For Germany, restrictions are in place for entry into Germany from a large number of countries. Those entering Germany from risk areas, high incidence areas or virus variant areas must complete a digital entry registration form, be tested for coronavirus and, depending on the regulations of the Land in question, self-isolate. Find more information on the entry to Germany and the travel from Germany.
Transportation ban for flights from areas of variant of concern
Since January 30, 2021, a ban on the carriage of persons entering Germany from areas of variant of concern has been in effect for cross-border rail, bus, ship and air traffic. Excempt from this ban are German residents and persons with residence and right of abode in the Federal Republic of Germany as well as transit passengers with a domestic German connection or a non-Schengen - non-Schengen connection. Further exceptions to this regulation can be found here.
Passengers departing from FRA are strongly advised to contact their airline for information on the specific regulations regarding their flight and destination, before traveling to the airport. Please note in particular that in many countries a negative Covid-19 test is required for entry. If you are unable to present this at Frankfurt Airport, it will not be possible to board the flight. Information regarding the test possibilities for departing passengers at Frankfurt Airport can be found here.
Our tip: Take advantage of our self-service facilities. Check in online in advance, conveniently use a bag drop machine at the airport, and take only one carry-on item. This way you save time and reduce your risk of contagion.