Up-to-date Information on the Coronavirus Situation
Hotels in Austria are open, and travellers from certain countries can enter Austria again. We look forward to welcoming you again in Austria very soon!
Find all current measures below.
Last update: 14 September
The following measures are currently in effect:
- Hotels, restaurants, night clubs etc. are open. Find protective measures here.
- Shops, museums, culture and leisure facilities are open. Events can take place again under strict protective measures. Find more information here.
- Entry regulations are in effect.
- For almost all public indoor and some outdoor spaces (hotels, restaurants, events etc.), you will need to show either a negative COVID test or proof of vaccination/past infection. Find more information on these so-called "entry tests" here.
- Face masks are required on public transport and in other public spaces.
The following additional rules will go into effect on 15 September:
- Antigen tests only valid for 24 h as entry tests for restaurants, hotels etc. (this does not apply to entering the country)
- FFP2 masks (instead of regular face masks) required for everyone on public transport, in cable cars, and essential businesses such as supermarkets, chemists, petrol stations, banks
- FFP2 masks required in all shops and museums for those that are not vaccinated or have recovered from COVID
- Proof of vaccination, past infection, or negative test required for events and gatherings of 25 people and more
Depending on the situation in Austria's intensive care units, even stricter rules may be imposed during the autumn.
We will provide more information as it becomes available.
Please note: The following information has been researched with the utmost care. However, we can provide no guarantee of accuracy.
Latest News at a Glance
14 September: 2-dose vaccinations are now valid for entering Austria for 360 days after the second dose.
9 September: The Austrian government have announced new rules for the autumn.
2 September: Vienna only: PCR tests for entering restaurants etc. are now valid for 48 hours (instead of 72 hours), antigen tests for 24 hours (instead of 48 hours). For children under 12, the old rules remain in force.