Safe Travel / COVID-19

We are looking forward to welcoming you again!
This page provides an overview of the precautionary measures, current flight situation, and practical guidance for safe travel.



Key information at a glance

Our measures for safe travel

  • From Saturday 1 August 2020, in accordance with French legislation, mandatory COVID-19 tests will be carried out at EuroAirport for all travelers from countries at risk. At present, this applies to arrivals from Serbia, Turkey and Israel. Testing is mandatory whether arriving passengers are traveling to France or Switzerland. Whereas a COVID-19 test releases travelers to France from the quarantine requirement, this is not the case for travelers to Switzerland.
  • A quarantine obligation applies to people entering Switzerland from countries classified as risk countries. Upon arrival, they must go immediately to their place of residence, stay in isolation for 10 days and contact the cantonal health authorities.
    The list of affected countries and the official instructions can be found here.
  • Face masks are obligatory throughout the terminal, except for children under 11 years of age.
    It is strongly recommended to wear the mask during the entire journey.
    The airlines have their own regulations on the wearing of masks. Please contact your airline directly for information. With most airlines it is mandatory to wear a mask on the plane.
  • The obligation to wear a mask also applies in all public transport in France and Switzerland.
  • The Information Desk / Airport Service Centre at arrivals is open daily from 5:30 am to Midnight.
  • Please look through the FAQ list before you contact us for information.
  • Passengers are strongly advised to contact the respective airlines for flight information ahead of their trip and for existing restrictions on entry to the country of destination.
  • Flight operations and entry restrictions at your destination can change overnight. Please be sure to check the latest information concerning entry requirements for your destination before you set off on your trip.
    To do so, you should first contact your airline and then read the travel advice of the country concerned:
    Switzerland: Travel advice EDA
    France: Conseils aux Voyageurs (in French only)
    Germany: Reisewarnungen Auswärtiges Amt (in German only)
    Europe: Overview of all countries


Rules of behaviour for safe travel

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Please observe the general hygiene and safety precautions. Wearing a protective mask is obligatory in the terminal and is recommended for the entire journey. Keep your distance, wash your hands regularly and follow instructions. By doing so, you will be making a valuable contribution to a safe and pleasant journey for everyone.


Latest timetable information by destinations and airlines

Flight schedules are provided for information purposes only. Airlines reserve the right to make changes without prior notification.
Please contact your airline for the latest information about your flight.

DestinationStarting from
Airlines
Ajaccio
in operationeasyJet
Alicante
in operationeasyJet
Amsterdam
in operation
in operation
KLM
easyJet
Ankara newin operationTurkish Airlines
Antalya
in operation
in operation
SunExpress
Corendon Airlines
Athens
in operationeasyJet
Barcelona
in operation
easyJet
Bastia
in operationeasyJet
Belgrade
in operation
in operation
WizzAir
easyJet
Berlin-Schönefeld
in operationeasyJet
Berlin-Tegel
in operationeasyJet
Biarritz
in operationeasyJet
Bordeaux
in operationeasyJet
Brindisi
in operationeasyJet
Budapest
in operation
in operation
WizzAir
easyJet
Bucharest
in operationWizzAir
Burgas
6 August 2020Bulgarian Air Charter
Cagliari
in operationeasyJet
Calvi
in operationeasyJet
Casablanca
in operationAir Arabia
Catania
in operationeasyJet
Chișinău newin operationWizzAir
Cluj
in operationWizzAir
Copenhagen
in operationeasyJet
Dublin
in operationRyanair
Dubrovnik
in operationeasyJet
Edinburgh
in operationeasyJet
Faro
in operationeasyJet
Figari
in operationeasyJet
Fuerteventura
in operationTUIfly
Funchal
in operationeasyJet
Gaziantep newin operation
in operation
Turkish Airlines
SunExpress
Gran Canaria
in operation
in operation
TUIfly
easyJet
Hamburg
in operationeasyJet
Heraklion
in operationTUIfly
Hurghada
in operationCorendon Airlines
Ibiza
in operationeasyJet
Istanbul
in operation
in operation
Turkish Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Izmir
in operation
in operation
SunExpress
Corendon Airlines
Kayseri newin operation
in operation
Corendon Airlines
SunExpress
Kos
in operationTUIfly
Lamezia Terme
in operationeasyJet
Larnaca
in operationeasyJet
Lisbon
in operationeasyJet
London-Gatwick
in operationeasyJet
London-Heathrow
in operationBritish Airways
London-Lutonin operationeasyJet
Madrid
in operationeasyJet
Mahon
in operationeasyJet
Malaga
in operationeasyJet
Manchester
in operationeasyJet
Marrakesh
in operationeasyJet
Montpellier
in operationeasyJet
Munich
in operationLufthansa
Mykonos
in operationeasyJet
Nantes
in operationeasyJet
Naples
in operationeasyJet
Nice
in operationeasyJet
Nis
in operationWizzAir
Ohrid
in operationWizzAir
Olbia
in operationeasyJet
Palma de Mallorca
in operation
in operation
TUIfly
easyJet
Porto
in operationeasyJet
Prague
in operationeasyJet
Pristina
in operation
in operation
in operation
in operation
in operation
in operation
in operation
SmartLynx Airlines
WizzAir
Chair Airlines
Air Mediterranean
easyJet
Enter Air
ALK Airlines
Pula
in operationeasyJet
Rhodes
in operationTUIfly
Rome
in operationeasyJet
Santiago de Compostela
in operationeasyJet
Skopje
in operationWizzAir
Sofia
in operationWizzAir
Split
in operationeasyJet
Tel Aviv
in operationeasyJet
Tenerife
in operation
in operation
TUIfly
easyJet
Thessaloniki
in operationeasyJet
Tirana newin operationWizzAir
Toulouse
in operationeasyJet
Tuzla
in operationWizzAir
Valencia
in operationeasyJet
Vienna
in operation
in operation
Austrian Airlines
easyJet
Warsaw
in operationWizzAir
Zadar
in operationeasyJet
The flight data available as per 03/08/2020. Changes may occur without previous notice.


