Car rental in South Iceland, Bakki airport (BIBA)

Located on the Iceland South Coast, Bakki airport is close to the famous natural attraction Seljalandsfoss waterfall and the Landeyjahöfn port. This airport is used for short-haul flights to and from the Westman Islands and some sightseeing flights. 

For those plans to visit Westmand Iceland by plane and continue your self-drive trip when you return to the main island, renting a car with us from the Bakki airport station would be a great choice. 

Our rental cars available at the Bakki airport location 

Due to the low rental demand, we have a limited number of rental cars offered at Bakki airport. If you want to pick up a rental car with us at Bakki domestic airport, you MUST submit your rental car request on at least four weeks in advance before your arrival. 

You will also need a confirmed reservation via email to secure your booking. 

Driving the Iceland South Coast 

You can visit the Iceland South coast with Route 1 Ring Road. The most famous attractions are scattered along the way:

The speed limit of the Route 1 Ring Road 

  • Speed limit on open section: 90km/hr
  • Speed limit in tunnels: 70km/hr
  • Speed limit of the road through urban areas: 50km/hr

*Off-road driving is illegal in Iceland. Please ONLY drive on marked roads or paths when touring around Iceland

Parking in Iceland South Coast

Most designed parking spots on the south coast are free, but you have to pay for parking at some famous tourist attractions(e.g. Seljalandsfoss) . For those paid spots, you can find a parking meter or a ticket machine to pay for your parking using a card. The hotels and guesthouses along Ring Road usually provide free overnight parking spots for guests.

If you are driving a camper or caravan, PLEASE go to a designated campground and stay overnight INSIDE the camping site. Sleeping in a car, campervan, or a caravan is illegal within town limits,  road sides and car parks.

Top 10 famous attractions you must visit on Iceland’s South Coast

The South Coast of Iceland is one of the most favoured parts of the country for visitors. If you are a first-time Iceland traveller, here are the attractions you cannot miss during your stay in Iceland: 

  1. Solheimajokull Glacier
  2. Seljalandsfoss Waterfall   
  3. Skogafoss Waterfall
  4. Dyrhólaey 
  5. Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
  6. Vík í Mýrdal village
  7. Fjadrargljufur Canyon
  8. Skaftafell Nature Reserve
  9. Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
  10. Diamond Beach

Rent your car in Iceland South Coast with Hertz today to secure your spot. You can also learn more about travelling by a rental car from our Iceland rental car travel guides.

Our cars available at Bakki airport

Toyota Yaris or similar| Manua l 2WD rental car in Iceland

Toyota Yaris or similar| Manua l 2WD

EDMN | Group: A (EDMN)

  • 5 Passengers
  • Manual
  • Airconditioning
  • 5 Doors
VW Golf rental car in Iceland

Volkswagen Golf or similar| Manual | 2WD

CDMN | Group: B (CDMN)

  • 5 Passengers
  • Manual
  • Airconditioning
  • 5 Doors
KIA Sportage or similar| automatic | 4x4

KIA Sportage or similar | Automatic | 4×4

IFAR | Group: O (IFAR)

  • 5 Passengers
  • Automatic
  • Airconditioning
  • 5 Doors