Buses will start running between St. Petersburg and Tallinn from 2 August

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The press service of the European network of international bus passenger transport Ecolines announced the resumption of bus service between the city on the Neva and the capital of Estonia.

The first flight to the capital of Estonia will take place on Sunday, August 2. After that, buses from St. Petersburg to Tallinn will depart on Fridays and Sundays from 22.00. Departure from Tallinn to St. Petersburg on the same days at 22.30.

“Please note that crossing the border is possible only for the appropriate categories of travelers, and upon arrival in the EU countries or returning to Russia, quarantine restrictions related to Covid-19 are in effect. Please, before the trip, make sure that you have all the documents necessary for crossing the border at the relevant embassies “, – representatives of the company report on the carrier’s page in “VKontakte”.

In simple terms, not everyone can get to Estonia by bus. Information about who can get to the territory of the European country “MK in St. Petersburg” found on the website of the Government of Estonia.

So, the following categories of citizens can travel to this state:

Estonian citizens and residents and their family members… Estonian citizens and residents are accepted into the country, regardless of whether they have signs of the disease or not;

Citizens and residents of the European Union, Schengen countries, Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican (as well as countries issuing long-term visas) and their family members if they show no signs of illness .;

Residents with long-term visas, regardless of their citizenship, who enter the country from the European Union, the Schengen area or the UK and Northern Irelandif they do not have any signs of illness;

Residents of Algeria, Australia, Georgia, Japan, Canada, Morocco, South Korea, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay and New Zealandif they have no signs of illness;

► Foreign citizens without signs of illness and foreign citizens who come to Estonia to study or work… In this case, the arrivals must be quarantined, which means that:

  • the employer or educational institution is obliged to ensure the transportation of the employee or student upon arrival in Estonia and stay in self-isolation in Estonia for a period of 14 days;
  • The employer or educational institution must ensure that the employee or student passes two tests for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. One must be done on arrival and the other on the 14th day after arrival;
  • the employee cannot start work or study within the first 14 days after arriving in Estonia;
  • an employee can start work, and a student can start studying from the 15th day if his second test for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is negative.

Most likely, you will be quarantined upon your return from Estonia.

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