Partially Open


  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen for takeout and delivery
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: February 23, 2021
Reviewed: February 25, 2021


Austria's borders are open for European countries, while internally restrictions change based on risk assessment.

Can I travel to Austria?

  • Travelers arriving from EU and Schengen member countries can travel to Austria, as well as the following countries:

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  • Flights from the UK, Brazil and South Africa are suspended.
  • All arrivals must pre-register online, by filling in a pre-travel clearance form.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Austria?

  • Anyone entering Austria from high-risk countries, will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days.
  • Business travelers and other exceptions may present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, as an alternative to self-quarantine.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Austria?

All arrivals to Austria from high-risk countries must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.

Is public transportation open in Austria?

Public transportation in Austria is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Austria?

Restaurants, bars and cafes are open for takeout and delivery only.

Are businesses and attractions open in Austria?

Non-essential businesses and attractions in Austria are closed, and people are asked not to leave their residence unless for essential reasons.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Austria?

Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places and on public transportation.

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