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Turkey: COVID-19 Travel Information

Information for flying from the UK to Turkey

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

Turkey is currently the 22nd most popular travel destination from the UK which is down 5 from last month.

Traffic Light Status: red

Return to UK: Red Requirements

Passenger Locator Form Required
Pre-departure Test at Destination Required
Hotel Quarantine 10 Days
Self-isolation N/A
Test to Release Not Required
PCR Testing On or before Day 2 after return to UK
Further PCR Testing Day 8
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Current Time in Ankara: 21 Jun 2021 11:02 am
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Currently in Ankara it is 21°C with overcast clouds
1 Pound Sterling (GBP) = 12.10 Turkish Lira (TRY)
DownDown 5 from last month
Current Travel Popularity: 22/230

Entry Requirements

Tests PCR required to enter (Book Online)
Quarantine In some cases

Additional Restrictions

Mask Required in some cases
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.
UK to Turkey

COVID-19 Statistics

Total Cases 5,370,299
New Cases 5,091
Population 85,216,400
Last Updated 21 Jun 2021 08:00am

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Turkey has opened its borders and is resuming flights on a country-by-country basis, while some domestic restrictions are being lifted.

Can I travel to Turkey?

  • Turkey has opened most of its borders, except for the border with Iran, and flights are resuming on a country by country basis.
  • Foreign nationals arriving to Turkey must register online 72 hours in advance.

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

  • Anyone arriving to Turkey without test results, might be required to self-quarantine or quarantine in a government facility.
  • Arrivals from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, South Africa, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka must self-quarantine for 14 days.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Turkey?

  • All arrivals to Turkey will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, and will undergo screening of symptoms.
  • Vaccinated arrivals are exempt.
  • Arrivals from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, South Africa, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Iran, Singapore or the UK, are required to present a test, regardless of vaccination status.

Is public transportation open in Turkey?

Public transportation in Turkey is operating in limited capacity, but intercity travel is prohibited.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Turkey?

Restaurants and cafes in Turkey are open for with limited working hours.

Are businesses and attractions open in Turkey?

  • Only essential businesses such as grocery are open in Turkey.
  • Gyms are opened.
  • A nightly curfew in place between 22:00 and 5:00 on weekdays and from 22:00 on Saturday until 5:00 on Monday.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Turkey?

Wearing face masks is required in public indoor places and public transport.


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