Mayor of London

Stations, buses & tram stops

Buses

You can't use cash to pay for your bus fare. Find out about cash free buses.

You can pay as you go using a contactless payment or Oyster card on all buses.

Tube stations

At a ticket machine you can:

  • Get Oyster cards
  • Top up your Oyster card with pay as you go credit
  • Buy 7 Day or Monthly Travelcards and Bus & Tram Passes on Oyster, up to four days before the start date
  • Buy paper tickets for single and return journeys, Day Travelcards and One Day Bus & Tram Passes, on the day of travel

    DLR stations

    At a DLR station you can:

    • Get Oyster cards at Canary Wharf and London City Airport station information points
    • Top up your Oyster card with pay as you go credit using the self-service ticket machines
    • Buy 7 Day or Monthly Travelcards and Bus & Tram Passes on Oyster
    • Buy paper tickets for single or return journeys and Day Travelcards

    You can't buy tickets in advance from self-service ticket machines.

      London Overground stations

      Ticket offices

      • Get Oyster cards
      • Top up your Oyster card with pay as you go credit
      • Buy 7 Day, Monthly, or longer period Travelcards on Oyster, up to 30 days before the start date
      • Buy Day Travelcards and Group Day Travelcards, up to seven days before the day of travel
      • Buy paper tickets for single and return journeys, Day Travelcards and One Day Bus & Tram Passes

      Ticket machines

      • Top up your Oyster card with pay as you go credit
      • Buy 7 Day or Monthly Travelcards and Bus & Tram Passes on Oyster, up to four days before the start date
      • Buy paper tickets for single and return journeys, Day Travelcards and One Day Bus & Tram Passes, on the day of travel

      Watford Junction does not issue Oyster cards, but if you already have one, you can top up your pay as you go credit.

        TfL Rail stations

        Ticket offices

        • Get Oyster cards
        • Buy paper tickets for single and return journeys, Day Travelcards and One Day Bus & Tram Passes
        • Buy 7 Day, Monthly, or longer period Travelcards on Oyster, up to 30 days before the start date
        • Buy Day Travelcards and Group Day Travelcards, up to seven days before the day of travel

        Ticket machines

        • Top up your Oyster card with pay as you go credit
        • Buy 7 Day Travelcards, up to four days before the start date
        • Buy paper tickets for single and return journeys and Day Travelcards
        • Day Travelcards and Group Day Travelcards must be bought on the day of travel

          National Rail stations

          Ticket offices

          • Get Oyster cards from some stations (check the National Rail website or your local station)
          • Top up your Oyster card with pay as you go credit at most stations (check the National Rail website or your local station)
          • Buy single, return and Travelcard paper tickets

          Ticket machines

          • Top up your Oyster card with pay as you go credit
          • Buy 7 Day Travelcards on Oyster

          If you want to add a longer period season ticket, you will need to do this at Oyster online, at an Oyster Ticket Stop or at a Tube, London Overground or TfL Rail station.

            Tram stops

            All ticket machines at tram stops sell single and return tickets and Day Travelcards.

            Emirates Air Line

            • Top up Oyster cards at ticket machines
            • Buy single, return or multi-journey Boarding Passes to travel on the Emirates Air Line at ticket offices and machines at Emirates Greenwich Peninsula and Emirates Royal Docks terminals
            • You can also buy Boarding Passes at the London City Airport ticket office and the Greenwich Tourist Information Centre