Entering and leaving / Crossing the border

The situation in terms of border controls in Europe and beyond is evolving very rapidly and the following contents are provided for information purposes only. The Airport assumes no responsibility for any errors or inaccuracies in such information, or for any related consequential damages. Please consult the websites of the countries concerned for information about their current travel restrictions.
Leaving the country
As a rule, you may leave the country at any time but you need a permission or a valid reason to enter the country of destination. For this purpose, contact your airline, the Embassy or diplomatic representation of the destination country, or any other competent authority. We strongly advise against leaving the country without checking the entry restrictions at your destination.
Entering the country
From Saturday 1 August 2020, in accordance with French legislation, mandatory COVID-19 tests will be carried out at EuroAirport for all travelers from countries at risk. At present, this applies to arrivals from Serbia, Turkey and Israel. Testing is mandatory whether arriving passengers are traveling to France or Switzerland. Whereas a COVID-19 test releases travelers to France from the quarantine requirement, this is not the case for travelers to Switzerland.
Entering Switzerland
The COVID-19 screening tests imposed by the French authorities are mandatory from 1 August 2020 for all passengers arriving at EuroAirport from the countries at risk listed by the French authorities, including people traveling to Switzerland. The tests are conducted by France’s regional health authority, Agence Régionale de Santé (ARS), directly at the Airport before passport control. Relatively long processing times must be expected.

Since 6 July 2020, persons entering Switzerland from countries classified as risk countries are subject to quarantine obligations. Upon arrival, they must go immediately to their place of residence, stay in isolation for 10 days and contact the cantonal health authorities. The list of affected countries and the official instructions can be found here
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The French authorities' COVID-19 screening test does not lift the quarantine obligation even if the result is negative.

Entry into Switzerland is unrestricted for Swiss nationals, persons holding a residence permit, and cross-border commuters. Since 15 June 2020, Switzerland has lifted all travel restrictions and restored full free movement of persons from Germany, Austria and France. Additionally, from 15 June 2020 normal entry requirements will once again apply to all citizens of Schengen states and to persons with the right of free movement from non-Schengen states, such as the United Kingdom, Ireland, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia and Cyprus. Border controls are still possible.

For all others the following still applies:
As of 16 May, easing measures are in place for unmarried couples and relatives wishing to visit each other i.e. parents, grandparents, adult children, grandchildren, brothers and sisters, in-laws, aunts, uncles, and cousins. It also includes persons wishing to attend important family events, such as weddings, funerals or religious festivals. In this case, you must complete the following declaration:
   Self-declaration for visits (only in German)

Since 8 June, workers from the EU and EFTA countries can apply for residence permits again, and applications for highly qualified workers from third countries will be processed again. Students can re-enter Switzerland and family reunification are once again possible for non-EU citizens.

