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Coronavirus- Transport Service Updates

Please continue to follow the latest Welsh Government guidance on the use of public transport. You can access advice from Public Health Wales on preventing the spread of the virus, signs and symptoms here.

Our data team have been hard at work updating our Journey Planner and Timetables with the latest service changes in effect from Monday 9th November. Whilst most are now up to date, please continue to double check your operator information below for the latest information before travelling.

If you need any help planning your journey, please ring our Freephone number on 0800 464 00 00 (from 7am-8pm daily).

 

Other useful links:

 

Please see below for the latest updates and advice by clicking the relevant mode of transport and name of operator:

Bus

Train

Flights

 

Bus

1st Choice

Airparks Services

AAA Taxis

Arriva Buses Wales

Arriva Midlands

Anglesey Council

Berwyn Coaches

Briggs Coach Hire

Brodyr James

Brodyr Williams

Bwcabus

Caelloi

Caerphilly Council

Cardiff Bus

Caring Coaches

Capital Hire

Celtic Travel

Cen ap Tomos

Clynnog & Trefor

Connect2

D&G Bus

DANSA

Davies Coaches

Denbighshire Council

Dilwyns Coaches

E Jones and Sons

Easy Coach

Easyway Minibus Hire

Edwards Brothers

Edwards Coaches

Eifion's Coaches

Evans Coaches

Ffoshelig

First Cymru

Globe

Glyn Evans

Goodsir Coaches

Greenlinks Community Transport

Gwynfor Coaches

Gwynne Price Transport

Harris Coaches

Henleys Bus Services

James Bevan

John's Coaches

Jones Login

Llew Jones

Lewis Y Llan

Lloyds Coaches 

M&H Coaches

Midway Motors

Mid Wales Travel

Monmouthshire County Council

Morris Travel

National Express

Nefyn Coaches

New Adventure Travel

Newport Bus

O R Jones

Owens of Oswestry

Pembrokeshire County Council

P&O Lloyd

Pats Coaches

Peyton Travel

Pheonix Transport

Phil Anslow

R J Jones

Richard Bros

Ridgway Coaches

Sarah Bell Minibus

Sargeant

South Wales Transport

Stagecoach in South Wales

Stagecoach in Chester

Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire

Stagecoach Wye and Dean 

Taf Valley Coaches

Tanat Valley Coaches

Thomas of Rhondda

Townlynx

Travel Final Ltd

TrawsCymru

Veol Coaches

Watts Coaches

Windy Corner Coaches

Yeomans Canyon

 

Train 

Transport for Wales

Great Western Railway 

 

Flights

Cardiff Airport

Eastern Airways

 

 

Bus

1st Choice

Airparks Services

 

 

AAA Taxis

01/09/2020

Service returned to normal as of 1/9/20 (Bryneglwys - Llandegla). Operating Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Service now connects with X51.

 

 

Arriva Buses Wales

25/11/2020

From Sunday 6th December, Arriva Cymru timetables will be revised and some services will be increased throughout North Wales and Chester.

Please visit the Arriva website and click the ‘Wales from 6th December’ tab to see all revised timetables in full.

You can also view current timetables in operation up until 6th December by clicking the ‘Wales’ tab.

15/11/2020

8/11/2020

New timetables in effect for the following services from 8/11/2020:

You can find more information on using Arriva Cymru services on their COVID-19 FAQs page.

 

 

Arriva Midlands

Please click here to see revised timetables in place for Arriva Midlands services.

4/11/2020

From Monday 9th November some school buses in Shrewsbury will be run by other operators. All valid Arriva pre‐paid tickets (including m‐tickets) are accepted for travel.

 

 

Anglesey Council

Please see below for all timetables currently in operation in the Anglesey area.

 

 

Berwyn Coaches

01/09/2020

 

Contactless payment is now available.

 

 

Briggs Coach Hire

Pre-circuit breaker lockdown timetables will resume on Monday 9th November.

Face masks MUST be worn at all times whilst travelling on School Transport vehicles and service route vehicles for children over the age of 11. Please be advised that you will not be allowed to travel without a mask.

