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Spain: COVID-19 Travel Information

Information for flying from the UK to Spain

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

Spain is currently the 8th most popular travel destination from the UK which is down 5 from 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 Madrid: 21 Jun 2021 07:31 am
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Currently in Madrid it is 13°C with clear sky
1 Pound Sterling (GBP) = 1.16 Euro (EUR)
DownDown 5 from last month
Current Travel Popularity: 8/230

Entry Requirements

Tests For some origins (Book Online)
Quarantine For some origins

Additional Restrictions

Mask Required
Public Transportation Reduced
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.
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COVID-19 Statistics

Total Cases 3,757,442
New Cases 0
Population 46,772,329
Last Updated 21 Jun 2021 06:30am

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Spain has opened its borders for all vaccinated travelers. Domestically, most restrictions have been lifted.

Can I travel to Spain?

  • It is possible to travel to Spain from EU and Schengen member countries, as well as arrivals from the following countries:

    • Australia 🇦🇺
    • China 🇨🇳
    • New Zealand 🇳🇿
    • Rwanda 🇷🇼
    • Singapore 🇸🇬
    • South Korea 🇰🇷
    • Thailand 🇹🇭
    • Israel 🇮🇱
    • Japan 🇯🇵
    • United Kingdom 🇬🇧
  • Vaccinated travelers from any country may enter as well.
  • Other exception can be made for family members of Spanish citizens, business travelers, students and other exceptions.
  • All arrivals are required to fill in an FCS form beforehand.
  • All arrivals from India, Brazil and South Africa are banned, including those who have been vaccinated. Only citizens and permanent residents of Spain and Andorra may enter from these countries.

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

Permitted arrivals to Spain from several high-risk countries will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days, and may end early if test result on the 7th day is negative. This includes India, Brazil, South Africa, Botswana, Colombia, Comoros, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Peru, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Spain?

  • Anyone arriving to Spain will undergo a temperature check.
  • All arrivals from high-risk areas will be required to fill a health control form, including an RT-PCR or antigen test, no older than 72 hours.
  • At the moment, this applies to most arrivals.

Is public transportation open in Spain?

Public transportation in Spain is operating in reduced capacity.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Spain?

Bars and restaurants are open under social distancing requirements. Restrictions vary between regions.

Are businesses and attractions open in Spain?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in Spain are open, under social distancing requirements. Restrictions vary between regions.
  • A nightly curfew is in place between 00:01 and 6:00 in few high-risk areas.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Spain?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places, except in beaches.

Spain travel update

24 March, 2021

Passenger travel between Spain and the UK will resume on 30th March 2021. Entry in Spain subject to restrictions and testing requirements in place.

More information on the Government website.

Spain travel update

10 March, 2021

The FCDO has announced that current travel restrictions will continue until at least 30th March 2021. For more information, please visit the Government website.

Latest travel restrictions for Spain

24 February, 2021

According to updates on 22nd December 2020 from the FCDO, Spain has implemented travel restrictions for visitors travelling by air and sea from the UK. These restrictions have been extended until 16th March 2021. Spanish nationals and legal residents are exempt from these travel restrictions. For the full list of restrictions visit the Government website.

Canary Islands publish approved PCR directory

2 December, 2020

The official Canary Islands tourism site has published a directory of approved PCR test providers. Full list here.

Spain now the most popular travel destination from the UK

30 November, 2020

Data from November indicates that Spain is now the most popular destination for UK travellers. This is a result of the new PCR testing regulations that came into effect on the 23rd of November. More November statistics can be found here.

Tests Now Required for Children

26 November, 2020

Children of all ages arriving from ‘high-risk’ countries (including the UK) will now also require a negative PCR within the same time window as adults.

PCR Test Required

18 November, 2020

From the 23rd November travellers from the United Kingdom will need to present evidence of a negative PCR swab test taken within 72 hours.


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