From Þorlákshöfn
By ship

The car- and passenger ferry Herjólfur has scheduled trips daily between Þorlákshöfn pronounced "Thorlawkshoefn" and Vestmannaeyjar.

To get to Þorlákshöfn, either drive west from Reykjavík through Þrengslin to the south coast, or take bus 3a from the BSÍ bus terminal in Reykjavík. The bus leaves Reykjavík approx. 1 hour before Herjólfur leaves dock. See for details on bus schedules.

Herjólfur's trip takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. The ship takes up to 500 passengers and 50 cars. On board there is a cafeteria and sleeping quarters that can be booked.