Prayers for Safe Travel

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7 Powerful Prayers for Safe Travel, several Bible Verses included

Whether you’re going on a flight, by boat, or on a road trip, saying a prayer before you start your journey is an excellent way to calm any anxiety you may have.

Take the time to talk to your Creator and remind yourself that He is watching over you every second of every day. God loves and cares for you more than you know!

There are 7 Prayers for Safe Travel below, along with a few Bible verses. Take care, and may you have a very blessed trip! 🙂


  1. Ever-present Lord,

    I pray that You would watch over me

    As I make the journey to my destination.

    Please cover me with Your shield of safety

    To protect me from any harm or danger.

    Please help me to be cautious and make wise decisions.

    May I radiate Your light and love to all

    The people I encounter during this period of traveling.

    In Jesus’ Name,


    For it is written: He will command His angels concerning you to guard you carefully. Luke 4:10

  2. Holy Protector,

    Thank You for taking care of every single need I have.

    You have put so many good things in my life.

    I pray that You would watch over me as I travel,

    That everyone would stay safe and make wise decisions.

    Please help me to recognize the opportunities You put before me

    That I can use to show others Your life-changing love.

    May I be a reflection of You in everything I say and do.

    In the name of Christ I pray,


  3. Heavenly Father,

    You are so good and full of truth and mercy,

    And You are able to do so much more than I can ask or imagine!

    May You cover me with Your protection wherever I go.

    I am so grateful for Your plans to give me a future and a hope.

    Through faith, I pray that Christ would dwell in my heart always

    And that I would be kept safe wherever this journey takes me.

    I pray that You would lead and guide me.


    The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:8a

  4. Almighty God,

    You are overflowing with goodness and incredible love!

    Thank You for being my helper, The One who watches over me.

    I am so grateful that You guard me in all of my ways.

    May the trip be safe to my journey’s end.

    Please grant me wisdom as I make this trek

    And guide me through the days ahead.

    May Your protection be upon me.


  5. Powerful Savior,

    You are mighty in power and full of grace.

    Thank You for always being there for me.

    You always know what is going on in my life.

    May You lead me during this period of traveling.

    I pray that You would guard every step of my way

    And that You would spread Your protection over me.

    I place all my trust in You.


    Then you will go on your way in safety, and your foot will not stumble. Proverbs 3:23

  6. God of All Grace,

    You are righteous, kind, and so compassionate!

    Thank You for Your promise to never leave me.

    It is so comforting to know that I can always depend on You.

    I am grateful that You are on my side, that You are for me.

    I pray that I would make it to my destination and back safely.

    My desire is that others would see Your love shining through me.

    May Your name be blessed forever and ever.


  7. Immortal Father,

    You are holy and everlasting.

    Your faithfulness is great, and nothing is impossible for You!

    I can always count on You because You never change.

    You are my safe place, the person I can always turn to.

    I pray that Your watchful eye would be on me during this expedition.

    Please help me to make the most of every moment You bless me with.

    May Your will be done.


Prayers for Safe Travel

I’d love to hear from you! Please leave a comment at the bottom of the page.

Thank you, and it is my prayer that you stay safe and have a very blessed time as you travel! ❤

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Here are several articles that may interest you: Travel Safety Tips, 25 Important Travel Safety Tips Everyone Should Know, and 9 Ways to Travel More Safely.

“The Great Adventure” is a fun song to listen to as you travel since it has words such as, “Saddle up your horses, We’ve got a trail to blaze, Get ready for the ride of your life” and so on. Enjoy! 🙂

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