Situation in Poland (updated 11/06/2021)
Polish government is monitoring restrictions level and at this point number of new infections is considered as decreasing. Therefore economy is slowly reopening following below plan. The below information refers to nationwide restrictions.
Poland borders are open with EU and all countries belonging to Schengen area. Tourists who are crossing the border of Poland by organized transport may be asked to undergo obligatory 10-day quarantine. During this time you may not leave your home, walk your dog, go shopping. If a person in quarantine is in close contact with other persons at home, they must also be quarantined. The EU's external borders are still closed. As of 28 December 2020, persons who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from the obligatory quarantine. The exemption from quarantine refers to any person with negative test of Sars-coV-2 under condition test was taken less tan 48h before crossing border.
As of 29th July 2020, international flights from airports located on the territory of European Union have been resumed. Tourists who are crossing the border of Poland by organised transport may be asked to undergo obligatory 10-day quarantine. International rail traffic has been restored within the internal borders of the European Union. However, traveling by international trains to destinations outside the EU's external borders is still suspended.
100% of seats can be taken on coach and there is a disinfection after each drive. Wearing masks during a trip is obligatory.
Shopping malls, DIY and furniture shops are reopened under condition to operate under a strict sanitary regime, with a limit of 1 person per 15 m2. From 26th June limits is extended to 1 person per 10 m2.. Pharmacies, services points, bakeries, constructional markets and grocery shops are open with limited numbers of customers.
Hotels are open with a limit of 50% capacity. From 26th June limit is extended to 75% of capacity. This number does not include persons vaccinated against COVID-19.
Restaurants, pubs, bars are open under condition to operate under a strict sanitary regime at a max. 50% capacity, including keeping a safe distance between the tables and abiding by the limit on the number of people per table. From 26th June limit is extended to 75% of capacity. This number does not include persons vaccinated against COVID-19.
Museums and art galleries are open under condition to operate under strict sanitary regime, with a limit of 1 person per 15 m2 Cinemas, theatres, operas, philharmonics are open and must operate under a strict sanitary regime at no more than 50% occupancy.
Trams and busses in the cities operates with only 75% of seats taken. Domestic flights and train connections are available. These limits do not apply to vehicles for the transport of disabled passengers. Again masks are obligatory in all above transport means. From 26th June – all means of public transport across Poland make up to 100% of seats available to passengers
It’s compulsory to cover your nose and mouth is in shops, museums, public transport and all closed and areas. On the street it’s required to keep the distance of 2 m one from another. A certain sanitary regime (like disinfection) applies in all of the below.
From 6 June, up to 150 people may participate in events and meetings, either outdoors, indoors or in designated gastronomic areas. The sanitary regime will still apply. This number does not include persons vaccinated against COVID-19. From 26th June - night clubs, discos and other dance clubs reopening. Fairs, exhibitions, congresses and conferences may be held only with a limit of 1 person per 15 m2 From 31st May schools are open and all students returned to stationary learning.