COVID-19 Boarding flights and trains in Canada

This page is about boarding a flight or train in Canada. For travel to Canada from another country, use Travel, testing and borders, or to board a cruise ship in Canada, use Cruise ship travel.

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Requirements to board

To board your flight or train you must:

You can’t board a flight or train if you’ve received a positive COVID-19 test result in the last 10 days.

COVID-19 tests: a COVID-19 test result is not needed to board a flight or train in Canada unless you’re flying to a country that requires it.

Vaccination requirements are suspended

Proof of vaccination is no longer required to board a plane or train in Canada.

The Transport Canada National Interest Exemption Program has also been suspended.

Mask requirements

All passengers must wear a mask throughout their entire journey except for brief periods while eating, drinking, or taking oral medication, or unless otherwise exempt. These exemptions include:

Face masks are the most basic, visible, and low-cost measure for reducing transmission of COVID-19.

If you suspect you have COVID-19

You may not be allowed to board a flight or train in Canada if you:

You may not be allowed to board unless you present a medical certificate confirming that your symptoms aren't related to COVID-19.

Travelling to another country

Before you travel, you should check the rules of your destination country and the countries you transit through:

COVID-19 tests: a COVID-19 test result is not needed to board a flight or train in Canada unless you’re flying to a country that requires it.

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