How to get your Icelandic króna

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How much spending money will I need for Iceland?

As the world’s  second-most expensive country  to live in, you might need more money than you expect in Iceland.  

Here’s how much things are likely to cost you:

  • Three-course meal for 2 in a mid-range restaurant: 14,000 kr (£95)
  • Cappuccino: 561 kr (around £4)
  • Bottle of water: 257.67 kr (£1.70)
  • Bottle of beer: 1,200 kr (around £7)
  • Taxi: 276 kr/km (£1.87/km)

Check out our money-saving guide to Iceland, to find out how to keep costs down on your trip.

What denominations does the Icelandic króna come in?

The Icelandic króna comes in the following denominations:


500, 1000, 2000, 5000 and 10000 krónur


1 króna; 5, 10, 50, and 100 krónur

Leftover Icelandic króna?

No problem. We’ll buy back leftover Icelandic Krónas at excellent exchange rates, leaving you with more cash in your pocket (and a tidier desk drawer).

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