Coronavirus (COVID-19): Safer Travel Guidance for Passengers - updated


This guidance has been updated to reflect the fact that people who are fully vaccinated or aged under 18 and 6 months are not required to self-isolate following close contact with someone with COVID-19.

This guidance applies to England only.

Advice is set out, including:

  • Plan your journey and check your route.

  • Check with your operator regarding any policies they may have in place.

  • Open or keep windows open for ventilation where it is possible for you to do so.

  • Wash or sanitise your hands regularly.

  • Avoid touching your face.

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or the inside of your elbow when coughing or sneezing.

  • Dispose of waste safely, including items such as used disposable face coverings.

People must not travel if they:

  • Have been told by the NHS Test and Trace service to self-isolate.

  • Are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, even if they are mild.

  • Are self-isolating.

Find the full guidance here.

Department for Transport August 2021

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