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Traveling With Oxygen

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Topic Overview

Traveling while you are on oxygen therapy usually is possible if you plan ahead.

Start by seeing your doctor several weeks to months before your travel date. Ask him or her to:

Travel by plane

For more information, call the Transportation Security Administration TSA Cares helpline at 1-855-787-2227 (toll-free).

Travel by cruise ship

Travel by train or bus


Credits for Traveling With Oxygen

Current as of: October 26, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Hasmeena Kathuria MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine


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