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COVID-19 travel and test requirements to fly from Barcelona, Spain to China

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This page covers COVID-19 measures at Barcelona Airport for departing flights and COVID-19 travel documentation needed to fly from Barcelona Airport to China

In addition, you’ll also find links to the official websites for China where you’ll be able to check the following:

  • COVID-19 entry restrictions to China from Barcelona, Spain
  • COVID-19 travel documentation needed to enter China from Barcelona, Spain
  • COVID-19 test requirements to enter China from Barcelona, Spain
  • Whether there is a quarantine upon arrival to China from Barcelona, Spain
  • COVID-19 recommendations in China for travellers to China
  • COVID-19 situation in China
  • COVID-19 travel requirements to enter Spain from China


The official websites given below are the official websites for China and therefore valid for any destination in China including :

  • Beijing
  • Shanghai
  • Guangzhou

COVID-19 measures at Barcelona Airport for departing flights

You can check the COVID-19 measures in place at Barcelona Airport on the official website of Barcelona Airport.

Barcelona airport official website

Once you are on the page, click on the sections indicated below to learn about the COVID-19 measures at the airport:

- the 'Info COVID' button at the top right hand side of the page
- the insert just below that says 'COVID 19 Health Alert. Important Information for each airport'


COVID-19 travel documentation needed to fly from Barcelona Airport to China

The COVID-19 travel documentation you need to leave Barcelona Airport is basically the COVID-19 travel documentation required to enter China . You do not need to fill out any COVID related form to present to the Spanish Authorities when you leave Spain.

However the staff of your airline might check you have all your COVID-19 travel documentation for China before you board the plane and the Authorities of China will check you have all your COVID-19 travel documentation when you arrive to China so we strongly recommend you check the entry restrictions, the COVID-19 travel documentation and the COVID-19 test requirements for China in advance and that you have all the required travel documents required before heading to Barcelona Airport to take your flight for China

We have provided more information below on the COVID-19 entry restrictions, travel documentation and test requirements to enter China from Barcelona.


If you need a PCR test travel certificate to travel to China you can easily get tested in Barcelona at a testing centre that performs COVID test valid for China and that issue PCR test travel certificate valid for China. It is worth getting tested in Barcelona city centre rather than the airport to ensure you have your required documentation for China in plenty of time before your flight. It also means you don’t have to arrive too early at Barcelona Airport and you are not feeling rushed to get your test certificates on time. Sometimes there is a minor error or detail that needs to be corrected on the Fit To Fly certificate and you need enough time to be able to check your certificate details are 100% correct.


COVID-19 entry restrictions to China from Barcelona, Spain

You can look up if there are any entry restrictions for travellers from Barcelona, Spain to China on the China Airlines official website.

China Airlines official website

In addition, we recommend you also check the official website of the airport you’re flying to.

If you fly to Beijing, you can check the official website of Beijing Capital International Airport, with code PEK :

Beijing Capital International Airport official website

If you fly to Shanghai, you can check the official website of Shanghai Pudong International Airport, with code PVG:

Shanghai Pudong International Airport official website

If you fly to Guangzhou, you can check the official website of Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, with code CAN:

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport official website


COVID-19 travel documentation needed to enter China from Barcelona, Spain

You can check the mandatory COVID-19 travel documentation to enter China from Barcelona on the China Airlines official website.

China Airlines official website


COVID-19 test requirements to enter China from Barcelona, Spain

You can check the coronavirus test requirements and special COVID test certificate to enter China from Barcelona on the China Airlines official website.

China Airlines official website


If you need a PCR test travel certificate to travel to China you can easily get tested in Barcelona at a testing centre that performs COVID test valid for China and that issue PCR test travel certificate valid for China


Quarantine upon arrival to China from Barcelona, Spain

You can check if a quarantine is required to enter China from Barcelona on the China Airlines official website.

China Airlines official website


COVID-19 recommendations in China for travellers to China

You can find the coronavirus recommendations for travellers to China on the National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China official website.

National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China official website


COVID-19 situation in China

You can check the COVID-19 situation in China on the National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China official website.

National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China official website


If you need a PCR test travel certificate to travel to China you can easily get tested in Barcelona at a testing centre that performs COVID test valid for China and that issue PCR test travel certificate valid for China


COVID-19 travel requirements to enter Spain from China

For flying to Spain from China, we strongly recommend you check the Spanish Health Ministry official website to:

- check the entry requirements for Spain
- learn about the Health Control Form you’ll need to fill out to enter Spain and the Health Control upon arrival to Spain
- look up the valid COVID-19 certificates to enter Spain including certificates of vaccination against COVID-19, certificates of negative COVID tests and certificates of recovery from COVID-19.

Spanish Health Ministry official website

European Medicines Agency official website

You can also check the COVID-19 recommendations of the Spanish Health Authorities on the Spanish Health Ministry official website.

COVID-19 recommendations of the Spanish Health Ministry

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