On community transport services:

  1. There can be no more than ten passengers on the bus at any one time.
  2. All passengers must wear a face covering whilst travelling on the bus, otherwise they will not be permitted to enter the bus.
  3. It is desirable that all passengers have their own hand sanitiser and apply before entering the bus. The driver will have a supply of hand sanitiser in the case of emergency.
  4. Passengers will be directed to their allocated seat to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

 

 

Brodyr James

Brodyr Williams

 

 

Bwcabus

Please visit the Bwcabus Facebook page for further updates.

17/08/2020

Following Welsh Government announcement - ESSENTIAL TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT WILL BE LIFTED FROM MONDAY 17TH AUGUST.

Pre-booking journeys are available Monday to Saturday and continue to offer connections with TrawsCymru T1, T5 AND 460 services.

Bwcabus fixed routes are still suspended and bus capacity is restricted to 50%.

If you are unsure how to use pre-booking service – please ring our friendly bi-lingual call agents 7 DAYS A WEEK – 01239 801 601. 

We kindly ask returning passengers to avoid busy periods, key workers will have priority. Remember to wear your face coverings unless exempt on age or medical conditions.

 

 

Caelloi

12/09/2020

A revised timetable for the 3/3B service will come into effect from 14/09/2020.

Please visit the Gwynedd Council website for more information on timetable updates.

 

 

Caerphilly Council

Please visit the Caerphilly Council website to see how services in the area are currently operating.

 

 

Cardiff Bus

Please visit the Cardiff Bus website to see all timetables currently in operation.

20/11/2020

Castle Street will reopen to buses and taxis on Sunday 29th November. As a result, services 11, 28, 28A, 28B, 30, 35, 44, 45, 49, 50, 52, 57 and 58 will revert to circling the city centre as they did before the closure.

In addition to the route changes, some other bus stops and timetables will also change from this date. You can access these via the links below or on the Cardiff Bus website (where you can also find details of these changes).

13/11/2020

Park & Ride South (County Hall) will be resume operation on Saturdays throughout November & December, starting from Saturday 14th  November 2020. You can access the timetable for this service here.

Please visit our disruptions page for details on services diversions due to long term road closures in Cardiff city centre. There will also be amendments to Wood Street stops for services 8, 9, 92, 95 and 95 from 28/07/2020.

 

 

Caring Coaches

 

 

Celtic Travel

04/07/2020

All services have now resumed their pre-corona timetables. Please visit the Celtic Travel website to access these in full and for more information. 

Due to the ongoing pandemic Powys County Council are implementing a ‘NO CHANGE GIVEN’ policy. There will be no change given when buying bus fares.

 

 

Cen ap Tomos

 

 

Clynnog & Trefor

28/08/2020

  • A revised timetable for Service 12 will come into effect from 01/09/2020.
  • Current timetable in place for Service 5A.

Please visit the Gwynedd Council website for more information on timetable updates.

 

 

Connect2

13/9/2020

Please follow the links below for timetables currently in effect:

 

Please visit the Caerphilly Council website for more information.

 

 

D&G Bus

Please visit the D&G Bus website to see current timetables in operation.

 

 

DANSA

06/10/2020

Please click here to see current revised timetables in place for Services 26, 53 and 54.

All other services are running as normal. You can access these timetables here.

For more information, please visit the DANSA Facebook page.

 

 

Davies Coaches

 

 

Denbighshire Council

06/11/2020

Please visit the Denbighshire Council website for full details of revised timetables and details of closed school journeys (school children only).

 

 

Dilwyns Coaches

02/10/2020

Please visit the Gwynedd Council website to see all timetables currently in operation.

  • New timetable in effect for Service 91 from 05/10/2020.

For more information, please visit the Dilwyns Coaches Facebook page.

 

 

E Jones and Sons

Easy Coach

 

 

Easyway Minibus Hire

1/10/2020

Please see below for all timetables currently in operation:

 

 

 

Edwards Brothers

19/10/2020

New timetables in effect for the below services from 19th October. Please visit the Pembrokeshire Council website to see these timetables in full.

 

 

Edwards Coaches

04/09/2020

From Monday 7th September, Edwards Coaches will be operating revised timetables for services 90, 100 and 400. Please visit the Edwards Coaches website to see these timetables in full.

Please check the Edwards Coaches Facebook page for further updates.

 

 

Eifion's Coaches

Please visit the Eifion's Coaches website for details of timetables currently in operation.

 

 

Evans Coaches

01/09/2020

The 585 and T21 services have now resumed their pre-covid timetables.

