15 Prayers for Travel to Feel Safe and Secure

Moving from one place to another is a huge part of the lives of every individual. We sometimes need to go for vacations to unwind, attend business meetings overseas, or celebrate thanksgiving in ancestral houses. Either way, more than the actual destination, it is crucial that we prepare ourselves for the long journey with these prayers for travel.

Life holds its uncertainties for only God knows what will happen in the future. Similarly, traveling short or long distances can be very frightening for no one knows what accidents can happen as you move from one place to another.

Apart from reading bible verses or saying a common prayer, the following prayers for travel can be of great aid for your anxious heart and mind.

Prayer for a Safe Trip

Almighty and merciful God,

You are my shepherd and your glory fills me to the brim of my heart. Hear your kids, dear Lord, as we say our prayers for travel. Grant us your invisible protection for our upcoming trip. Oh God, hold us together in your presence, grace, and mercy. Carry us away from any danger and surround us with your power to rescue us from the works of evil. Hear our travel prayer, Lord, in the name of our Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost. Amen.

St. Raphael Prayer for Travel

Saint Raphael, patron saint of travelers, helps us with our prayers and keeps us away from distress. Remove all dangers of the world along our way and be a companion to us, as you are with Tobias in his journey to Media. Help us be closer to God through our prayers. Amen.

Prayer For Travel of Friend

Heavenly Father,

This prayer of safe travel is for my friends for them to have their safe trip. Oh God, who hast commissioned thy angels, allow very little distraction to come my friends’ way and allow them to reach their final destination. Keep them away from any danger and let them not worry; condition their minds to have the unison goal of returning safely. I ask these in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer for Safe Flight

Dear Lord,

Hear my humble request prayers for travel and grant me the safe journey for today’s flight. By your grace, allow me to reach my desired destination with peace of mind and the absence of any trouble. Use your wisdom and divine providence[1] to cast out all dangers that can lead to harm.

By your loving care, I claim that there will be no deadly pestilence that will come between me, my destination, and back to the loved ones that wait fervently for my return. I offer you all my struggles in life, and I am confident of having you in my next journey, In the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

St. Christopher Prayer for Travel

Dear St. Christopher, the patron of travelers, Help as you have helped Jesus cross the river. Guide me as I take this journey. Be my guide and warn me of all the dangers that lie ahead. Hear the prayers of my fellow travelers as we take the individual paths until we reach our destined places. Embrace us the way you did to Christ. Amen

Prayer for Safe Road Trip

Heavenly Father who hears prayer requests,

Grant us the safe journey with our car today and send your guardian angel until this journey’s end. Thou guard and guide us to drive safely and let your son protect us as we take on this car travel. Keep us away from ill-crowded roads and bring us back home safely.

I pray that you grant us your traveling mercies and surround us with wisdom against trouble and dangers. Let your presence be our light during the night and our protection against all evil. We offer you this prayer for safe travel in the name of your right hand, Jesus Christ. Amen.

Short Prayer for Guidance

Dear Lord God,

Hear us as we are constantly praying for your guidance. May you be at our side and be the blazing torch that we need to light the path we are traversing. In Jesus’ name, we offer this prayer. Amen.

Person Holding a Map and Prayers for Travel

Travel Prayer for Vacation

Blessed Father,

Watch over us, your world creation, and guard all travelers with your peace, kindness, and understanding. Grant us protection and allow us to find refuge in your arms as we partake in this long trip. Allow your angels from heaven to become our assiduous companions for this trip and for the next trip to come.

Grant our prayers for safe travel, Lord, and allow us not to fall on our knees. We pray these through your saints and angels in your heavenly home. Amen.

Short Prayer for Travel and Protection

Lord Almighty,

Bless this journey and grant my prayers for safe travels and keep us in safety. Bless our soul and provide shelter for us whenever we need one. Let your presence be our sign that you constantly watch over us especially when we take our night’s rest.

Protect us from anything, Lord God, that be the reason not to fear for the chaos in our journey. May we all have a wonderful time as we offer you all of our time to glorify your name. Allow your good spirits to accompany us in our entire safe travel. In Jesus’ name we pray, Amen.

Prayer for Safety During Sea Travel

Heavenly God,

Let your rains fall soft over the vast waters. Let your peace calm the crashing waves as we cross the deep-sea trenches. Hear our prayers, Lord God, and be the calm that we need during a raging storm. Grant our prayer as we ask before your mighty name to allow us to go back to the shore safely.

Be the captain of our ship as you are to our lives and be the friend we need whenever our souls seek a companion. All these we ask, through these prayers for travel, in Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayer for Safety While Traveling

Lord God,

While I journey, may your mighty presence keep us safe and sound. Look into our faith and do not let harm take over us. May your holy angel guardian protect us against all evils that seek to corrupt us. Protect us from wild beasts that seek to devour our faith and hope in you. Help us and be our refuge, Lord, and do not let fear separate us from each of our loved ones.

All these I ask through these prayers for travel, in Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

Prayer for Guidance While Driving

Heavenly Lord,

Hear me as I pray and protect me and my family as we embark on a very long journey. Let thy sun-shine warm my heart and lift all the fear I have as I drive for my family. Help me not miss out on your undying truth and keep my body in good health, so that I may serve you more, guide each loved one to your Son Jesus, and fulfill my duties as the good steward of your whole creation, Lord God.

Be with us not just on this journey but for the long life that you blessed us with. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

Prayer for a Straight Path to Travel

Lord God,

I trust in your mighty name; I believe that all crooked places will be made straight, and every rough spot will be smoothened. I believe in your everlasting grace and wisdom that brought low all hills and mountains, and I dedicate myself and preserve your name through generations to come. As I choose to travel to eternal life, give me your blessing Lord and grant me peace and safety. Keep me safe and sound, and wait for me to knock on the holy gates of your kingdom.

Safety Prayer for Families Traveling

Dear Lord God,

As we go on a journey together as one family, keep us together and help us preserve that relationship we have for each other. Be our binding force as you continue to give us enough blessing for us to give a little to those in need of support. Hear our prayers for travel, Lord God, as we humbly come before your mighty presence as we acknowledge that you are the one and only true God. Amen.

Prayer for Travel for the Protection from Sickness

Dear God,

I bow before you, asking for your blessing and praying that you allow no destruction to come my way as I travel from one place to another. Grant my prayers, that I may not acquire sickness as I interact with other people. As I traverse to different places, Let the road rise and allow me to see you in unfamiliar places and experience your love in the faces of other people.

Stack of Stones and Prayers for Travel


As you pray these prayers for travel, be enlightened that the path you are traveling is predestined by the Lord God. Trust in His ways and connect to Him with prayers. Seek for God’s Protection in the right places and you will be guaranteed that no harm will come to you as you take your journey with Christ.

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