Sunderland City Council endeavours to ensure that information contained on this page is up to date and correct and in line with the latest NHS and Government advice. The council accepts no liability for error or omission.

Travel Advice

The latest travel advice can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

Guidance for staff in the transport sector: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-transport-and-travel-guidance

Public transport

The public are now being advised on wearing face coverings in enclosed spaces including on public transport and in shops. For further information and detail on how to make your own cloth face mask see: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/public-advised-to-cover-faces-in-enclosed-spaces?fbclid=IwAR3_mUn8ECOzO31pMAuwb1O___8zkfWrNaotE-qWm825lB95OAqVfA79kLE

You should only leave home, and use public transport if none other is available, for essentials such as food or medicine or for work if you cannot work from home. See guidance on working safely: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19?utm_campaign=business_support_covid_2020&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=social&utm_content=safer-working-organic-beis-twitter-1105

Find out more and keep up to date with the latest information and advice at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-safer-travel-guidance-for-passengers

Links to the latest guidance and advice for public transport providers is below: 

Local providers are updating their information in line with Government advice.

https://www.nexus.org.uk/coronavirus

https://www.stagecoachbus.com/coronavirus

Go North East update: from Saturday 28 March, we'll be introducing a new emergency timetable which will still include journeys for key workers but most of the daytime services will run hourly, with exceptions of some services running more frequently than that and a very limited number of services that aren't running.

Full timetables for the services are shown in the link below.

https://www.gonortheast.co.uk/coronavirus/

https://www.lner.co.uk/travel-information/coronavirus-travel-information/

https://www.grandcentralrail.com/coronavirus-travel-information

https://uk.megabus.com/city-guides/sunderland

https://www.nationalexpress.com/en/help/live-service-updates

https://www.stationtaxis.com/blog/187-station-taxis-covid-19-update