the Arctic Circle. 
From abroad, the town is easiest to get to by plane via Keflavík (KEF). Inside Iceland, Mývatn can be reached by plane through Akureyri or Húsavík, coach or car. 
Please see below detailed information on transport to and from Mývatn.

Road connections

Mývatn is easy to get to by car from all directions.

If you plan on travelling around Iceland by car, be sure to allocate enough time for the long distances and changing weather conditions, particularly in the winter.

Up-to-date information on road conditions is published by the Road.is.

Coach connections

The coach services by BUS.is cover a great deal of Iceland’s road network.

When to go

The best time of travelling to Mývatn depends on what you are after – the constantly changing seasons all have their own characteristic light, temperature, natural phenomena and ideal activities.