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Visitor Oyster card

Oyster cardThe easy way to travel around London

Visitor Oyster cards are plastic smartcards you can use instead of paper tickets. Put on pay as you go credit which you use when you travel. It is the cheapest way to pay for single journeys on bus, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and most National Rail services in London.

Special offers with the Visitor Oyster card

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Delivery times listed for Travelcards refer to working days.


Visitor Oyster Card

Select type Price Quantity
£10 card + card fee £13.00
£15 card + card fee £18.00
£20 card + card fee £23.00
£30 card + card fee £33.00
£40 card + card fee £43.00
£50 card + card fee £53.00

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How much credit do I need?

Sample Tube fares:


Zones 1 to 2
Oyster £2.80 peak, £2.20 off-peak

Zones 1 to 6
Oyster £5.00 peak, £3.00 off-peak

Single bus journey

Unlimited journeys in one day in zones 1 and 2
£8.40 peak, £7.00 off-peak

Still unsure how much credit to buy?

Here for 3-4 days? Get a £30 card. You can always add more credit at a Tube station, ticket machine or Oyster ticket stop if you run out.

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