Whilst face coverings and social distancing are no longer required on public transport in England, the government expects and recommends that people wear face coverings in crowded areas such as public transport. Click here to see the latest Government advice for passengers.
Your local bus provider, Stagecoach, provides all coronavirus related information and FAQs, and changes to timetables here. If you would like to avoid the busiest times, Stagecoach have introduced a Space Checker on the Stagecoach Bus App so you can find the quietest time to travel!
Similarly, if you are travelling by train, book in advance, go contactless with digital tickets on your mobile phone, make a seat reservation, avoid travelling during peak hours, and wear a face covering, if you can. Trainline provides additional information here, and you are able to check ‘Crowd Alerts‘ on the Trainline App to see how busy your train is.