How do I get to the Ilulissat in Greenland?

How do I get to the Ilulissat in Greenland?

You can fly to Ilulissat from either Iceland or Denmark. Flights from Iceland are direct and can be booked with either Air Greenland (out of Keflavik International Airport) or Air Iceland Connect (Reykjavik Domestic Airport). Flights from Denmark are operated by Air Greenland and arrive to Ilulissat via Kangerlussuaq.

Are there flights to Greenland?

There are two ways to get to Greenland: On an aircraft or on a cruise ship. Most people travel by plane to Greenland. There are currently two airlines that offer tickets to Greenland on a regular basis. Air Greenland operates routes to Greenland from Copenhagen and Reykjavik and Air Iceland from Reykjavik in Iceland.

How do you fly to Iceland from Greenland?

Icelandair has direct flights from Iceland to Greenland. Flight time from Reykjavík City Airport (RKV) to Nuuk (GOH) is 3 hours and 20 minutes. Nuuk (called Godthåb in Danish) is the capital of Greenland, balancing commerce and culture with fresh air and stunning views.

Is Ilulissat in the Arctic Circle?

Ilulissat is located approximately 300 km north of the Arctic Circle. With the population of less than 5,000 it is the third-largest town in Greenland, after Nuuk and Sisimiut. In direct translation, Ilulissat means “Icebergs”.

How do I get from Ilulissat to Nuuk?

The fastest way to get from Nuuk to Ilulissat is to fly. Taking this option will cost $280 – $330 and takes 1h 30m.

Can you fly from USA to Greenland?

No flights go directly to Greenland from North America, so the simplest option for tourists from this side of the globe involves going through Reykjavik, Iceland. From there, you can fly to several cities on the island, including Nuuk—Greenland’s capital and largest city with around 15,000 residents.

Can you drive from NY to Greenland?

Can I drive from New York to Greenland? Yes, the driving distance between New York to Greenland is 262 miles. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from New York to Greenland.

Is Greenland worth visiting?

In short, Greenland is more fascinating and beautiful than I ever thought it would be. And while it’s still much more “wild” and remote than some of the more popular destinations I’ve traveled to, Greenland is still quite tourist-friendly and easier to travel to than you probably think.

What is the best time to go to Greenland?

Thanks to more comfortable weather, the best time to visit Greenland is a smooth and bright summer. A period from June through August is ideal for flightseeing, watching the midnight sun, enjoying hot springs or watching giant whales. Winters in Greenland are frosty and almost synonymous with dogsledding.

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