This answer was collected from HanbaliDisciples.com. The questions have been answered by Imam John Starling.

Travel with a Mahram (Hanbali Fiqh)

Answered by HanbaliDisciples.com

Q: Are women permitted to travel alone? A: According to the authoritative view, based on various hadith, females ages 7 and up are not permitted, in general, to travel without a mahram. This prohibition includes travel for a voluntary hajj, visitation, business, and any other journey (as defined by custom and not by distance) requiring… read more »