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Important information for visitors to Vienna

Traveling to Vienna

  • There are no restrictions in place for people who have spent the 10 days prior to traveling to Austria in any of the following countries or regions:

    Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria (except the Blagoevgrad, Burgas, Dobrich, Gabrovo, Kardzhali, Montana, Plovdiv, Razgrad, Shumen, Sliven, Smolyan, Sofia, Stara Zagora, Targovishte, Varna and Yambol regions), Canada, Croatia (only the Brod-Posavina, Istria, Koprivnica-Križevci, Osijek-Baranja, Šibenik-Knin, Varaždin and Zadar regions), Czech Republic (except the Prague region), Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (except the Île-de-France and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur regions), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal (expect the Lisbon and Norte regions), San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain (only the Canary Islands), Sweden, Switzerland, Uruguay, Vatican, United Kingdom
  • Traveling to Vienna from the following countries and regions is only permitted with a negative test result which is confirmed by a medical certificate (no older than 72 hours). Alternatively, visitors must quarantine for ten days and have a molecular diagnostic test within 48 hours. Quarantine can be ended before the end of the 10-day period if a negative result is confirmed:

    Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria (only the Blagoevgrad, Burgas, Dobrich, Gabrovo, Kardzhali, Montana, Plovdiv, Razgrad, Shumen, Sliven, Smolyan, Sofia, Stara Zagora, Targovishte, Varna and Yambol regions), Chile, China (only Hubei province), Costa Rica, Croatia (only the Brod-Posavina, Istria, Koprivnica-Križevci, Osijek-Baranja, Šibenik-Knin, Varaždin and Zadar regions), Czech Republic (only the Prague region), Ecuador, Egypt, France (only the Île-de-France and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region), India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kosovo, Kuwait, Maldives, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Portugal (only the Lisbon and Norte regions), Romania, Russian Federation, Senegal, Serbia, Spain (except the Canary Islands), South Africa, Turkey, Ukraine, United States of America
  • Travel from all other countries is only permissible for Austrians, EU citizens or persons treated as such: negative PCR test result confirmed by a physician, or 10-day quarantine required

Out in public in Vienna

  • Compulsory mask wearing
    Masks must be worn in all situations where there are customer/visitor interactions in indoor spaces accessible to the general public: e.g. in shops, museums, gas stations, public transportation, hospitals, markets, religious gatherings, events and hospitality venues (except when seated)
  • Min. distance of 1 meter
    Indoors and outdoors – between people who do not live in the same household or who are not part of the same group of guests (staying in a shared living space)
  • Hotels
    Face coverings mandatory in all public areas
  • Hospitality
    - Open from 5am to 1am
    - Reservations recommended
    - Patrons must give their contact details
    - Face coverings must be worn (except when seated)
    - Max. 6 people per table
    - Food and drink can only be consumed at a table (no bar service)
  • Public transportation
    - NO timetable restrictions
    - Face coverings must be worn at all times in station buildings and on public transportation
    - Face coverings must also be worn in taxis and private hire vehicles
  • Events
    - Limited number of participants
    - Individually named tickets
    - Admission with photo ID and corresponding named ticket
    - Face coverings mandatory in all indoor spaces (e.g. theaters, concert venues, opera houses, cinemas) – including when seated at assigned seat
  • Clubs and discos are closed

Recommendation

Download the "Stop Corona"-App

Contact diary: the app can be used to notify people directly if they have been in close contact with someone with symptoms (in accordance with applicable data protection law)

Suspected cases and quarantining

  • In the event of a suspected case only, call the 1450 emergency hotline (open 24 hours, information available in German and English)
  • Coronavirus info hotline: 0800 555 621 (available 24 hours, information available in German and English)
  • Quarantine following official notification from the authorities:
    - At accommodation provided by the City of Vienna
    - At your hotel (at own cost)
    - Repatriation procedures are decided on a case-by-case basis

Testing

Testing is available here:

Outbound travel

Travelers must check the requirements for the country they are returning or traveling to.

Country-specific travel information

https://www.bmeia.gv.at/reise-aufenthalt/reiseinformation/laender/ (German only)

Further details:

https://www.wien.info/en/travel-info/coronavirus-information

https://b2b.wien.info/en/travelindustry/vienna-open-now

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