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Information for key workers and all other essential travel.

First published:
3 April 2020
Last updated:

Rail services

We want people to be able to make essential journeys.

NHS staff are eligible for free travel on Transport for Wales trains.

Check the Transport for Wales website for advice and guidance or the direct links below:

British Transport Police (BTP) have deployed 500 officers across the UK. They will:

  • patrol stations
  • support railway staff
  • remind the public to follow the government advice

If you do not follow or you ignore the advice from BTP you may receive a fine.

Contact the local BTP in your area for further information.

Bus services

Some bus operators are running a reduced service.

Free weekend travel on the Traws Cymru network is currently unavailable.

Traveline Cymru has useful information for:

Trawscymru are continuing to deliver public transport information via their website.

Air services

Currently, there are no commercial flights for passengers operating from Cardiff Airport. 

If you are due to travel, please contact your airline or travel agent for information.

Do not travel to the airport. 

Please check Cardiff Airport’s website for further information.

Get advice on foreign travel and returning home.

If travelling abroad is essential, check the latest Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advice (on GOV.UK) before travelling.

MyTravelPass scheme

MyTravelPass have temporarily stopped issuing new MyTravelPass cards.

To keep updated follow us on Twitter or check the MyTravelPass website.

Concessionary Fares.

Ports

Stena Line Ferries are scaling back capacity levels per ship for those who are travelling for essential reasons and to allow more space for social distancing.

They have taken several precautionary safety measures to ensure a safe and comfortable journey for all.

Stena Line.

Get advice on foreign travel and returning home.

If travelling abroad is essential, check the latest Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advice (on GOV.UK) before travelling.

Roads

You should be only making local journeys. Local means within 5 miles of your home. You can still travel further for work, to seek care and for essential shopping.

Police forces in Wales are policing roads, public gatherings and enforcing fines.

Campsites and attractions across Wales remain closed. 

Our traffic officers are patrolling the roads and keeping the network safe. Information about disruptions on our network are on Traffic Wales.

Freight and other drivers

If you have toilet facilities located in a distribution centre please continue to allow drivers to use toilet facilities.

Hand washing and toilet facilities should be made available at all times.

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