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What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Salzburg, Austria from Cologne, Germany?

Travel from Cologne, Germany to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Salzburg from Cologne restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Salzburg, Austria from Cologne?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 1/25/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Cologne and Salzburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

Return travel to Cologne, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Austria?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Cologne, Germany was last verified on 1/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Cologne from Salzburg.

What is the distance from Cologne to Salzburg?

The Cologne to Salzburg distance is around 348 miles (561 km).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cologne to Salzburg?

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