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Hungary coronavirus travel restrictions

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The travel advice is Exercise a high degree of caution to Hungary. Hungary is Open with restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Hungary. Hungary is part of Europe with main city at Budapest. Its Developed country with a population of 10M people. The main currency is Forint. The languages spoken are Hungarian.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Hungary

Open with restrictions

for travel
International travel to Hungary is permitted. it is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are exempt from testing and quarantine requirements.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.

EU Digital COVID Certificate

EU residents may provide their EU Digital Certificate in paper or digital format as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or previous recovery. Health documents provided this way will not require further verification on arrival.
Full details on the EU Digital Certificate, including how EU residents can access their certificate, can be found at https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/coronavirus-response/safe-covid-19-vaccines-europeans/eu-digital-covid-certificateen

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on arrival. Travelers may instead provide documentation of having recovered from COVID-19. This will require proof of a positive test result, taken at least 14 days before arrival and not more than 180 days.
Test results must be in Hungarian or English. Travelers without health documentation may not be allowed to enter or will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days. The quarantine period can be shortened if 2 PCR tests are confirmed negative once in Hungary, 48 hours apart and within the first 5 days.

Other medical measures

All passengers are subject to health screening on arrival, such as temperature checks. Further health testing may be required for those displaying symptoms of COVID-19.
For more details Police Department, Hungary

Government measures

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. Private social gatherings are currently limited to a maximum of 100 people. An 'immunity certificate' (EU Digital Certificate) as proof of vaccination, negative testing, or previous recovery is required to access some facilities or to attend events. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in Hungary can be found at https://visithungary.com/articles/general-regulations

Use of masks

Face masks are required in enclosed environments and on public transportation.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open without restrictions.

Bars

Bars are open without restrictions.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs are open for customers

Shops

Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

On return

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 issued in the departure country, or other selected countries, are exempt from pre-departure testing, post-arrival testing on day 8, and quarantine requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
Vaccinated travelers are still required to book a rapid lateral flow test or PCR test for day 2 after arrival and complete a passenger locator form. Travelers testing positive on the rapid lateral flow test will undergo PCR testing. Those who test positive on the PCR test will be required to self-isolate for 10 days.
Vaccination exemptions will only apply if the full dose and certificate were issued in the United Kingdom, Europe, United States, and other specific countries. A full list of authorized vaccines and issuing countries can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-entering-england

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to self-quarantine for 10 days on arrival at their own residence or accommodation, or the full duration of the trip if staying less than 10 days.
If traveling to England, travelers may apply for the 'Test to Release' scheme to be tested on the fifth day after arrival and be relieved from self-isolation early, if the result is negative. Those with a positive result will be required to self-isolate for another 10 days.
Further details can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-test-to-release-for-international-travel

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative nucleic acid test, such as a PCR, LAMP, or antigen test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure. This certificate must be in English, French, or Spanish.
Further information on tests such as the minimum standards accepted can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-testing-for-people-travelling-to-england#test-providers-and-type-of-test

Testing on arrival

Those traveling to England are required to purchase a 'COVID Testing Package' before departure, for 'Day 2 and day 8 tests'. These tests must be administered twice during isolation, on or before day 2 and on day 8.
Vaccinated travelers who meet the exemption criteria are only required to book a 'Day 2 test'.
Unvaccinated travelers staying for less than 10 days, and vaccinated travelers staying for less than 2 days, are still required to book the relevant testing package regardless of the duration of their stay. The tests only have to be taken if the travelers are still in England on the test dates.
Proof of purchase for this testing package must be provided on departure. This can be booked directly at https://quarantinehotelbookings.ctmportal.co.uk/ or a list of approved third-party test providers can be found at https://www.gov.uk/find-travel-test-provider

Travel restriction details for Hungary

🚫 Destination No quarantine
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine required
πŸ–οΈ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational transport
πŸ“… events Partially Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Hungary

Masks are not mandatory in outdoor public spaces and indoors in shops or on public transport.
In health and social care institutions wearing a facemask is required.
-No minimum distance is required outdoors.
The minimum distance of 1.5 metres is recommended in public spaces indoors. Employers have to implement measures to ensure the interpersonal distancing.
-Up to 100 people can attend family and private events.
Sport is free in public spaces.
Weddings are limited to 400 participants.
Indoor sport and cultural events or outdoor events with over 500 people can only be attended by people with immunity certificate. People under 18 can only attend these events with immunity certificate or being accompanied by a person with immunity card
-Passengers are obliged to wear a face mask and keep a physical distance of at least 1.5 metres (if possible) while on board of the vehicles. In Budapest and in cities with county status, companies that provide local public transport services must increase the frequency of trips on weekdays between 7:00 and 9:00 and between 15:00 and 19:00.
Stores are open. It’s possible to enter even without immunity certificate.
Catering establishments are open. No restrictions in place for guests.
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πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Hungary

Exercise a high degree of caution

Restrictions are in place for entry into Hungary. These may change at short notice (see 'Travel'). We now advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Hungary due to the impacts of COVID-19.
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