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Arrival and departure

Entry into Austria is possible without any conditions.

Until June 30, 2023, in the event of falling sick in Austria: Requirements for free movement instead of quarantine.

What you need to make a note of at the moment

Vienna International Airport

  • You can find information on ongoing flight operations at Vienna Airport on the airport's website. The requirement to wear FFP2 masks at the airport will be lifted on June 1, 2022.
  • The City Airport Train CAT from the airport to Wien Mitte Station is running. Smooth transfers from and to the airport are provided by trains of Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) and buses. ÖBB guarantees that its trains are cleaned and disinfected several times daily
  • Alternative ways to travel from/to the airport to/from Vienna
  • Free PCR gargle tests are available on all ÖBB Nightjet trains travelling to Vienna. The test kits are handed out by staff on board the trains and can be handed in upon arrival in Vienna at one of 620 REWE stores. If handed in before 9 a.m., the result will be available within 24 hours.

Travel within Austria

Tips for travelers by car, train, bus and plane in and to Austria


Please inform yourself on the official pages of your home destination about the entry regulations there or about what kind of test you have to bring for your journey home.

Test possibilities in Vienna for your journey home

Requirements for free movement for people who test positive (Measure in force until June 30, 2023)

People who test positive do not have to enter quarantine and can, if they do not feel sick, participate in most aspects of public life. In accordance with government regulations, these people are subject to requirements for free movement and a general requirement to wear an FFP2 mask. Entry prohibitions apply in especially sensitive areas.

  • For people with a positive antigen or PCR test result, a 10-day period of free movement requirements applies. They can test to release after 5 days with a negative test result or a CT value over 30.
  • The prerequisite for participation in public life involves wearing an FFP2 mask at all times. People who test positive must wear an FFP2 mask outside of their home in all enclosed spaces and on public transport. If it is not possible to maintain a minimum distance of 2 meters outdoors or if people from outside the household come to visit, an FFP2 must also be worn.
  • People who test positive are prohibited from entering health facilities, senior homes and facilities for the disabled, kindergartens or primary schools.
  • Complete information on testing options in Vienna

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