The lifting of entry restrictions for third countries since 20 July 2020 includes Algeria, Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Georgia, Ireland, Japan, Croatia, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Romania, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay and Cyprus. More information here.

> Travel advice
> Questions and answers on entry and stay in Switzerland
> Federal measures 
Entering France
The COVID-19 screening tests imposed by the French authorities are mandatory from 1 August 2020 for all passengers arriving at EuroAirport from the countries at risk listed by the French authorities. The tests are conducted by France’s regional health authority, Agence Régionale de Santé (ARS), directly at the Airport before passport control. Relatively long processing times must be expected.

As a rule, French nationals are always allowed entry to France.
Since 15 June 2020, France has lifted all travel restrictions and restored full freedom of movement with Switzerland and Germany. In addition, on 15 June, France lifted all travel restrictions at its internal European borders. People from countries in the European area (EU Member States as well as Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the Vatican) will therefore be able to enter French territory without restrictions.

European Union countries, including France, have reopened their borders and the Schengen area since Wednesday 1 July to travelers from certain countries. The currently validated list includes 12 countries, such as Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay. To these are added Andorra, Monaco, the Vatican and Saint Martin.

All other foreign nationals and third-country citizens are still subject to restrictions.
Border controls remain in place. Please visit the following pages to check existing entry restrictions:
> Coronavirus : les réponses à vos questions (only in French)
> Informations Coronavirus (only in French)
Entering and returning to Germany
VIA SWITZERLAND:
Since 15 June 2020, entry and return travel to and from Germany is possible within the freedom of movement of persons between Switzerland and Germany. Persons from European countries (EU Member States as well as Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the Vatican) can now travel again without restrictions. However, they must still satisfy the conditions for entry into Germany.

Since 2 July 2020, entry to Germany from the following third countries is again possible without restrictions: Australia, Canada, Georgia, New Zealand, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay. However, they must fulfil the entry or transit requirements of Switzerland.

Further information: Entering Germany (only in German)

VIA FRANCE:
Since 15 June 2020, entry and return travel to and from Germany is possible within the freedom of movement of persons between France and Germany.
Persons from European countries (EU Member States as well as Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the Vatican) can now travel again without restrictions. However, they must still satisfy the conditions for entry into Germany.

Since 2 July 2020, entry to Germany from the following third countries is again possible without restrictions: Australia, Canada, Georgia, New Zealand, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay. However, they must fulfil the entry or transit requirements of France.

Further information: Entering Germany (only in German)


Precautionary measures at the Airport for safe travel

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Social distancing measures:
Adjacent seats in the terminal and at the boarding gates have been taped off for your protection.
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Hygiene measures:
Hand sanitiser facilities have been placed at security checks and other key points in the terminal.
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Social distancing measures:
Distance signage on floors at check-in counters, security checks and boarding gates to help you keep your distance.
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Hygiene measures:
Perspex screen dividers have been installed at check-in counters, security checks and boarding gates to protect travelers and employees.
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Hygiene measures:
Regular disinfection and cleaning of the baggage trolleys by our employees.
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Social distancing measures:
Provision of cleaned baggage carts with an appropriate distance.
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Hygiene measures:
Increased frequency of cleaning and disinfection of all passenger areas as well as airport buses.
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Hygiene measures:
Installation of foot door openers which you can use with your shoes - prevents touching the door handles.


Further measures

To make your journey as safe and pleasant as possible we have brought in the following measures:
  • All employees in direct contact with passengers will wear a face masks
  • Increased cleaning and disinfection measures in all areas of the Airport are in place
  • Passenger flow management to ensure adequate distancing in specific areas
  • Disinfection of airport buses after every use
  • Regular announcements over the public address system about precautionary measures and instructions
  • Installation of foot door openers to avoid touching doors with your hands
  • Disinfection of air-conditioning systems and regular replacement of AC filters
  • Automatic disinfection of handrails on escalators and walkways by a built-in UVC light
  • Regular cleaning and disinfection of baggage carts


FAQ - Questions about safe travel at EuroAirport