National guidelines

In Sweden, there are national guidelines aimed to slow down the spread of Covid-19. These include staying at home and getting tested if you have any symptoms, as well as special advice to keep a distance from others if you are not fully vaccinated. Read more about the national guidelines here.

Restrictions lifted on September 29 2021

From September 29 2021, there are no longer any restrictions regarding how many people can take part in public gatherings or events. The restrictions regarding the number of seated guests in restaurant serving areas have also been lifted.

Read more about the lifted restrictions here.

Travelling to and within Sweden

At you will find updated information about travel restrictions and entry requirements.

Please pay attention to specific restrictions stated by your airline, train, bus or ferry operator.

At Göteborg-Landvetter Airport, there are various safety measures in place.

The shuttle bus service Flygbussarna, as well as the major taxi operators, have also taken measures to ensure your safety.

Gothenburg’s city centre is very compact and you can walk basically everywhere. Public transport is operating as usual and you can see how crowded a departure usually is in the app Västtrafik To Go.

Read more about public transport advice and measures here.

It’s easy to get around the city by rental bike, by electric scooter or on foot.

Hotels and restaurants

The hotels in Gothenburg have made adjustments in order to ensure a safe stay, providing alternative check-in/check-out procedures as well as special breakfast and cleaning arrangements. Visita, the sector and employers’ organisation for the Swedish tourism industry, have launched the campaign Safe to visit, with measures to prevent the spread of infection in restaurants, campsites and hotels.