Hungary

Hungary UK coronavirus travel restrictions

Current Status:

Hungary borders closed except for very specific reasons. Quarantine required on arrival and also return to the UK.

Masks: It is mandatory to wear a face mask on public transport and in shops, taxis, cinemas, theatres, concert halls, health and social care institutions, and public offices.

Social Distancing: Unknown.

Group Meetings: Restrictions on large gatherings in place.


Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Its capital, Budapest, is bisected by the Danube River. Its cityscape is studded with architectural landmarks from Buda’s medieval Castle Hill and grand neoclassical buildings along Pest’s Andrássy Avenue to the 19th-century Chain Bridge. Turkish and Roman influence on Hungarian culture includes the popularity of mineral spas, including at thermal Lake Hévíz.


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England

Travelling to Hungary

  • Most UK nationals are not allowed to enter Hungary. Residents may enter if they hold a permanent residence permit or a permit allowing them to stay in Hungary for at least 90 days, and can present their documents to the authorities at the border. UK nationals travelling with a family member who is a Hungarian citizen or resident should also be allowed entry.
  • UK nationals may also enter Hungary to attend sporting or cultural events, carry out business activity or for the purposes of transit. Otherwise, entry is limited to narrow circumstances, such as operating cargo transport or travelling on a diplomatic or official passport.
  • It is also possible to apply – before travelling – for an exemption to enter Hungary in a further set of specific circumstances, such as attending a funeral.
  • On entering Hungary all passengers are required to self-quarantine. It is possible to leave quarantine early following two negative Covid-19 tests within 5 days of each other but at least 48 hours apart.

Returning from Hungary

When you return, you must follow the rules for entering the UK. You:


Wales

Travelling to Hungary

  • Most UK nationals are not allowed to enter Hungary. Residents may enter if they hold a permanent residence permit or a permit allowing them to stay in Hungary for at least 90 days, and can present their documents to the authorities at the border. UK nationals travelling with a family member who is a Hungarian citizen or resident should also be allowed entry.
  • UK nationals may also enter Hungary to attend sporting or cultural events, carry out business activity or for the purposes of transit. Otherwise, entry is limited to narrow circumstances, such as operating cargo transport or travelling on a diplomatic or official passport.
  • It is also possible to apply – before travelling – for an exemption to enter Hungary in a further set of specific circumstances, such as attending a funeral.
  • On entering Hungary all passengers are required to self-quarantine. It is possible to leave quarantine early following two negative Covid-19 tests within 5 days of each other but at least 48 hours apart.

Returning from Hungary

When you return, you must follow the rules for entering the UK. You:


Scotland

Travelling to Hungary

  • Most UK nationals are not allowed to enter Hungary. Residents may enter if they hold a permanent residence permit or a permit allowing them to stay in Hungary for at least 90 days, and can present their documents to the authorities at the border. UK nationals travelling with a family member who is a Hungarian citizen or resident should also be allowed entry.
  • UK nationals may also enter Hungary to attend sporting or cultural events, carry out business activity or for the purposes of transit. Otherwise, entry is limited to narrow circumstances, such as operating cargo transport or travelling on a diplomatic or official passport.
  • It is also possible to apply – before travelling – for an exemption to enter Hungary in a further set of specific circumstances, such as attending a funeral.
  • On entering Hungary all passengers are required to self-quarantine. It is possible to leave quarantine early following two negative Covid-19 tests within 5 days of each other but at least 48 hours apart.

Returning from Hungary

When you return, you must follow the rules for entering the UK. You:


Northern Ireland

Travelling to Hungary

  • Most UK nationals are not allowed to enter Hungary. Residents may enter if they hold a permanent residence permit or a permit allowing them to stay in Hungary for at least 90 days, and can present their documents to the authorities at the border. UK nationals travelling with a family member who is a Hungarian citizen or resident should also be allowed entry.
  • UK nationals may also enter Hungary to attend sporting or cultural events, carry out business activity or for the purposes of transit. Otherwise, entry is limited to narrow circumstances, such as operating cargo transport or travelling on a diplomatic or official passport.
  • It is also possible to apply – before travelling – for an exemption to enter Hungary in a further set of specific circumstances, such as attending a funeral.
  • On entering Hungary all passengers are required to self-quarantine. It is possible to leave quarantine early following two negative Covid-19 tests within 5 days of each other but at least 48 hours apart.

Returning from Hungary

When you return, you must follow the rules for entering the UK. You:

COVID-19 Data: (Source Worldometer)

All information correct as of 28/10/2020 @ 16:30

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