Please check the Pembrokeshire Council website for details of how school services will be operating on a booking basis over the coming weeks. School transport will be provided for those pupils who have no other travel alternative.

Please visit the Evans Coaches Facebook page for further updates.

 

 

Ffoshelig

 

 

First Cymru

6/11/2020

Service levels across the First Cymru network will return to pre-'firebreak'-lockdown levels (those seen in September/October) from Sunday 8th November. There will be changes to a small number of timetables. All timetables can be accessed via the area name links below:

Please visit the First Bus website, First Cymru Coronavirus page and First Cymru Twitter page for further updates.

 

 

Globe Coaches

 

 

Glyn Evans

04/05/2020

Glyn Evans has now resumed normal operation of route 13 (Blackwood – Manmoel) on Tuesdays and Fridays.

 

 

Goodsir Coaches

30/03/2020

  • Goodsir 21/A/22 (Caergybi/Holyhead - Treseifion - Penrhos - Treseifion) in effect from 30/03/2020.
  • Goodsir 23 (Caergybi/Holyhead - Rhoscolyn) in effect from 30/03/2020
  • Goodsir 24/A (Caergybi/Holyhead - Morawelon) in effect from 30/03/2020
  • Goodsir 25 (Caergybi/Holyhead - Aberffraw) in effect from 30/03/2020

 

 

Greenlinks Community Transport

24/03/2020

All Greenlinks Community Transport service provision, including Services G1 & G4, suspended until further notice.

 

 

Gwynfor Coaches

Please visit the Gwynedd Council website to see these timetables in full:

  • 83 Dinorwig - Caernarfon
  • 85 Llanberis - Bangor
  • 88 Llanberis - Caernarfon
  • 1F   Rhosgadfan - Caernarfon
  • 1N Nantlle - Caernarfon
  • 1R Porthmadog - Llanllyfni - Caernarfon
  • 92/92A/93A/93B (Clippa Caernarfon)
  • All Anglesey Services

The Sherpa Services Winter timetables will come into effect from 24/10/2020:

 

 

Gwynne Price Transport

 

 

Harris Coaches

2/11/2020

You can access all timetables currently in operation below or on the Harris Coaches website.

 

 

Henleys Bus Services

From Monday 14th September, Henleys will be accepting contactless payments from debit cards, Apple and Google pay on board local services.

30/08/2020

From 07/09/2020, there will be a further revised timetable in place for the local bus service to Cwmtillery, Brynithel and Blaenau Gwent. You can access the the revised timetable for this service here.

 

 

James Bevan

John's Coaches

 

 

Jones Login

25/03/2020

Service 221- No fixed service but transport on request on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Customers can book by phoning 01437 563277

Service 223- No fixed service but transport on request on 1st Tuesday of the month. Customers can book by phoning 01437 563277

 

 

Llew Jones

6/11/2020

From Monday 9th November 2020 the 19, X19, 64 & 75 Services will 'Ramp-Up' as we come out of the Firebreak Lockdown Period. You can access all timetables on the Llew Jones website.

The 64 & 75 Services will revert to their pre-lockdown timetables but the 19 & X19 Monday-Saturday and 19/X19 Sunday service will see some minor timing changes to coincide with the introduction of Fflecsi Transport.

Can we remind passengers to pay using a Contactless Card wherever possible. We also ask passengers to use social distancing etiquette when on our vehicles.

 

 

Lewis Y Llan

01/09/2020

 

 

Lloyds Coaches

Please visit the Lloyds Coaches website to access all timetables in full.

From Friday 17th April, a No Change Given policy will be introduced to reduced contact between drivers and passengers. This is in line with the latest Welsh Government guidelines.

 

 

M&H Coaches

6/11/2020

  • Service 1/X1/2 will not serve Chester from 9/11/2020 until 2/12/2020 in light of the lockdown in England.

02/10/2020

 

 

Mid Wales Travel

6/11/2020

Normal service will resume on Monday 9th November after the firebreak lockdown. Please visit the Mid Wales Travel website to access current timetables in operation.

 

 

Monmouthshire County Council

Please see below for all revised timetables currently in place for services operated/ partly operated by Monmouthshire County Council:

 

 

Morris Travel

Please visit the Morris Travel website to access all timetables.

