What is the maximum Oyster charge per day? (2024)

What is the maximum Oyster charge per day?

A single maximum fare is: up to £9.40 in Zones 1-9. up to £26.00 beyond Zone 9, including on the Heathrow Express.

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What is maximum charge on Oyster?

A single maximum fare is: up to £9.40 in Zones 1-9. up to £26.00 beyond Zone 9, including on the Heathrow Express.

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Does Oyster have a daily cap?

Oyster Pre Pay daily caps will be set at Travelcard prices with one exception. The cap for zone 1-6 travel after 9:30 am and all day on weekends and holidays will be £5.70'30p less than the corresponding Travelcard price.

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How much can you spend on an Oyster card per day?

From 5 March 2023
ZonesOyster daily capOff-peak
Zone 1-2£8.1015.20
Zone 1-3£9.6015.20
Zone 1-4£11.70£15.20
Zone 1-5£13.90£15.20
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How much is the daily cap on the tube?

For Tube, DLR, London Overground, Elizabeth line and National Rail services
Zone(s)One Day AnytimeOne Day Off-peak
Zone 1, 2 and 3£9.60£9.60
Zone 1, 2, 3 and 4£11.70£11.70
Zone 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5£13.90£13.90
Zone 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6£14.90£14.90
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Does Oyster get capped?

Make as many pay as you go journeys as you like using contactless (card or device) or an Oyster card in one day or in one week and we'll cap your fare so you don't pay more.

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What is a maximum fare?

Maximum fare means a fare set initially at twenty-five per- cent above the company's base fare, as published in the company's ef- fective tariff, except for tariff supplements. After a maximum fare has been published and become effective, the maximum fare will in- crease annually by five percent.

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Can I use my Oyster with no money on it?

A card with a negative balance may only be reused once it is topped up. The Oyster card deposit has been there specifically to prevent customers having an incentive to discard cards with a negative balance.

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How much is a 7 day Oyster?

If you stay in London for 6–7 days and use the underground, trains, and buses every day, the weekly Travelcard is the most cost-effective travel pass. The one-week pass including central London (zones 1-2) is £40.70. It's valid for travel at anytime; there is no peak or off-peak rate.

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Is it cheaper to use Oyster card or debit card?

You also do not need to go through the hassle of registering a card with contactless payments. Both payment methods now include capped fares, both daily and weekly. This means that either method can be a bit cheaper here, and there, but the differences are negligible.

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Can 2 people use the same Oyster card?

If you only have pay as you go credit on your Oyster card, you can lend it to someone else. Two people can't use the same contactless or Oyster card for a journey. If you have a Travelcard, Bus & Tram Pass or discount added to your Oyster card, you can't lend it to someone else.

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Is it worth getting an Oyster card as a tourist?

Great value. Pay as you go fares are cheaper than buying a paper single ticket or Day Travelcard. Your Visitor Oyster card offers daily capping. This means you can travel as much as you like in a single day and the amount you pay for your travel is limited (or capped).

What is the maximum Oyster charge per day? (2024)
What is the cheapest way to use the Oyster card?

If you use the same card for all your journeys, your fares will be automatically capped daily and weekly (Monday to Sunday) so that you always pay the cheapest fare.

Is it worth getting an Oyster card for three days?

An Oyster card may be the most cost-effective option if you are only visiting for a few days. A 7 Day Travelcard is a good option if you are visiting for a week and only plan to visit central London. You can also use contactless payment, which has both a daily and weekly fare cap.

Is it better to use Oyster card or contactless?

Is it cheaper to use Oyster or contactless? As both cards use the same Pay As You Go system and are compatible with the TfL Oyster & Contactless app, the costs are comparable. As a tourist in London, it can be worth getting an Oyster Card as part of the London Pass.

What is the cheapest way to use the Tube in London?

For most people travelling around London, the cheapest way to get around is by using an Oyster or contactless payment card. An Oyster card is a smart card you can use instead of paper tickets, available on buses, Tubes, trams, rail, DLR and some river services.

What time is off-peak for Oyster card?

Off-peak fares apply to our rail services between 09:30 and 16:00 and after 19:00 on weekdays, and during weekends and bank holidays. However, if you travel into Zone 1 after 09:30, you will always be charged an off-peak fare, even during the afternoon and evening peak.

What happens if you don't touch out Oyster?

If you don't touch in or out at the start and end of your journey, you may be charged a penalty fare or may be prosecuted.

What time is peak travel on Oyster?

The peak fare applies Monday to Friday: 6:30am - 9:30am and 4pm- 7pm; Off-Peak applies at all other times and on Public Holidays. Find out about Oyster fares at the TfL farefinder.

How many times can you tap your Oyster card?

You can use an Oyster card as many times as needed within a single day. There is a daily fare cap for travel in London, which means that once you reach a certain amount spent on fares in a day, any additional travel on that day will be free. This is designed to make travel more affordable for regular commuters.

Do Oyster cards expire?

There is no expiry date on Oyster cards. Dormant card? Oyster cards unused for 12 months or more.

What happens if I tap in but not out?

If you touch-in but don't touch-out at your destination stop, with the same card or device, we won't know what journey you made. If this happens, you'll automatically pay the incomplete journey fare.

How much is emergency Oyster fare?

As this Station Master boarded a bus today, we saw “One more bus journey” in action. The Oyster card of the passenger in front made the ticket machine emit an unfamiliar sequence of beeps and the ticket machine display read “Emergency Fare £1.45”.

How do I cash out my Oyster?

If you have £10 or less pay-as-you-go credit, you can get a refund from Tube station ticket machines. Just touch your Oyster on the yellow card reader, select 'Oyster refund' and follow the instructions. The ticket machine will dispense a refund in cash.

How to save money on Oyster?

Get a Railcard

Get a 16-25 Railcard or 26-30 Railcard and add it to your 18+ Student Oyster photocard, or standard adult Oyster card to get 34% off pay as you go off-peak fares and daily caps for: Tube. London Overground.


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