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Information about the Vadlaheidi tunnel in North Iceland

Vadlaheidi Tunnel is a 7.5 km (4.7 miles) long tunnel on the Icelandic Ring Road, close to the town of Akureyri in North Iceland. The tunnel bypasses the precipitous Vikurskard Mountain Passage, a hazard for drivers in bad weather. The tunnel shortens the Ring Road by ca. 16 km (10 miles), saving drivers up to 12 minutes in good weather conditions. Information about weather and road conditions is found at www.safetravel.is.

Vadlaheidi tunnel location 

Pay for a single trip go to www.tunnel.is  - you can pay up to 24 hours before or max 24 hours after driving through the tunnel.


Please note that if you choose to not pay at all, Car rentals will be notified and will charge your credit card for the 1.500 ISK tunnel fee plus there service fee.

You can not buy a single trip if there is more then 24 hours since you used the tunnel - then your rental company has already paid for your trip. 


Please review the FAQ on tunnel.is for more information or contact helpdesk at info@tunnel.is or Tel: 464 1790.