Rent a Campervan in Iceland

Hire a campervan in Iceland and discover all that the country has to offer in total freedom and comfort! Campervan rentals in Iceland are very popular among adventure travellers and those that prefer to travel on their own terms, at their own pace, and be flexible in their itinerary.

Renting a camper in Iceland gives you more flexibility to plan your route since you don’t need to worry about finding accommodation for each night of your trip. All you need to do is find another campsite to stay at and choose your next destinations. 

A campervan rental in Iceland is also an excellent solution for the budget-savvy since you can use your transportation as your accommodation. Renting a campervan in Iceland can also be cheaper than booking your car and hotels separately.

At Lava Car Rental, we have a selection of both 2WD and 4x4 campervan rentals in Iceland, depending on what your travel plans and needs are. With your campervan, you can explore the cities, towns and natural sites of the Ring Road of Iceland or venture off the paved path to the Highlands and mountains! Whatever your route is, your campervan hire in Iceland takes you there.

If you’re traveling in summer, you can enjoy the long days and views of the midnight sun in the countryside from your Iceland camper rental. If you’re coming in winter, you can drive out of the city, and stay cosy and warm in your campervan while you wait for the northern lights to appear.

All our campers come equipped with significant necessities and travel essentials, including automatic heating, a gas stove, a small refrigerator, kitchenware, mattress and pillows, and more. They all include unlimited mileage, CDW insurance & Theft Protection.

Drive, stop and travel at your own pace. Experience the best of Iceland and save money in the process. Book your campervan rental in Iceland today!

Our Models

2wd Camper Van Rentals

Nissan NV200 Camper Van

Nissan NV200 Camper Van

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Renting the Nissan NV200 Camper Van 2018 is the best way to see all of Iceland and it’s natural wonders. Equipped with all the necessary amenities and features, including a gas stove, small refrigerator, kitchenware, sleeping bags and pillow, and more. Have total control in deciding when you want to drive and when you feel like stopping. The Nissan NV200 Camper Van is a 2wd vehicle and ideal for exploring Iceland’s Ring Road. Check availability today!

Not suitable for F-Roads.

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14.786 ISK

Price includes unlimited mileage

Approx
107 EUR | 113 USD | 90 GBP

Renault Kangoo Camper Van

Renault Kangoo Camper Van

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The Renault Kangoo Camper Van 2019 is a reliable and convenient 2wd car rental choice for those who wish to experience Iceland in total freedom. Drive to your destinations and pull over to camp for a day or two. Explore Iceland’s Ring Road comfortably in a camper van that has all the amenities you’ll need - heating, a gas stove, small refrigerator, mattress, pillows, and more! Sleeps two people comfortably and even contains additional storage. Check availability today! 

Not suitable for F-Roads.

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18.617 ISK

Price includes unlimited mileage

Approx
134 EUR | 142 USD | 114 GBP

4x4 Camper Van Rentals

VW Transporter 4x4 Camper Van

VW Transporter 4x4 Camper Van

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Explore Iceland with total freedom in the Volkswagen Transporter Camper Van 2018. Equipped with all of the necessary amenities to make your trip a comfortable experience - all kitchenware, mattress and pillows, gas stove, refrigerator, and more! With an automatic transmission and 4 wheel drive, feel confident in exploring Iceland’s mountains and countrysides in this car rental. Drive when you want, stop when you want. Check availability today!

Suitable for F-Roads.

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35.915 ISK

Price includes unlimited mileage

Approx
259 EUR | 274 USD | 219 GBP


FAQ About Campervans in Iceland

What do we call a campervan?

A campervan or also called a camper is a vehicle that provides both transport and accommodation.

Why rent a camper in Iceland?

Renting a camper in Iceland is perfect for adventurous travelers. It gives you the freedom to decide where to spend the night and it allows you more flexibility regarding your road trip schedule. Renting a camper can also be cheaper than renting a car and booking accommodation in Iceland. Finally, it can also be a comfortable alternative for camping lovers who want to be flexible and sleep in a warm environment at night. For more information about renting a camper in Iceland, read our Iceland campervan guide.

What is the minimum age to rent a campervan with Lava Car Rental?

The minimum age is 20 years old for all cars.

Do I need a special license to rent a campervan in Iceland?

No, a regular driving license is enough to rent campers with Lava Car Rental. You simply need to have your driving license for at least a year.

What is included in the campers? Do I need a sleeping bag?

All campers include unlimited mileage, CDW insurance & Theft Protection, and all the equipment needed for your adventure in Iceland: bed with mattress, sleeping bags, pillows, bed linen, blanket, electric cooler, gas stove, water tank, pots and pans, cutlery, dishwashing equipment, foldable table and chairs.

How many days do you recommend to live a complete campervan trip in Iceland?

Usually, it takes 7 days to travel around the Ring Road and make the full trip around Iceland. If you wish to take your time or explore other regions like the Westfjords or the Highlands, we would definitely recommend traveling for 10 days.

Can you sleep anywhere in a camper in Iceland?

No. Wild camping is legal in Iceland only in tents. With a campervan, you need to spend the night at campsites. 

Since 2015, it is also forbidden by law to park campers outside of local campsites at night. So we recommend you camping at local campsites. You do not need to book them in advance. You just show up.

You can read more information about Iceland's camping regulations and where you are allowed to camp in our guide.

Do I have a heating system during the night?

Yes, all campers include a Webasto heating system that warms up the vehicle day and night.

Can we travel in a camper with kids?

Yes, you can travel in a camper with your kids. We offer the option to add a car seat and booster in the options.

Can I go to the Highlands with a camper?

Not all campers can go to the Highlands but our VW Transporter Camper Van can. Those vehicles are 4x4 campervans. Therefore, you can go on F-roads during summer when the road and weather conditions allow.

How does it work for toilets and showers while traveling with a camper in Iceland?

Campervans do not include a shower and toilet in the vehicle. We recommend using restrooms and bathrooms at local campsites and swimming pools available all over the country. 

Swimming pools opens usually every day until late and are cheap to go. Going to local swimming pools is a relaxing way to end a full day of traveling: you can relax in a hot tub, use the steam bath, etc. During the day, you can use restrooms in gas stations, travel information centers, and some shops.

What is the cancellation policy?

You can change or cancel your booking up to 48 hours before the camper pick up. You simply need to send us an email at info@lavacarrental.is to request it.

Can I rent a camper in winter in Iceland?

While it is more common to rent a camper in summer, you can rent a camper to travel in winter in Iceland as well. All our campers are equipped with a Webasto heating system and we provide warm sleeping bags with the rental. Make sure to dress warmly and to check the list of campsites open during winter in Iceland. You can find the list on this Map.

Do I have to clean the camper before returning?

No, you simply need to take out the trash. Lava Car Rental takes care of the rest.