STATUS OF THE TRANSPORTATION NETWORK

Check the latest travel restrictions and transport disruptions in Asia

Travel restrictions

Nhật Bản

Effective 31 Mar 2020, passengers arriving from China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, South Korea, any ASEAN country, any European country, Canada, United States, Panama, Brazil, Chile are not allowed to enter Japan, with exceptions for nationals of Japan, spouses or children of nationals of Japan, residents of Japan holding a Permanent Resident Permit or a Long Term Resident Permit who have departed Japan with Re-entry Permission by 2 April 2020. All visas issued for China, Hong Kong, Macao and South Korea before 8 Mar 2020 are suspended. All visa exemptions for Hong Kong, Macao and South Korea are suspended until 30 Apr 2020. All visa exemptions and visas issued for ASEAN countries are suspended. All visa exemptions and visas issued for European countries are suspended until 30 April 2020. All visa exemptions for nationals of Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, Suriname and Uruguay are suspended.[1]

Hàn Quốc

Effective 9 Mar 2020, nationals of Japan who do not hold a visa issued after 9 Mar 2020 will not be allowed entry. Effective 22 Mar 2020, passengers arriving from European countries will undergo diagnostic check. All foreign visitors, nationals and residents returning to South Korea will be required a medical declaration and mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days.[1]

Trung Quốc

Effective 3 Apr 2020, passengers are not allowed to transit or enter China, with exceptions for nationals of China, passengers with a Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan passport, passengers with a diplomatic, service, courtesy or visa C, passengers with a visa issued after 28 Mar 2020. Passengers who have been in France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Spain or United States in the past 14 days will be required a medical declaration and mandatory quarantine at home or in designated places for 14 days.[1]

Effective 25 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Hong Kong, with exceptions for nationals and residents of Hong Kong, residents of mainland China, Macau and Taiwan. Those foreign visitors arriving from mainland China, Macau and Taiwan who have not been in any overseas countries/territories in the past 14 days are allowed to enter, but will be required a medical declaration and mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days.[1]

Effective 19 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to enter Macau, with exceptions for nationals and residents of Macau, residents of mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.[1]

Đài Loan

Effective 19 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to enter Taiwan, with exceptions for nationals and residents of Taiwan, passengers with a diplomatic or official passport, passengers fulfilling commercial and contractual obligations, passengers holding an Alien Resident Certificate. All nationals and residents returning to Taiwan will be required a medical declaration and mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days.[1]

Việt Nam

Effective 22 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to enter Vietnam, with exceptions for nationals of Vietnam, passengers with a diplomatic or official passport, passengers holding visas or resident cards as Experts, Business Managers or Highly Skilled Workers. Nationals and residents returning to Vietnam will be required a medical declaration and mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days. All visa exemptions and visas issued are suspended.[1]

All land border crossings with China are closed from 26 Jan 2020. All land border crossings with Laos are closed from 16 Mar 2020. All land border crossings with Cambodia are closed from 20 Mar 2020.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has suspended the arrival of international flights from 21 Mar 2020. Outbound flights are not affected.[1]

Campuchia

Effective 30 Mar 2020, all visas on arrival and e-visas are suspended. Passengers who are foreigners and eligible to enter Cambodia must have a medical certificate issued by competent health authorities of their country no more than 72 hours prior to the date of travel certifying that they are not tested positive for COVID-19 and have proof of insurance policy with minimum medical coverage of 50,000 USD, with exceptions for passengers with diplomatic visa (visa A) or official visa (visa B). All passengers will be required a medical declaration and mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days.[1]

All land border crossings with Vietnam are closed from 20 Mar 2020. All land border crossings with Laos are closed from 22 Mar 2020. All land border crossings with Thailand are closed from 23 Mar 2020.

Lào

Effective 21 Feb 2020, issuance of tourist visas, e-visas and visas on arrival has been suspended. Visa exemptions for passengers with a normal passport are suspended. Passengers traveling for non-touristic purposes must obtain a visa and approval prior to arrival.

All land border crossings with Vietnam are closed from 16 Mar 2020. All land border crossings with Cambodia are closed from 22 Mar 2020. All land border crossings with Thailand are closed from 23 Mar 2020.

Thái Lan

Effective 25 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to enter Thailand, with exceptions for nationals of Thailand, passengers with a diplomatic or official passport, passengers holding a Working Permit. Nationals and residents returning to Thailand will be required a medical declaration and mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days.[1]

All land border crossings with Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Malaysia are closed from 23 Mar 2020.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has suspended the arrival of international flights until 30 Jun 2020. Outbound flights are not affected.[1]

Myanmar

Effective 31 Mar 2020, all visa issuances are suspended until 30 Apr 2020. Visa exemptions for ASEAN countries are suspended, with exceptions for passengers with a diplomatic or official passport.[1]

All land border crossings with Thailand are closed from 23 Mar 2020.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Myanmar has suspended the arrival of international flights until further notice. Outbound flights are not affected.[1]

Malaysia

Effective 1 Apr 2020, passengers are not allowed to enter Malaysia, with exceptions for nationals of Malaysia, permanent residents of Malaysia, passengers with a diplomatic or official passport, passengers who are embassy employees with a proof of employment and their dependents. Nationals and residents returning to Malaysia will be quarantined for 14 days.[1]

All land border crossings with Singapore are closed from 18 Mar 2020. All land border crossings with Thailand are closed from 23 Mar 2020.

