Car rental at Landeyjahöfn Harbour

Hertz Iceland offers car rental services at the Landeyjahöfn harbour for those visiting south Iceland. Landeyjahöfn Harbour regularly operates ferries to and from Westman Islands(Vestmannaeyjar) daily.

In case of bad weather, the ferries might temporarily stop their service. The cancelled ferry might sail later that day again or to another harbour if the conditions allow. Please contact the port or the ferry service provider for more information about the ferry operations. 

GPS coordinates of Landeyjahöfn harbour: 63.530669, -20.117155

Our rental cars available at the Landeyjahöfn Harbour location 

Due to the low rental demand, we have a limited number of rental cars offered atLandeyjahöfn harbour. If you want to pick up a rental car with us at this station, you SHOULD ALWAYS 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 and Westman Islands (Heimaey)

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

The speed limit on Heimaey island

  • Residential area roads: 30 km/hr
  • Urban roads: 50 km/hr

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

Parking at Landeyjahöfn harbour 

A lot of FREE parking spots are available at the harbour. Not all the parking spaces are marked with lines. You are allowed to park around the port. Feel free to ask the staff in reception in case of doubt.

To bring your rental car to Westman Islands

Herjolfur ferry offers transport service between the main island and Westmand island for both passengers and cars. You can book a ticket here to bring your vehicle over to Westman Island. 

We STRONGLY advise you to book the ferry ticket in advance, especially during the summer months (between June and August) due to the high demand for this service. 

It would take you about 40 mins to travel from Landeyjahöfn to Westman island

You can also learn more about travelling by a rental car from our Iceland rental car travel guides.

Our cars available at Landeyjahöfn harbour

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