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Current travel advice for Coronavirus


Updated travel advice

It is no longer mandatory to wear a face covering on public transport.

However, we would encourage you to wear a face covering, unless exempt, whilst travelling on all public transport and whilst at stations.

Plan ahead of your journey

Thank you to the millions of passengers who have continued to follow guidance to protect others.

The West Midlands remains Open for Business, and the network will continue to take you where you’re going and keep you moving. 

If you can, walk or cycle for short journeys. When using public transport, remember to:

  • Plan ahead and travel safely and avoid peak travel times if you have a choice.
  • You will need to wear a face covering across all modes of public transport unless exempt, let’s travel together safely.

Travel Advice 

  • Public transport continues to be available for anyone to use.
  • Planning ahead check list:
  1. Find out when is the best time to travel
  2. Plan your journey and check your route and ticket options
  3. Follow us on social to stay up to date
  4. Sign up for disruption alerts to keep moving
  5. Grab a face covering
  6. And go
  • Keep active. Cycling and walking are great ways to travel for short journeys and to keep healthy.
  • Plan ahead and think about travelling at different times, walking or cycling.

What we are doing:  

Your safety is our priority. 

  • We have stepped up cleaning on our buses, trains and trams, as well as at our stations and facilities across the network to help keep you and our staff safe.

Buses and trains are running a near-normal timetable.

The Safer Travel Partnership is enforcing the use of face coverings.

Health Advice

  • If you have Covid-19 symptoms, please do not travel and follow the latest government guidance on testing and self-isolation.
  • If you sneeze or cough please use a tissue and bin this as soon as you can.
  • Travel with hand sanitiser where possible in order to protect yourself and others whilst you are travelling

Get half price travel when starting a new job

If you are starting a new job or apprenticeship, you can get half-price travel for three months.

Apply for the Workwise scheme online.