Car rental in Bíldudalur airport (BIU/BIBD)
Bíldudalur Airport is about 5km away from the Bíldudalur village centre, and it is one of the few domestic airports you can find in the Westfjords area. Six-weekly scheduled flights between Bíldudalur Airport and Reykjavik Airport are available through Norlandair, and the flight takes approximately 40 minutes. Norlandair operates scheduled flights to and from Reykjavik Airport once every day of the week except Saturdays.
Our cars for rent in the Bíldudalur airport location
At the Bíldudalur domestic airport, we offer a range of vehicle selections, including the cheaper 2WD VW automatic and manual golf and 4WD Skoda Octavia. You can learn more about the rental cars available at Bíldudalur by clicking the ‘more details’ button below each vehicle.
Picking up your car at Bíldudalur airport
To reduce time spent on picking up your car, we advise you to prepare:
- Your reservation confirmation email
- Valid driver’s license (held for a minimum of one year at the time of rental)
- A valid credit in the main driver’s name
* We DO NOT take any deposit when renting out a car. The credit card information is held only for security purposes
We offer a ZERO excess car coverage package at our Bíldudalur airport rental desk. If you would like to maximize your rental car’s protection level, you can ask any of our station staff when picking up your vehicle.
We strongly advise you to read our rental requirements and Car protection coverages and Extras: items and price list before renting a car with Hertz Iceland.
Driving in Westfjordur
The speed limit
- Residential area roads: 30 km/hr
- Urban roads: 50 km/hr
- Rural gravel roads: 80 km/hr
- Rural paved roads: 90 km/hr
*Off-road driving is illegal in Iceland. Please ONLY drive on marked roads or paths when touring around Iceland
Parking in Bíldudalur
Most parking spots in Bíldudalur town centre are free; for those paid spots, you can find a parking meter or a ticket machine to pay for your parking using cash or a card. The hotels and guesthouses in town 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.
Top 4 places to visit in Bíldudalur
If you would like to spend some time in town, here are some suggestions for you:
- The Icelandic Sea Monster Museum
- Bíldudalur Church
- Bíldudalur Swimming Pool
- Litla-Eyri Rest Stop
Top 10 attractions to visit outside Bíldudalur in Westfjords
Here is a list of the top 10 highly recommended natural wonders you can find outside Bíldudalur in the Westfjords area. After spending some time in town, these are the places you would never want to miss:
- Dynjandi waterfall
- Látrabjarg cliffs (while Puffins and birds viewpoint)
- Vigur island
- Rauðisandur beach
- Hornstrandir nature reserve
- Krossneslaug hot spring
- Drangsnes Hot Pots
- Þingeyri Viking Village
- Hörgshlíðarlaug hot spring swimming pool
- Hellulaug hot spring Pool
Our other car rental location in the Westfjords area
Hertz Iceland also has a rental station at Ísafjörður airport in the Westfjords area. If you want to rent a car from our Bíldudalur or Ísafjörður stations, booking in advance is needed.
Rent your car in Isafjordur with Hertz today to secure your booking. You can also learn more about travelling by a rental car from our Iceland rental car travel guides.