The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration english web pages


Click on the map to see detailed maps showing road conditons and weather in Iceland.


The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration (IRCA) presents here a subset of the Icelandic web pages, in English. The information presented will, for the time being, primarily be about road condition, weather and such basic information that can assist the foreign traveller in Iceland.

Road condition information is entered in the morning and updated as needed during the day. Weather information is in most cases updated 1-2 times every hour around the clock. "Road conditions and weather"


Have a safe journey

The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration has published, in collaboration with the Road Traffic Directorate, a brochure for foreign travellers, called "Have a safe journey"

The brochure is published in several languages and is available on the Road Traffic Directorate web side together with a video called "How to drive in Iceland" and other interesting travel information.


Winter Services brochureWinter services on main roads 
Information on road conditions and the current road situation and service categories. A brochure which can be found at different hotels or at Icelandic Road and Coastal Administrations offices around the country.

Can also be found here as a pdf, two parts; get them both.
Pdf 1 and pdf 2

The Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue (ICE-SAR) has joined hands with the Icelandic Road Administration and other interested parties, in running a website with the goal to prevent accidents in travel and turism in Iceland. 

It is higly recommended that travellers to Iceland visit this site: Safetravel


The Road System 2012 - An information leaflet.


Cycling map and bicycle servie around Iceland. (A part of a research project) 

Winter service and management - information about the road network, climate, rules, organisation, research and more. 


Apps (not from IRCA):

Icelandic Traffic Signs (Android)

IRCA Weather Signs (iPhone & Android)