Using public transport during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Stay at home
- only go outside for food or health reasons or travelling to and from work but only where you cannot work from home
- when outside, stay 2 metres (6 feet) away from other people
- wash your hands as soon as you get home
Anyone can spread coronavirus.
You must stay at home. You should only leave home for very limited purposes.
This is to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives.
Public transport – buses, rail, underground, trams, ferries
Only use public transport if you have to. When travelling by public transport:
- avoid rush hours and busy times if you can
- cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the bin
- follow advice on staying away from others
- wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- if soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser
Do not use public transport if:
- you have symptoms of coronavirus – a new, continuous cough or a high temperature
- you or any of your household are self-isolating
Keep up to date about reduced services and closed stations:
You should not travel by air unless your journey is essential.
To check, change or cancel your travel plans:
- contact your airline, travel company or accommodation providers
- get in touch with your insurance provider