Passengers are not permitted to transit from an international flight to a domestic flight in Malaysia from 3 Apr 2020.

Singapore

Effective 31 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore, with exceptions for Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents, Long Term Pass holders and Work Pass holders with the Ministry of Manpower's (MOM) prior approval. Nationals and residents returning to Singapore will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home Notice.[1]

All land border crossings with Malaysia are closed from 18 Mar 2020.

Passengers are not permitted to transit in Singapore from 23 Mar 2020.

Brunei

Effective 24 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Brunei, with exceptions for nationals and residents of Brunei. All visa exemptions and visas on arrival are temporarily suspended. All issued visas are temporarily suspended.[1]

Indonesia

Effective 2 Apr 2020, passengers are not allowed to enter Indonesia, with exceptions for nationals of Indonesia, passengers with a Temporary Stay Permit (ITAS) or Permanent Stay Permit (ITAP), passengers with a Diplomatic Visa or Service Visa, passengers with a Diplomatic Stay Permit or Service Stay Permit, medical Aid Workers or Food Sustenance Workers for Humanitarian Purposes, passengers working on strategic national projects. Passengers who are foreigners and eligible to enter Indonesia must have a health certificate issued by competent health authorities of their country valid within 7 days certifying that they are free from respiratory disease, and have no travel history in the last 14 days from China, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom, and will be required a medical declaration and mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days.[1]

Philippines

Effective 22 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to enter the Philippines, with exceptions for nationals of the Philippines, spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines, permanent residents of the Philippines, passengers with a diplomatic or official passport, passengers working for international organizations. Nationals and residents of the Philippines will be required a medical declaration and mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days. Passengers under the following visa categories are not allowed to enter the Philippines: passengers under Visa Waiver Agreements, passengers with Special Visas, Immigrant and non-Immigrant visa holders.[1]

Transport disruptions

Nhật Bản

Flights operate as normal.

Trains operate as normal.

Trung Quốc

Domestic flights operate as normal. Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon have reduced the frequency and suspended some routes on international flights from 23 Mar 2020 through April and May.[1] HK Express has suspended all international flights from 23 Mar 2020 until 18 Jun 2020.[2]

Trains operate as normal.

The international railway service Nanning–Hanoi jointly operated by China Railway and Vietnam Railways is suspended from 4 Feb 2020 until further notice.[1]

Việt Nam

Domestic flights operate as normal from 23 Apr 2020.[1] Vietnam Airlines has suspended all international flights from 25 Mar 2020.[2] Jetstar Pacific has suspended all international flights from 29 Mar 2020.[3] VietJet Air has suspended all international flights from 20 Mar 2020.[4]

Trains operate as normal from 23 Apr 2020.[1]

The international railway service Hanoi–Nanning jointly operated by Vietnam Railways and China Railway is suspended from 4 Feb 2020 until further notice.[1]

Intercity buses operate as normal from 1 May 2020.[1]

All ferry services operate as normal from 1 May 2020.

Thái Lan

Domestic flights have resumed with limited operation from 1 May 2020.[1] Thai Airways has suspended all international flights until 30 Jun 2020.[2] Thai Smile Airways has suspended all domestic flights until 30 Jun 2020.[3] Bangkok Airways has suspended all international flights until 30 Jun 2020.[4] Thai AirAsia has suspended all international flights until 30 Jun 2020.[5] Thai Lion Air has suspended all international flights until 30 Jun 2020. [6] Nok Air has suspended all international flights until 30 Jun 2020.[7]

Interprovincial trains have resumed limited service from 18 May 2020.[1]

Interprovincial buses to the North, the Northeast and the East have resumed service from 18 May 2020. Interprovincial buses to the South are expected to resume service from 1 Jun 2020.[1]

All ferry services to and from Phuket are suspended from 31 Mar 2020. All ferry services in Krabi province to and from Ao Nang, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lanta are suspended from 4 Apr 2020.

Myanmar

Domestic flights have resumed with limited operation from 22 May 2020.[1]

Malaysia

Domestic flights operate as normal from 4 May 2020.[1] Malaysia Airlines has suspended some routes on international flights until 30 Jun 2020.[2] AirAsia has suspended all international flights until 30 Jun 2020.[3] Malindo Air has suspended all international flights until 30 Jun 2020.[4]

Trains operate as normal from 4 May 2020.[1]

All intercity buses have been suspended until 12 May 2020.

Singapore

Singapore Airlines and SilkAir will operate a reduced schedule of services until 29 Jun 2020.[1] Scoot will operate a reduced schedule of services until 31 May 2020.[2]

Indonesia

Domestic flights have resumed with limited operation from 7 May 2020.[1]

All trains in Indonesia have been cancelled from 24 Apr 2020 until 15 Jun 2020.[1]

All intercity buses have been suspended from 24 Apr 2020 until 31 May 2020.[1]

All ferries have been suspended from 24 Apr 2020 until 8 Jun 2020.[1]

Philippines

Domestic flights have resumed with limited operation from 3 Jun 2020.[1] Phillippines Airlines has suspended all international flights until further notice.[2] Cebu Pacific has suspended all international flights until further notice.[3] Philippines AirAsia has suspended all international flights until further notice.[4]

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