Tube and rail fares

Peak and off-peak times

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

Peak and off-peak fares are charged based on the time you touch in.

Using pay as you go

On Tube, DLR, London Overground, Elizabeth line 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 £9.40 £4.70
1-9 £10 £5