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Travel – New South Wales

Updated on 3 July 2022, at 17:40 AET

International arrivals

You no longer have to test for COVID-19 when you arrive in Australia.

Entering NSW from interstate

There are no longer restrictions on travelling to NSW from another Australian state or territory.

Travelling from NSW to other states and territories

People leaving NSW must follow the restrictions of the state or territory they enter. Learn the travel restrictions of Australia’s other state and territories in the Healthdirect Restriction Checker.

Passengers in transit

Transiting from NSW to another state or territory

You can transit from NSW to another state or territory. However, if you test positive on a rapid antigen test before you transit, you must immediately self-isolate and follow NSW Health’s Testing positive to COVID-19 and managing COVID-19 safely at home advice.

If you have been contacted by NSW Health, you'll need to follow the advice it provides to you.

For more information, go to

Transiting through NSW to an international location

International transit passengers arriving in NSW can depart on another international flight. You must comply with NSW Health’s international arrivals guidelines, if applicable.

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