Travelling on 25 December 2018? Please note that the London Underground, trams, buses, London Overground and National Rail services are not operating on this day.

Celebrating New Year's Eve in London? There will be free travel on the Undergound from 11.45pm New Year's Eve (31 December 2018) until 4.30am on New Year's Day (1 January 2019).

Looking for the most cost-effective way to travel around London? Be sure to get a Visitor Oyster Card - a rechargeable smartcard that easily allows you to travel on public transport in London.

Forget about buying individual tickets every time you travel - simply top up your card with credit and you’re good to go!

Why Buy a Visitor Oyster Card?

  • Accepted everywhere – use on all London public transport
  • Reusable and flexible – choose the amount of pay-as-you-go credit you need
  • It’s 50% cheaper – a Tube journey in central London costs £2.40 with Oyster or £4.90 with cash
  • Save time – your card is ready to use as soon you arrive in London
  • Price capping – travel as much as you like but never use more than £7 of credit per day in central London
  • Enjoy exclusive offers and discounts at various restaurants and attractions with your card

How to Use Your Visitor Oyster Card

  • Using your Visitor Oyster Card is easy: simply place your card on the yellow card readers at the start and end of your journey on Tube, London Overground and National Rail services. On buses and trams, you only need to the yellow card reader at the start of your journey.
  • If you run out of credit, top up at any station or at thousands of shops across London.

Click here for more detailed instructions on how to use your Oyster Card, along with helpful tips and tricks for travelling around London.

Why Buy From Us?

  • Purchase in advance and avoid queuing at stations when you arrive
  • Access 40 special offers and discounts by downloading the Visitor Oyster card offers booklet
  • Buy with confidence – we are the official shop of the British Tourist Authority, VisitBritain

Don't want to pay in GBP? We have these local payment and shipping options:

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