Timetables as of 1st September:

  • B1 Dial a ride - Extend hours for Dial a ride to 16:30 but will not be available from 15:00 to 15:45 on school days
  • 289 Service no longer has a connection with the 689 service 

Temporarily Suspended due to Covid 19 social distancing restrictions (The only school transport being suspended is the local (within 3 miles) paying service):

  • C11 - School paying service 
  • C12 - School paying service 
  • 243 - School paying service 

Returning back to pre Covid 19 lockdown timetables:

  • 198 Service
  • 206 Service
  • 207 Service
  • 225 Service
  • 226 Service
  • 227 Service (minor changes to timetable)
  • 228 Service
  • 277 Service
  • 279 Service
  • 282 Service
  • 283 Service
  • 284 Service
  • B11,B12 and B13 Services

Staying as they are for now:

  • PR1 Park and Ride
  • PR2 Park and Ride

 

 

National Express

14/08/2020

Please visit the National Express website for further details as services continue to be reintroduced. 

Services will be resuming on Wednesday 1 July, providing coach travel across major towns and cities with a reduced timetable in place. More stops and services will be added onto the network as more people start to travel again. National Express will be:

  • Increasing the flexibility of our tickets - visit the National Express flexible travel page to find out about our free amendments and updated refund policy
  • Enhancing our safety measures - find out about the changes being made on the National Express coronavirus safety page

When National Express services resume, their coach arrival and departure stop in Swansea City Centre will be on The Kingsway, opposite the NCP multi-storey car park. This replaces the temporary Wellington Street stop that was used until late March.

 

 

Nefyn Coaches

26/08/2020

Timetable changes from September 1st:

 

 

New Adventure Travel

Pre firebreak lockdown timetables will resume as of Monday 9th November. Please visit the NAT website to access these timetables in full.

26/11/2020

 

 

Newport Bus

26/11/2020

Pre firebreak timetables will resume on Monday 9th November.

*From Monday 19th October, the Grange University Hospital stop for service 29 will be for STAFF ONLY until the site is open to the public. 

From Sunday 29th of November, the route 30 will return to its normal route in and out of Cardiff following the re-opening of Castle street to buses and taxis. There will be no change to the timetable at present, only the route. The 30 service will then operate to and from Customshouse Street via Westgate Street, Castle Street and Greyfriars Road to re-join Newport Road.

 

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O R Jones

01/09/2020

  • OR Jones 42/A (Llangefni - Niwbwrch/Newborough - Bangor) in effect from 01/09/2020
  • OR Jones 52 (Llanrhuddlad - Llangefni - Llanrhuddlad) 

 

 

Owens of Oswestry

 

 

Pembrokeshire County Council

Please visit the Pembrokeshire Council website to see all timetables currently in operation. 

 

 

P&O Lloyd

28/08/2020

Service changes commencing 01/09/2020:

10/07/2020

Revised timetable in effect from 13/07/2020:

Revised timetables will be in effect from 31/03/2020:

  • Normal D1, D2, D3 service.

The following Local Travel Arrangement Services have been temporarily suspended:

  • LT1, LT2, LT3 ( Holywell)
  • LT4 ( Buckley)
  • LT8 (Caergwrle to Broughton Retail Park)

 

 

Pats Coaches

 

 

Peyton Travel

29/06/2020

Please click here to see 861 timetable (combining 61/803 services) in effect from 29/06/2020.

 

 

 

Pheonix Transport

 

 

Phil Anslow

You can access all Phil Anslow timetables currently in operation here.

Following the government guidelines and advice to help prevent the spread of Covid-19, we're asking all passengers to sit 2 meters apart whilst travelling on board our services.

Please also be aware that all of our buses will now only allow 50% of their passenger capacity on board, until further notice.

Please check the Phil Anslow Facebook page for further information.

 

 

R J Jones

 

 

Richard Bros

You can access current timetables below or on the Richard Bros website.

06/10/2020

Further timetable revisions:

26/08/2020

From 01/09/2020, the following service changes will come into effect:

29/06/2020

  • 342 - A reduced timetable will be in place from 03/04/2020 and only run on Fridays. Please click here to see this timetable. 
  • 552- Will now be operating on Fridays and Saturdays only from 03/04/2020. Please click here to see timetable.

