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Visit Ísafjörður

Where are we?

The Fossavatnsgangan takes place in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

On the map you can see our race office, the Torfnes sports center (where the cake buffet, prize ceremony and party take place) and the skiing resort. 


By airplane

Icelandair flies twice a day between Reykjavík and Ísafjörður. A flybus runs to and from Ísafjörður airport in conjunction with all flights. 


By car

Driving distance is shortest by going over Dynjandisheiði (420 km) while most use the road through Hólmavík (440 km). The Icelandic Road Administation has excellent up-to-date information on road conditions. The Icelandic Met Office has excellent weather information and forecasts. If you are looking to rent a car for your trip to Isafjordur, Hertz ( is an long-time sponsor of Fossavatngangan. 

Hertz is a long-time sponsor of Fossavatnsgangan.


Hótel Ísafjörður er stuðningsaðili göngunnar og býður upp á sérstök Fossavatnstilboð,


Travel operators

Hótel Ísafjörður has a special Fossavatn Ski Marathon offer, see their website

You could also contact the Information office ( about various kinds of accomodation.