Peak and off-peak times 

We charge higher fares at the busiest times of the day.

Using pay as you go

On Tube, DLR, London Overground, TfL Rail and National Rail services in London:

  • Peak fares - Monday to Friday (not on public holidays) between 06:30 and 09:30, and between 16:00 and 19:00
  • Off-peak fares - at all other times and if you travel from a station outside Zone 1 to a station in Zone 1 between 16:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday

If you're travelling on London Overground between Euston (National Rail station) and Watford Junction:

  • Peak fares - from Watford Junction towards Euston (Southbound), Monday to Friday between 06:30 and 09:30 (not on public holidays). From Euston towards Watford Junction (Northbound), peak fares apply Monday to Friday between 16:00 and 19:00 (not on public holidays)
  • Off-peak fares - at all other times

Using Day Travelcards

Peak and off-peak times change for different Day Travelcards:

  • Anytime Day Travelcards - use for the whole day (for the date printed on your ticket) and for journeys starting before 04:30 the next day
  • Off-peak Day Travelcards - use for the whole day from 09:30, Monday to Friday, or anytime on Saturdays, Sundays or public holidays (for the date printed on your ticket), and for journeys starting before 04:30 the next day

Using our night services

Our Night Tube and London Overground Night Service fares are always off-peak.

Travelling in a group

If you're travelling in a group of ten or more, you can buy paper Group Day Travelcards.

Group Day Travelcard prices

Zone   Adult  Under 16s
 1-6  £8.30  £4.10
 1-9  £8.90  £4.40