COVID-19 Travel Advice Poland

The safety of our customers has our fullest attention and is always our top priority.

COVID-19 Travel Advice for Poland

The safety of our customers has our fullest attention and is always our top priority! On this page you will find all important and necessary information for your crossing to Poland and the corona regulation within Poland.

We have also implemented a hygiene concept on board to ensure a safe and comfortable crossing for our passengers. Here you can find our measures onboard.

  • Who is generally permitted to enter Poland?

    Generally, the entry is permitted for residents from 

    • EU member states 
    • Schengen-associated countries: Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein 
    • Other countries only in exceptional cases. The prerequisite is that there is an absolute necessity. 
  • What are the entry requirements for entering Poland ?

    For entry via an EU external border, a 10-day quarantine obligation applies. When entering from EU countries, there is a quarantine requirement for 10 days, regardless of the means of transport usedalso by foot. The 10-day quarantine can be terminated earlier by a negative test result, which may not be older than 48 hours, a proof of vaccination or a proof of recovery. The quarantine obligation does not apply if a proof is presented on entry.

    Exempt from the quarantine obligation, even without presentation of proof, are:

    • Professional drivers and persons involved in the transport of goods and passengers,
    • Persons crossing the border by land for professional or business reasons.
  • Are there any border controls?

    In the port of Świnoujście, in addition to passport controls, travelers are obliged to present the results of a negative COVID-19 test in Polish or English at the request of a border guard or the police. There may also be medical-quarantine control after arrival. Persons with any kind of corona symptoms will be stopped at the border. 

  • Which COVID-19 tests are accepted for entering Poland ?

    Generally, methods of nucleic acid amplification technology (PCR, LAMP, TMA) and antigen tests are accepted. Rapid antigen tests are accepted if they meet the minimum criteria recommended by the WHO. Antibody tests are not accepted.

  • Who is exempted from the quarantine obligation ?

    • Lorry driver and personnel involved in freight and passenger transport 
    • People who cross the border for professional or business reasons 
    • Schoolchildren and students attending and educational institution in Poland or neighboring country 
    • People who can prove a vaccination against COVID-19 or who can present a negative test result in Polish or English. The test may not have been carried out earlier than 48 hours before border crossing. 
    • People who have demonstrably been isolated or hospitalized due to a COVID-19 illness and recovered within the last six months 


    Further exceptions and details may be found here 

  • Do I have to wear a mouth-nose protection?

    Masks are mandatory in enclosed spaces and on public transportation. Children under 5 or persons who cannot wear protection for health reasons are exempt. The wearing of protective visors, scarves and cloths as mouth-nose protection is prohibited. The minimum distance in public space is 1.5 m.

  • Is it allowed to meet with other people?

    • Private meetings are allowed with limited number of people and in compliance with hygiene and distance regulations.
  • What are the current restrictions in public life ?

    Public life is clearly restricted. The country is basically divided into green, yellow and red zones depending on the number of infections, in which different restrictions apply. 

    • Retail stores, grocery stores, shopping centers, furniture and home improvement stores are open. Hygiene regulations and max. number of customers still apply.
    • Cinemas, theaters, concert halls, opera houses and cultural institutions are generally open for outdoor events.
    • Museums and art galleries are open.
    • Hotels are open, but with an occupancy limit of 50% (wellness & spa areas,remain closed).
    • The outdoor areas of the restaurants are open.

    The division of the affected districts and cities is published by the Polish Ministry of Health and the Polish government

  • What are the returning requirements to Germany?

    The return journey from Poland is possible without any problems. Nevertheless, please note that proof of complete vaccination, recovery or a negative rapid test or PCR test must be available upon entry.

    From 05.12.2021, Poland will be classified as a high-risk area by the federal government. As a result, persons who have not been fully vaccinated or have not recovered must spend 10 days in quarantine after entering the country. The quarantine can be lifted at the earliest on the 5th day after entry with an additional negative test.

  • Which exceptions apply?

    Children under 12 years are exempt from the test obligation.

Frequently asked questions

  • Where can I get tested?

    In the port of Trelleborg you have the possibility to get tested in the check-in area. You do not need to register before. It is a drop in test station.

    InnoVacc Trelleborgs Hamn at the check-in terminal.


    Opening hours:
    Monday-Thursday: 08:00 a.m. to  12:00 a.m.
    Friday: 08:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
    Saturday: 08:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
    Sunday: 09:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

    You can find detailed information here.


    So far, there is no test station in the port of Travemünde. Here you will find an overview of all test stations in Lübeck and the surrounding area.


    There is no test centre in the port of Rostock so far. The nearest test centre is located in the shopping centre "Rostocker Hof" in Rostock city centre. It is possible to make an appointment online.


    Galerie Rostocker Hof
    1. Obergeschoss, Laden Nr. 32
    Kröpeliner Str. 26-28
    18055 Rostock


    Opening hours:
    Monday to friday 08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.

    You can find detailed information here.



    You have the possibility to get tested in the check-in area in the port of Klaipėda.

    Therefor it’s necessary to make an appointment under Please choose the city (Miestas) Klaipėda and the place of testing (Testo atlikimo vieta) Uostas Klaipėda Minijos 180.

    The test station closes one hour prior to departure.

  • What should I pay attention to when booking a new crossing?

    • Use our Flexibility add-on for full flexibility. If you book the FLEX option, you can change or cancel your crossing up to 24 hours before departure without any fees.


    • For the necessary comfort we recommend booking a cabin, here you will find the suitable offers


    • Book comfortable and easy online
  • Who can I contact if I have any questions?

    • Contact our team preferably via our contact form


    • For bookings within the next 72 hours, please contact us by phone at 0180 66 66 600 (German landline 20 ct./call; German mobile phone max. 60 ct./call)


    • Requests are answered Monday to Friday from 08:00 a.m to 06:00 p.m. according to the date of submission.

TT-Line crossings

The ferries from TT-Line operate normally despite the coronavirus outbreak!

All our ferries sail according to our sailing timetables.

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