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!

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Why Buy a Visitor Oyster Card for London?

  • Accepted everywhere – use on  most London public transport, including Tube, buses, Tram, DLR, London Overground and most National Rail services
  • Reusable and flexible – choose the amount of pay-as-you-go credit you need
  • It never expires! Use it again on your next trip to London or pass it on to friends of family
  • Save up to 50% on your travels –a Tube journey in central London costs £3 with Oyster or £5.50 with cash; a single journey on a London bus costs as little as £1.55 with Oyster
  • Save time - Your card is ready to use as soon you arrive in London, no need to queue at ticket machines; simply touch in and go!
  • Price capping – travel as much as you like; your card will automatically cap at the best daily fare, allowing you to travel stress-free across the capital. Please find more details of daily capping here.
  • Use your card on Heathrow and Gatwick Airports and save extra! Simply use your Visitor Oyster card to get from these airports to London and back
  • Night Tube: Travel all night on Fridays and Saturdays on the Victoria, Jubilee and most of the Central, Northern and Piccadilly line at the same price as a day ticket
  • Get up to 26% discount on the Emirates Air Line Cable car and up to 19% discount on single journeys on Thames Clipper river boat
  • Enjoy additional exclusive offers and discounts at top restaurants, shops and venues across London simply by showing your card

How to Use Your Visitor Oyster Card

  • Using your Visitor Oyster Card is easy: simply place your Oyster 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 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.

Why Buy From Us?

  • Purchase in advance and avoid queuing at stations when you arrive
  • Buy with confidence – we are the official shop of the British Tourist Authority, VisitBritain

This product is sold by VisitBritain and is provided by our supplier, Transport Trading.

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