Did you know that the London Underground is the world's oldest subway system which was started in 1863. In 2023 it has 272 stations and 402km of rail track handling up to five million passenger journeys a day so when repair work is going on to keep it running, give the staff a break...

How To Pay For The London Tubes?

Oyster Card

Everyone can pay as you go using an Oyster card to travel on our transport services. An Oyster card is a smart card that you add money to, so you can pay as you go

contactless bank card

Contactless Bank Card

Use a contactless card or mobile device for adult rate pay as you go travel on all our transport services.
Important: Always use the same device or contactless card to touch in and out

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