Zip Oyster Card*

With a Zip Oyster photocard:

  • 5-10 year olds can travel free on all TfL and most National Rail services in London
  • 11-15 year olds can travel free on buses and trams and travel at half adult-rate on all other TfL services and most National Rail services in London
  • 16 and 17 year olds can travel at half adult-rate on all TfL services and most National Rail services in London. If they live in London they may be eligible to travel free on buses and trams

If your child looks older than 10, they can use a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard to:

  • Travel free on Tube, DLR, London Overground, TfL Rail and most National Rail services where pay as you go is accepted
  • Pay as you go at the child rate on:
    • Southeastern high speed services between St Pancras International and Stratford International
    • Gatwick Express
    • Southern and Thameslink services between Coulsdon South and Gatwick Airport
  • Pay as you go at child rate on the Emirates Air Line cable car
  • Pay as you go at half adult rate on Thames Clipper River Bus services

Children aged between 10 years and 11 months and under 16 years old on 31 August need an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard to travel:

  • Free on buses and trams
  • At child rate on Tube, DLR, London Overground, TfL Rail, Emirates Air Line and most National Rail services in London
  • At half adult rate on Thames Clipper River Bus services

To apply for an Oyster card, you need to create a web account. To create a web account, you need an email address, your name, address, date of birth and phone number. Once the web account has been created, you'll be able to apply for an Oyster photocard.

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