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In 2019, the city of Wuhan (China) became famous all over the world. Such «popularity» was associated with the rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is known that coronavirus is transmitted in two ways — by airborne droplets and by contact.

The respiratory virus of a new type has already spread throughout the world. Hungary was no exception.

Coronavirus in Hungary: statistics common for the country of Hungary

According to the latest data, 177 039 062 people became victims of COVID-19, of which 3 832 951 deaths. On the territory of Hungary — 805 871, of which 29 842 deaths.
Over the last day (data on Saturday, 5 June 2021), the number of infected increased by 2971, +76 deaths. Thus, the mortality rate in Hungary is 3.70%.

In Hungary, bars and restaurants work with restrictions, all shops work without restrictions. Public events (exhibitions, concerts, museums, etc.) are allowed but with restrictions.

Is it possible to enter Hungary today, in 2021?

At the moment (Saturday, 5 June 2021) Hungary is available for tourists but with restrictions. At the same time, it is important to comply with the rules and requirements that are regulated by internal documents. Here is what official sources say for tourists planning to come to Hungary:

Hungary has closed its border to all foreign nationals for an indefinite period due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Only Hungarian nationals, non-Hungarian nationals who are permanently resident in Hungary or non-Hungarian nationals who have permission to remain longer than 90 days, are allowed entry into the country.Foreign nationals can enter Hungary only for the following reasons:-taking part in a Hungarian court procedure; -carrying out business or other activity justified by a letter of invitation issued by a central -government body, an individual regulatory body, or an autonomous state body; -receiving health care service, certified by a document issued by the health care institution; -carrying out study or exam duty required by an educational institution, certified by a -document issued by the educational institution; -taking part in cargo-related passenger traffic if the aim of the travel is either to get to the -cargo transport’s point of departure, or to get home after carrying out such cargo -transport duty, if certified by a document issued by the employer; -participation in family events (wedding, funeral, christening); -taking care of a relative; -taking part in an international sports-, cultural or religious event of a special significance.Upon entry, individuals must agree to undergo a medical examination (temperature check). In case a suspicion of COVID-19 infection arises during the health examination, the individual will be refused entry.Citizens of neighbouring states and Hungarian citizens living there may enter the territory within a distance of 30 kilometres from the state border for a maximum of 24 hours, but they may not leave this lane. Hungarians living in this 30-kilometre lane can also enter if they have stayed in the 30-kilometre lane from the border of the neighbouring state for less than 24 hours.Those who can prove with either a Hungarian or English language document that they have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (e.g.: PCR test results, verification by a health service provider or authority) can enter Hungary without restrictionsIs a quarantine required?All travellers must complete a 10-day mandatory quarantine.If the person has no place of residency in Hungary, they must enter a government-designated place of quarantine. Hungarian citizens returning from abroad are required to quarantine unless they undergo a double testing procedure.Is a coronavirus test required?The quarantine period may be shortened by taking a PCR test no less than 5 days after arrival, followed by a second PCR test no less than 48 hours after the first one. If the result of these tests is negative, the period of quarantine can end.

You can read more about entering Hungary in official sources: 959 886.

Restrictions on entry to Hungary

On Saturday, 5 June 2021, the borders of Hungary are fully open for citizens, for tourists and foreigners — the borders are partially opened. Moreover, in some cases, quarantine is required upon arrival.

Here’s what they write about quarantine in official sources:

Quarantine for 10 days required for some travellers.

If, when crossing the border with Hungary, symptoms of coronavirus appear, namely: cough, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, headache and muscle pain, you should immediately consult a doctor.

Conditions for entering Hungary

Special conditions of entry and various kinds of restrictions during a pandemic are applied in almost all countries. Hungary is no exception.

Do I need a test result when crossing the border with Hungary?

Negative COVID-19 test is required for all countries.

In addition, when crossing the border, there should be no signs of SARS.

Entry rules to Hungary today: 5 June 2021

We have already figured out the need for a test. Just in case, we recall:

Negative COVID-19 test is required for all countries.

Many are wondering whether it is necessary to go into quarantine when entering Hungary. We answer: today, when entering Hungary, quarantine is required, but not for everyone.

How are things with masks in Hungary?

Masks are required in public transport
Masks are required in enclosed public places

For which countries are the borders with Hungary open?

Borders with Hungary on 5 June 2021 are open to the following countries of the world:

For which countries are the borders with Hungary closed or partially closed?

Borders with Russia on June 5, 2021 are closed (or partially closed) for the following countries of the world:

Is a vaccination passport obligatory to enter Hungary?

Dozens of countries around the world have been thinking about the introduction of so-called «covid passports» for several months. We are talking about documentary evidence of vaccination against COVID-19. The goal is to simplify travel abroad, as well as to speed up the process of returning to normal life.
In order to travel to Hungary, today you do not need a vaccination passport. At the same time, the Hungary government supports the idea of a document that confirms vaccination.

Digital statistics: on entry into and exit from Hungary

Covid 19 sets new «records». Despite this, the borders of Hungary are open to a number of countries. Also, Hungary citizens can freely cross the borders of other states. Naturally, on condition they сomply with all quarantine measures.

From which countries you can come to Hungary:

Current data on COVID-19 in Hungary

As of 5 June 2021, there is a decrease in cases of coronavirus infection in Hungary. More detailed statistics in numbers:

  • Total cases: 805 871
  • Currently sick: 61 700
  • Recovered: 714 329
  • Deaths: 29 842
  • Vaccinated: 5 227 318

You can keep track of the most current information on the WHO website:

View other countries from which we can come to Hungary

Countries available for entry:

Available for entry, but with restrictions:

Countries unavailable for entry:

According to our information, at the moment there are no countries from which entry into Hungary is completely prohibited. See how we collect data.

Is it possible to enter and what are the rules, conditions for entering Hungary during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?