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Travel information

Covid-19 restrictions

On 14.06.21 All foreign citizens and citizens of Ukraine, as well as stateless persons need to have one of the following documents:

• a document confirming the receipt of a full course of vaccination against COVID-19 with vaccines included by WHO in the list of approved for use in emergency situations; or

• a rapid test for the SARS-CoV-2 antigen (RAT) that was done no more than 72 hours before entry; or

• a certificate of a negative PCR test result done no more than 72 hours before the entry.

Test, vaccination and self-isolation are not required for children under 12.

Operative information about new restrictions and current situations

How to get to Odesa:

Odesa International Airport (IATA: ODS) has daily direct connections from and to Kyiv, Vienna, Istanbul, Warsaw, Budapest, Minsk, Munich and Prague. Several days a week there are also scheduled flights to Athens, Dubai, Milan, and Tel-Aviv. You can also fly to Riga.

By train
There is a daily High Speed train to Kyiv from Odesa (called “Inter-city”, 7 hours). All direct sleeper trains from central Europe have now been discontinued, a change in Kyiv is necessary.

Visa to Ukraine

Holders of passports of the 80 jurisdictions can enter Ukraine without a visa for a stay up to 90 days within any 180 day period.

More information and latest update check on web-site of Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ of Ukraine


Accommodation is plentiful in Odesa and ranges from renting a small room from a local resident to registered hostels, to the more expensive hotels. The organizers are not responsible for guest accommodation, and you can find a hotel of the desired category on the booking site, where all types of accommodation are available. The conference hall is located in the center of the city, so we recommend choosing a hotel in this area. The center of the city can be crossed by a 20-minute walk.