The following services will be temporarily suspended until further notice:

  • 441 Newcastle Emlyn - Capel Iwan - Carmarthen
  • 865 Square & Compass - Croesgoch Schoo
  • All of our Bwcabus Fixed Routes

Please visit the Richard Bros website for further information

 

 

Ridgway Coaches

10/08/2020

66 - Emergency Covid Timetable Effective 10th August 2020 

9 - Emergency Covid Timetable Effective 10th August 2020

 

 

Sarah Bell Minibuses

 

 

Sargeant

13/06/2020

New timetable in effect for 461/462 services (Hereford-Kington-Llandrindod Timetable) from 15th June 2020. Slight amendments to pre-pandemic timetable.

 

 

South Wales Transport

02/09/2020

Please visit the South Wales Transport website to access all timetables (including school timetables) currently in operation.

Alternatively, you can access current timetables for public services below:

 

 

Stagecoach in South Wales

Please visit the Stagecoach South Wales website to see all timetables currently in operation.

20/11/2020

Castle Street in Cardiff will reopen on Sunday 29th November. From Monday 30th November, some services will use different bus stops and be rerouted. You can see where to catch your bus below and what timetables will be rerouting:

  • 124: Lower St Mary St JP
  • 122: Lower St Mary St JP
  • X3: Lower St Mary St JP or Greyfriars Road GH (will also be rerouting)
  • T4/X4: Lower St Mary St JP or Kingsway GC (will also be rerouting)
  • 26: Lower St Mary St JP or Kingsway GB (will also be rerouting)
  • 132: Lower St Mary St JP or Kingsway GB (will also be rerouting)
  • 86/86X: Greyfriars Road GH
  • 136: Greyfriars Road GH

In addition, from Monday 30th November, there will be an earlier journey at 0618 from Pontypool to Newport on Service X24 to increase capacity.

10/11/2020

From 15th November, there'll be changes to some Merthyr Tydfil services to improve connectivity.

  • Service T14 Hereford - Cardiff: the first journey has been retimed
  • Service T4 Newtown - Cardiff: there'll be some additional morning & evening journeys between Merthyr and Brecon
  • Service X75 Merthyr - Swansea: this service will resume
  • Service 914 for Hereford College: the first journey to Hereford will depart at earlier time
  • Service 981 for Afon Taff School: the morning journey will depart earlier from Treharris

6/11/2020

From 9th November, Stagecoach South Wales will be running pre-lockdown timetables in all areas except for revised timetables for Aberdare services 6, 60/61, 95, 113 to improve connectivity & college services 972, 960/961. You can access all timetables via the links below:

 

 

Stagecoach in Chester

Please visit the Stagecoach Coronavirus page for further information.

*Please note Service 5 (Mold to Ellesmere Port) will be cancelled in effect from 16th November. 

 

 

Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire

Please visit the Stagecoach Coronavirus page for further information.

 

 

Stagecoach Wye and Dean

Please visit the Stagecoach Coronavirus page for further information.

 

 

Taf Valley Coaches

18/10/2020

New timetables as of Monday 19th October:

As from Tuesday 1st September 2020 the following timetables will be changing.

It is company policy that face masks should be warn on whilst traveling on Taf Valley bus services, please also use contactless payment if possible.

 

 

Tanat Valley Coaches

25/11/2020

Tanat Valley Coaches will be introducing an amended timetable from 30/11/2020 for Service 76. This is to provide a partial replacement travel facility for the residents of Llanfechain and Llansantffraid.

11/09/2020

New timetable for Service 72 in effect from 16/09/2020. This service will be operating for on a weekly basis, every Wednesday until the end of December.

26/08/2020

The T12 will be reinstated to pre-lockdown timetable from 1st September 2020. 

24/06/2020

From Monday 29th June, the following service changes will come into effect. Please visit the Tanat Valley Coaches website to see all timetables in full:

  • Service 74- Return to pre-lockdown timetable
  • Service 76- Return to pre-lockdown timetable
  • Service 79- Return to pre-lockdown timetable
  • Service 81- Return to pre-lockdown timetable
  • Service 84- School days only service
  • Service 86A/C
  • Service 88- School days only service
  • Service 558- Return to pre-lockdown timetable
  • Service 37- Not currently operating
  • Service 401- Remains suspended
  • Service 449- Temporary timetable still in operation
  • Service X1- Remains suspended
  • Service X4- Remains suspended

 

 

Thomas of Rhondda

09/04/2020

Please click here to see temporary timetables in place for services 133, 173 and 175 from 09/04/2020.

