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Strikes to Affect Bus Travel in Iceland

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Strikes to Affect Bus Travel in Iceland

Borgarnes

A bus stop at Borgarnes, West Iceland. Photo: Páll Stefánsson.

Industrial action planned for tomorrow will have a significant impact on bus travel outside Reykjavík.

Routes 51 (Reykjavík-Höfn),56 (Egilsstaðir-Akureyri),72 (Selfoss-Reykholt-Flúðir),73 (Reykjavík-Þorlákshöfn),74 (Selfoss-Þorlákshöfn), 75 (Selfoss-Stokkseyri),78 (Akureyri-Siglufjörður) and 79 (Akureyri-Þórshöfn) are canceled tomorrow as well as most scheduled services on route 57 between Reykjavík and Akureyri.

The following buses will run along Route 57 tomorrow:

Departure Arrival

07:05 Reykjavík 08:21 Akranes

08:30 Akranes 09:24 Reykjavík

12:15 Reykjavík 13:11 Akranes

13:15 Akranes 14:09 Reykjavík

15:30 Reykjavík 16:53 Borgarnes

17:00 Borgarnes 18:21 Reykjavík

18:30 Reykjavík 19:53 Borgarnes

20:20 Borgarnes 21:41 Reykjavík

Strikes are also planned for May 6, 7, 19 and 20, after which workers will go on strike indefinitely on May 26. Check bus.is for updates (possibly in Icelandic only).

Ongoing and upcoming strikes across various sectors in Iceland are expected to have widespread effects.

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