A Visitor Oyster card is a smartcard you can use to pay for travel on London's public transport. It's quick, easy and:
Buy a Visitor Oyster card before you leave home and it'll be delivered to your address.
Find out more about Visitor Oyster cards.
You can also buy Day Travelcards, 7 Day Travelcards and Travelcards for children online before you leave home. Find out more.
If you're already in London, you can't buy a Visitor Oyster card. Instead, get an Oyster card.
An Oyster card is a smartcard you can use to pay for travel. It's quick, easy, and:
You can get an Oyster card in London from:
Find out more about Oyster cards.
If you're visiting London and have a UK-issued contactless payment card, you can use it to pay for travel.
A contactless payment card is a debit, credit, charge or pre-paid card which can be used to make secure payments: It's quick and saves you time because you don't need to put credit on your card.
Find out more about contactless payment cards.
If you don't have a contactless payment card, you can pay for your travel with:
You can also put Travelcards on an Oyster card or buy other paper tickets to travel. If you're going to be visiting London with children on a frequent basis, it may be worth applying for a Zip Oyster card for your child.
If you're in a group of 10 or more fare-paying passengers, you can get Group Day Travelcards.
These are paper tickets which provide unlimited travel after 09:30 and any time on weekends and public holidays within the zones paid for on Tube, DLR, London Overground, TfL Rail and most National Rail services in London. They can also be used on all London bus services and on trams.
Group Day Travelcards are available:
Find out more about Group Day Travelcards and other paper tickets.