Can you pay cash on the tube?
Mark Evers, Chief Customer Officer for London Underground said: “In April 2020, TfL removed the cash option from ticket machines at around 70 per cent of stations on the London Underground as part of its work to protect staff and customers from coronavirus.
Can I use my contactless card on London tube?
Anyone with a contactless debit or credit card can use it to pay for travel in London. It’s ideal if you don’t have or want an Oyster card. Or if you run out of pay as you go credit on your Oyster card.
Is contactless cheaper than tickets?
Whilst a daily cap will apply; it is important to be aware that it will not always be cheaper than buying a return paper ticket. There will also be a weekly price cap for those using a Contactless card or mobile device; but it will still be cheaper to buy a season ticket on the Key Smartcard or paper.
How much is a 1 day travel Oyster card?
|Type||Day Anytime Price||Off-Peak Day Price|
|Adult Zones 1-3||£8.70||£8.70|
|Adult Zones 1-4||£10.60||£10.60|
|Adult Zones 1-5||£12.70||£12.70|
|Adult Zones 1-6||£13.50||£13.50|
Can I get an Oyster card on my phone?
Now, free app TfL Oyster (available on Apple and Android) allows you top up your Oyster card on your phone, and collect the top-up from any tube or rail station, tram stop or river bus pier as little as 30 minutes later.
What is the cheapest way to use the London Underground?
The cheapest way to travel is with an Oyster card. An Oyster card allows you to travel between all parts of London on the Underground, Trams (DLR), Overground, some river boats, Emirates Air Line, and the iconic red London buses.
Can I use my debit card on the Tube?
As of today, you can board buses and tube trains in London by simply swiping your credit or debit card. Handily for visitors, tourists or anyone who’s left their Oyster card in their other pantaloons, you no longer need to buy a paper ticket or top up your Oyster.