Dua for Travelling| Safar Ki Dua

Prayers for Travelling

Travelling is encouraged in Islam. Prayers during the journey of the person are considered a shield in Islam. Dua for traveling helps the person in a way that can even alter it. Travelling can be risky at times like night. Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) guided his ummah to travel in a group rather than alone at night.  

Dua For Travelling Arabic: 

There are safar ke adaab that includes recitation of Dua for traveling in Arabic. The Holy Prophet (S.AW) said: “When you leave your house, perform two raka’at, and this will safeguard you against evils. When you return home, perform another two raka’at, and this will safeguard you against evils.”  

When a person leaves his house, he must recite the following dua. 

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ تَوَكَّلْتُ عَلَى اللَّهِ لاَ حَوْلَ وَلاَ قُوَّةَ إِلاَّ بِاللَّهِ 

Bismillah, tawakkaltu ‘alallah, wa la hawla wa la quwwata illa billah” 

Dua for Travelling in Arabic is as follows. 

سُبْحَانَ الَّذِي سَخَّرَ لَنَا هَذَا وَمَا كُنَّا لَهُ مُقْرِنِينَ وَإِنَّا إِلَى رَبِّنَا لَمُنْقَلِبُونَ. 

Dua for Travelling in Quran
Prayers for Travelling

Dua For Travelling in Flight: 

When a person steps into a plane he must recite Bismillah and then recite the following Dua for traveling by plane. 

رَّبِّ اَدْخِلْنِيْ مُدْخَلَ صِدْقٍ وَّاَخْرِجْنِيْ مُخْــرَجَ صِدْقٍ وَّاجْعَلْ لِّيْ مِنْ لَّدُنْكَ سُلْطٰنًا نَّصِيْرًا 

Dua For Travelling in Car: 

When a person is traveling in a car, bike, or on a cycle he must say “Alhamdulillah first and then recite it. Dua for travelling in the Car.

بِسْـمِ اللهِ وَالْحَمْـدُ لله، سُـبْحانَ الّذي سَخَّـرَ لَنا هذا وَما كُنّا لَهُ مُقْـرِنين، وَإِنّا إِلى رَبِّنا لَمُنـقَلِبون، الحَمْـدُ لله، الحَمْـدُ لله، الحَمْـدُ لله، اللهُ أكْـبَر، اللهُ أكْـبَر، اللهُ أكْـبَر، سُـبْحانَكَ اللّهُـمَّ إِنّي ظَلَـمْتُ نَفْسي فَاغْـفِرْ لي، فَإِنَّهُ لا يَغْفِـرُ الذُّنوبَ إِلاّ أَنْـت 

Dua For Travelling in English:

It is important to know the meaning of the Dua to understand what it means. Dua for traveling in English is as follows. 

“Glory unto Him Who created this transportation, for us, though we were unable to create it on our own. And unto our Lord, we shall return.” 

“My Lord! Let my entry (to the city of Al-Madinah) be good, and likewise, my exit (from the city of Makkah) be good. And grant me from You an authority to help me (or a firm sign or a proof). “

Dua For Travelling in Quran transliteration: 

Transliteration helps us to pronounce the Dua well. dua for travelling in Arabic and English is as follows. 

Bismillahe Tawakal-tu Allallah 

Subhana-alladhi sakh-khara la-na hadha wa ma kunna la-hu muqrinin. Wa inna ila Rabbi-na la munqalibun. 

Dua for travelling islamqa in Urdu: 

Urdu translation of the Dua adds meaning and impact of the Dua on the person reciting it. Dua for traveling islamqa in Urdu is as follows. 

پاک ہے اس کی جس نے یہ نقل و حمل ہمارے لیے پیدا کیا، حالانکہ ہم اسے خود پیدا کرنے سے قاصر تھے۔ اور ہم اپنے رب کی طرف لوٹنے والے ہیں۔ 

میرے مالک! میرا (شہر مدینہ میں) داخلہ بھی اچھا ہو اور اسی طرح میرا (شہر مکہ سے) نکلنا بھی اچھا ہو۔ اور مجھے اپنی طرف سے میری مدد کرنے کا اختیار عطا فرما (یا کوئی مضبوط نشانی یا دلیل)۔ 

Dua For Travelling Transliteration:

Dua for travelling on plane transliteration for better pronunciation is as follows.

Rabbi Adkhilnee Mudkhala S’idqiw Wa Akhrijnee Mukhraja S’diqiw Waj-a’l Lee Mil Ladunkaa Sult’aanan Nas’eeraa 

 Ayatul Kursi Safar ki Dua

Ayatul Kursi protects the person who recites it before doing anything. Aaytul Kursi safar ki dua is as follows. 

اللَّهُ لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ هُوَ الْحَيُّ الْقَيُّومُ لاَ تَأْخُذُهُ سِنَةٌ وَلاَ نَوْمٌ لَهُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الأَرْضِ مَنْ ذَا الَّذِي يَشْفَعُ عِنْدَهُ إِلاَّ بِإِذْنِهِ يَعْلَمُ مَا بَيْنَ أَيْدِيهِمْ وَمَا خَلْفَهُمْ وَلاَ يُحِيطُونَ بِشَيْءٍ مِنْ عِلْمِهِ إِلاَّ بِمَا شَاءَ وَسِعَ كُرْسِيُّهُ السَّمَاو ;َاتِ وَالأَرْضَ وَلاَ يَئُودُهُ حِفْظُهُمَا وَهُوَ الْعَلِيُّ الْعَظِيمُ 


Is traveling halal in Islam? 

Travelling is halal in Islam and is encouraged because it depicts that this world is temporary and one should never consider it a home. 

Is traveling without a mahram Haram? 

It is not permissible for a woman who believes in Allah and the last day to make a journey of one day and night unless she is accompanied by a mahram 

Why you should travel according to Islam? 

There are a total of 12 laws and rules to obey while traveling in Islam. 


Hence, Allah Almighty has bestowed us with dua for traveling. By reciting this Dua Allah Almighty protects us from the dangers of traveling. In this post, we pray that Allah grants us safe and successful travels. May He keep us safe and our travels smooth and free of any obstacles. May He guide and protect us from any harm and danger throughout our journey. May He open the doors of success for us and bring us back home safely and in good health. Ameen.

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