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Portugal: COVID-19 Travel Information

Information for flying from the UK to Portugal

This information is provided for customers flying to Portugal from the UK. From here you can see the latest infection numbers, entry requirements, travel restrictions, and availability for flights and hotels. Portugal Currently has a traffic light status of amber. and PCR entry test requirements are listed as: RT-PCR required to enter

Portugal is currently the most popular travel destination from the UK which is the same as last month.

Traffic Light Status: amber

Return to UK: Amber Requirements

Passenger Locator Form Required
Pre-departure Test at Destination Required
Hotel Quarantine Not Required
Self-isolation 10 Days
Test to Release On Day 5*
PCR Testing On or before Day 2 after return to UK
Further PCR Testing Day 8

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Current Time in Lisbon: 21 Jun 2021 05:29 am
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Currently in Lisbon it is 17°C with broken clouds
1 Pound Sterling (GBP) = 1.16 Euro (EUR)
SameSame as last month
Current Travel Popularity: 1/230

Entry Requirements

Tests RT-PCR required to enter (Book Online)
Quarantine For some origins

Additional Restrictions

Mask Required in some cases
Public Transportation Operating
Restaurants Open
Disclaimer: The information on this page is provided by a third-party and therefore we can not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information. It is imperative that you confirm entry restrictions, either from the UK Government website, or your travel operator.
UK to Portugal

COVID-19 Statistics

Total Cases 865,050
New Cases 941
Population 10,167,874
Last Updated 21 Jun 2021 05:20am

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Portugal is closed for non-essential travel from most countries, and internal restrictions are changing with changes in infection rates.

Can I travel to Portugal?

  • Portugal is open for air travel from the EU, Schengen, and the following countries only:

    • Australia 🇦🇺
    • China 🇨🇳
    • New Zealand 🇳🇿
    • Singapore 🇸🇬
    • South Korea 🇰🇷
    • Thailand 🇹🇭
    • United Kingdom 🇬🇧
    • Israel 🇮🇱
  • Arrivals from high-risk EU countries and other third countries may only enter for essential reasons.
  • All arrivals must complete a passenger locator form in advance.
  • The border with Spain is open again.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Portugal?

Arrivals from high-risk countries will be required to quarantine for 14 days in an approved location.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Portugal?

  • Anyone arriving to mainland Portugal will undergo a health screening
  • All arrivals will be required to present a negative RT-PCR test from the 72 hours prior to arrival.

Is public transportation open in Portugal?

Public transportation in Portugal is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Portugal?

Restaurants, cafes and bars in Portugal are open. under capacity limitations and with health measures in place.

Are businesses and attractions open in Portugal?

  • Most non-essential businesses and attractions in Portugal are closed.
  • Shops, libraries, bookstores, hair and beauty salons are allowed to re-open, with health measures in place.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Portugal?

Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places, and when social distancing can't be maintained.


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