BritRail Passes

The Oyster Card

The extremely flexible Oyster Card provides access to London’s public transport services, while charging you the cheapest fare for your journey. With this electronic pay-as-you-go travel smartcard ride the Tube, Docklands Light Railway, bus and tram, and some National Rail services. 


  • The Oyster Card is designed for sale to persons having their permanent residence outside the UK.
Pre-booking time
  • 3 months.
Additional Details
  • The Oyster Card is a Pay-As-You-Go card so you start with £20, £30 or £50, credit, plus a £5 fee for the card itself. Credit will be deducted from your card every time you travel on public transportation. More credit can be added to your Oyster Card in London if you run out.
  • Travel is valid for all zones of the London Underground, buses, trams, Docklands Light Railway, London Overland Services and some National Rail services in the London area.
  • No matter how many times you use your Oyster Card in a 24-hour period, you’ll never be charged more than the price of a Day Travel Card.
  • The Oyster card is perfect for both consecutive and non-consecutive travel days as it has no expiration date.