Lux Express travel info
1. I wish to change the date and time of my trip. How can I do that?
Please find your upcoming trip ticket number and contact our customer service by phone (+372 6800 909).
Also, you can change your trip date and time via Lux Express self-service.
2. Are there any travel restrictions or mandatory quarantine in my destination country? Can I travel to my destination?
- Vaccinated persons / persons who have previously been infected with the COVID-19 disease- no need to make a test before or after the entry, no need for 7-day self-isolation.
- Persons who are not vaccinated/ who have not previously been infected. 14-day infection rate < 75.1 new cases per 100,000 people per day- no need to make a test before or after the entry, no need for 7-day self-isolation.
- Persons who are not vaccinated/ who have not previously been infected. 14-day infection rate 75.1–200 new cases on average per 100,000 people per day- If you submit a negative test certificate upon entering the country/after entering the country, you are no longer required to self-isolate.
- Persons who are not vaccinated/ who have not previously been infected. 14-day infection rate > 200.1 new cases per 100,000 people per day- 7-days self-isolation mandatory.
- The information about crossing the Estonian state border, including the conditions for travelling between Estonia and Russia, can be found here.
- For more travel restrictions travelling from EU/EEA and UK can be found here: https://www.mk.gov.lv/en/article/covid-19-security-measures-will-be-lifted-1-april-some-will-remain-particularly-high-risk-environments
Passengers from a third country upon boarding trip to Latvia should provide one of these medical documents:
- Vaccination certificate that proves that the vaccination cycle has been finished and 15 or more days had passed from the last shot. Only vaccines authorised by European Medicines Agency or World Health Organisation can be used (https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/human-regulatory/overview/public-health-threats/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/treatments-vaccines/covid-19-vaccines);
- Proof that person had recovered from Covid-19. Such medical certificate is valid 11 till 180 days from the first positive Covid-19 test result;
- Covid-19 test result. PCR test should not be older than 72 hours at the time of boarding. Also, an antigen test is acceptable, but it should not be older than 48 hours at the time of boarding. While boarding, the passenger must present a certificate of the negative test result.
- Self-isolation is not required for vaccinated and recovered persons. Everyone else needs to stay for 10-days of self-isolation.
Starting from 15.02.2022 passengers from the EU who are travelling to Lithuania do not need to take a test or show a vaccination certificate.
Third-country nationals and legal residents of third countries that have joined the EU Digital COVID Certificate system will be able to enter Lithuania, but those who do not meet the vaccination or recovery criteria will be required to present a negative test result. Foreigners from other countries will be able to enter Lithuania as of 31 March; they will need to submit a document confirming either vaccination, recovery, or a negative test result for COVID-19.
Passengers from third countries are required to fill electronic form not earlier than 48h before entering to Lithuania, also in case of transit (https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/lt/form).
As of March 28th, 2022, Poland has lifted most of its Covid-19 travel restrictions, including the quarantine requirements for travelers arriving from EU/Schengen and non-EU/Schengen countries. In addition:
1. Proof of vaccination and negative test result is no longer required upon border crossing.
2. Completing the Passenger Locator Form is no longer required.
3. Masks are no longer required in indoor spaces, public transportation, airports, stores, office buildings, tourist attractions, etc. However, masks are still required in health care facilities and pharmacies.
- Guidelines for Finnish border crossing and information about current restrictions can be found here.
- Before travelling to Finland every passenger needs to register at https://www.finentry.fi/
Travellers may be granted entry into Finland from Russia if they present:
- a certificate of a complete and valid vaccination series. At least 7 days must have passed since the last vaccine dose has been received Vaccine series accepted in Finland - THL
- a single certificate that the person has recovered from covid-19 virus and has gotten one dose of valid vaccine. It is equated to a complete covid-19 vaccination series
- EU digital COVID certificate proves the person has recovered from covid-19 within 6 months EU Digital COVID Certificate | European Commission (europa.eu)
- All the above-mentioned requirements apply to persons born in 2006 or earlier.
Detailed information about the medical requirements can be specified by calling to Finnish Government coronavirus info-line: +358 295 535 535.
- Russia has imposed restrictions on crossing the border by land transport - for foreigners in most cases the borders of Russia are closed. Travelling with tourism purposes is temporarily prohibited. Foreign nationals who have close relatives in Russia, or who are travelling for work/study/medical treatment purposes, or for funerals, are permitted to enter the country. Persons with Russian residence permit, or Russian citizens residing in the EU or other countries can enter Russia.
When entering the Russian Federation:
- From April 1st, testing for COVID-19 for citizens of the Russian Federation, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan arriving in Russia is not required.
- All other foreign nationals must present a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 obtained no earlier than two calendar days (48 hours) before arriving to Russia.
For more information, visit the Rospotrebnadzor website (in Russian).
- Transit through Russia to Estonia: it is forbidden to transit through the territory of the Russian Federation.
- We recommend to visit webpage of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Estonia (in Russian) and the website of the Border Guard Service of the Federal Security Service of Russia (in Russian) for information about exceptions regarding the purpose of travel as well as about possible restrictions on exit from the country. Border Guard Service of Russia may be contacted also by phone: +7(812)5780312, +7(812)578-05-76, +7(812)578-06-84.
Until the travel restrictions between EU and Russia are valid, there are no Lux Express departures from Russia to Latvia. It is possible to travel with Lux Express from St. Petersburg to Riga with bus change in Tallinn.