What is the best travel card to use in London?

What is the best travel card to use in London?

An Oyster card may be the most cost-effective option if you are only visiting for a few days. A 7 Day Travelcard is a good option if you are visiting for a week and only plan to visit central London. You can also use contactless payment, which has both a daily and weekly fare cap.

How much is a one day travel card in London?

It’s priced as a one day travel pass….Daily prices.

Type Day Anytime Price Off-Peak Day Price
Adult Zones 1-5 £13.10 £13.10
Adult Zones 1-6 £14.10 £14.10

How much is an annual travel card London?


Zone(s) One Day Anytime Annual
Zone 1 only £14.40 £1,536
Zone 1 and 2 £14.40 £1,536
Zone 1, 2 and 3 £14.40 £1,808
Zone 1, 2, 3 and 4 £14.40 £2,208

Can I use my Travelcard on the bus?

A Travelcard (in the zones it’s valid for) gives you unlimited travel at any time on bus, Tube, Tram, DLR, London Overground, Elizabeth line and National Rail services in London. You can use it on all buses, and if valid in zones 3, 4, 5 or 6, on all trams.

How can I save on London transport?

7 Ways to Save Money On Transport Fares in London

  1. Get an Oyster Card. Image credit: Rachel Lovinger.
  2. Travel during off-peak hours. Fares are cheaper during off-peak hours on the TfL rail network.
  3. Familiarise yourself with the zone-based fare system.
  4. Consider getting a Travelcard.
  5. Take the buses.
  6. Cycle.
  7. Walk.

How do I use my Travelcard?

To use your Travelcard simply hold the card to the machine on the bus. If you have more than one ticket on your card, advise the driver of which ticket you would like to use. You cannot use more than one ticket from your card on the same journey (e.g. for yourself and another person accompanying you).

Can you use a Travelcard on the bus?

How long does a 1 day Travelcard last?

Anytime Day Travelcards are valid for travel at any time of day and until 04:29 the following morning and are available only in the following zonal combinations: Zones 1-4 and Zones 1-6.

What are the disadvantages of contactless payment?

Potential security concerns Because contactless payments require neither PIN nor signature authorisation, lost or stolen contactless cards can be used to make fraudulent transactions.