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Greece

  • MasksRequired in some cases
  • COVID TestTest/certificate required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineIn some cases
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: August 26, 2021
Reviewed: October 20, 2021
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TripsGuard is getting information from hundreds of different sources โ€“ our information might not be 100% accurate and you should always do further checks before making plans.

General

Greece has opened its airports for travel from the EU, Schengen and several third countries. Domestically, restrictions are being eased again, following a decrease in infection rates.

Can I travel to Greece?

  • Greece has opened its borders for travel from the EU, Schengen, and the following countries:

    • Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ
    • North Macedonia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
    • United Arab Emirates ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช
    • United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
    • United Kingdom ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    • Israel ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
    • Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
    • New Zealand ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
    • South Korea ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
    • Qatar ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
    • China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ
    • Kuwait ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ
    • Ukraine ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
    • Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
    • Saudi Arabia ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
    • Serbia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ
    • Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ
    • Montenegro ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช
    • Bahrain ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ
    • Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ
    • Albania ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
    • Japan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
    • Lebanon ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง
    • Armenia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ
    • Azerbaijan ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
    • Jordan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด
    • Moldova ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
    • Brunei ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ
    • Taiwan ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ
    • Turkey ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท
  • Anyone arriving to Greece is required to complete a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 24 hours before arrival.

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

  • Anyone arriving to Greece without a test or proof of vaccination, will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days.
  • If rapid tests upon arrival are positive, additional quarantine will be required.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Greece?

  • All arrivals to Greece will be required to present a negative PCR or RT-PCR test, no older than 72 hours, or an antigen test no older than 48 hours.
  • Random rapid tests are conducted at the border.
  • Arrivals who are fully vaccinated, or recovered from COVID-19, may present proof of vaccination/recovery instead.
  • Travelers to Greek Islands, even if traveling domestically, must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, or proof of vaccination or recovery.
  • Arrivals from United States, Egypt, Albania, Argentina, Brazil, Georgia, Cuba, China, Libya, Morocco, Russia, Bulgaria, Northern Macedonia, Pakistan and Turkey will be tested upon arrivals as well.

Is public transportation open in Greece?

Public transportation in Greece is operating in a limited capacity.

Flying domestically in Greece requires a negative Covid test or proof of vaccination.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Greece?

Restaurants, cafes and bars in Greece are open and require proof of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19.

Are businesses and attractions open in Greece?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in Greece are open, with health protocols in place.
  • Only vaccinated individuals, or those who tested negative within 48 hours, may use indoor spaces.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Greece?

Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places, and when social distancing can't be maintained.

Sources

  1. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/greece/coronavirus
  2. https://gr.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/
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