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National lockdown restrictions are in place across England. Until 2 December, you should only travel for work, education or other permitted reasons. From 2 December England will be returning to a 3 Tier System. Find out more about local restrictions.

A tiered system of protection levels is in operation across Scotland. So, if you need to travel, make sure you're up-to-date with what's happening in your area by checking the local government guidance.

We've put in place measures to allow you to travel safely including limiting available seats on buses and enhanced cleaning. Unless you’re exempt, you must wear a face covering throughout your journey. Please avoid busy times, use contactless payment where you can, keep your distance and take your litter with you. Stay up to date on our Coronavirus page.


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Travel Restrictions

Last updated 27/11/2020

A number of areas in the UK are facing restrictions to manage Coronavirus outbreaks. This may include travel restrictions such as only using public transport when it’s necessary.   

If you need to travel make sure you have the most up to date information by planning your journey in advance to avoid busy times and routes. You can also check for updates on twitter. 

Please remember to wear your face covering throughout your whole journey, unless you’re exempt.  

There is more information on travel restrictions below: 

England

National lockdown restrictions are in place across England. Until 2 December, you should only travel for work, education or other permitted reasons.  

From the 2 December England will be returning to a 3 Tier System  and you can find more detailed travel advice for each tier below,

We’re here for the journeys you need to make and we're not expecting to make changes to our services, until we run our usual amended timetables over the festive period.


 

Wales

Click the link below for all of the latest Welsh timetables and information

Wales latest timetables

Visit the Welsh government website for more COVID information

For more information on how to travel with confidence on our buses go to our South Wales travelling safely page.

Scotland

A tiered system of protection levels (Levels 0-4) is in operation in Scotland. Find out the protection level for your area

Some areas of Scotland are now in Protection Level 4 including East Ayrshire, South Ayrshire, City of Glasgow, Renfewshire, East Renfrewshire, East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling and West Lothian.  These restrictions will be reviewed by Scottish Government on 11th December 2020.

If you live in a level 4 local authority area you should: 

  • Avoid any unnecessary travel out of the area 
  • Keep journeys within the area to a minimum

If you live in a level 3 local authority area you should: 

  • Avoid any unnecessary travel out of the area 
  • If you have to travel for essential purposes, follow the guidance on travelling safely 

Advice from the Scottish Government is currently that public transport should be used for essential purposes only and left for those who need it. 

We would like to reassure you that bus services will continue to operate to connect you to the people and places that matter most, for the most recent service updates and timetables please visit our service update page and enter your location. 

If you need to travel, make sure you're up-to-date with what's happening in your area by checking the local guidance on the Scottish Government Protection Level page.

For more travel information and advice go to our Coronavirus page.

We know you’ve got lots of questions about travelling on our services so take a look at our FAQs to find out more.