New fares arrived on 19 January
On Sunday 19 January 2014 new fares were introduced across our network.
On average, fares increased by 2.7 per cent. This will help protect current levels of reinvestment in the transport network, delivering greater capacity and more reliable services.
Have all fares increased by 2.7 per cent?
2.7 per cent is the average increase across all fares. Fare changes are rounded to the nearest 5p or 10p and some fares have increased by more or less than 2.7 per cent, with some remaining unchanged.
Travelcard prices will have increased by 3.1 per cent in line with National Rail fares.
How is money from fares reinvested?
Every penny of TfL income, including fares, is reinvested to run and improve your services. Key improvements to be delivered over the next ten years include:
- The Northern line extension to Battersea via Nine Elms
- The next phase of Tube investment plan with upgrades to the Piccadilly, Central and Bakerloo lines and Victoria, Tottenham Court Road and Elephant and Castle stations
- Introduction of five car trains on London Overground by 2016, increasing capacity by 25 per cent, and electrification of the Gospel Oak to Barking line
- An additional 1,700 hybrid buses, including 600 of the cleaner and greener New Bus for London
- Four additional trams on south London's Tramlink network
What fares have changed in 2014?
Key changes to fares include:
Bus and Tram fares
- The Oyster pay as you go and contactless single fare increased by 5p to £1.45
- The Oyster pay as you go daily cap remains unchanged
- 7 Day, Monthly and annual Bus & Tram Passes increased on average by 3.1 per cent
Tube, DLR and London Overground
- Most Oyster pay as you go fares and daily caps remain unchanged
- Child cash fares increased between 10p and 20p
- Adult cash fares increased between 20p and 30p
National Rail services
- 16+ Oyster photocard holders can now benefit from half adult rate pay as you go fares and daily price caps on most National Rail services
- Pay as you go fares for 5-10 and 11-15 Oyster photocard holders increased between 5p and 20p
- Pay as you go fares for Jobcentre Plus photocard holders increased between 5p and 20p
- Adult pay as you go fares increased between 10p and 40p
- Anytime adult and child rate Day Travelcards increased on average by 3.1 per cent
- 7 Day, Monthly and annual Travelcards increased on average by 3.1 per cent
- Zones 1-9 and 1-9 including Watford Junction, Broxbourne and Shenfield Off-Peak Day Travelcards increased by an average of 3.1 per cent
- Zones 1-2 and Zones 1-4 Off-Peak Day Travelcards are no longer be sold, however the Oyster pay as you go daily caps for these zones will still apply
- Adult rate Boarding Passes increased by 10p
- Child rate Boarding Passes increased by 10p
- A new Full Experience package has been introduced including a return trip, souvenir guide and free entrance to the Emirates Aviation Experience. The cost is £10 for adults (£7.80 for Travelcard, Oyster card, Oyster photocard and Freedom Pass holders) and £6 for children (£4.80 for Travelcard, 5-10 and 11-15 Oyster photocard holders)