 

 

Townlynx

09/09/2020

From 14/09/2020, the following timetable amendments will come into effect:

  • 15:00 Pantymwyn to Mold - To amend route to run as a 6A, direct to Mold via Gwernymynydd.
  • 15:45 Mold to Pantymwyn - To bring time forward, School days only, Leaving Mold Bus Station at 15:20 (Mold Campus 15:15). Saturday's and school holiday to remain the same as already registered. 

28/08/2020

From 01/09/2020, Service M40 will recommence operation (school days only). Service 40 will operate as a fflecsi service.

 

 

Travel Final Ltd

 

 

TrawsCymru

 

T1- First Cymru: 

Please click here to see the latest updates from First Cymru.

6/11/2020

Pre-circuit breaker lockdown timetable will operate from Sunday 8th November.

 

T1S- First Cymru: 

Please click here to see the latest updates from First Cymru.

27/03/2020

From Sunday 29th March, this service will no longer operate.

 

T1C- NAT: 

Please click here to see the latest updates from NAT.

6/11/2020

Pre-circuit breaker lockdown timetable will resume from Monday 9th November (service runs Thursday-Sunday).

 

T6- NAT: 

Please click here to see the latest updates from NAT.

6/11/2020

Pre-circuit breaker lockdown timetable will operate from Monday 9th November.

 

X7- NAT:

Please click here to see latest updates from NAT.

6/11/2020

There will be no service changes made to the X7 route and it will be running as normal (cross border) during English lockdown.

 

T9- NAT: 

Please click here to see the latest updates from NAT.

01/04/2020

The T9 will be suspended from 02/04/2020 until further notice.

 

T2- Lloyds Coaches: 

Please click here to see the latest updates from Lloyds Coaches.

Please click here to see timetable currently in operation.

 

T3- Lloyds Coaches: 

Please click here to see the latest updates from Lloyds Coaches.

Please click here to see timetable currently in operation.

 

T4- Stagecoach South Wales:

Please click here to see the latest updates from Stagecoach South Wales.

20/11/2020

From 15th November, there'll be some additional morning & evening journeys between Merthyr and Brecon. Revised timetable here.

Castle Street in Cardiff will reopen on Sunday 29th November. From Monday 30th November, the T4 will use Lower St Mary St JP or Kingsway GC. The service will also be rerouting.

 

T14- Stagecoach South Wales: 

Please click here to see the latest updates from Stagecoach South Wales.

6/11/2020

The T14 pre firebreak lockdown timetable will operate from 9th November.

From 15th November, the first journey has been retimed. Revised timetable here.

 

T5- Richards Brothers:

Please click here to see the latest updates from Richard Brothers.

Please click here to see timetable currently in operation.

 

T11- Richard Brothers:

Please click here to see the latest updates from Richard Brothers.

Please click here to see timetable currently in operation.

 

T12- Tanat Valley Coaches/ Lloyds Coaches

Please click here to see the latest updates from Lloyds Coaches.

Please click here to see timetable currently in operation.

 

 

Voel Coaches

24/03/2020

To ensure the safety of all our employees, we have had to take the difficult decision to close the company temporarily following government advice.

If you have a day trip or holiday booking with us and we haven’t yet been in touch, please be assured your money is safe and is protected by Bonded Coach Holidays UK. We will be in touch as soon as our team can safely return to work. We will then either rearrange your trip or provide you with a full refund.

Please visit the Veol Coaches Facebook page for further updates.

 


Watts Coaches

 

Windy Corner Coaches

 

Yeomans Canyon

27/07/2020

Please visit the Yeomans Canyon website to see revised timetables in full and for further information.

 

 

Train

Transport for Wales

Please check the Transport for Wales Journey Planner,   JourneyCheck and Live Arrivals and Departures board before travelling.

9/11/2020

There are no travel restrictions in place within Wales. However, the Welsh Government is asking everyone to think carefully about:

  • the journeys you make
  • the people you meet
  • travelling to areas where the coronavirus incidence rates are high

Travelling outside of the UK for leisure purposes is not allowed.

