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Baldur Ferry This car ferry runs between Stykkishólmur and Brjánslækur in the Westfjords (2½ hours) via Flatey (1½ hours). From June to August there are daily departures from Stykkishólmur at 9am and 3.45pm, returning from Brjánslækur at 12.15pm and 7pm. During the rest of the year there is only one ferry per day, leaving Stykkishólmur at 3pm (no boats on Fridays and Saturdays), returning at 6pm.

Adult/child fares to Brjánslækur are 5760kr/free in summer. Reserve ahead for vehicles (additional 5760/8340kr per car/small camper). Return trip from Stykkishólmur to Flatey costs 7840kr. Check online for concession and winter fares.


You can get to Reykjavík (4140kr, 2½ hours) by changing in Borgarnes. All services are greatly reduced in winter.

Strætó services from the bus stop at the Olís petrol station:

  • Bus 58 to Borgarnes (2760kr, 80 minutes, one or two daily).
  • Bus 82 to Hellissandur via Vatnaleið (crossroads of Rtes 54 and 56), Grundarfjörður, Ólafsvík and Rif (1840kr, 1¼ hours, two daily mid-May to mid-September, continuing on to Arnarstapi once per day). The rest of the year it only goes from Stykkishólmur to Hellissandur four days per week.