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Pay as you go

You can use contactless (card or device) or an Oyster card to pay as you go on bus, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground, TfL Rail, Emirates Air Line and River Bus services.

You can also travel on most National Rail services in London and some outside London.

Oyster card

You can use an Oyster card.

Benefits

  • You only pay for the journeys you make
  • Travel all over the transport network at any time
  • Your fares may be capped so you don't pay more (cheaper than a Day Travelcard) if you make multiple journeys in one day
  • Top up your card and check your journey history with a contactless and Oyster account or our free TfL Oyster and contactless app
  • If you're visiting London, you can also buy a Visitor Oyster card and get special offers and discounts

Contactless

You can use contactless (card or device).

Benefits

  • You only pay for the journeys you make
  • Pay for your journeys as you travel with no need to top up
  • Travel all over the transport network at any time
  • Your fares may be capped so you don't pay more if you make multiple journeys in one day or week (Monday to Sunday)
  • Check your journey history with a contactless and Oyster account or our free TfL Oyster and contactless app

Travelcards

You can use a Travelcard.

Benefits

  • Make unlimited journeys in the zones covered by your Travelcard
  • Travel on bus, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground, TfL Rail, Emirates Air Line, River Bus and National Rail services in London
  • 7 Day, Monthly, odd period and Annual Travelcards are available to save you time and money
  • Day Travelcards are available for Zones 1-9 (using pay as you go with daily capping is cheaper)
  • Group Day Travelcards are available for groups of ten or more
  • If you're visiting London, you can also buy a 2 Day or 3 Day Visitor Pass

Point to point tickets

You can use point to point tickets.

Benefits

  • Get unlimited travel between any two National Rail stations which is cheaper than a Travelcard

Bus & Tram Pass

You can use a Bus & Tram Pass.

Benefits

  • Unlimited journeys on all buses and trams across London
  • 7 Day, Monthly or Annual Bus & Tram Passes are available to save you time and money
  • One Day Bus & Tram Pass is available (using pay as you go with daily capping is cheaper)

Free and discounted travel

You can get free and discounted travel depending on your age or need: