Visitor Oyster Card

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Overview

This Oyster opens up all of London.

Introducing the Visitor Oyster Card from Rail Europe, an electronic pay-as-you-go travel smartcard for London. Good on all bus, Tube, tram, Dockland Light Railway, London Overland and some National Rail routes, it always gives you the cheapest fare for your trip. And it guarantees that no matter how many times you use it in a 24-hour period, you’ll never be charged more than the price of a London day travel card. It works brilliantly for both consecutive and non-consecutive travel days with no expiration date. As well as giving you a great choice of practical and spontaneous travel options from the moment you hit London.

There’s even 5 card options to make sure there’s a perfect one for you. So why deal with fumbling for cash, counting unfamiliar currency or looking for money exchanges when all you need to do is the Oyster Card to hop on your journey? The Visitor Oyster Card from Rail Europe. Because a lot of oysters contain pearls. But this is the only one that contains all of London.


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Here’s what’s included:

  • Visitor Oyster Card offers electronic, pay-as-you-go card that calculates the cheapest fare for your journey and caps when a daily limit is reached.
  • Travel is valid for all zones of the London Underground, buses, trams, Docklands Light Railway, Gatwick Express, London Overland Services and some National Rail services in the London area.
  • Choice of 5 pre-paid Visitor Oyster Cards.
  • Card does not expire and can be used any day as long as the card is not empty.
  • Card is used as you travel around London. Credit will be deducted from your card every time you travel on public transportion. Once you reach maximum price the card can charge per day you will not be charged for the rest of the day, no matter how many times you use the card.
  • Groups of 10 or more get a 5% discount on Visitor Oyster Card.

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  • Q. What credit cards does Rail Europe accept online?

  • Q. I bought the Rail Protection Plan™. Can I exchange my train ticket, even though the ticket is non exchangeable?

  • Q. If my travel party won’t fill the entire compartment, can we buy it out to travel by ourselves?

  • Q. What types of sleeping compartments or accommodations are available on overnight trains?

  • Q. Can I use my rail pass on any train within its area of coverage?

  • Q. Will my luggage be safe, accessible, and in my line of sight throughout the duration of my trip?

  • Q. It looks like my train ticket does not include a reservation. How can I add one?

  • Q. I just placed a booking and realized I made a mistake. How can I make changes?

  • Q. Are there ATMs on board?

  • Q. Do I need to make a reservation if I’m traveling with a rail pass on an overnight train?

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