You must have a reasonable excuse to travel overseas. You can view the Welsh Government’s guidance here

Travel outside of the UK is only permitted for people with a reasonable excuse.

Travel restrictions in England

From 5 November until 2 December 2020, the UK Government is introducing lockdown travel restrictions in England.

If you need to use public transport to travel to and from England for essential purposes, such as to go to work if you’re unable to work from home, you’ll need to follow the UK Government’s safer travel guidance for parts of your journey that are within England and the Welsh Government’s guidance for the parts that are within Wales.

 

To help with social distancing, the following stations will no longer be called at from Monday 7th September.

Closed station Closest alternative Distance to closest alternative
Llanaber* Barmouth 2 ½ miles
Llanbedr* Pensarn 1 mile
Llandanwg* Pensarn 1 mile
Tygwyn* Talsarnau 1 ½ miles
Abererch* Penychain 2 ½ miles
Conwy* Llandudno Junction 1 mile
Valley*   Holyhead 3 ½ miles
Llanfairpwll* Bangor 4 ½ miles
Gilfach Fargoed Bargoed 1 mile

Note services have not been stopping at above stations on the Cambrian Coastal  line since June 22.

*For alternative transport arrangements serving these stations phone 0333 3211 202

A reduced service will also be in operation at Yorton and Prees stations as Manchester/Cardiff services will not be stopping at these stations due to the short platform length.  These stations will be serviced by the local Shrewsbury – Crewe shuttles only .

 

 

Great Western Railway

Please check the GWR Live Network Updates page before you travel.

5/11/2020

Travel restrictions now apply in England. Please follow the UK governments travel advice if you need to make an essential journey into England.

Great Western are currently operating an amended service due to the current Coronavirus situation.

Please check your journey at GWR.com/Check. Please note that online journey planners may be updated at short notice.

A summary of the service frequency from 14th September 2020 can be found here. Please visit the Great Western Railway Coronavirus page for the latest guidance on travelling safely.

 

 

Flights

Cardiff Airport

09/11/2020

Following new national restrictions in Wales after 9th November, we can confirm that Cardiff Airport will remain open. As a vital part of the transport infrastructure in Wales it is essential that the Airport remains open for legitimate travel and air movements, as we have done throughout the pandemic, closely following guidance provided by the relevant authorities.

Please visit the Cardiff Airport website for additional information and guidance for passengers due to travel, measures in place at the airport and more.

They have introduced a number of new measures to ensure the safety of their team and customers ahead of the start of flying in July:

1. Enhanced cleaning of the whole Airport throughout the day and night, plus a deep sanitisation before the terminal re-opens
2. More hand sanitiser stations added throughout the Airport
3. Social distancing for staff and customers, keeping 2m wherever possible
4. New protective screens in areas such as check in, boarding gates and immigration desks
5. Increased signage and floor markings to help everyone understand the changes to the Airport and remind everyone about the safety measures
6. Displays of all the relevant UK and Welsh Government advice and information
7. Introduced a team of ‘Airport Stewards’ to help customers with the changes throughout the terminal and to be on hand to answer any questions
8. All Airport teams are wearing appropriate PPE as required, including face coverings in all areas
9. We're asking passengers to wear face coverings when travelling through the Airport before they fly and when they land at Cardiff (Click here for Welsh Government Guidance on face coverings)
10. Encouraging contactless payments throughout the Airport where possible
11. Asking only customers and Cardiff Airport team to enter the terminal buildings
12. Training Airport teams about COVID-19 and the safety measures that have been put in place.

 

 

Eastern Airways

26/09/2020

Flights between Cardiff and Anglesey now suspended until January 4th 2021 due Welsh essential travel restrictions.

All services will continue to remain subject to the Government's and other bodies latest advice for your travel safety, especially international or cross-border services where variations in travel requirements may differ or any period of quarantine required to be adhered to.

We will require all passengers to travel with face coverings and adhere to on-board hand sanitiser usage for their own peace-of-mind and to minimise impact on fellow travellers.

We shall suspend our normal complimentary cabin service, including hot & cold drinks and bar and snack range to minimise passenger contact other than for safety related requirements until advised otherwise.

Extensive safety measures including nightly aircraft sanitisation and turnaround cleaning will be in-place for the protection of all passengers and staff

Please visit the Eastern Airways website for additional information.