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Access for the disabled

Visit Reykjavik aims to constantly improve the quality of services and information available for people who need extra assistance and alternative access. It is important to us that you can easily obtain the information that you need before your visit. We are constantly reviewing and improving our website to accommodate a more comprehensive service.

Þekkingarmiðstöð Sjálfsbjargar is a knowledge centre in Iceland for people with disabilities. They have translated to English their information on travelling in Iceland.

The FIA Guide for the Disabled Traveler, has an essential tool on its website to inform you about using your disability Parking Permit / Placard / Card in Iceland.

Iceland Unlimited specialize in accessible travel in Iceland. Although Iceland is well known for its rugged landscape, it is nonetheless an accessible destination for travellers with disabilities. Handicapped travellers will profit from our experience in organizing limited mobility tours. Even in a wheelchair, you can fully enjoy everything Iceland is famous for, hot springs, volcanoes, geysers, glaciers, mountains, and waterfalls. We offer accessible day tours, multi-day tours, and privately guided and self-drive tours for disabled travellers. Their phone number is +354 415 0600

Tour operator Nordic Visitor (Laugavegur 26, Reykjavík; tel. 511-2442) has also experience in putting together tours for visitors with disabilities. 

The Hertz Car Rental company offers specially fitted cars for wheelchair users. Their phone number is +354 522 4400.

TravAble is a travel companion to the physically impaired. It is a free app showing a world of accessible places and services.

Here are also great articles on accessibility in Iceland:


Guide to Iceland 

Visit Iceland