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Public transport / spaces and travel

Guidance for staff in the transport sector

Travel advice

It is advised that concessionary bus pass holders do not currently travel via public transport.

Government travel advice 

What to do if you become unwell on public transport 

  1. Go home or to your place of residence immediately 

  1. Try to avoid close contact with other people and touch objects and surfaces as little as possible 

  1. Phone the NHS 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do next 

Public spaces 

You only need to stay away from public places (known as self-isolating), if you are advised to by the NHS 111 online coronavirus service, or a medical professional. 

What to do if you become unwell in a public space 

If you become unwell with possible Coronavirus (COVID-19) when you're out and about, do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. 

If you become unwell in a public place: 

  1. Try to isolate yourself away from others. Try to stay at least 2 metres away from other people 

  1. Try to touch objects and surfaces as little as possible 

  1. Phone the NHS 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do next 

You can find the answers to more common questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19) from NHS.UK.