Hop-On Hop-Off Reykjavik City Sightseeing 24 hours

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  • Duration1 Hour (ticket valid for 24 hours)
  • Group SizeNo max
  • Meeting LocationOn any of the bus stops

The Reykjavik Tour in 24 Hours

Reykjavik has so much to offer but like all cities, it might not be obvious at first sight where to go and what to do. Board our Hop On Hop Off bus that takes you between 16 conveniently located and interested stops in Reykjavik. Get to know Reykjavik’s museums, shops, and historical sites in your own time, on your own schedule.

Take a bus tour with City Sightseeing and explore Reykjavik at your leisure, with the opportunity to hop on and off at conveniently located bus stops. This bus pass is valid for 24 hours so you take your time to enjoy a full day in Reykjavik.

It’s a city that boasts the best of both worlds; a modern, trendy, and forward-looking capital whilst at the same time being so close to its unspoiled nature. Reykjavik truly is a magical place to behold.

Reykjavik Museums and Experiences

Check out our various combo offers for museums and experiences in Reykjavik and get your City Sightseeing bus pass and other tours or admissions at a better price.

Reykjavik Museums and Attractions

You might be interested in the different attractions at our stops like the Perlan museum to see the Wonders of Iceland exhibition and the Northern Lights Planetarium show or the Whales of Iceland and FlyOverIceland experience in the Grandi districtCheck out our brochure with a map of all the stops for further information.  

Reykjavik City Sightseeing Stops:

  1. Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre

The stunning concert hall and conference center is the latest landmark in Reykjavík and houses both the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Icelandic Opera.

  1. Reykjavik Old Harbour 

A colorful busy area with restaurants, shops, and cafés. Various boat tours depart from the Old Harbour.

  1. Reykjavik Maritime Museum

Explore the world of the Icelandic fisheries and coastal culture. The former coast guard vessel Óðinn is also docked there.

  1. Whales of Iceland / Flyover Iceland

The biggest whale exhibition in the world! Life-sized models, an interactive installation, and a virtual reality experience. Fun for all ages.

  1. National Museum of Iceland 

The permanent exhibition Making of a Nation – Heritage and History in Iceland is a journey through time, from settlement to the present.

  1. Lækjargata Hard Rock Café Reykjavik

Lækjargata – literally stream street; – takes its name from the stream that once ran along the street. The famous Hard Rock Café is located on this street.

  1. Laugavegur Shopping Street 

Strolling down Laugavegur you will find all kinds of shops, restaurants, cafés, and bars – something for everyone.

  1. Kjarvalsstaðir Art Museum 

It houses the works of one of Iceland’s most influential and recognized artists, Jóhannes Kjarval. You can also enjoy works from other leading Icelandic and foreign artists.

  1. Hallgrímskirkja Church

The church spire is 73 m high, thus making this building the tallest one in Reykjavik city. The view from the tower is sublime.

  1. BSÍ Bus Terminal 

Home of Reykjavik Excursions and the Flybus. From here you can join one of the many adventurous day tours heading outside the city or simply take the Flybus to Keflavík International Airport.

  1. Perlan 

A glass dome was built on top of six hot water tanks. Inside you will find a restaurant, café, and the amazing Wonders of Iceland exhibition. The 360° view from the observation deck is spectacular.

  1. Kringlan Shopping Mall 

Iceland’s first real shopping mall opened its doors in 1987 and currently includes over 180 shops and restaurants along with a cinema and a public library. Next to the mall is the Reykjavik City Theatre.

  1. Hilton Nordica Reykjavik 

The hotel is formerly known as Hotel Esja, a name derived from the dramatically dominating Mt. Esja which provides a stunning backdrop to the capital area.

  1. Laugardalur Valley 

Reykjavik’s housewives and housemaids washed laundry in geothermal hot springs here in Laugardalur until the early 20th century. Today the park is home to a swimming pool, sports center, botanical garden, and the Family Park and Zoo.

  1. Skarfabakki Harbour (When cruise ships are in port)   

From here you can take a boat tour over to Viðey island, stroll along the coastline to downtown Reykjavik or come inside and rent a vehicle for the day at Enterprise rent-a-car. (When cruise ships are in port)  

  1. Höfði House 

Höfði is considered to be one of the most historically significant buildings in Reykjavik. It was the location for the 1986 summit meeting of president Ronald Reagan and general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev, to end the Cold War. 

Click here for the City Sightseeing brochure.     

Please note that the City Sightseeing bus is not operated on December 24; 25 & 31. and January 1. 

What's Included and Need to Know

  • Hop-on, Hop- off access for 24 hours.
  • Free WiFi available.
  • Audio guide commentary in 8 languages (German, Italian, Swedish, Icelandic, French, Spanish, English & Japanese).
  • Vehicle cleaned with Vectorfog - 100% Natural multi-surface disinfectant.
  • Daily departures every 60 minutes from Harpa Concert Hall at 09:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30 & 16:30 The full tour takes about 75-80 minutes to complete and departs from Harpa, Stop 1, every 60 minutes You can hop on and hop off at any stop of your choosing, enjoying some discounts of attraction admission along the way.
  • Kindly note that the bus is not running on:
  • 17 June, The Icelandic Independence Day celebrations
  • Reykjavik Pride parade either second or third Saturday in August
  • Reykjavik Marathon and Reykjavik Cultural Night which is held annually the Saturday after 18 August, or on 18 August if it is a Saturday.
  • 24th of December, Christmas Eve - Aðfangadagur in Icelandic
  • 31st of December, New Year's Eve