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Car rental in North Iceland, Skagaströnd

We have a support station located in the Noth Iceland, Skagastrond. Skagastrond is accessible via road number 74. If you travel to Iceland with a rental car, you can drive along route 1 Ring Road and turn right/left to get to Skagastrond.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch with our main customer service centre if you want to know more about this location, its working hours and available cars. 

Driving in North Iceland 

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 Skagastrond

Most public parking spots in Skagastrond 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, caravan or motor home is illegal within town limits.

Top 10 attractions to visit in North and North Fjord Iceland

Here is a list of the top 10 highly recommended places and natural wonders you shouldn’t miss when visiting North Iceland: :

  1. Akureyri
  2. Dettifoss
  3. Lake Mývatn 
  4. Goðafoss waterfall
  5. Húsavík
  6. Krafla volcano
  7. Mývatn Nature Baths
  8. Asbyrgi Canyon
  9. Hofsos
  10. Siglufjordur

Our other car rental location in North Iceland

Hertz Iceland also has a rental station at Akureyri airport. If you want to rent a car with us from North Iceland, we recommend you get the vehicle from the Akureyri airport and please do not forget to make your reservation in advance. 

Rent your car in Skagaströnd 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.