Iceland to introduce subsidies for rural passengers in Sep-2020

3 February, 2020

Iceland's Minister of Transport and Local Government Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson assigned a task force to implement subsidised fares for rural passengers (Morgunbladid, 30-Jan-2020). Rural subsidies will apply to passengers 270km from a metropolitan area or areas without road connections. Subsidies are scheduled to commence 01-Sep-2020, with passengers initially allowed one subsidised return service.