10 Good Prayers for Safe Travels

Before starting on a new journey, it is best to pray for safe travels to and from your destination. Whether it is by car, plane, train or boat, these prayers for safe travels will surely bring you comfort and security. Pray these at any time before or during your journey.

Family Traveling Together Prayer
Dear Lord, I pray for our family trip. Please cover each one of us with the blood of your Son, Jesus. Protect our children from sickness, accidents and harm from predators. Let this trip be enjoyable and a great bonding experience for us as a family. Help us build memories that will fill our hearts and last a lifetime. Be a wall of fire around us as we drive to and from our destination. Let your glory be within us, and shine through us onto others we meet, during this journey. Help our actions be a reflection of the goodness of your love. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Car Travel Prayer
Lord Jesus, as I drive from this place to my final destination, I ask you to shield my family and me from any danger. Give me strength and divine health so that I can drive safely and focus on the road. Protect us from careless and drunk motorists. Keep me alert and in tune with your guidance so that I do not miss anything that you show or tell me to do. Father, I thank you and adore you for enabling us to reach our destination safely. In the holy name of Jesus, Amen.

Plane Travel Prayer
O Lord, God almighty, as I head to the airport to take a plane to my destination, I ask you for protection. Father, I am full of anxiety because of the possibility of an airplane crash with another airplane in the crowded skies, or an airplane malfunction. Within my heart, I know that you are the one that is in charge of my life. I know that you will protect me from danger. Let your righteous right hand be on the pilot and the entire crew. We are safe when we leave, and we will be safe when we land at our final destination. In Jesus’ name, I believe and pray. Amen.

Protection against Accidents Prayer
Dear God, as I start this journey today, I ask for protection against any accidents that the enemy has planned for me. I take refuge under your wings. Your faithfulness is my shield and rampart. Lord, protect me and my fellow travelers against any and all dangers we might encounter. Send your angels before us to go and crush any harm that the enemy has planned in our path. Take control of the pilots and drivers so that everyone follows the rules and pays attention while they are in charge of the vehicle. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Good Weather Prayer
Father, you are the maker of everything in heaven, on earth, and under the earth.  As we start this journey today, Lord, give us good weather.  May the weather be clear from our starting place to our destination, and may it continue being good even when we come back. Lift away every strong wind, storm, heavy rain, flood, and any other adverse weather element not just in this place but across the world so that every traveler can have a safe journey. The sun will not harm us by day, nor the moon by night as we travel. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

Stress-Free Travel Prayer
Dear God, traveling comes with a lot of challenges, from encounters with careless motorists to losing luggage. But Father, as I leave this home, I declare and decree that I will have a stress-free journey. Let this journey be an opportunity for me to appreciate the things that you have given us freely. Keep me safe, and calm any thought that will cause me to be anxious or fearful. Help me to find joy in nature, the people I meet, and the different things I see along the way. In Jesus’ name, I believe and pray. Amen.

Uncertainties Prayer
My Father, I am setting off this journey, going to a new place, and I am full of fear and uncertainty about the trip and because I have never been to this place before. Lord, go before me and make everything work out for my good. I place my confidence in you because I know you are watching over me, and you never slumber. You are keeping me and everyone that is traveling from harm. Thank you, Father, for protecting me on my trip, and also when I return. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Traveling Anxieties Prayer
Dear Father, I present my request for safe travels to you today. I am full of anxiety because I am about to embark on a long journey. But I refuse to let anxiety rob me of this chance you have given to me to explore the world and its beauty. Instead of fear, fill me with peace. As I go to different places in the world, let me find serenity in your beautiful creations. Holy Spirit, please always remind me that Jesus is with me everywhere I go. Let me find favor with the people I am traveling with, and those with whom I will be interacting during my journey. In the name of Jesus, I pray, Amen.

Loved Ones Who Are Traveling Prayer
Dear Lord, I want to thank you for my family and friends that have taken time out of their busy schedules to come and visit me. Lord, as I wait eagerly for them to arrive, I pray that you watch over them. I cover the cars and planes they are using to reach this me with the precious blood of Jesus. Lord, take charge of every means of transportation that they are using to come to visit me. May your angels guard them against danger or anxiety.  When they arrive safely, we will gather together and glorify your holy name. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Your Plans, Not Mine Prayer
Father God, thank you for enabling me to see this day. I have been looking forward to it, and it is finally here. Lord, there are so many things I have planned for this journey, I have taken all the necessary precautions, but you are the only one that establishes our steps. Establish my steps from the time I leave this place to when I reach my final destination. Let your word be a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path. Let this journey bring me closer to you. May grace and mercy be upon other travelers and me so that we may reach our final destinations safely. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.