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COVID-19 travel and test requirements to fly between Barcelona, Spain and Tel Aviv, Israel

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Latest update: 06 September 2022

This page covers COVID-19 requirements and restrictions when flying between Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) and Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport (TLV), including COVID test requirements and travel documentation needed to fly from Barcelona and enter Israel and vice versa.

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

  • COVID-19 measures at Barcelona Airport for departing flights
  • COVID-19 entry restrictions and entry requirements for Israel
  • COVID-19 travel documentation needed to enter Israel from Barcelona, Spain
  • COVID-19 test requirements to board a flight at Barcelona Airport to Tel Aviv from Barcelona, Spain
  • Additional COVID-19 test requirements upon landing at Tel Aviv Airport
  • Whether there is a quarantine upon arrival to Israel from Barcelona, Spain
  • COVID-19 recommendations in Israel for travellers to Tel Aviv
  • COVID-19 situation in Israel
  • COVID-19 travel requirements to enter Spain from Israel
  • COVID-19 situation in Barcelona

COVID-19 entry restrictions and entry requirements for Israel

You can check the COVID entry restrictions and requirements to Israel on the Entry to Israel page of the Israel Ministry of Health website.

Entry to Israel page of the Israel Ministry of Health official website


COVID-19 travel documentation needed to fly from Barcelona Airport to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport

You will need to fill out an entry statement form within 48 before your flight to Israel to be able to board your flight at Barcelona Airport and to be able to enter Israel.

You can find more information about this form on the entry statement page of the Israel Ministry of Health website.

Entry statement page of the Israel Ministry of Health website

You will also find information on the travel documentation needed to fly to Tel Aviv on the Entry to Israel page of the Israel Ministry of Health website.

Entry to Israel page of the Israel Ministry of Health official website


COVID-19 test requirements to fly to Israel from Barcelona, before boarding

You can check the coronavirus test requirements needed before boarding your flight from Barcelona to Tel Aviv on the COVID page of the Israel Airport Authority website under the section « Process for passengers entering Israel » and sub-section «COVID-19 test for arriving passengers before boarding».

COVID-19 page of the Israel Airport Authority official website 

Recently recovered people from COVID-19 are exempt from getting a COVID test before flying to Tel-Aviv. You can check all the details about the exemption on the COVID page of the Israel Airport Authority website under the section « Granting of an exemption from PCR testing to the newly recorded recovered in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s decision ».

COVID-19 page of the Israel Airport Authority official website 

You will also find information on the COVID test requirements and exemptions on the Entry to Israel page of the Israel Ministry of Health website.

Entry to Israel page of the Israel Ministry of Health official website


If you need a PCR test travel certificate to travel to Barcelona from Tel Aviv you can easily get tested in Barcelona.


COVID-19 test requirements to enter Israel, after landing

In addition to the pre-departure COVID test needed to fly from Barcelona to Tel Aviv, a second COVID test is needed upon arrival at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport.

You will find more information on the COVID testing page of the Israel Airport Authority website.

Testing page of the Israel Airport Authority official website


Quarantine upon arrival to Israel from Barcelona, Spain

You can check if a quarantine is required to enter Israel from Barcelona on the COVID page of the Israel Airport Authority website under the section « Process for passengers entering Israel » and sub-section « Granting of an exemption from PCR testing to the newly recorded recovered in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s decision ».

COVID-19 page of the Israel Airport Authority official website 


COVID-19 situation in Israel

You can check the COVID-19 situation in each locality of Israel on the Restrictions by locality page of the Israel Ministry of Health website.

Enter the place where you’ll be staying in Israel on the Search field to see the infection rate and situation in your locality. Then, scroll down at the bottom of the page to see the COVID guidance regarding leisure in your locality, transportation, events, travel, retail, culture and more.

Restrictions by locality page of the Israel Airport Authority official website


COVID-19 requirements to leave Israel

We recommend you to check the COVID page of the Israel Airport Authority website under the section « Process for passengers departing Israel » to learn about the COVID-19 requirements for passengers departing from Israel.
COVID-19 page of the Israel Airport Authority official website 

COVID-19 page of the Israel Airport Authority official website 


COVID-19 travel and test requirements to enter Spain from Israel

For flying to Spain from Tel Aviv international airport, 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

    As stated on the Spanish Health Ministry Frequently Asked Questions page on valid certificates to enter Spain, if you enter Spain with a vaccination certificate, you’ll need to have had a vaccine authorized by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). You can find the list of authorized vaccines on the EMA official website, under the section Authorised COVID-19 vaccines.

    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

If you need a PCR test certificate to travel from Barcelona to Tel Aviv you can easily get tested in Barcelona.


COVID-19 situation in Barcelona, Spain

You can check the latest COVID-related updates in Barcelona on our page :
Latest COVID updates in Barcelona

You can also check the latest measures against COVID-19 in Barcelona on Barcelona City Council website.

Covid-19 measures page of the Barcelona City Council official website


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COVID-19 measures at Barcelona Airport for departing flights to Tel Aviv

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’

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