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Stations, buses & tram stops

Tube stations

  • Get Oyster cards
  • Top up pay as you go on Oyster
  • Buy Travelcard and Bus & Tram Pass season tickets on Oyster
  • Buy paper tickets for single and return journeys and Day Travelcards

Ticket machines

  • Top up your Oyster card with pay as you go credit, add season tickets or buy paper tickets
  • 7 Day, Monthly or longer period tickets on Oyster can be bought up to four days before the start date 
  • Day Travelcards and Group Day tickets must be bought on the day of travel

Ticket offices

  • Check our interactive journey map for ticket office opening times at each station (click on the station name and select 'Ticket Office Opening')
  • Ticket offices will top up Oyster cards if you're putting on at least £5
  • 7 Day, Monthly, or longer period tickets on Oyster can be bought up to 30 days before the start date
  • Day Travelcards and Group Day tickets can be bought up to seven days before the day of travel

Buses

On buses

You can pay as you go using Oyster or contactless payment cards on all buses.

Buses are cash free

You can't use cash to pay for your bus fare. Find out about cash free buses.

London Overground stations

  • Get Oyster cards
  • Top up pay as you go on Oyster
  • Buy Travelcard and Bus & Tram Pass season tickets 
  • Buy paper tickets for single and return journeys and Day Travelcards

Watford Junction does not issue Oyster cards. If you already have one, you can top up your pay as you go credit.

Ticket offices

  • 7 Day, Monthly, or longer period Travelcards on Oyster can be bought up to 30 days before the start date
  • Day Travelcards and Group Tickets can be bought up to seven days before the day of travel

Ticket machines

  • 7 Day, Monthly, or longer period Travelcards on Oyster can be bought up to 30 days before the start date
  • Day Travelcards and Group Tickets can be bought up to seven days before the day of travel

National Rail stations

Ticket offices

  • Get and top up Oyster cards from most stations (check the National Rail website or your local station)
  • Buy single, return and Travelcard paper tickets

Ticket machines

Top up your credit and add 7 Day Travelcards to your Oyster card.

If you want to add a longer period season ticket, you will need to do this at Oyster Online, at an Oyster Ticket Stop or at a Tube or London Overground station.

DLR stations

  • Top up Oyster cards at all stations using the self-service ticket machines
  • Get and top up Oyster cards at Canary Wharf and London City Airport station information points

You can only buy tickets at self-service ticket machines on the day of travel.

Tram stops

All ticket machines at tram stops sell single tickets and Day Travelcards.

Emirates Air Line

  • Top up Oyster cards at ticket machines and buy single, return or multi-journey Boarding Passes to travel on the Emirates Air Line at ticket offices and machines at Emirates Greenwich Peninsula and Emirates Royal Docks terminals
  • Boarding Passes can also be purchased at the London City Airport ticket office and the Greenwich Tourist Information Centre